Year 6JT: Blog items

What we are learning about in Spring 1

Date: 11th Jan 2023 @ 3:22pm

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Shape sort

Date: 11th Jan 2023 @ 2:36pm

This week we have been busy sorting shapes according to their properties: parallel lines, perpendicular lines, lines of symmetry and angles.

Play the game below to practise all of the vocabulary and properties we have been discussing in our lessons...

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6JT Investigate Bulb Brightness in Science

Date: 6th Jan 2023 @ 2:58pm

Today we had a great afternoon investigating how to alter the brightness of a bulb. We conducted three investigations, adding more bulbs, adding more cells and adding more wires. We made predictions and wrote down our results. 

Year 6 Drama Club

Date: 16th Dec 2022 @ 1:51pm

What a show! Well done to all of the drama performers today putting on their show. You were all amazing and you got great reviews!

The Ravensbury Bake Off

Date: 4th Nov 2022 @ 4:39pm

Today was our annual Ravensbury bake off. Well done to all the children who took part. I was very impressed with the effort you all put in (both adults and pupils). 

I spend the morning break sampling them all and some were delicious! Miss Gallery had to come and assist me with my decision as it was difficult to choose the first, second and third places. 

Congratulations to the three winners and well done once more to all the others for entering. 

Freestyle Football with 6JT

Date: 4th Nov 2022 @ 4:22pm

On Wednesday the children had a great day with Rebaz watching and learning some freestyling football skills. 

Year 6JT Perform a Short Piece about World War Two and Ghyll Head

Date: 2nd Nov 2022 @ 12:07pm

6JT have been working on movements, actions and words to show aspects of life during the Second World War. They used their ideas to explore what it was like to live in the countryside and created short pieces to show the activities they did while they were at Ghyll Head. 

6JT Art

Date: 21st Oct 2022 @ 4:01pm

This week we had the opportunity to create some World War Two images of life in the shelters. 

6JT Ideas Party

Date: 21st Oct 2022 @ 3:57pm

In writing this week we had a great time having an ideas party, where the children could gather as many ideas as they could to use in their information text. 

Our Harvest Song

Date: 21st Oct 2022 @ 3:13pm

Year 6 sang their song really well today in our KS2 assembly.  It was lovely to hear them all sing the Harvest Samba.

Exploring Division on Big Paper

Date: 18th Oct 2022 @ 11:58am

Today we have been exploring the concept of division and using practical resources to explore arrays and remainders. 

Off to Ghyllhead!

Date: 5th Oct 2022 @ 10:51pm

Year 6 are headed off for our much anticipated trip to Ghyllhead the outdoor education centre in Lake Windermere. We are so excited and can't wait for all the adventures we will have there. Have a look at the clip below to get a flavour of some of the activites and adevntures we will be enjoying while we are there! Byeee!

 

What are we learning about in Autumn 1?

Date: 28th Sep 2022 @ 2:18pm

Here is a breakdown of the learning we are doing in year 6 in this first half term. The children have been working really hard so far this year and are all very much looking forward to our trip to Ghyll Head.

Air Raid Drill

Date: 14th Sep 2022 @ 11:51am

Yesterday the children had to squash themselves under the tables and pretent we were having an air raid drill. They thought it was very exciting and enjoyed chatting with their friends and making up games to keep themselves occupied. I'm sure if they had to stay there all night, like they had to during World War 2, then they would soon get very fed up and bored. 

Learning the Lindy Hop Dance

Date: 14th Sep 2022 @ 11:33am

This week we launched our new topic about life during The Second World War. We started with a dance, where the children all had to learn an old fashioned dance called the 'Lindy Hop'. They did very well and had a chance to practise. As you can see from the photographs below, they all had a great time. 

Year 6JT Meet and Greet

Date: 13th Sep 2022 @ 3:41pm

It was lovely to see you all this morning and I hope you enjoyed looking at some of the morning activities we do when the chidren come into school. Do not hesitate to come and see me if you have any questions. Thank you.

A Peaceful protest for Climate Change

Date: 17th May 2022 @ 2:59pm

Year 6 took part in a peaceful protest to raise awareness of Global Warming and Climate Change. They made amazing banners to use when marching around the school grounds. They attracted a lot of attention because they made the decision to hold their protest at the same time as the school cake sale. This had a big impact as there were a lot of people around. We are so proud of the children in both year 6 classes for showing so much passion and dedication to 'making a change' for the better. 

Year 6 Connected Curriculum Launch-Traffic Survey

Date: 24th Mar 2022 @ 12:56pm

Year 6 have been conducting a traffic survey to find out the volume of traffic passing the school during the school day. We will be using this information to help us to monitor the air pollution in the area and explore ways to reduce the amount of traffic. This links to our topic on Climate Change and the children will be exploring ways in which they can help to reduce Global Warming and make a difference. 

Cross Curricular Orienteering Lesson

Date: 7th Mar 2022 @ 5:12pm

On Friday we had our first PE orienteering lesson. We had so much fun working in teams to create 'Silly Faces'. The objective was to work in teams using the equipment given to create the silly face card accurately using the information on the map. The children had such fun tranferring the information from the diagram into reality using the equipment. They worked brilliantly in teams and were very energetic. I know they cannot wait until the next lesson to take on another new challenge. Well done 6JT!

World Book Day 2022

Date: 3rd Mar 2022 @ 4:46pm

Today we had enjoyed World Book Day! We had lots of fun dressing up as our favourite book characters and taking part in a parade around the playground. We read our class book 'Holes' and met the Warden today. We also launced our class author- Onjali q Rauf and researched facts about her and looked at some of the books she has written. We had an opportunity to link to a live zoom with with Z-arts and Emma Jackson from the 'Story Drawing Club and explore ways to use our new free book. We ended the day with a look at the Masked Reader clips and guess who the teachers were. Everyone got a book token to take home too. 

Capacity in Maths

Date: 11th Feb 2022 @ 4:15pm

In maths today, we were measuring capacity using a variety of measuring jugs and cylinders. We used skills such as estimating, accurate measuring and reasoning. It was great fun and really helped us when we came to complete our independent work of converting millilitres to litres and litres to millilitres and solving word problems involving capacity. 

 

Art-Cherry Blossom

Date: 10th Feb 2022 @ 4:24pm

Today we have been drawing Cherry Blossom in our art sketch books. Our inspiration came from our reading book 'Kensuke's Kingdom'.  The character Kensuke painted a Cherry Blossom tree on a shell he found on the beach. The children really enjoyed creating their pictures and produced some lovely work. 

Y6 Home learning 06.02.22

Date: 6th Feb 2022 @ 10:31pm

Here is this week's learning padlet for those of you who are isolating at home. Have a go at the activities which are the same as the rest of us are doing in school. This week we are continuing our new novel "Kensuke's Kingdom." We will be using the ideas from this to write our own deserted island adventure story. 

Home learning padlet 06.02.22

TTRockstars Competition FRIDAY

Date: 2nd Feb 2022 @ 11:05pm

This Friday 4th February we are taking part in a special TTRockstar competition for NSPCC day. The winning class will receive £100 to spend on maths games and puzzles for their classroom! Get practising and GOOD LUCK!

https://ttrockstars.com/

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