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Year 6

This is our Year 6 community page. On this page you will find the amazing work you and your classmates create whilst at home. Please feel free to email me photos and videos of any work you would like to share.
Half Term

Happy Birthday Miley - have a 'mice' day!

Week commencing 18th May
We've got another birthday boy this week in Year 6. Happy Birthday Cody!

Happy Birthday, from Star Wars

Big clap for this chap - well done for 'getting to grips' with translating shapes and challenging yourself. What would your top tips be for translating shapes?
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Evie has been using our purple polishing pen strategy when editing her spellings. Well done Evie.
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I am so impressed with the presentation of Evie's home learning in maths and English. Can you spot where she has used higher level punctuation effectively in this composition inspired by the 'Titanium' music video?
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Week commencing 11th May
Ladies and gentleman, we are finishing the week on a high. I am so proud of both Lily for her continued dedication to home learning (see pic below) and Connor for taking on board advice given. He has completed not one, by two versions of this week's writing task. Check out his second draft below. Well done both of you.
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Happy Birthday for this weekend Spencer and Lewis!

Reef's alternative ending to the 'Wake Me Up' music video...I have highlighted some of most powerful and effective vocabulary choices. What effect do they have on you as the reader? In what ways could this piece be uplevelled do you think?

 

Instead of walking to the almost deserted city they woke up the day after to the sound of loud decorating and cheering! Maybe they thought they were gone maybe the town’s people were happy they had gone else where. But no they looked out the window to see all the town’s people holding gifts and waiting on their lawn with a whole party set up with the mark they both had made out of ice perched upon a golden podium. The decorations looked perfectly amazing with with tables draped in golden leaf table cloths and path ways drowned in beautiful flowers and the most jaw-dropping awe inducing dresses make the perfect size for each of them. They stepped outside to collect the dresses and put them on. Once they came back out the town’s people started singing a traditional song from their religion. The party commenced and history was made that day forth the town has welcomed those with the mark and even those without. The tale was told throughout learning and was classed as the day of peace. The tale lived on for years to come and the marked people live closely and happily along side the unmarked. The holiday called day of the peace was celebrated once a year with a festival.

 

Wow! Jessica is on a role...I love the way she has laid out her Maths learning with full sentences marked by capital letters and full stops as well as different representations of her thinking.
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Off to a great start this week with these spelling skills from Jessica. She has been using our online spelling menu to revise Year 3 and 4 words as well as practising our Year 5 and 6 words. Well done Jess.
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Week commencing 4th May
Wow! Big well done to Lily-Rose, who has been learning Korean this week! What interesting new skills have you acquired this week?
So so proud of this chap for the consistent dedication to home learning he is showing.
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Mrs Doyle and the sports leaders are keeping busy - check out the daily challenge. One of our sports leaders - Hayden - has been creating an active game which he has been enjoying with his brother. Why don't you give it a go?
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Can you spot an expanded noun phrase, a simile and three interesting verb choices in this piece? How would you improve this piece further?
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Check out this piece inspired by The Lighthouse video which was Monday's task...what text type do you think it is? What are the clues? How would you uplevel it further?

 

The lighthouses saviour

 
On a night so calm but stormy, the villagers cheered to the light houses beam passing above them. But yet the lighthouse keeper kept himself stowed away in the lighthouse scribbling his life’s work on paper. But then all off a sudden a tragedy happened.14/3/12
 
I am here at Portland with rod the lighthouse keeper today on the daily jibber jab newspaper we will be interviewing the lighthouse keeper, a villager and a boat crew member!
 
“I felt as if the towns fate was on my hands, I felt as if I was helpless. The terror of the light malfunctioning is rare let alone when a boat is coming into port. I was just glad the village was there for me and I’m glad the the boat crew are all safe and well.” Says Rod from the town harbour.
 
We were lucky I guess when we saw the lights go out, there was a huge rush to gather lanterns and we quickly rushed up the hill to the towering lighthouse. We are all safe and well and we all thought we lit a candle of happiness in old rods heart. Says William from the warmth of his own house.
 
