Blasting Out A Ballad

 

Mr. S was impressed by the combined singing power of the Lions and Panthers. They gave a beautiful rendition of Adele’s version of ‘Make You Feel My Love’ in a joint music lesson.

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Captain Beastlie

Year 6 really enjoyed listening to a story all about Captain Beastlie’s Birthday, read to them by Miss Ward.

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Sketching Success

As part of our Topic, Evolution/Revolution, the Year 6 Lions have been using line sketching and shading techniques to produce detailed drawings of The Crystal Palace. By using our sketchbooks we hope to see how much our skills have improved by the end of the year.

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Business Brains

Year 6 have used the internet to find prices of items they would need, and used spreadsheets to calculate income and outgoings.

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Reading for Enjoyment

Lots of children are enjoying reading in Year 6 at the moment. Thank you Mrs. Allen for letting us order in these stories written by England midfielder Frank Lampard. One or two of our children read a whole book in one night!

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Listen and Recall

Year 6 enjoyed their music lesson today. They are listening to and recalling a range of sounds. They have started to learn their new song, written by Benjamin Britten.

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Organising an Easter Fayre

Year 6 are enjoying planning an Easter Fayre – thinking about stalls, staffing and equipment needed. Next, we will be using our knowledge of spreadsheets to calculate outgoings and to predict how much profit we could make. Mr. S has been very impressed by the business acumen on show!

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Symmetry

Year 6 enjoyed working in small groups to find lines of symmetry in a range of regular and irregular polygons. We made sure that we rotated the question sheets to find as many lines as possible.

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Formal or Informal?

Year 6 are going to write a formal letter from Queen Victoria. To prepare for this task, they are looking at differences between formal and informal language.

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Darwin Sketches

Children from Year 5/6 and Year 6 have enjoyed being taught how to sketch like Charles Darwin by Mrs. Birch. 

 

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Walking in a Winter Wonderland

The Year 6 Lions have created these beautiful scenes using Green Screen technology.

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Christmas Dinner

Thank you for a wonderful Christmas Lunch! We loved it! 

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Merry Christmas Everyone From the Year 6 Lions

We hope you enjoy our cards as much as we have enjoyed making them.

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Merry Christmas 

Our DT Science project is complete. Working as a team really does produce brilliant work. Evaluation time: What would we do better next time? Could we improve our design?

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Almost There!

We are working on our circuits: how many cells do we need? How will we fix the circuit into the decoration?

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The Year 6 Workshop 

Our designs are coming together nicely. We are having to consider where we will put our electrical circuits and will we be able to switch them on easily?

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Christmas Toy Designers

 Year 6 Lions are designing their own Christmas toy and are drawing circuits that will be used to power their toys. The children are looking forward to bringing their designs to life!

 

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Which Way Does Father Christmas Go?

Year 6 are using Google Maps, alongside a world clock, to decide on Father Christmas’ best route. They will be looking to see which landmarks Father Christmas might see on Christmas Eve in different countries and cities.

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Learning Poetry by Heart

Year 6 have read and discussed a range of poetry from World War One. They learned ‘There Will Come Soft Rains’ by Sara Teasdale by heart. With Christmas fast approaching, the children also read, discussed and attempted to memorise a winter-themed poem: ‘Jack Frost’ by Gabriel Setoun.

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Christmas Card Competition

Mr. Sandwith and Mrs. Birch were delighted this week. Stephanie Peacock MP came to announce that three children from Year 6 won prizes with their Christmas Card entries. Well done!

 

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Classifying 2D Shapes

Year 6 started their maths lesson by classifying a range of 2D shapes. The children discussed the properties of each shape before completing their jigsaws by matching shapes to their names. 

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Year 6 Lions’ Class Assembly

 

Year 6 put on a wonderful show! They have learned so much about World War 1 this term and enjoyed sharing their learning with their special audience. They sang brilliantly, spoke clearly, presented some of this term’s excellent work and recited a range of war poetry.

Well done Year 6 and thank you to our #incrediblecommunity for your continued support.

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Crucial Crew 2018

The Year 6 children had a very busy day at Crucial Crew. They took part in a range of scenarios to help them keep themselves safe in a range of different environments, some examples included: bus safety, First Aid and healthy relationships.

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Years 5 and 6 Visit IWM North

All three of our Upper Key Stage 2 classes went to Manchester to visit the Imperial War Museum North. They enjoyed looking at a range of artefacts, interacting with displays and viewing a special film about the impact of war. The children also had the opportunity to view a poppy wave sculpture, which allowed them to reflect on the sacrifices made during The First World War.

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Algebra Alphabets

Year 6 have started to solve problems using simple formulae and problems with unknowns. They worked well in pairs to solve 26 problems and complete the Algebra Alphabet. Well done!

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Classifying Plants in the School Grounds

Year 6 Lions have been exploring the school grounds, and using the evidence that they found to explain the classification of plants and organisms found in their local habitat.

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What a whopper!

How amazing is this pumpkin one of our Year 6 children brought it into school today! She bought a pumpkin plant from our plant stall at the summer fayre in June and managed to keep it alive throughout our long hot summer! Measuring 94 cm around its circumference, this pumpkin was so heavy we didn’t have any scales in school big enough to weigh it on. What an achievement!

 

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Google Explorers

Year 6 enjoyed using Google Earth to explore European cities and to look for human and physical features of those environments.

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I’ll Be There

Year 6 are loving learning music through Charanga. Today, they have played glockenspiel along to Michael Jackson’s ‘I’ll Be There’.

 

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Modal Verbs

Year 6 have been searching for modal verbs in instructional texts and editing parts of the text to include them.

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