Year 6 Blog


Welcome to Lydgate Junior School.

We aim to ensure that all children receive a high quality, enjoyable and exciting education.

We feel that our school is a true reflection of the community we serve. Lydgate children are well motivated and come from a range of social and cultural backgrounds. Within the school community we appreciate the richness of experience that the children bring to school. This enhances the learning experiences of everyone and it also gives all pupils the opportunity to develop respect and tolerance for each other by working and playing together. We want your child's time at Lydgate to be memorable for the right reasons - that is, a happy, fulfilling and successful period of his/her childhood.

Yours sincerely,
Stuart Jones

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Welcome to Year 3!

The Y3 teachers are Mrs Dutton & Mrs de Brouwer (3D/dB), Miss Hayden (3RH), Mrs Holden (3SH) and Miss Wall (3AW). We have several Teaching Assistants who work with Y3 children at different times through the week: Miss Mahon, Mr Bartholomew, Mrs Dawes and Miss Kania.

We will use this blog to keep you up-to-date with all the exciting things that we do in Year 3, share some of the things that the children learn and show you some of their fantastic work. We hope you enjoy reading it!

The Y3 team.

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Welcome to the Y4 blog. 

The Y4 team consists of the following teachers: Mrs Purdom in Y4JP, Mrs Smith and Mrs Smith (yes, that's right) in Y4SS, Mrs Wymer in Y4CW and Mrs Drury in Y4JD. The children are also supported by our teaching assistants: Mrs Proctor, Mrs Cooper, Mrs Mulqueen, Mrs Allen, Mrs Hill and Mr Gartrell. We have help from Ms Reasbeck, Miss Lee and Mrs Grimsley too. What a team!

We know that the question children are mostly asked when they arrive home is 'What did you do today?' The response is often 'nothing'! Well, here is where you can find out what 'nothing' looks like. In our weekly blogs your children will share with you what they have been getting up to and show some of the wonderful work they have been doing. Check in each weekend for our latest news.

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Welcome to the Year 5 Blog page.

The Year 5 teaching team consists of: Mrs Loosley (5NL), Miss Cunningham (5EC),  Mrs Ridsdale and Mrs Webb (5W/R) and Mr Bradshaw (5BB).  The children are also supported by our teaching assistants: Mr Swain, Mr Jenkinson, Mrs Hornsey and Mrs Allen. We have help from Mr Jones, Miss Lee, Ms Grimsley and Ms Reasbeck too. What a fantastic team!

Our PE days are Tuesday (indoor) and Wednesday (outdoor): the children need to wear their PE kits for school on those days. 

Spellings are sent home every Monday, to learn ready for a spelling dictation each Friday. 

Homework books (maths and SPaG) will be sent home once a week - the days will be decided by the class teachers who will let their classes know. They will have a whole week to complete the homework tasks. 

In our weekly blogs, the children will share some of the things they have been doing at school. Check in each weekend for the latest Y5 news!

The Year 5 Team

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We are the children in Y6 at Lydgate Junior School. There are 120 of us and our teachers are: Mrs Shaw and Mrs Watkinson (Y6S/W); Mrs Rougvie and Mrs Jones (Y6R/J); Mrs Phillips (Y6CP); and Miss Norris (Y6HN). Also teaching in Year 6 are: Miss Lee (Thursday in Y6R/J); Mrs Farrell (Thursday  in Y6HN); Mrs Grimsley (Thursday in Y6CP); and Mr Jones (Thursday inY6S/W).We are also very lucky to be helped by Mrs Hill, Mrs Mulqueen and Mr Gartrell. We use this space to share all of the great things that are happening in our classrooms. Join us each week on our learning journey....

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12 Jun 2018

Friday 15th June

Forest Schools Outdoor Cooking Week

We welcomed back Rohan from the Foresteers this week. He organised a fun day for each class in the woods where we learnt some new forest skills and enjoyed building dens, whittling wood, making leaf charms and cooking mini pizzas and bread on an open fire. What a fabulous week!




Here are a few of our thoughts.....

"Rowan is great.  He is not strict, he is very laid back and kind.  He is also down with the kids and gives them more freedom than they normally get."  

"It was a very creative experience and was a nice thing to do after SATS." 

"Making the dens was amazing: we used natural materials and managed to make a carpet, a see saw, a dart board and a swing - amongst other things!"

"There were lots of fun things to do, including quick and simple cooking ideas that we can try at home (if we are cautious and supervised)."

"It was nice because we could go and do the activities whenever we wanted and the food was exceptional."

"Den building was brilliant and we thought Rohan was funny."



 And if you want to know more about Foresteers and what they have to offer, please visit the website. We think they're great!

Y6JP visit to Proove

On Tuesday, we all walked down to Broomhill to make pizzas at Proove. We had a brilliant time and made the tastiest pizzas EVER! We would like to say a huge thank you to the staff for inviting us down and for being so friendly. We are all looking forward to spending our 10% off vouchers soon.

We know the other year 6 classes are really looking forward to their turn now!

The wait is over...

Our World Cup walls are ready - Year 6 have World Cup fever!


Prom interviews

Some of us had a nerve-wracking morning today when Mr Purdom came into school to interview us for our roles on the Y6Prom committee. he grilled us about why we thought we were suitable candidates and what ideas we had. He was nice and friendly though and he must have been impressed because we all got the job!

Now, the hard work of organising the prom begins. More details coming soon........

And finally

to everyone celebrating Eid this weekend - have a lovely time with your families and friends.

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