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 Mrs Hopkins (Y6HH). 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...

Another busy week in Y6

Published: Jan 29, 2022

Mountains and Suspense

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21st January 2022

Published: Jan 21, 2022

In HN this week we have done lots of topic and science. 

During Science we continued our living things and their habitats topic. We looked further into the classification of different animals and created our own creatures and then classified them into categories. 

In topic, we have…

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Mr Frostbite (our key speaker) and the Year 6 'Stars of the week'

Published: Jan 14, 2022

As an immersive introduction to our ‘Extreme environments’ topic, we were delighted to welcome key motivational speaker, Nigel Vardy, in to our hall to explain why he is often known as ‘Mr Frostbite’. As all the year 6s will agree, Nigel is extremely positive despite losing his fingers, toes and nose…

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Happy New Year!

Published: Jan 07, 2022

The start of term in Y6

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Homework WB 13-12-21

Published: Dec 15, 2021

The following homework pages have been asigned on 15-12-21: 


Maths pg 26

SPaG pg 12

Instead of reading pages, we would like you to read at least three times a week over the holidays and  look at the Y5/6 spelling list and choose 5 (or more if you like a challenge!)…

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Carols al Fresco and sporting fun

Published: Dec 10, 2021

Thank you to everyone who attended the Carols al Fresco musical event yesterday, and to everybody involved. It was a fantastic atmosphere and it was so nice to bring everyone together in the safest way possible.



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Gender Stereotypes

Published: Dec 07, 2021

An engaging discussion about gender stereotypes...

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It's all a bit of a mystery...

Published: Nov 26, 2021

Y6 embark on writing some exciting mystery stories.

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Homework WB 22-11-21

Published: Nov 24, 2021

The following homework pages have been asigned on 24-11-21: 


Maths pg 25

Reading pg 30 and 31

SPaG pg 18, 31 and 40

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Friday 12th of November

Published: Nov 12, 2021


This week in English we have been writing Shakespearian letters to the three witches in Macbeth. This has been very fun and interesting to learn about a new style of writing that all of us have enjoyed.


In P.E. we have started our new topics of dance…

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