Tag: Class 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

Chinese New Year in Class 6

We had a great day celebrating and learning about Chinese New Year in class 6. We started off by looking at some of the traditions and worked out which animal was related to our birth year. We then solved some maths problems with a Chinese New Year theme.

In English we listened to the story of…

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Posted by on 6 March 2018

Category: 2017 - 2018 Year 6

Fraction Matcher!

This week we have been adding and subtracting fractions. We have also been playing this game to practise our equivalence skills. 

Are you a fractions wizard?! Play using the link below

Fraction Matcher

 

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Posted by on 5 January 2018

Category: 2017 - 2018 Year 6

Mrs Benjamin's Maths Group

This week, Mrs Benjamin's Maths group have been learning to recognise and describe 3D shapes and their properties. 

This involved sorting them into groups and recognising real life examples. Evie said, "I really enjoy working with Mrs Benjamin and I feel much more confident about my shapes…

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Posted by on 1 December 2017

Category: 2017 - 2018 Year 6

Year 6 experience life as an evacuee!

As part of our World War 2 topic, we had a wonderful and interesting visit to Thwaite Mills yesterday. As you can see we entered the spirit by dessing like evacuees and when we arrived were issued with our own I.D. cards and Gas Mask boxes!

We split into groups and took part in 3 workshops…

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Posted by on 17 November 2017

Category: 2017 - 2018 Year 6

Maths Mastery

We have made a great start with Maths this half term, covering aspects such as place value, negative numbers, rounding, sequences, solving expressions using BODMAS and long multiplication (and of course storming through our times tables).

The Mastery approach to maths encourages the use of…

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Posted by on 20 October 2017

Category: 2017 - 2018 Year 6

Solid Science!

This half term we have been investigating the properties of materials and how their particles behave. This provided a great link to our Global Economy topic as we looked at where different products from around the world were manufactured, and what materials they were made from.

We looked at…

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Posted by on 20 October 2017

Category: 2017 - 2018 Year 6