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 (Y6SP); and Miss Norris (Y6HN). Also teaching in Year 6 are: Miss Lee (Thursday in Y6SP); Mrs Farrell (Thursday  in Y6HN) and Mrs Grimsley (Thursday in Y6R/J).We are also very lucky to be helped by Mrs Hill, Mr Daw, Mr Jenkinson, Ms Kania and Mr Swain. 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...

March 6th 2020 World Book Day

Published: Mar 05, 2020

As part of World Book Day all the Year 6s competed in a Scavenger Hunt, which involved running around the school grounds with clues to find anagrams of well known book titles. 6SW varied in their timing from an impressive 8:01 minutes (Roneth & Robert) to over 30 minutes. We have enjoyed hearing about,…

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Friday 17th January

Published: Jan 16, 2020

In Year 6, we have been reading fantastic, short suspense stories to help to inspire us with writing our own. We have identified the features of suspense stories and we now understand how they are structured. We noticed that many suspense stories end with a cliff hanger ending, leaving the reader intrigued…

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Crucial Crew

Published: Jan 09, 2020

Happy New Year! Firstly, welcome back to Mrs Phillips who has returned from her maternity leave back to Year 6.The Year has started well with a fantastic visit to Crucial Crew, which has given the children lots to be thinking about. The visit covered the following aspects:• Road safety• How to travel…

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Holiday homework

Published: Dec 16, 2019

Another ‘Show us what you know’ homework! After Christmas, we start our new topic. This time it’s geography based and is called‘The Amazing Americas’ In class, we will be looking specifically at the landscape of North America So, your job this holiday is to show off what you already know (and what else…

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Friday 29th November

Published: Nov 28, 2019

In Y6 we have spent some time discussing 'e-safety' and how to be respectful using mobile phones and on the internet. We looked at a very useful website: https://www.bbc.com/ownit and watched several clips giving us relevant and important advice about: "5 things to know about getting your first phone"…

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Friday 22nd November

Published: Nov 19, 2019

A big well done to our stars of the week. They have been impressing their teachers with their hard work, great attitudes and excellent pieces of work. We were also very excited to announce the team captains and vice captains. the results are as follows...Endcliffe Meersbrook Norfolk Weston On Friday…

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Friday 15th November

Published: Nov 12, 2019

A big well done to our 'Stars of the Week', who have been impressing their teachers with their art, poetry and hard working attitudes. Keep up the great work - we're very proud of you. Y6S/W's Whole School ArtThis term's theme for Whole School Art is fantastic creatures. In Y6S/W, we have been creating…

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Friday 8th of November

Published: Nov 08, 2019

Y6NLY6NL have been thinking carefully this week about who to vote for in our School Council elections. We have 8 candidates and they all did a presentation about what would make them the right person for the job. Mrs Loosley said she was glad she didn't have to choose because they were all so good. On…

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Friday 25th October

Published: Oct 20, 2019

A big well done to our 'Stars of the Week'. Green certificates for respect were the theme this week. We are very proud of our children, not just for their hard work and great attitudes, but for regularly demonstrating our whole school RRS ethos. Bun SaleA big well done to Lilia, Kitty, Isabelle, Sophie…

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Friday 18th October

Published: Oct 10, 2019

Y6NL Forest Schools.This week in Y6NL, we have been doing some SATs assessments and working very hard. After we had done them all, we had a morning of Forest Schools. In Forest Schools this week, we have been making homes for the forest creatures we made last week, using things we found in the forest.…

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