Tag Archives: year 6

Year 6 Remembrance Day

Last week, Year 6 took some time to remember the wars, the soldiers – past and present, their families and their own lives.

They made some poppy crosses and some beautiful artwork which contained their own poems. Here are some examples of their exceptional work (click to enlarge).

The week was finished with the whole school 2 minute silence.

Year 6 Autumn 2

This term we are learning:

  • Maths – Division, multiplication, algebra, mental strategies, geometry
  • English – Cinderella and diaries
  • Topic – Monarchs
  • Art – Portraits and Picasso
  • Science – Electricity
  • PE (Tuesday am)  – Dance
  • ICT – Internet / Search engines
  • PSHE: Money, compassion, business

Dates to note:

  • Tuesday mornings- PE every week
  • Friday 1st December – Christmas Fair
  • Friday 15th December – Last day of term

Miss C 🙂

Year 6 Maths Video – How to…

In Year 6 we have been making ‘How to’ videos to show other children how to work out maths problems. We have learnt that teaching someone else do something is a good way to remember methods and the videos can help others too.

There is also a video of out-takes which is quite funny too.

Hope you like them.

 

Year 6 Whitby Trip 6.10.2017

Last Friday, Year 6 went to Whitby as part of their topic and English work.

We had an amazing day, the sun shone all day, we paddled in the sea, had an ice-cream, looked in the shops and went up and down the 199 steps.

The children were a credit to the school and we had a lovely day spotting the sights in Whitby and the book Room 13.

Here are some photos and a video of our day.

Well done Year 6!

Miss C 🙂

Welcome Back!!

Related image

Welcome back to school everybody after the six week holidays we hope you had a good break. We have welcomed all the new reception children now and they seem to be settling in to their new class really well.

Year 6 digital leaders.

Year 6 Autumn 1

Welcome back to the first term in Year 6!

This term we are learning:

  • Maths – baseline tests, place value, 4 operations
  • English – Poetry, suspense/thriller stories, information
  • Topic – Whitby
  • Art – David Hockney
  • Science – Living things and their habitats
  • PE (Tuesday am)  – Games
  • ICT – Online safety
  • PSHE: Transition and risk taking

Dates to note:

  • Tuesday mornings- PE every week
  • Friday 6th October – Whitby trip
  • Thursday 19th October  – Class Assembly
  • Friday 20th October – Last day of term

Miss C 🙂

Year 6 Leavers

Yesterday was a sad day for St Paul’s C of E Primary School – we said goodbye to a wonderful year six class. As a class, they were always exceptionally well behaved and set a great example for the rest of the children at St Paul’s to follow. On this blog, you will find all of the videos that were played in the assembly. I would also like to thank Mr Dolphin for recording it for us.

The assembly started off with some memories from Key Stage One, followed by the children singing – what has now become one of my favourite songs – When I Grow Up…

After singing their first song, the children continued to share memories from their time in years three and four. In particular, their trip to Castleton…

Whilst looking at photos from years three and four, the children sang Don’t Look Back In Anger…

The photos from years five and six played in the background whilst the children shared their memories of their time in my class. Notably about the trips went on to places such as: Cartwright Hall, Huddersfield University, Eden Camp, and most notably, Fazenda – the Brazilian restaurant in Leeds. There were also photos from our trip to Whitby earlier this year.

Finally, the assembly finished with the children batting through their tears to sing Somewhere Only We Know…

During the assembly, I managed to take a few photos, and a couple of short recordings of the children…

Later that night, the children returned for their Prom! It was a great night. After tucking in to some lovely food, everyone got up and was singing and dancing away. Thank you to Mrs Coe, Miss Wassel and Mrs Pearson for organising the night! Also, a big thank you to Mrs Lupton, Miss Galtress, Miss Charles, Miss Thosebury, Mrs Cook and Mrs Malt for joining us and helping to make the night special.

Tuesday brought the final day of school. After a busy morning handing things out and eating cake, there was still time for the children to give me a headache – singing and dancing away as they had done the night before.

Thank you for being a brilliant class for the last two years. Good luck at high school and in the future. I, and everyone at St Paul’s, wish you all the best and really hope you come back and visit!

Mr Platt 🙂 x

London Residential!

Last week, we traveled to London for our end of year residential! We had a fantastic time and got to visit some wonderful places: Tower Bridge, the theater and Wembley to name a few.  Throughout the trip, the children behaved impeccably – they were a credit to St Paul’s Primary School and their parents. A big thanks to Mr Platt Snr, Mrs Lupton, Mr Daynes, Miss Charles, Mr Collier and Mrs Cook for accompanying us on our trip. Below are some photos from our trip.

Well done children – this was a fantastic way to end your time at St Paul’s!

Mr Platt 🙂 x

Year 6 Production

Last Thursday, year six performed their end of year production. They will be performing it for a final time this week.

There are a few different people who myself, and year six, would like to thank for helping us prepare. Firstly, we would like to thank Mr Horsfall and Miss Holdsworth from BBEC. They came in on Monday mornings to help with casting, learning lines, learning the songs and the dances.

We would also like to thank Mr Dolphin for recording the performance, Mrs Riaz who stepped in on the morning to help with the girls’ hair,  and Mrs Artist for helping us learn the songs every Wednesday.

Whenever Mrs Killmartin has had a spare minute, she has made the time to come and help us. She has taught us dances, songs and has given us lots of advice and stage directions.

Finally, Mrs Lupton has worked extremely hard to ensure we have everything we need ready for the production. She has created all the settings and has gathered together everything needed for the costumes.

Mr Platt 🙂 

Sports Day

On Friday morning, the whole school took part in Sport’s Day! Everyone had a great time and the overall winners were JUPITER! Well done to everyone who competed – especially the parents who ran in the race at the end! A big thanks to all the year six children who helped on the stations, and Mrs Kauser for providing refreshments. The video below contains the photos from the morning…

Mr Platt 🙂