Year 6

15Feb2019

In Art, Year 6 children have been learning about the Cubist art movement and how Gutav Klimt used repeating geometric patterns in his work. For their final piece, the children produced a background using collage techniques and a portrait in the Cubist style.

8Feb2019

In English, Year 6 have been reading the novel ‘Skellig’.  In this story, one of the main characters is home-schooled. The children have thought about what it would be like to be home-schooled and had a formal debate where they had to speak either for or against the motion.

8Feb2019

IN Dance, Year 6 have been looking at the Greek myth of Theseus and the Minotaur. They have worked in groups to create their own dramatic dances which tell a lyrical dance version of the story.

31Jan2019

Year 6 have been studying the art work of Gustav Klimt. They thought about the use of colour and repeating patterns – particularly those with geometric shapes. they then used shapes to create their own patterns. Some children decided to be particularly creative and embed the designs in clothing in t

18Jan2019

The first session for the Year 6 tennis team practice took place today with the children excited and raring to go.  During the hour, there was a quick warm up with some ‘boys v girls’ dodge ball (using the sponge tennis balls) before moving onto a variety of activities which supported forehand an

18Jan2019

Fractions and decimals are hard enough, but throw a Tarsia puzzle into the mix and they become even more difficult. Year 6 have been working extremely hard on fractions, decimals and percentages and their equivalents. Here, they are trying to solve a puzzle by matching up the relevant pieces. It cer

18Jan2019

Year 6 have started to play hockey during their P.E. lessons. They have been dribbling the ball, making sure that they used the correct side of the stick, and passing and stopping the ball. It is important to keep the ball under control, but when the relays started some of them forgot this and had t