Tag: Class 6


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 on 4 December 2018

Category: Year 6

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 on 22 November 2018

Category: Year 6

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 on 15 November 2018

Category: Year 6

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 on 5 November 2018

Category: Year 6

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 on 23 October 2018

Category: Year 6

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 on 15 October 2018

Category: Year 6

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 on 5 October 2018

Category: Year 6

Art Attack!

We had a brilliant Art session on Friday focusing on complementary and harmonious colours, and mixing different shades and tones like the artist Paul Klee. This is in preparation for designing our own class logo representing brand 'Class 6', linking to our topic about the Global Economy and how…

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Posted by on 27 September 2018

Category: Year 6

A busy week!

What a busy first week we've had in Year 6 - the time has flown! In addition to our baseline assessments each morning (which have earned the children lots of house points for getting through them so well), we've been sorting out things like daily routines and expectations, homework planners,…

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Posted by on 12 September 2018

Category: Year 6

Year 6 Green fingers!

We've spent a lot of time in the classroom recently preparing for SATs, so it was nice to spend some time this afternoon helping to tidy up the allotment and outdoor learning area. We dug up and weeded some of the beds, dead-headed some daffodils and even relocated a tree to the reception play…

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Posted by on 6 June 2018

Category: 2017 - 2018 Year 6

Y6 Maths Mastery - Ratio and Proportion

This week we have been learning about Ratio and Proportion. Here we are sorting coloured blocks into groups and working out the different ratios. We have been working through some problems but also considering how we use ratios in real life when we are baking and cooking.

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Posted by on 26 March 2018

Category: 2017 - 2018 Year 6

Persuasive Speech Writing

Following our fantastic residential at Carlton Lodge, we have been looking at the features of persuasive texts, and have written our own speeches to persuade another class to visit there next year. The speeches had to include alliteration, power of three, rhetorical questions and exaggeration…

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Posted by on 6 March 2018

Category: 2017 - 2018 Year 6