‘The Rescue of the Forfarshire’ by the artist F. S. Lowther (1886)

Today we have been focussing our studies on Grace Darling, in preparation for our Northumberland visit. We have looked at the Oil painting ‘The Rescue of the Forfarshire’ by the artist F. S. Lowther (1886) and imagined that we were one of the survivors. We discussed how we might have been feeling, described emotions and […]

Motivation to write

We have spent a lot of time this week motivating ourselves to be the best writers that we can be. We have explored motivational quotes and made our own motivational bookmarks, which will be with us for every writing opportunity. Please follow and like us:

Anne Frank Exhibition

Year 6 are currently reading The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas and have been learning about the Holocaust in WWII. To support our learning we have visited the Anne Frank Exhibition in Rotherham. We learnt about prejudice and how people during WWII were treated differently just because of their religion and beliefs. Please follow and like […]

Sketching Evacuees

We have been dressing up today in Y6 to sketch live models. These pieces of are will go perfectly with our evacuee descriptions and letters. Children have concentrated to create stunning continuous line drawings of their peers. Please follow and like us:

Year 6 Kelham Island

Year 6 have been evacuated! Children have taken part in a day fully immersed in life on the 1st September 1939 when children were evacuated from large cities – like Sheffield. We have investigated missing luggage and experienced what it is like during an Air Raid. Our learning today has supported out WWII topic and book […]

Exploring Fractions, Decimals and Percentages

Children in Year 6 have been learning about equivalent fractions, decimals and percentages. We have then been using our knowledge to create shapes using cubes with a percentage in different colours. For example, create a shape with 20 cubes where 75% are blue. Some children have even created two shapes which show 175% green! Great resilience and problem-solving. […]

Ordering Fractions, Decimals and Percentages

We have been using our reasoning skills in year 6 to order fractions, decimals and percentages. We have used our knowledge of equivalent fractions and converting fractions to decimals and percentages to help us. This was tricky but we used our resilience skills to solve the problem. Please follow and like us:

Drama into Literacy

We have been re-creating the Grace Darling story through drama to support our Newspapers and Diaries. This has really helped us to understand and sequence our ideas. Please follow and like us:

Corn Law Rhymer

We have been using pastels in Year 6 to create stunning images of corn linked to our Teachers story. Please follow and like us:

Design & Technology

Year 6 have been using a range of materials to create models of Viking villages and even Viking weapons. These will support our drama as we write our narratives about our Viking characters. Please follow and like us:

Viking Narrative

In Y6B the children have been busy planning a Viking narrative linked to their class text. They have been focusing on the use of language and improving their sentence construction. During their lesson they were involved in drama, bringing the story to life using props and costumes. Please follow and like us: