Welcome to Year 6 Blog

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 & Mr Shaw (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....

Jamie's Brave Shave

Published: Jun 24, 2019

Jamie in Y6JP is looking a little different this week - he has blue hair!He's done this before he shaves it all off next Monday 1st July. Why? Because he has decided that he wants to fundraise for the Cystic Fibrosis Trust and he thought this would be a good way to do it. He will be seen around school…

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The Lost Words' exhibition at The Millennium Gallery

Published: Jun 24, 2019

The Millennium Gallery displayed art work from children around the city at the weekend. It was all based on Robert Macfarlane's beautiful book, 'The Lost Words.' You may remember our whole school art project from the Autumn term?A selection of our work was sent to the gallery to be considered for the…

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Friday 21st June

Published: Jun 19, 2019

Penpals young and old We have been writing and receiving letters again in Y6JP. First of all, we got our second letters from our penpals in London. We were so excited to get another one! This time they had written all about where they are from and sent us maps and routes showing exactly where they live…

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Friday 14th June

Published: Jun 12, 2019

Boat Cove paintingsIn Y6NL, we have been doing paintings of Boat Cove (which is from a story called 'The Giant's Necklace'). It is in Cornwall. We made mood boards, using different pictures of the cove and trying our our idea. This week, we have been using powder paints to mix the colours we needed to…

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Friday 7th June

Published: Jun 05, 2019

Y6JP investigate straight linesThis week, we have been looking at straight lines. First of all we made some patterns using straight lines and then we looked for patterns using mathematical diagonals in polygons.Curves of PursuitWe used straight lines and our accurate measuring skills to make straight…

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Friday 24th May

Published: May 20, 2019

Y6 Forest Schools - Outdoor Cooking week.Throughout the week all of the Y6 classes each spent a day in the woods, doing various activities. First, in our groups of about 10 we built our dens that we would use for the day. Each group had different resources to build their group's den. After that, groups…

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Friday 17th May

Published: May 16, 2019

A very big 'Well Done Year 6' for completing your SATS this week. We are extremely proud of the way you have conducted yourselves during the tests, the effort you all put in and also the way you have behaved afterwards. You have all shown us all just how mature you can be and how hardworking you are.…

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Friday 10th May

Published: May 10, 2019

Just this.....

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Friday 3rd May

Published: Apr 28, 2019

Whole School Art in Y6JPEveryone has been very busy working on their space-themed art to go up in school at the end of this week. Have a look at last week's blog for pictures of Mrs Wymer's class and their incredible planet models. In Y6JP, we have made paintings of imaginary solar systems. First of…

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Friday 26th April

Published: Apr 26, 2019

Two new teachers!Archie and Lincoln from Y6JP have done a brilliant thing. They have volunteered, in their own time, to set up and run a Forest Schools club for some of the younger children in the school. Two weeks in and things are going well......We are Archie and Lincoln and we started forest schools…

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