It was terrifying we couldn’t see a thing, we were almost blind!when we saw the light go out we all thought it was the end but by luck or coincidence the light began to fade back on but not the lighthouse beams the whole village was creating the light for us. It was a beautiful sight to behold! Said john from the very same boat.
 
What a Miracle it was they no one was injured and rod now joined the village in the tavern weekly to celebrate good health. What a wonderful ending to this tragic event. That’s all for now

There are two correct answers in the maths learning below and one incorrect. Can you work out which is which? How would you explain your answers to these questions?

 

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Week commencing 27th April
Big clap for Reef, Lily and McKenzie for keeping up different aspects of our home learning. Reef has completed his rainforest diorama project; Lily has been maintaining an excellent range of activities including honing her French skills and McKenzie has been enjoying cooking and art alongside his more academic learning. Well done everyone.
How are we getting on with the new style Maths lessons? I really like the way Connor has explained his thinking clearly.
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Wow! Great use of senses in this week's writing task (inspired by Adrift) from Lily-Rose - how many can you spot?
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Lily-Rose has been practising her SPAGtastic skills with our weekly task...check it out:
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Can you guess which story this Year 6 has been reading from the review? It's a fab one! Would you make any changes to the review? How could it be uplevelled?
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Week commencing 20th April

So pleased to have more fabulous work coming in from Team Year 6 - well done everyone yes

 

Today we've got this young man embodying our school values (hope, respect and wisdom) by tackling a mock SATs paper.

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We've also got this Year 6 pupil learning more about cacti by re-potting one. He learnt about their ideal climate, watering needs and even spotted a few side cacti without managing to get too prickled! Check out his gorgeous pot design - what a happy home for his cactus!
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Who has been trying out our Maths code crackers? A big clap for Connor for completing the first two tasks as well as practising his times tables and handwriting.
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Joe has been busy learning the names of the plants in his garden as well as undertaking building projects and doing some PE. Reef has also been getting sporty with Cosmic Yoga. Adam has been practising his times tables, as has Lily-Rose. Well done everyone - sounds like the Summer term is off to a great start!
Lily-Rose has been solving some riddles...can you work them out?
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 Lily-Rose has been writing her own version of Tom Trueheart...I like the way you have integrated dialogue into your story. Also, how many of these flags do you recognise? Lily-Rose got all of them! yes
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Who else has started their climate change habitat diorama project? Can you guess which animal lives in this habitat?
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This young man has been honing his practical skills. Your homemade pizza looks yummy!
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We've had two birthdays to celebrate over the Easter holidays - HAPPY BIRTHDAY to Connor and Lily-Rose! We hope you both had a lovely day celebrating the big 1-1!

Happy Birthday Connor and Lily-Rose

Week commencing 30th March
So many Year 6 pupils have been developing some really useful life skills...cooking, gardening, sewing and so much more, alongside their more academic learning. Here, one of our wonderful Year 6 pupils, shows how she has struck a balance between the two...
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Reef has been busy this week. Check out his magical story...
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A big round of applause for both Alfie and Evie who have continued to take their mock SATs this week and have both achieved personal bests - well done guys! So proud of you. View your star of the week certificates on the class pages overview on our website or on our twitter account:

 

Thomas has been busy crafting at home - I like the way you have created a repeat pattern Thomas.
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Reef has been thinking about what makes a healthy diet. I love your illustrations and use of colour Reef.
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Week commencing 23rd March
Great job on the LEGO CHALLENGE Gracie - love your NASA spaceship. I like the way you have thought about details such as the steps. Well done.
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Ladies and gentleman a big round of applause please for both Evie and Alfie who have been taking their practise SATs and achieving some fabulous scores - very well done to both of you.
Another of our wonderful Year 6 pupils learning new skills with her siblings at home. Well done.
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Big shout out to Jayden for practising his reading and writing skills this week as well as Lily-Rose for learning sign language alongside a wonderful variety of other activities. Go team Year 6!

Final clap of the week goes to McKenzie, James and Jacob for all of the hard work they've been doing at home. McKenzie has been busy taking his mock SATs, James has been doing daily Maths challenges and Jacob has completing lots of tasks from his folder. Great job boys yes

 

Have a wonderful weekend everyone smiley

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