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Year 6

Week Ending 15/2/19

This week we have enjoyed a range of activities: our last trip to HABs, a Chinese New Year workshop and a farewell party for me where the children ate lots of sugar! We have had a lovely last week together and I will miss Y6 immensely. Thank you to both the children and to the parents for your presents, support and well wishes. I look forward to seeing you all soon.

Week Ending 8/2/19

Year Six had a wonderful time at HABs boys’ school doing a variety of science experiments relating to light.  They enjoyed reflecting images and words and creating rainbows.

Week Ending 25/1/19

Today the children enjoyed their visit to HABs where they experienced their first taste of Secondary School. In Science today, the children created pin-hole cameras and learnt how light rays from a distant object can pass through the pin-hole and form an image on the screen at the back of the box.

Week Ending 18/1/19

This week in Science we have been learning about how mirrors reflect light and help us to see objects. We have also learnt about the ‘Law of Reflection’.  The class worked in pairs to test this theory by using blue-tac to stand a mirror up on their whiteboards. They made a very narrow slit in a piece of card and then shone the light source through the slit to see the reflection of light.  Their very last task was to measure the angle of incidence and the angle of reflection.

Week Ending 14/12/18

This week Year 6 have been learning about the digestive system. We began by watching Mrs O doing the ‘poo experiment’ and then we wrote about how food turns into waste from the perspective of a piece of food. Here are a few for you to read – we hope you like them.

Also last Friday, some children decided to make a video promoting Newberries. Watch and be amazed.

Week Ending 7/12/18

“Year 6 enjoyed their Hare Krishna enrichment workshop. We learnt about their traditions and enjoyed role-playing their Gods.  We got a real insight how Hindu’s live their lives.”

Lucy and Millie

Week Ending 30/11/18

Year 6 have had a busy week:  they have been learning their assembly as well as getting ready for the Christmas fair on Sunday. In English we have create some adverts using audacity. We have uploaded one for you to listen to.

Week Ending 23/11/18

Christmas has started early in Y6! Every afternoon has been spent on DT – making a stall for the Christmas Fair. The children have come up with some great ideas for games and are busy working together to create them for you to play next weekend. We do hope you like them!

Week Ending 16/11/18

This week there were two trips in Year 6: Lincolnsfield Centre and Queens. The children behaved beautifully at both and again made us proud. It was a pleasure to take such enthusiastic and well-mannered children to both establishments.   We hope that the children thoroughly enjoyed the WW2 experience day as well as meeting a real war veteran.

Week Ending 9/11/18

WW1 Week in Y6

Week Ending 26/10/18

Year 6 enjoyed their music enrichment activity this week especially having a ‘drum off’ with each other. Here are a few photos from their fun-filled experience.

Week Ending 19/10/18

Year 6 enjoyed their PE enrichment workshop this week. Children were taught how to balance on a skateboard, how to jump on and off as well as a few tricks.

Year 6 – Fun on skateboards! updated

Week Ending 12/10/18

Year 6 were amazing this Tuesday. We went to Queens and had a fabulous hockey festival, so good that one team made it through to the next level. As a class, they demonstrated teamwork and sportsmanship – a pleasure to take as they represented our school so beautifully. Well done Y6.

Week Ending 5/10/18

Happy World Smile Day. Today we spent the day writing poems and making ‘smile’ cushions

Week Ending 28/9/18

For European Day of Languages we learnt German. The children had a mini conversation with each other and then we learnt some songs. We hope you enjoy listening to our song.

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Week beginning 17/9/18

For the last two weeks, Year 6 have based their English work on The BFG by Roald Dahl. This week they have enjoyed trying and making their very own scrumdilumptious  Frobscottle.

 

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