Year 6

11 Mar

Our Week

We have had a short but action packed week in Year 6 last week. On Tuesday, a terrific day was had by all at our Y5&6 School Service Day. The children learnt a host of new skills while pitching in and contributing their talents in painting, sewing, gardening and design to various projects around the school. They worked co-operatively and respectfully and felt a tangible sense of satisfaction and pride in the results they achieved. Last Friday saw the culmination of...

05 Feb

Cooperation !

This Monday morning to start the week our warm up activity was link to the skill “be able to give and follow directions in town”. Jules had the great idea to go outside to practise giving and following direction. It was a great idea to work on our French and cooperation skills! Thanks Jules!  ...

01 Feb

The Great Debate – Years 5 & 6

Yesterday in Years 5 & 6  the children had a fantastic day of collaborative learning while researching, planning arguments and taking part in debates on a range of global issues in line with their IPC units. Through this they were really able to develop their  sense of international mindedness. Additionally, they developed their cooperation and communication skills, while also showing thoughtfulness, respect and adaptability throughout their tasks.  A great day was had by all! ...

31 Jan

Football – Unit 2

In Year 6, our main focus has been football which has seen us learn, develop and grow our ball skills individually and in team setups. Our next target is to apply these skills in medium team setups of 7- 9-aside players. At the end of this unit, the children will take part in an inter house football competition where children will get a chance to showcase their learning at a competitive level in front of their peers, parents and teachers....

30 Jan

Swimming – Breaststroke

In Key Stage 2, our breaststroke journey is well underway. It is exciting to see the children’s eagerness to learn the correct breaststroke leg and arm movement. At the end of our journey, the timing of the stroke will help us learn when to kick, pull, breathe and glide to make the full stroke breaststroke. ...

08 Nov

Swimming – Backstroke

Our freestyle unit has come to an end in Key Stage 2. Swimmers now understand how a good freestyle stroke looks like and have been working on every detail of their stroke technique. We have  started our backstroke unit where children are developing the correct backstroke kick, arm movement, catch, head position and body roll. ...

06 Nov

Games Unit – Football

In Key stage 2, we have begun our football unit which started with knowledge harvest by the children. It was remarkable to hear and learn what the children already know about football, what skills they would like to learn and what they would do to develop and better their skills. Currently we are working on developing our footwork with different skills in dribbling passing and shooting skill. The next 6 week are going to be pretty fun where we are going...

01 Nov

In year 6 we acted some French plays every Wednesday those past 4 weeks! Yesterday we shared our work with our classes. This helped us to speak aloud and confidently, use a correct intonation to make ourselves understood, gain new vocabulary and be more confident when taking part in a conversation. We had to cooperate with each other and sometimes be resilient! We also got some tips we can use for our production: speak loud and clear, look at the audience,...

31 Oct

Out of Africa Exit Point

For the exit point to our Out of Africa unit we held an early Homo Sapiens Feast. Having researched at school what early man might have eaten and how this differs from our diet today. Students were asked to bring in a dish of food that they thought that might have been eaten at that time. The only stipulation being it had to be finger food as early man did not have knives and forks and meat had to be...

31 Oct

Entry point to Growing Up

For the entry point to our unit on Growing Up we told the children that they are going to enter the Ambrosoli Medical Centre Student Doctor Training Programme and in order to successfully enter the programme children would have to take an entry test to discover more about their co-operation, communication and adaptability. We would then be able to see if they could enter onto the course. The whole idea behind this was to put the children into the role...