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....

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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Friday 11th October

Published: Oct 06, 2019

Bikeability.This week, despite the weather, Year 6 have been doing Bikeability training.We have been learning how to ride safely on the road.With the help of three leaders (Shayn, Paul and Darrel) we, Y6NL, feel more comfortable riding on the road. We have had two levels: level one was to make sure everyone…

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Stars of the Week

Published: Sep 30, 2019

Some of our Year 6 children have been really impressing their teachers and have been made the first 'Stars of the Week' in Y6 for 2019-2020. A huge well done to them all - keep up the great work!

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Friday 4th October

Published: Sep 27, 2019

Y6 visit to the National Holocaust Centre. