Year 6 Blog
Find out what exciting projects the Year 6 Pupils have been up to recently…
- 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
What a fantastic week year 6 have had.
On Wednesday we went to Blackleach Country Park to build dens. The children were inspired by the book The Explorer, in which four children had to build a den after their light aircraft crashed in the Amazon Rainforest.
Take a look at what the children built.
Have a lovely weekend,
In Year 6 have been learning how to use negative numbers in different contexts this week. Today the children used a depth chart BBC Most Extreme diving Mammals. Check out this QR code.
Using information found on this website, the children wrote problems which involved; finding the difference, adding and subtracting negative numbers.
The children in Year ...more
- This week the Red Cross visited Year 6 to talk about why some people in this world have to or choose to leave where they live. The children participated well and by the end of the session they had a good understanding about the differences of asylum seekers, refugees and migrants. This topic was discussed ...more
Over the past two weeks Year 6 have been enjoying the new book by Katherine Rundell, The Explorer. The book is filled with adventure, as four children are faced with surviving in such a vast and untamed place.
The children have been most enthusiastic writing and editing their descriptive settings.
All this super work you will be ...more
Welcome back! I hope that you had a fantastic summer holiday and you are looking forward to the year ahead. I am really excited about working with such an enthusiastic and motivated group of children!
I would like to invite you into school on Monday 11th September at 3:30p.m. for ‘Meet the Teacher’ meeting. This will give ...more
- Year 6 have chosen the new musical by Steve Titford, Darwin Rocks as there leaver's performance.
This will be performed in school on Tuesday 18th July at 6.30 p.m.
So we look forward to seeing you all there for an evening of music and fun.
Mrs Hodgkinson more
Transition visits for Year 6
Walden High School: Tuesday 28th June, Wednesday 29th & Thursday 30th June.
St Patrick's R.C. High School: Wednesday 29th June
St James's C.E.High School: Friday 7th July
Harrop Fold High School: Thursday 6th July & Friday 7th July
If you have any further queries, please don't hesitate to contact the above schools.
Mrs Hodgkinson more
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