Welcome to Year 6

 

In Year 6, your teachers will expect a lot. You will work hard, you will be pushed but, you will have fun!

As a Year 6 pupil, you will be a role model for others, so it is important that you lead by example.

 

Our Year 6 Team: Miss Carden, Miss Dawson, Mr Ma and Mrs Venables

 

Information for Parents

Please click here for information about your child’s curriculum units for this term

Class Timetables

Please click here for Miss Carden’s timetable

Please click here for Mrs Dawson’s timetable.

PE
PE kit consists of navy blue shorts, a sky blue polo shirt and trainers or pumps.

Year 6 have PE every Friday.

 

Homework

Homework is set via Google classrooms.  All children have been given log in details.

Reading

Please encourage your child to read every night for at least 20 minutes, before they go to bed

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Year 6 Chatter

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Safer Internet Day

08-02-2024

Year 6 are finding out about AI as part of their Safer Internet Day work.

How will AI change our lives?

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Hansel and Gretel mural display completed.

06-02-2024

How fabulous is this wall? !

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Action shots from an action packed PE lesson

03-02-2024

We played our own game of ‘Hoop Ball’ today……. it’s a little like Benchball , but with hoops and outside.  High energy and lots of fun.

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Lowry perspective paintings

31-01-2024

Following on from our characters, we had a go at one point perspective street scenes in the style of L.S. Lowry.

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Matchstalk men and matchstalk cats and dogs …

31-01-2024

We have been sketching figures in the style of L.S. Lowry.

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The Year of the Dragon

31-01-2024

We LOVED our dragon dancing today celebrating Chinese New Year.

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RE: Geometric Patterns

29-01-2024

After learning about Mosques, we followed step by step instructions to create our own geometric Islamic patterns. Now they are designed, we are going to colour. How symmetrical can we make them? 👀

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RE: Grace, Ummah and Ahimsa

25-01-2024

As part of our unit (Grace, Ummah and Ahimsa), we learnt a little about Ghandi, and how he protested peacefully against wrongs and injustices. We then used some key words to present in his name.

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Composing music to fit a character.

24-01-2024

We have been thinking of actions and qualities to fit a character. We’re now choosing and using percussion instruments to play to represent our character, their qualities and actions with music. 🎶 🎼 🎵 🥁

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Mural update

24-01-2024

A little bit more to see …..

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Hansel and Gretel Mural

23-01-2024

A group of our artists are currently working on a mural displaying scenes from Hansel and Gretel, a story we read and worked with last term. Everything has been lightly sketched on and now the girls are applying the colour. We can’t wait to see the finished piece!

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Super Circuits Session 2

21-01-2024

Our fitness levels are increasing week by week. We are LOVING the energy levels we feel in these sessions, it is the BEST way to finish the week!

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Mosques Around The World

18-01-2024

As part of our RE unit, we are finding out about mosques around the world and presenting our findings in Google Slides.

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The Wizard of Oz – our ticket designs.

18-01-2024

We thought some of our ticket designs were just far too lovely not to share!

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WWII Liverpool Skyline ‘The Blitz’ Scenes

18-01-2024

We created our own versions of the Liverpool skyline one night during The Blitz in World War Two.

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The Wizard of Oz 🪄 Christmas Performance 2023

18-01-2024

A selection of our FABULOUS actors who performed in our Christmas 2023 performance of The Wizard of Oz. We hope you loved watching as much as we loved performing for you all!🎭

 

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Circuit Class in PE

18-01-2024

We increased our fitness in many ways this week: stamina, strength, speed, flexibility and co-ordination.

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Year 6 Python Coding

12-12-2023

Year 6 focused on using python coding to make a Christmas tree. As a class we created code for a triangle to be drawn, focusing on the importance of our use of brackets and spacing between words. Children then used the base code to create a Christmas tree image, each section had to be a different colour.

