Year 6 Blog
Find out what exciting projects the Year 6 Pupils have been up to recently…
Year 6 have been busy using Google Earth to track the flight path of the Osprey from The Highlands of Scotland to The Gambia. The children have been able to see what kind of terrain and conditions face these remarkable rare birds: from extreme cold weather to hot dry deserts. Year 6 have also started ...more
- This week Yr 6 have been researching the osprey - linked to the book Sky Hawk by Gill Lewis. The children have located the Cairngorms in Scotland and looked at the geographical features, which make this area suitable for nesting osprey. Yr 6 then used Imovie on the iPads; collating all this information together to produce ...more
The pupils of Year 6 led a super assembly based on this term's topic: The Vikings.
The children contributed to writing the script; basing it on facts learned in our topic lessons.
Songs from the Horrible Histories, Literally and Viking land, were chosen by the children. I'm sure you'll agree they performed both with such conviction.
Well done ...more
- The children are loving the book Sky Hawk by Gill Lewis.
Sky Hawk is set in a small farming village high in the mountains of Scotland. It begins with a meeting between three boys who seem, at first, to be quite irritating and childish, especially Rob who is a bit of a show-off, and Iona, a ...more
- Happy New Year 2018
I would like to take this opportunity of wishing you a very Happy New Year. Your children will be learning lots of exciting and new topics during this Spring term.
Please take a look at the attached Spring 1 newsletter.
Have a lovely weekend,
Year 6 Spring 1 newsletter more
- Christmas Craft Carousel
All of Key Stage 2 have been busy making special Christmas crafts. They have made a Penguin tree decoration, a Rudolf, moving Santa and created some beautiful chalk pictures too. Take a look at their creations. You may also want to ask them to show you the dance they learnt with Miss Jackson!
Year 6 have been given a fantastic opportunity to attend a workshop at the Houses of Parliament Education Centre in London. We also intend to go on the London Eye.
The coach is scheduled to leave St Andrew’s at 6:30 a.m. on Tuesday 27th March 2017 and return in the evening between 10:00-10:30 p.m.
The children are ...more
- Year 6 have been busy writing quatrain poems, describing life in the trenches. The children were inspired after learning about the Battle of the Somme.
The children really captured the mood of soldiers waiting to go 'over the top'.
This is just one of the many good stanzas written by the class.
'Restless eyes burnished with devotion to ...more
- Welcome back after our half-term break. Please find attached the Autumn 2 newsletter, giving details of all events happening this half-term.
Yesterday Damien, a firefighter from the Manchester Fire Service visited Year 6. He explained to the children the potential hazards which can occur with both fireworks and bonfires. Damien encouraged the children to attend organised ...more
Over the past few weeks the children in Year 6 have been out in the playground and on the field, learning orienteering skills. They have followed the key on the map to help them achieve a set task. Later they built their own course for children to follow and solve.
All of Year 6 have enjoyed ...more
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