Year 6

Mrs Z Brown

Welcome to Year 6

Class Archives:

Money matters workshop.

Allison, from The Salvation Army, talked to us about where money comes from. Linda from the Credit Union also came to talk to us about where we can save our money. . Then we looked at different jobs and decided who would earn the most and who would earn the least....

No paper day activities!

As part of no paper day, year 2 and year 6 worked together on playing games. Year 6 explained the games and helped year 2 to take turns properly. Everyone had a great time and we didn’t use any paper!...

Making periscopes to understand how light travels.

Today we made our own periscopes to help us explain how light travels and reflects. We used mirrors in our periscopes so that we could see out of the top window from the bottom window. We then tried to explain this using scientific vocabulary....

Year 6 Enterprise week!

We have been busy running tuck shops every playtime this week as part of our Enterprise week. They have been very popular so far! We have even had to buy more stock!...

Being a Victorian prisoner.

Today we have been learning what it was like as a Victorian prisoner. First we had to tear up paper into little pieces. We weren’t allowed to talk, look around or laugh. Some of us patrolled as prison officers to make sure everyone was getting on. We only did...

Animating red kites with the Baltic!

Today we had a visit from an artist from the Baltic. We used the app ‘ istopmotion ‘ to create different animations based on red kite birds. First we had to mould and shape plasticine into the bird shape. Then we had to move it a tiny amount at a time to...

Year 6 Enterprise preparation.

This is morning we went to Morrisons to buy items we need for our Enterprise week. Every break time next week we will be running tuck shops to raise money for our Leavers hoddies. We have had to work out what we could buy with our money and then make sure we price our...

Fun at the school allotment!

Yesterday we went up to the school allotment with Mrs Hall. Year 5 spent some time de-weeding their plant bed so they will be ready for new seeds to be planted while Year 6 planted beetroot seeds in their plant bed. Now we just need to wait for them to grow!  ...

Debating the railway revolution!

Today we have taken on the role of different historical figures to debate whether or not the railways were an advantage to the Victorian society or a disadvantage. After looking at the evidence, we all came our own conclusions but we had to justify them with evidence!...

Outdoor athletic coaching: long distance running.

This is week we have been practising our long distance running skills- we had to make sure we didn’t sprint at the start so that we had energy to keep going for the whole race! It was extremely hot and sunny up at the oasis today so we made sure we drank plenty...

Solving riddles by cracking codes at Blaydon library!

This is afternoon we had a great time at Blaydon Library! We got into groups to act out some book titles for other people to guess- some of them were trickier to guess than others! Then Maria read out some book titles and we had to decide if they were real book titles...

Sailing on the Tyne!

Last week some of us from Year 6 took the opportunity to go sailing with The Ocean Youth Trust. We set sail from the Royal Quays in North Shields and headed along the Tyne river to the Newcastle Quayside. While on the boat, we were shown around and had to help with...

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