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Our ‘Hands’ jacket winner

05-12-2023

Huge well done to the winner of the ‘Hands’ jacket in our celebration assembly today. We have thoroughly loved learning to communicate using sign language.
Thank you ‘HANDS’

👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏

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Santa Dash 2023 🎅🏽🤶🏻🏃🏾‍♀️🏃🏽🏃🏽‍♂️

05-12-2023

This Friday, 8th December 2023, we will be having our very own Santa Dash! A chance to squeeze in an extra fitness session whilst having some festive fun 🏃🏾‍♀️🏃🏽🏃🏽‍♂️🎄🎅🏽🤶🏻

Watch this space! 😄

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Hansel and Gretel: Dual Narratives

30-11-2023

We have thoroughly enjoyed reading Neil Gaiman’s version of Hansel and Gretel, so much so, it led us to writing our own dual narratives. We are so proud of the writing we have produced.

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Year 6 Python Coding

27-11-2023

This afternoon Year 6 have continued to look at Python coding using Edublocks. Today children used lists, logic, loops, variables, and math to get a “turtle” to create a pattern with whilst changing colours after a number of turns.

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Using historical sources

24-11-2023

We read some accounts of evacuation during WW2, comparing content and explaining what information and evidence each source provided.

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Year 6 Computing

20-11-2023

Year 6 this afternoon continued to look at Python coding. Children used If statements and variables to create a program that drew a shape in a particular colour by asking questions.

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Impressionism

13-11-2023

We were so blown away by this painting that we simply had to frame it! What a wonderful interpretation of Claude Monet’s ‘The Poppy Field’ by a very talented Year 6 artist 👨‍🎨

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Diwali Lanterns

13-11-2023

As part of our Diwali celebrations, Year 6 made lanterns displaying the symbols of, not only Hinduism, but other religions of the world too.

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Remembrance Day

10-11-2023

For Remembrance Day, we read the poem ‘Dulce Et Decorum Est’ and after discussing the content, we embellished the poem with images of poppies.

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We created our own word art

09-11-2023

We created our own word art pieces after discussing the rights of the child in PSHE. We chose words which we thought were very important.

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We discussed actions of people in The Good Samaritan story.

09-11-2023


We really had interesting ideas about the responses of each of the characters in the story of The Good Samaritan and related situations to everyday life.

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It’s that time again! 🎶🎼🎵🎸

09-11-2023

We love our ukulele lessons 😊😁

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Replication process of ‘Water Lilies and Japanese Bridge’ by Claude Monet

19-10-2023

Stage 1 in our replication process of ‘Water Lilies and Japanese Bridge’ by Claude Monet – colour mixing. Impressionism for #smithdownart

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Calculating the mean average and presenting data in a bar chart

19-10-2023

#attendanceweek Calculating the mean average and presenting data in a bar chart. Points to improve: scale adjustment. #smithdownmaths

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So informative and so incredibly well presented

19-10-2023

How AMAZING is this piece of work informing us about the consequences of palm oil! 🦧 So informative and so incredibly well presented. #smithdowngeog #smithdownwriters

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Learning about endangered animals in geography

19-10-2023

Learning about endangered animals in #smithdowngeog what threats each are facing and what needs to be done to help.

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A couple of our Mini Mavericks proudly showing their well deserved certificates 😊

19-10-2023

A couple of our Mini Mavericks proudly showing their well deserved certificates 😊👏🏀⛹️‍♀️⛹️‍♂️🏀⛹️‍♀️⛹️‍♂️🏀👏👏 #smithdownpe Team work and supporting others.

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We had our first ukulele session last week

19-10-2023

We had our first ukulele session last week. Chords and frets 🎼🎶🎵#smithdownmusic

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PE IS BACK!!

19-10-2023

PE IS BACK!! We had a lovely PE lesson in the sunshine today. We aimed at a target from different distances #smithdownpe @misshath2 @SmithdownPr @SmithdownPrimY6

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