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Welcome to Y6SF's

Class Page



Mrs Smith and Mrs Field- Class teacher



Mrs Johnson - Assistant Teacher

 
We hope you enjoy exploring the learning that takes place each week in our classroom.

Should you wish to contact us and cannot get into school please feel free to send an email to:

vicky.field@pudseyprimrosehill.co.uk

sarah.smith@pudseyprimrosehill.co.uk

Monday- Tuesday Mrs Field will be teaching 

Wednesday -Friday Mrs Smith will be teaching.

 
Summer
Our current class reader is: The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas
Our current Read Aloud at home book is: Carrie's War
We will be learning about World War 2 in our topic work. Our Science this half term will be Electricity. The children will be taking part in the Daily Mile Marathon this half term. The children will be trying to run a marathon over the half term. 


Dates for your diary

Monday 3rd June  - Back to School
Mondy 10th June- Art Super Learning Day
Monday 17th June-  Training day
Friday 21st June- Total Warrior
Wednesday 26th and 27th June- Book fair
Friday 28th June pm- Owlcotes Cup
Friday 12th July- Saltaire Cycle
Tuesday 16th July- Year 6 Performance 
Wednesday 17th July- Year 5 and 6 Sports Day
Thursday 18th July- Pizza evening

Reminders
Please make sure your child works hard at home to gain a Mathletics certificate weekly.
 Your child can access Reading Plus at home to boost their reading flency and reading comprehension skills too.
Saltaire Cycle

A brilliant day and we are all very proud of the children cycling to Saltaire and back.

Saltaire Cycle
Art Super Learning Day 10.6.18

The children focused on sketching and shading skills and linked their drawings to our World War 2 topic. They did some fantastic sketches. The children also enjoyed the warm up activity where they got to have a go at drawing the same object in different ways e.g. with their foot.

Art Super Learning Day 10.6.18
4.6.19

Children wrote a diary entry from the point of view of Bruno from 'The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas'. They wrote some fantastic diary entries and tried extremely hard. Here are some examples.

4.6.19
Advert for car idling
Changes for the Better Focus Week

The children have been learning about air pollution and the effects that engine idling has on the environment and people's health. The children created posters to persuade people to stop engine idling.

Changes for the Better Focus Week
Friday 17th May

To celebrate all of the children's hard work over the last few months the children enjoyed Bubble Football on the field. It was great fun and the children loved trying something different.

Friday 17th May
Science

The children had visitors from Grangefield School in to investigate the circulatory system. They had a fun hands on afternoon.

Science
Maths Super Learning Day

The children had a fantastic day learning about fractions. They created their own Maths game. Here are some pictures of them working in their pairs.

Maths Super Learning Day
Mayan Headdresses 5.3.19

Here are the completed headdresses

Mayan Headdresses 5.3.19
Mayan Headdresses Feb 2019

The children started to design and make their own Mayan Headdresses. They learnt about why they wore the headdresses and the patterns and designs they used.

Mayan Headdresses Feb 2019
Write Now Focus Week Day 2

The children wrote part of the Rikki-Tikki-Tarvi story from a different character's perspective. In the afternoon the children worked in a group to create a film trailer for the story using the iPads.

Write Now Focus Week Day 2
Write Now Focus Week Day 1

Today the children found out the story we will be focusing on is Rikki-Tikki-Tavi in the novel The Jungle Book. The children listened to the story and created freeze frames of the story. They wrote character descriptions of Rikki-Tikki and then created soundscapes of the story.

Write Now Focus Week Day 1
Well done to our new Prefects Billy and Joya
Calendars

The children created their 2019 calendars by completing one half of their portraits and writing their wishes for 2019 around it. The children really focused on making sure they drew the correct size and shape of each part so it matched the photograph.

Calendars
Newspaper writing

The children wrote newspaper reports based on the class reader 'A Room Full Of Chocolate.' Here are some fantastic examples.

Newspaper writing
Super Learning Day Design Technology

Year 6 designed and  hand stitched their own hand  puppets to re-tell the Where The Wild Things Are story to Key Stage 1 children. The enjoyed the challenge of threading needles , using the running stitch and tying knots.

Super Learning Day Design Technology
Non -chronological reports.

As part of the topic and Literacy work Year 6 have planned , drafted and written some spectacular reports about Brazil.

Non -chronological reports.
Year 6 Enrichment

Mrs Smith's food tech group excelled themselves today by making very tasty Mexican nachos. They finely chopped and diced tomato, peppers, garlic and onions then heated butter beans, re-fried beans and passata. After that they cooked red lentils and mixed coriander in before serving on a bed of tortilla chips with a sprinkling of cheese. It tasted delicious!

Year 6 Enrichment
Science Blast

Year 6 enjoyed building structures from spaghetti and marsh mellows. They looked carefully at iconic landmarks around the world and we discussed 3D structures their rigidity and suitability as a base. Reuben and Dylan won the competition by 3 cm -their structure stood 58 cms tall.

Science Blast
Day 2

The children received their second postcard from Wally today and the children worked out he had been to Carlisle. The children learnt all about Carlisle and wrote Tripadvisor posts for things to do in the city. In the afternoon the children did a class piece of art linked to South American street art.

Day 2
Where in the World is Wally

We flew to a mystery location and had to make an emergency landing. The children worked together to follow clues to work out where in the world we had landed. Rio De Janeiro.

Where in the World is Wally
Science Super Learning Day

Year 6 had a fabulous day investigating forces . They set up a fair test to see which shoe would be the best shoe for completing the obstacle course at Robin wood next week. After finding out more about friction in everyday life they used their prediction skills and teamwork to carry out the investigation then presented their results in a graph.

Science Super Learning Day
25.9.18 PE Rugby

The children have been learning different skills linked to rugby. The children were trying to pass the ball backwards so they did not commit a foul throw. The children played different games to practise these skills.

25.9.18 PE Rugby
21.9.18

The children wrote contrasting diary entries about the moment that Mina met Skellig for the first time. The children really enjoyed writing them and tried extremely hard.

21.9.18
Well done to our new School Council Representatives Cloey And Evan!
Skellig

On Friday 14th September the children rewrote part of the class reader Skellig from a different point of view. Here are some of their openings.

Skellig