Year 6


Year 6 Science

In Year 6 we have started look at micro-organisms in our ‘Living things’ topic.

We identified different bacteria, fungi and viruses under the microscopes using iPads.

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Posted by Paul Worsnop on 31 October 2017

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Eden Camp Trip

Year 6 visited Eden Camp on Tuesday 17th of October. 

Children thoroughly enjoyed exploring a wide range of topics related to World War 1 and World War 2.  Children also had the opportunity to research their chosen war:

  • Korean War
  • Vietnam War
  • Falklands War
  • Iraq War
  • Afghanistan…

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Posted by Paul Worsnop on 23 October 2017

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Year 6 P.E.

Year 6 have enjoyed their PE lessons for this half term. 

Children have been looking at developing their football skills (passing, controlling, space awareness, movement) and then applying them into a game.

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Posted by Paul Worsnop on 3 October 2017

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Year 6 Leeds Rhinos

Year 6 thoroughly enjoyed a coaching session with Leeds Rhinos.

The coaches from Leeds Rhinos delivered an

excellent rugby session focusing on all the skills associated with Rugby League.

The coaches were very impressed with the attitude and application of all the…

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Posted by Paul Worsnop on 3 October 2017

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Year 6 Samba Dance

Year 6 enjoyed taking part in the school’s Samba challenge!

All children took part in a sensible manner and many requested to Samba again later in the day!

 

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Posted by Paul Worsnop on 29 September 2017

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Year 6 Heart Dissection

Year 6 loved the opportunity to investigate ‘actual’ real life hearts when they dissected lamb hearts in a Science lesson.

Children enjoyed looking at the structure of the heart and also its texture.

They also applied what they had learnt previously to explain different parts of the lamb…

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Posted by Paul Worsnop on 29 September 2017

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Year 6 Bleep Test

Year 6 have thoroughly enjoyed taking part in the BBC ‘Terrific Scientific’ initiative during St Bart’s Health Week.  Children took part in the exercise   investigation:  completing a number of tests online before taking part in a bleep test. 

A great time was had by all Year 6 and children…

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Posted by Paul Worsnop on 29 September 2017

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Year 6 Interactive Science

We are learning about the circulatory system and we have created our own interactive models of the heart and lungs. We also dissected real animal hearts to study how the heart works and identify the features we had labelled on our models.

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Posted by Paul Worsnop on 26 September 2017

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Work Experience

Over the last two weeks children in Year 6 have enjoyed completing their work experience. 

Children have enjoyed taking on a variety of roles:  supporting the teacher in lessons, helping with displays and completing administration work. 

Well done Year 6.

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Blackpool Trip

Year 6 were rewarded for all their hard work this academic year with an amazing day out at Blackpool Pleasure Beach.  On the coach, children enjoyed listening to music and singing!

At the Pleasure Beach, children enjoyed the day going on rides, such as the Valhalla, Big Dipper and…

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St Bart's Cup

Every year, the school organises the St Bart’s U11 Girls’ Football Cup, which is open to all schools in Leeds to enter.

This year 53 teams took part and the standard of football was very high.  Colton beat Highfield in the final.

St Bart’s entered two teams.  Team A reached the last 16 and…

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Year 6 visit Headingley Cricket Stadium

Year 6 children enjoyed an amazing day out at Headingley Cricket Stadium.  Children spent the morning taking part in two sessions.

The first consisted of a classroom session linking cricket to English, numeracy and Geography.

The second consisted of a cricket skills session.  Children then…

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Preparing for the St Bart's U11 Girl's Cup

Children in Year 6 have been helping to prepare for the St Bart's U11 Girls' Cup by designing signs to be put up around the competition venue for players and managers to consider throughout the day.

The football tournament is organised by the school and over fifty teams will be  taking…

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Decision Day

Year 6 children spent the day of the General Election recapping over key manifesto points before casting their votes!

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The Snap Election!

Year 6 took the lead (in collaboration with Mrs Dixon) and informed all children in Key Stage 2 about the snap election. They did this through an assembly which included:

  • Why a snap election was taking place
  • How people vote
  • Who people could vote for
  • The manifestos for the main parties…

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Preparing for the General Election

Year 6 have enjoyed all things politics this week in preparation for the General Election on the 8th of June.

Children recapped over what they already know about politics in Britain before looking at what is involved leading up to the General Election. 

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SATs Week!

Children in Year 6 spent Friday12th of May celebrating the end of SATs Week with party food and DVDs!

The children completed tests Monday-Thursday in English (Reading, Spelling, Grammar and Punctuation) and Maths (Arithmetic and Reasoning).  Children were encouraged to attend breakfast club…

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Year 6 Booster Week

Year 6 children attended Booster Classes during the second week of the Easter break. Children spent the morning completing work in Reading, Writing and Maths, and the afternoon taking part in fun sessions.

The holiday scheme gave children the opportunity to visit the laser centre, where they…

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Year 6 Light

Children in Year 6 have enjoyed learning about light in Science.

They have learnt about different sources of light and completed a variety of interesting activities, including the paper tower activity!

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Year 6 Sewing

Children in Year 6 have thoroughly enjoyed sewing in their DT lessons. Children learnt that in World War 2, people used scraps and old clothing to make household textiles and decorations.   

Children were given the following task:design scenes/pictures from World War 2 using sewing as the…

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Year 6 Gymnastics

Children in Year 6 are enjoying gymnastics in their PE lessons, focusing first on floor work before moving on to apparatus work.

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Year 6 Mannequin Challenge - Science Lesson

Year 6 have been taking part in the mannequin challenge during their Science lesson.

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Year 6 Mannequin Challenge - PE Lesson

Year 6 have been taking part in the mannequin challenge during their PE lesson.

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Year 6 Mannequin Challenge - French Class

Class 20 from Year 6 have been taking part in the mannequin challenge during their French class.

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Year 6 Research

Children in Year 6 have enjoyed working in groups researching from the following wars:

* Vietnam War

* Falklands War

* Iraq War

* Afghanistan War

Children then presented their research to the rest of the Year Group, focusing on the following areas:

  • Factors leading towards…

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Eden Camp Trip

Year 6 visited Eden Camp on Tuesday 18th of October.  Children enjoyed visiting different huts, covering a wide range of topics related to World War 1 and 2 and other conflicts around the world.  

Children also enjoyed a puppet performance and having the opportunity to view fighter planes,…

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World War II

Year 6 have been enjoying learning about World War 2.  Children have covered the following topics:  Rise of Hitler, Key Events of World War 2, The Battle of Britain, The Blitz, Propaganda, Pearl Harbour, D Day and VE Day.  

Children are looking forward to their Eden Camp trip in…

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