Category Archives: Year 6

Year 6 blog

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Sports Day

 

KS2 were lucky enough to hold sports day at King Edwards on the athletics track. Everyone took part with great sportsmanship and tried their absolute best. Here are our winners: 100m sprint Javelin Long jump Clothes race

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Published Date: 4th July 2017
Category: KS2 blog, sports blog, Year 6


 

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Arts week

 

The new year six have been enjoying working on beautiful and creative art work for our new classroom. We wrote descriptive poems and made tents to put them in to recreate the front cover of the novel Holes by Louis Sachar. We are also reading Northern Light by Philip Pullman and everyone painted their own […]

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Published Date: 28th June 2017
Category: Arts blog, KS2 blog, Year 6


 

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Fencing in year 6

 

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Published Date: 27th April 2017
Category: Year 6


 

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Putting our skills to practice.

 

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Published Date: 24th March 2017
Category: sports blog, Year 6


 

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Comic Relief

 

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Published Date: 24th March 2017
Category: Year 6


 

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Clarinet Concert – Monday 27th March 2017

 

Year 4 and Electives Clarinet Concert 27 March 2017 Just a quick reminder that on Monday 27th March 2017 at 9:15 am there will be an opportunity for Year 4 and the electives from Year 5 and 6 to perform their clarinet pieces in their first concert of the year.  We hope you can join us!

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Published Date: 13th March 2017
Category: Arts blog, KS2 blog, Year 4, Year 5, Year 6


 

World Book Day

 

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Published Date: 2nd March 2017
Category: Year 6


 

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Our visit to the Black Country museum

 

We had an absolutely amazing time on our trip to The Black Country Living Museum. We learnt about life in the Black Country during the Victorian era.

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Published Date: 15th February 2017
Category: Year 6


 

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It’s Up To Me To Choose

 

Here is the recording of the song “It’s Up To Me To Choose” that Mrs Baker has taught and recorded with KS2 last week. Have a listen Song taught from the Singing Connections resource.

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Published Date: 26th January 2017
Category: Arts blog, Year 3, Year 4, Year 5, Year 6


 

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Using our own compost and planting more bulbs

 

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Published Date: 24th January 2017
Category: gardening blog, Year 5, Year 6


 

painting pots

 

Last Friday Y5 and Y6  gardeners were very busy painting pots for our bulbs we planted and researching Bug Hotels and thinking about how we will design our own one for the field.

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Published Date: 11th January 2017
Category: gardening blog, KS2 blog, Year 5, Year 6


 

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A day in a Victorian school

 

Year 5/6 have started the new term by going back in time! Here we are experiencing what life was like in school for Victorian children – what an experience it was!

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Published Date: 4th January 2017
Category: Year 5, Year 6


 

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Christmas Disco

 

Year 5 & 6 had a blast at their Christmas disco. Mrs Arshad learned a few new moves:-)

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Published Date: 16th December 2016
Category: Year 5, Year 6


 

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Happy Holidays

 

Have a look at our snowman inspired Christmas cards.

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Published Date: 15th December 2016
Category: Year 6


 

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WW2 themed calendars

 

This year our calendar theme is based on WW2. The theme links in with our current topic. Look at how great we look in our outfits.

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Published Date: 11th December 2016
Category: Year 6


 

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Hot-seating

 

Hot seating as Erika from Erika’s Story. The question and answer session helped us to write our newspaper reports.

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Published Date: 11th December 2016
Category: Year 6


 

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George’s marvellous medicine

 

Wow we had the most amazing travelling to the theatre by train and going The Alex theatre to watch George’s Marvellous Medicine. The show was great and we even had a special visitor come with us too, Mrs Rahul 😝

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Published Date: 30th November 2016
Category: Arts blog, Year 2, Year 3, Year 4, Year 5, Year 6


 

Calligraphy Artist

 

Renowned calligraphy artist, Haji Noor Deen visited us at Tiverton all the way from China, and what an experience it was. Haji Noor joined us this morning during our assembly, to tell us a little about the world of Islamic calligraphy and boy were we hooked. He later worked with both year 5 & 6, […]

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Published Date: 28th November 2016
Category: Arts blog, Year 6


 

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Chinese calligrapher

 

We had the most amazing assembly to start a Monday morning, we had a famous visitor from China that did calligraphy in Arabic and Chinese. He spoke in Chinese and had a translator to help us understand what he was saying. He called up children to copy his writing. They were amazing!!

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Published Date: 28th November 2016
Category: Arts blog, KS1 blog, KS2 blog, Year 2, Year 3, Year 4, Year 5, Year 6


 

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Children in need

 

Super Choir were super excited to perform live for BBC Children In Need at The Black Country Museum on Friday 18th November. What an experience for us all.    

