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 29th March

Published: Mar 29, 2019

Well done to all our stars of the week! Happy holidaysWe would like to wish all of you a very happy holiday. You have worked (and played) so hard this term and we are very proud of you all. Don't forget your revision booklet. Please remember not to do it all in one go - little and often is the key. We…

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Friday 22nd March

Published: Mar 21, 2019

A visit from Mr FrostbiteNigel Vardy (AKA Mr Frostbite) came to visit again this week. This time he was here to tell us his story about when he got injured on a climbing expedition to Mount McKinley in Alaska. He suffered severe frostbite and lost his fingers, toes, part of his cheek and his nose. It…

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Friday 15th March

Published: Mar 11, 2019

Science Week in Year 6 The overall theme for the week was 'EXPLORATION & DISCOVERY' We looked at a different area each day. Day 1: The Home Today we had some visitors from Sheffield University. They were chemical engineers. The professor explained what Chemical Engineering is and then we were able to…

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Friday 8th March

Published: Mar 07, 2019

The Apprentice Sale.Our doors opened for business on Wednesday morning at our Year 6 Apprentice Sale. We had been busy preparing, making, baking and organising and the day had finally arrived. Every class in the school visited and spent their money. We had a wide variety of stalls - keyrings, friendship…

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Friday 1st March

Published: Feb 28, 2019

6CW gets ready for the Apprentice SaleIn 6CW we have been spending time working in our groups planning our Apprentice Sale which is happening next Wednesday morning. We have got ourselves in to groups and have been working out our business plan and sorting out who is doing what job. We are hoping that…

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Thursday 14th February

Published: Feb 13, 2019

Y6NL in the woods. On Monday, we made squirrel assault courses based on an old Carling Black Label advert. We made them out of only natural things we found in the forest. After that, we had delicious hot chocolate and biscuits. On Wednesday, we split into 2 groups. Half of the time we made woodland charms…

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Friday 8th February

Published: Feb 08, 2019

Safer Internet DayTuesday this week was global Safer Internet Day. The theme this year was 'Together for a better internet.' You can read all about it here.https://www.saferinternet.org.uk/safer-internet-day/2019In Year 6, we had lots of discussions about what permission and consent means and that we…

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Friday 1st February

Published: Jan 29, 2019

Nigel Vardy visits to tell the story of Mallory and IrvineOn Tuesday this week, all of year 6 were lucky to have Nigel Vardy tell us the story of George Mallory and Sandy Irvine, who were two explorers who attempted to get to the top of Mount Everest. But did they?Nigel told us their story about how…

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Friday 25th January

Published: Jan 22, 2019

Comfy ReadingIn Year 6, we have decided to try something called comfy reading. We weren't very happy with the amount of reading we were doing each day because we didn't really have enough time to get into our stories. Because we get comfy at home when we read (some of us read in bed, some snuggle up…

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Friday 18th January

Published: Jan 15, 2019

South America research homeworkY6JP spent some time looking at each other's homework this week. Every single person in the class did a project and we were really impressed with the range of work we saw. We had fact posters, food, models, leaflets, a shoebox file, maps and presentations. We learnt lots…

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