World Book Day Fun in Year 6

We had a great week back together celebrating World Book Day.  Here we are in our costumes!  Can you work out which book characters we were dressed as?

 

 

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Remembrance Day 2020

Year 6 have been working hard throughout the Autumn term when learning about World War 1 In History sessions. To tie into this learning, we have started the new term by focusing on WW1 poetry in Literacy. We have read For the Fallen by Laurence Binyon, and looked carefully at its meaning and how…

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Pie Corbett literacy lessons

On Thursday, Year 6 joined in a massive literacy lesson with over 3000 other children! Pie Corbett was the host and taught the lesson. He is a very famous poet and author who has written over 250 books.

We played lots of fun word games and wrote a lot of descriptive sentences and some of us…

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Socially distanced playtimes in Year 6

Year 6 have made a great start to their year, and have really been enjoying playing some socially distanced games during playtimes: Simon Says and Splat have proved popular. We even managed to play Shadow Tig this lunchtime as the sun came out to shine.

 

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Uganda Projects

As this half term ended earlier than expected we never got change to mount the work we have researched and written up about Uganda. I have mounted and displayed those which were finished and I think you will agree they look pretty good. I hope you are getting on well with your next African country…

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African Batiks

As part of our Africa topic we have designed and made batiks using images from African animals. First of all we painted melted wax onto cotton squares and then painted on our colour dyes. They look great! 

 

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Adventures at Beacon Fell

Year 5 enjoyed a day of adventure at Beacon Fell this week. We have been reading Kensuke's Kingdom by Michael Murpurgo, so we imagined that we had been stranded on Beacon Fell, just like Michael had been washed up on the shores of Kensuke's island. First we explored the fell to find the best place…

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Historic Scotforth walk

Year 5 have been studying the local area in their history and geography lessons recently. To round off their work, they spent this afternoon walking into Lancaster from school, searching out some of the oldest buildings in Scotforth and linking them to some of the important characters they have…

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Making musical instruments

Year 5 have had fun this week, making their own musical instruments. They have previously spent time investigating how different instruments make sounds before planning and designing their own.

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"Healthy Heads" with Coach Dan

Year 5 are enjoying a series of lessons with Coach Dan, all based around having a healthy mind as well as a healthy body. So far, we have been thinking about resilience, confidence and gratitude. After working in the classroom on these topics, we go out and try to show these same qualities as we…

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Conversations in French!

Today in French we had the opportunity to have simple conversations with Monsieur Pouey and Mademoiselle Lemaire who are visiting from France. We practised talking about the weather, describing ourselves and where we live as well as what foods we like. It was great to improve our…

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Christmas Fun!

Today we had our annual Christmas party.  Great fun was had by all as we played many Christmassy games including the Chocolate Game, the Nativity Dash and, of course, Johnny Smartie!

 

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