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...

Friday 13th September

Published: Sep 11, 2019

World War 2.In year six this week, we have shared our homework about World War 2. We have also learnt about Anne Frank, who gave us an idea of how tough World War 2 was for some people. We have learnt that the War was cruel and deadly. It has been fascinating to learn about Anne Frank's life and how…

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Tuesday 9th July

Published: Jul 15, 2019

A huge well done!Children of Y6, it's time to blow your trumpets.... we are so very, very proud of each and every one of you. Your SATs results are truly incredible and exactly what you all deserve. You have worked so very hard all year and the way you have conducted yourselves in test week and beyond…

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Friday 5th July

Published: Jul 15, 2019

He did it - Jamie braved the shave!He did it - Jamie went from this.......... to this....... And he raised so much money for the Cystic Fibrosis Trust. With your help, he completely smashed his target!Drum roll please.........£1119.39!!Amazing. Well done Jamie for braving the shave and raising awareness…

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Friday 28th June

Published: Jun 27, 2019

A sporty weekCricketToday all of the Year 6 classes enjoyed a cricket coaching session with John and James. John is Mrs Purdom's brother and James is his nephew who is studying sport at university but is also a cricket coach. They taught us how to bowl properly and also how to improve our batting. We…

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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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