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Year 6

Welcome to Year 6!

Our Class Teacher is Mr van der Westhuyzen

Our Teaching Assistant is Mrs Chapman.

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Non-negotiables for Year 6

Welcome Meeting

Welcome Video

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Birds in Space!

PSHE - We are all connected!

Sky Garden Update!

Our new English displays!

A selection of work from our English unit: The Day of Ahmed’s Secret

Earth Day : planting sunflower seeds!

Mr Barron has been persuaded! Check out the progress on our school allotment!

Our Secret Sky Garden Display - Will Mr Barron be persuaded?

Persuasive Letters : Please Mr Barron, can we create a whole school allotment?

Our Indoor and Outdoor Sky Garden! We were inspired by Funni to create our own sky gardens!

RE : The Christmas Story

PSHE : United against Bullying!

Persuasive Letters : Should school be open on a Saturday?

No Other Country: Fantasy Stories

World War Two Display

DT : Benches... Look what we made!

Class Assembly Part 1

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Class Assembly Part 2

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Class Assembly Part 3

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Class Assembly Part 4

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Mindfulness : Collaborative Colouring

Short Story Summaries

Goal Bunting!

Here We Are : Letters and Poems

We read ‘Here We Are’ by Oliver Jeffers as we returned to school. We used this fantastic book as inspiration to write letters to a special person in our lives. We also created list poems about our experience of sky-gazing. It’s great to be back!


Our Learning Journey 2019/2020

English writing - The Monster!

The Day of Ahmed’s Secret: Our Introductions...

RSPB Bird Watching Day!

On Thursday, we spent time surveying the local bird population. We then drew some of the birds we had seen using skills we had developed in our Art unit. 

For 'Cooking and nutrition Day' we were tasked with creating a healthy, savoury meal. 

We made a vegetable stir fry. It was delicious!

Art : Drawing Feathers

In Art this week, we have been learning to draw detail. We focussed on developing our use of line and tone to recreate photographs of feathers. 
Today we had a visit from ‘Legal Eagles’. 
We learned about how a Magistrates Court worked and took part in a mock trial.

DT - Our Final Products!

Persuasive Writing : Our Working Wall

Dressing the Tree : Christmas decorations!

World War Two Display

Take One Country - South Africa Display

Growth Mindset Day: Marginal Gains

World War Two - Henry Moore Research

It's about Mindset!


Spellings : Given out on a Friday for a test on the following Friday.

Maths, English and Timestables : Given out on a Friday. Please hand in by the following Wednesday. 

Reading : It is important that a range of texts are read at home. Whilst reading with your child, I would encourage you to draw attention to: punctuation, grammar, sentence structures, vocabulary choices and the organisation of writing.