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Class 6S 2019 - 2020

Mrs Spence

Welcome to Year 6

 

To see our topics for the Spring Term please download our newsletter below. 

 

 

Reminders:

Library is on Tuesday.

PE is Monday (outdoor) and Friday (indoor).

Home learning will be given out on Thursday, to be returned the following Tuesday

Reading Racetrack books due in every Friday

 

Keeping Safe Online 

We were lucky enough to have a lesson about online safety this week.

The children had some great ideas of their own and we learned lots too. 

Maths

We have been testing our reasoning skills this week in maths. We were given the challenge to build a 3D cuboid which matched all of the 2D views we were given. It was harder than it looked, but the children worked with great resilience! 

There are more photos in the gallery below. 

 

Baseball

This week we have been lucky enough to start our baseball sessions with Baseball Softball UK. See more photos in the gallery below. 

Chairgate!

Class 6S arrived into school first thing on Monday morning faced with a critical dilemma - their chairs had marched off, unhappy with their working conditions. The children were all shocked and only left with letters from the disgruntled chairs, explaining why they had gone. 

It was then up to them to think of persuasive ways to get their chairs back and letters were written, full of persuasive features, to explain how much the chairs actually do mean to each and every one of the children. The outcome...look below and see:

Happy class, happy chairs!

 

Tasting French food

In our French lesson this week, we tried some different French foods. We practised our French speaking when asking for the foods we wanted. 

SATs Breakfast Club

There were lots of smiley faces in Year 6 this morning.

After a delicious breakfast with their friends, they have worked really hard to prove what they can do. 

Benchball Tournament

A good way to get rid of the stress of revision. A Year 6 benchball competition - see gallery below, for more action shots!

Challenging Maths Sessions

Some of our Year 6 pupils have been enjoying applying their knowledge into more practical problem solving challenges.

 

A Taste of the Mediterranean

This week was the third of our year 6 restaurants.

The children were all amazing and a real credit to FPS. Well done everyone! 

See the gallery below for more photos. 

 

Well done to everyone who dressed up for this year's World Book Day - you looked amazing!

Also, to our very own Scribbleboy characters who performed in our World Book Day assembly - you were totally ultra-mega-scribbledacious!

 

The Statue of Burgerty - Our first American restaurant

This week was the first of our year 6 restaurants. It was the biggest restaurant we have ever opened with 89 customers coming to dine! The children were all amazing and a real credit to FPS. Well done everyone! 

See the gallery below for more photos!

 

DT flowers

We have been busy finishing our flowers ready for the first restaurant this week.

See the gallery below for the finished products. The children are incredibly proud of their work. 

 

 

Updates this week...

Our maths problem solving lesson this week took us outside of the classroom. Our focus for this week was analysing and investigating. 

 

Our PE topic in dance this half term is World War II.

The children considered how they would feel as evacuees. 

 

 

 

 

 

In English this week we have been writing newspaper reports based on Scribbleboy. The children enjoyed interviewing each other as different characters. 

 

NSPCC Speak Out. Stay Safe!

We were lucky enough to have an assembly and a workshop from the NSPCC about how to keep ourselves safe.   See the gallery below to find out more. 

 

Year 6 Restaurants coming soon... 

Preparations are underway for opening our restaurants in March. 

Mrs Tatham has talked to the children about the challenge ahead and everyone seems ready to take it on! 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bikeability

This week Year 6 have been lucky enough to take part in the Bikeability training scheme. The training teaches the children how to ride their bike safely. 

See the gallery below for more photos. 

Food technology

We have been lucky enough to make pizzas with Mrs Tatham this half term.

Have a look in the gallery below for more photos. 

 

DT sessions - Flowers

Have a look at the gallery below to see our work in DT this half term.

In our first lesson we have analysed the parts of a flower. In our second lesson, we started to explore and evaluate different materials to make a suitable stem.

Watch this space for further updates on our progress...

 

UPDATE: Please have a look at the gallery to see us making our flowers. The children worked with great resilience and determination. 

 

Forest School Sessions

Year 6 have had a great time helping Year 1 in the grounds with Mr Moulton. Today, they have been creating their own stick people based on the book 'Stick Man' by Julia Donaldson. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Christmas Chocolate Logs

We have had a great afternoon making our Christmas chocolate logs. They are all packaged up and ready to go. Hope you enjoy them...ho, ho, ho!

 

 

Musical performance

 This week we were treated to a Christmas performance from the guitar players. They have been working really hard to master some festive tunes! 

Well done to everyone! 

 

 

 

Well done 6S!

Last half term, we came joint third in the reading racetrack and won a trophy!

Keep reading!

Super spelling

Year 6 have been working hard this week learning their spellings.

                

 

Visit from the Greater Manchester Magistrates

Year 6 were lucky enough to have a presentation from Greater Manchester Magistrates. We learned about the role of a magistrate, the work of the Magistrates Court and about the judicial system.

Year 6 listened really well and asked some super questions! Well done Year 6! 

 

Amazing Art

As part of our learning on movement, we have spent the day with Ms Plant constructing a sculpture in the style of Rodin. See more photos in the gallery. 

 

Fantastic Fairgrounds!

In DT this term, we have been learning about different mechanisms in fairground rides. Just look at the effort and determination that went into creating our final models. 

More photos in the gallery. 

 

Presenting our learning about Dolceacqua in Italy

In geography we have created our own travel videos using our research skills and persuasive techniques. See more photos in the gallery. 

 

 

Visit to the Fo Kuang Shan Buddhist Temple

As part of our learning in RE, we visited the temple to learn about Buddhist practices and look at the shrines.

See more photos in the gallery below. 

 

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