Year 6: Blog items

Elf Day 2019 , by Miss Houghton

Date: 6th Dec 2019 @ 9:39am

Some brilliant elf costumes in Year 6! All for a great cause.

Sadako's Cranes , by Miss Houghton

Date: 6th Dec 2019 @ 9:35am

Year 6 were lucky enough to participate in a Peace workshop this week. The children learnt the story of Sadako (she is remembered through the story of one thousand origami cranes she folded before her death) the cranes today signify peace. 

The children then had a go of making their own origami cranes. It was a lovely afternoon with a powerful message. 

We had some brilliant origami cranes 

Learning to sew , by Miss Houghton

Date: 6th Dec 2019 @ 9:28am

Year 6 have started an exciting project this week in deisgn technology. They have all been very busy learning to sew. It has been a challenge but one they have enjoyed. 

Year 6 Come & Share, by Mrs Parry

Date: 27th Nov 2019 @ 2:08pm

This morning's Come & Share was a great success. The children talked about their learning in history and showed our visitors what they had learned about WWI and WWII. Their knowledge of specific dates and events was incredible. We then related this to our studies of charities in RE and the terrible effects war both had on the world and continues to have on our world today.

Together we made Christmas cards for strangers - Refugees fleeing war zones, Veterans living with the effects of warfare and individuals who have been affected by violence and fighting. We wrote messages of support and hope and began making packages of love (containing dry, warm socks) to send to both local homeless shelters and charities.

We are so proud of our Year 6, their maturity and their compassion.

Year 6 Come and Share , by Miss Houghton

Date: 27th Nov 2019 @ 1:59pm

Year 6 really enjoyed come and share this morning. The children having been learning all about WW1 and WW2 in history this year and learning about refugees in RE. So this morning we have made christmas cards for any war veterans in our local care homes or for people who may have fled their countries due to war. 

The children have made beautiful cards with thoughtful messages inside. 

Children in Need, by Mrs Parry

Date: 18th Nov 2019 @ 12:13pm

Year 6 had an amazing time preparing for the cake sale. We made over 300 cakes in school and we all brought contributions from home.

Our friends from Holland helped us too, although they seemed to enjoy the tasting part the best! Even Steve joined in.

The day was a HUGE success and we all enjoyed raising money for Children in Need. Thank you to everyone who supported us.

Trip to Beauty & the Beast, by Mrs Parry

Date: 18th Nov 2019 @ 12:10pm

Year 6 were fortunate to be invited to watch the final dress rehearsal of Beauty and the Beast at St John Plessington. We all had a fantastic time and it was magical to watch a classic story being brought to life by the talented pupils of the College.

Steve (our class pet) enjoyed his first school trip with us all and some of the photos show his fun.

Fraction Fun , by Miss Houghton

Date: 17th Oct 2019 @ 12:00pm

Year 6 enjoyed sorting smarties into groups which helped them create fractions. 

Science - Charles Darwin , by Miss Houghton

Date: 17th Oct 2019 @ 11:57am

Year 6 enjoyed researching the work of Charles Dawrin this week and taking part in a class experiment. 

Year 6 Residential , by Mrs Walker

Date: 9th Jul 2019 @ 12:00pm

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Caribbean Art , by Miss Houghton

Date: 20th Jun 2019 @ 2:30pm

Year 6 have enjoyed creating their own Caribbean themed pictures this week. We have created some very imaginative pieces. 

Irish Potato Famine , by Miss Houghton

Date: 14th Jun 2019 @ 6:15pm

Year 6 recently enjoyed learning about Ireland and The Great Potato famine. The children enjoyed creating PowerPoint presentations to present to the rest of the class. 

Whitby Park , by Miss Houghton

Date: 23rd May 2019 @ 3:35pm

A morning out at Whitby park participating in Samba and mini olympics 

Christopher Columbus Thematic , by Miss Houghton

Date: 23rd May 2019 @ 3:33pm

A fun filled week of activities relating to our topic of Christopher Columbus 

End of SATs Party , by Miss Houghton

Date: 17th May 2019 @ 9:04am

Year 6 had fun celebrating the end of SATs yesterday. All the children have been amazing this week and worked super hard. Well done! 

Christopher Columbus afternoon , by Miss Houghton

Date: 7th May 2019 @ 3:25pm

Year 6 have had a fun afternoon preparing for a voyage from Portugal to India. 

Building circuits , by Miss Houghton

Date: 29th Mar 2019 @ 3:31pm

Year 6 enjoyed building circuits in science this afternoon. We had lots of fun! 

Beatles Trip , by Miss Houghton

Date: 11th Mar 2019 @ 4:41pm

Children throughly enjoyed their trip to the Beatles Museum.

Eyefund, by Miss Houghton

Date: 11th Mar 2019 @ 4:27pm

Year 6 have been creating pieces of art inspired by the work of Simon Sherry.

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