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Published Date: 21st November 2016
Category: KS1 blog, Year 4, Year 5, Year 6


 

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Cannock chase museum

 

Year 5 and 6 had a fantastic day at Cannock Chase Museum today as we explored what life was like on the home front during WW2. We spent the day at the museum and discovered life during: the blitz, rationing, evacuation as well as life at home throughout the war.

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Published Date: 21st November 2016
Category: Year 5, Year 6


 

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Knitting progress!

 

Today, Zayden finished his first glove! What do you think?

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Published Date: 16th November 2016
Category: Arts blog, Year 6


 

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Gardening Club is Growing!

 

This half term, Mrs Edwards and a team of Key Stage 2 gardeners have been getting to grips with Autumn in the garden and preparing for Winter.

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Published Date: 15th November 2016
Category: gardening blog, Year 3, Year 4, Year 5, Year 6


 

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WW1 workshop

 

Year 5 and 6 were lucky enough to welcome a very special visitor in our classrooms today. This very special visitor was Mrs Wyatt (Miss Wyatt’s Mum) who talked to us all about her visit to Ypres, Belgium. She shared with us some amazing photographs from her visit and even told us about some of […]

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Published Date: 14th November 2016
Category: KS1 blog, Year 5, Year 6


 

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Children in Need

 

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Published Date: 9th November 2016
Category: eyfs blog, KS2 blog, Reception, Year 1, Year 2, Year 3, Year 4, Year 5, Year 6


 

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Inspire workshop

 

We had a great reading workshop with some of our parents today. We read an extract from James and the Giant Peach and had to partake in variety of reading activities. These included: inference, predictions and questioning.

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Published Date: 8th November 2016
Category: Year 6


 

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Knitting Club

 

Some year six children have been learning to knit at lunchtime with Miss Brewster and Miss Wyatt. We all find it very calming (unless we get in a tangle!) and we like the feeling of making something new. Our first project is fingerless gloves. Do you like our choice of wool?  

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Published Date: 3rd November 2016
Category: Arts blog, KS2 blog, Year 6


 

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Fractions, Decimals & percentages

 

We have been going fractions, decimals and percentages mad this morning with us all challenging ourselves with a variety of different tasks.

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Published Date: 1st November 2016
Category: Year 6


 

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Diwali fun

 

Happy Diwali to all, we’re wishing you a happy new year.

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Published Date: 1st November 2016
Category: Year 6


 

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Private Peaceful Drama

 

Today we acted out some of the scenes from our class text; Private Peaceful.

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Published Date: 1st November 2016
Category: Year 6


 

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Diwali parties

 

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Published Date: 18th October 2016
Category: KS2 blog, Year 5, Year 6


 

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First ever knitting club

 

Miss Wyatt and Miss Brewster launched the first ever knitting club today and what an amazing session they had.

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Published Date: 12th October 2016
Category: Arts blog, Year 6


 

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Give one – get one

 

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Published Date: 11th October 2016
Category: Year 6


 

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WW2 Drama

 

What a fantastic treat this morning for us all in year 5&6 this morning. We were visited by The Take Away theatre company who introduced the topic of WW2 to us through a theatre performance. The show was full laughter and tears; we were hooked from start to finish.

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Published Date: 11th October 2016
Category: Year 5, Year 6


 

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Mental Calculations

 

Rally Coach – coaching each other on mental maths questions.

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Published Date: 9th October 2016
Category: Year 6


 

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My mate fancies you

 

Another great theatre performance given by Loudmouth about the issue of puberty and growing up. Loudmouth have a great way of tackling the subject through drama, humour and small group discussions. Year 6 were great at listening and asking some great questions.

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Published Date: 23rd September 2016
Category: Year 6


 

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RE:Leadership

 

Children were given the task to plan and teach y2 how to hula hoop. This week we talked about how to lead others to achieve something successfully. Year 6 practised on themselves first. Many states that it was difficult as their partner had different learning styles but were really pleased when they finally achieved it.

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Published Date: 18th September 2016
Category: KS1 blog, Year 6


 

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Eid Mubarak

 

Eid-up-Adha also known as big Eid is the second most important festival in the Muslim calendar. This year it took place on Monday 12th September. We learnt about the festival and the story if Ibrahim and celebrated the occasion with dressing up and eating some special homemade foods.

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Published Date: 18th September 2016
Category: Year 6


 

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New value: leadership

 

Our new value this half term is leadership. We worked together to discuss what leadership means to us.

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Published Date: 8th September 2016
Category: Year 6


 

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Team Building

 

In our new Kagan groups we set the task of moving six plastic cups in a particular order WITHOUT picking them up. All the children has was one elastic band and some string.

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Published Date: 8th September 2016
Category: Year 6