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....

Welcome back!

Published: Sep 10, 2020

Welcome back to all of our Year 6 children and their families. We have loved having everyone back in school and have been impressed at how quickly the children have settled. They are definitely ready for Year 6: they have worked really well this week, demonstrating mature attitudes to their learning.…

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A Lydgate Goodbye

Published: Jul 17, 2020


Competition winner

Published: Jul 16, 2020

We want to say a huge well done to Jessica, who has gained 2nd place in the Y5/6 age group in the Broomhill Festival art competition. Here is her wonderful winning piece (which we think is absolutely stunning):

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Wonderful Writing

Published: Jul 15, 2020

During our 'The Arrival' project, we have seen some fantastic writing. We wanted to share a few examples with you.... Roneth: The Arrival by Joshua “What’s going on?” Ishout above the loud noise of the crowd. Why are we here? Why does my mum looklike she’s trying not to cry? I had just woken up this…

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Guess who?

Published: Jul 15, 2020

This week, our Year 6 children have received their year books. They are such a fantastic memory of their time at Lydgate Junior School and we would like to extend our huge thanks to Mrs Phillips for organising, formatting and coordinating their production. In the year book, there is a little competition…

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Strange Creatures

Published: Jul 10, 2020

This week, we have been looking at afantastic book called 'The Arrival'. It is a migrant story told as a series ofwordless images that might seem to come from a long forgotten time. A manleaves his wife and child in an impoverished town, seeking better prospects inan unknown country on the other side…

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A little bit of sunshine

Published: Jun 30, 2020

We can’t believe how different the weather is this week. We are missing the sunshine and sure that you are too. So we thought we’d share these beautiful sunset pictures to bring a little sunshine to you.

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What have Y6 been up to?

Published: Jun 29, 2020

As well as working hard on their learning, the Year 6 children have been keeping themselves busy in other ways too. We've had some wonderful artwork: One of our Y6 children keeping active: It has been nice to hear about work that the Y6 children have chosen to do as it is an area of interest: One of…

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Final Flight 619

Published: Jun 29, 2020

We have come to the end of our Flight 619 project and have been really impressed with the work that the Y6 children have done. We would like to share a final selection of some examples of super work...If you were wondering what the island might be like, here are some ideas: The crash even made news headlines:…

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In other news...

Published: Jun 14, 2020

As well as their home learning, Year 6 pupils have been keeping themselves busy in lots of different ways... One Year 6 pupil has been working hard on a charity projectfor Burngreave food bank. He has been making hamma bead badges and selling themin aid of the food bank. Impressively, he has made a grand…

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