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Internet Safety

On Friday, year five and six were visited by two ladies who came to discuss internet safety. They explained about the age limits on various websites, what dangers to look out for and what to do if you do not feel safe.

What did you learn?

Mr Platt 🙂

Year 6 Science & Media Museum

On Wednesday 13th February,Year 6 went on a visit to the Science & Media Museum in Bradford. We went on the bus and took part in lots of activities once we were there.

We looked at the TV, gaming and animation exhibitions. In addition, we took part in a ‘Light it up’ session with science experiments about light. Before lunch we watched an Imax film and saw the dissection of a sheep’s eye and learnt the parts. Lastly we explored the Wonderlab and conducted science experiments.

Well done Year 6. You were a credit to the school and learnt lots!

Year 6 Christmas Week 2018

Remembrance Day Year 6 & Reception

Last week, Year 6 and Reception class worked together to produce a fantastic Remembrance Day display to celebrate 100 years since the end of WW1.

The children in both classes worked together to produce lots of poppies using paint, tissue paper, crayons and felt tips. We then joined them altogether on the silhouette of a soldier.

Year 2 also kindly contributed their poppies in the shape of 100.

Well done to everyone involved. I am so proud of this amazing tribute.

Miss Charles

 

Year 6 Whitby Trip

On Friday, Year 6 went to Whitby as part of our topic work. We looked at the Abbey, walked down (and up) the 199 steps, went in the old town, on the pier and play on the beach. The children also had time to look in the shops and buy gifts and sweets. We had a fantastic day although the weather was miserable and wet. The children were a credit to the school and enjoyed it very much.

What was your favourite part?

Tong Football League 2018

Well done to the school football team who made a fantastic start to the U11 tournament last night.

We played 5 games, here are the results:

  • St.John’s (A) 1 – St.Paul’s 1 
  • St.Anthony’s 0 – St.Paul’s 2
  • Bradford Academy (A) 1 – St.Paul’s 0
  • St.John’s (B) 0 – St.Paul’s 1 
  • Bradford Academy (B) 0 – St.Paul’s 4

The team really grew in confidence as the games progressed and they worked really well as a team. A special well done to Phoebe for making some great saves, our goalscorers Cameron (6) and Jacob (2) and Joe’s great communication in defence. Well done everyone!

Thank you to Mick and Mr Platt also.

Year 6 Science – Light

Year 6 have been learning all about light this week. We have been experimenting with light rays (yellow string) we have learnt about light travelling in straight lines and into our eyes. We found out how our eyes use the light to make images from our brain too and how clever they are.

We then started to understand shadows and what shadows are formed from the light rays. We also studied reflection and refraction.

What facts did you learn from these investigations?

What do you now know about light, shadows and the human eye?

Year 6 Summer 1

Welcome back Year 6!

The summer term is finally here, hopefully the sun will shine too. We have our SATS tests this half term so we will be working hard to revise for them and do the best we can do.

This term we are learning:

  • Maths – Converting measures, ratio, statistics, revision.
  • English – Kensuke’s Kingdom, diaries and persuasion
  • Topic – Benin West Africa /  Decades
  • Art & Design –Jewellery
  • Science – Light
  • PE (Tuesday am)  – Striking and Fielding
  • ICT –  Book Trailers – adding music/ PowerPoint activities

Dates to note:

  • Tuesday mornings- PE every week
  • Friday 27/4/2018 – Online Safety Open Morning
  • WB: 30/4/2018 Practise SATS
  • WB: 14/5/2018 SATS Week
  • Monday 21/5/2018 – Puberty Talk
  • Friday 25th May – Last day of term

NOTE: Last term I sent home a note which showed the children’s practise SATS scores. Over this week and next week your  child should bring home their completed SATS practise papers for you to look at too.

Miss C 🙂

Year 6 African Drumming

On Wednesday 21st March, a man called Paul Butler came into school and taught our class to play the African drums.
We learnt lots of different tunes and rhymes and some people took part in solo performances.
After we learnt how to play, Year 5 came to watch and even learnt a song to sing in the middle,

Year 6 Spring 2

Welcome back Year 6!

We have a very busy term ahead, this is our last full term before SATS so we will be working very hard and preparing for the last terms in Year 6.

This term we are learning:

  • Maths – Multiplying and dividing fractions, decimals, area and perimeter and converting measures
  • English – Explanation texts, Kensuke’s Kingdom, diaries and persuasion
  • Topic – Benin West Africa
  • Art & Design – Instruments and jewellery
  • Science – Electricity continued & Light
  • PE (Tuesday am)  – Invasion Games
  • ICT – IMovie & Book Trailers

Dates to note:

  • Tuesday mornings- PE every week
  • Tuesday 20th February – Parents Evening 1pm-6pm
  • Thursday 1st March – World Book Day
  • WB: 19/3/18 Practise SATS
  • Thursday 29th March – Last day of term

Thank you to everyone who collected and brought in cereal boxes and cardboard for our D&T project.

Miss C 🙂