Year 6 2015/16

Reading

All pupils in school have been given a new reading record to evidence their reading habits across the year.

Children are encouraged to read every night and bring their reading records to school each day so that their individual 'home reads' can be recorded on a classroom display.

Although we know that most children are reading independently at this age, we would encourage you to ask them questions on what they have read and make a note of when you have done this in their reading record. This will support your child when answering reading comprehension questions in the Y6 SATs papers.

Year 6 Leaver's Party

Here a few photographs from the Year 6 Leaver's Party.

Thank you to 'Friends of Nook Lane' for organising the event, Caroline for providing an excellent buffet and to Simon and Christopher for taking the photographs.

Summer 2 Term - Year 6 Residential

Here are a few photographs from the Year 6 residential. We spent three days at Lockerbrook Outdoor Centre where we tried caving, canoeing and climbing.

Summer 2 Term - TEKK Final

The winning TEKK team from each Year 6 class went to the TEKK Final. Both teams did a brilliant presentation and spoke with confidence to various judges about their product, uniform and company. Mrs Bullen's team (Best Bridge Builders) were awarded the 'Team Work' trophy.

Summer 2 Term - Year 6 Art Gallery

The Year 6 children looked at the work of Hokusai. They created their own pictures based on Hokusai's Wave using inks and brusho.

Summer 2 Term - The TEKK Challenge

The Year 6 children have taken part in a fantastic project which brings together business and education. Each class have worked with a wonderful business ambassador, who willing gave up their time, to support the school.

The TEKK Challenge involved children:

  • creating a company
  • developing a company name and image
  • designing and making a uniform
  • designing and making lollipop stick bridge
  • delivering a presentation about their company to a group of 'dragons' in a 'Dragon's Den' style scenario.

The two winning teams will be going to the TEKK South Yorkshire final in Rotherham later this term.

Welcome to Year 6 - Autumn 1 Term

The Year 6 children have been studying what life was like in World War 2.

The children investigated what happened in an air raid by studying different sources of information including film clips and radio broadcasts. Using this information they then created replica Anderson shelters and booklets about what to do in an air raid.

World War 2 - Gas Mask Boxes

As part of our WW2 theme, the children have been making gas mask boxes which have used this to underpin our literacy unit on writing instructions. Once made, the children wrote their own instructions complete with photographs of their own work.

What are our themes for the rest of the year?