Year 6


Red Nose Day and Fairtrade week

The children looked wonderful again in their 'wacky' outfits for RND 2019 and as a school we have raised lots of money for this worthy cause thanks to your efforts and contributions. 

As part of Fairtrade fortnight, we have spent some time looking at the movement and how it affects our lives.…

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Posted by Mr Rugg on 15 March 2019

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World Book Day and various other bits

After a few technical issues I have been able to upload the images from World Book Day. Thank you for your efforts with the children's outfits they all looked brilliant!

In addition to this we have been busy learning about volume and angles in Maths, have written some persuasive speeches and…

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Posted by Mr Rugg on 14 March 2019

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Carlton Lodge Photos

This is just a selection of some of the many photos we took on residential. Feel free to save and print any you like (please ask permission from parents of any other children in the picture first).

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Posted by Mr Rugg on 1 March 2019

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Springing back to school...

Following our hugely successful residential to Carlton Lodge, it was back to normal this week starting our new topics. We started off with our new maths focus on geometry, working out perimeters of compound shapes. In English we re-lived our exciting time on residential and started writing…

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Posted by Mr Rugg on 1 March 2019

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Safer Internet Day 2019

We started the day with some internet related maths solving questions about Instagram and WhatsApp. After lunch we discussed the new child friendly school internet safety policy, then used the following information to discuss our usage of social media and how we can stay safe online. Are you aware…

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Posted by Mr Rugg on 5 February 2019

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Class 6 trip to Thwaite Mills

We had a wonderful (if slightly chilly) time at Thwaite Mills learning about aspects of World War 2. We got the chance to measure out rations for the week and counted up money using old coins (how many shillings in a Bob?). We experienced a real blackout and sheltered in the Anderson shelter, not…

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Posted by Mr Rugg on 4 December 2018

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Henry Moore WW2 Art

We started the week with some fascinating WW2 memorabilia which belonged to Miss Dunsmuir's Grandpa who was in the Merchant Navy, and she told us all about his service and experiences of the war. We have loved hearing stories about your families too  - please keep sending things in.

We will be…

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Posted by Mr Rugg on 22 November 2018

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Year 6 Codebreakers!

We have been doing lots of topic based work this week. Our SITE project this half-term will be to build a Morse code machine capable of sending electronic signals. We looked at different codes such as Morse, Semaphore and, linked to our topic, WW2 Enigma machines.

In Science we learnt the…

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Posted by Mr Rugg on 15 November 2018

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World War 2 Launch Day

Dig For Victory!

We had a fantastic morning in the role of evacuees to 'Church Farm' in Shadwell. The children all looked like they had travelled through time, and after boarding the train and admiring the surrounding countryside, we arrived at the farm where we were met by Billeting Officer…

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Posted by Mr Rugg on 5 November 2018

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Have you seen the light?

Here is our Star of the week Zoe showing off her poster highlighting the rights of children as drawn up by the United Nations which we have learnt about in PSHE this week. It was fascinating and also sad to learn that many children around the world do not share the basic rights to food and…

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Posted by Mr Rugg on 23 October 2018

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A musical end to the week

After a week where we: learnt about and used co-ordinating and subordinating conjunctions in English, honed our division skills in preparation for Long Division in Maths, looked at what happens in a Sikh Gurdwara in RE, and continued with our reading challenge reviews, we finished with some…

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Posted by Mr Rugg on 15 October 2018

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A Roman, a Bishop, a robot and no pens!

No it's not the start of a bad joke, just another busy week in the life of Class 6!

We started off by revising and learning Roman Numerals up to 10,000 and recreated a number on the playground - can you work out what it is?

We were delighted to be visited by the Rt Revd Paul Slater, Bishop…

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Posted by Mr Rugg on 5 October 2018

Tags: Class 6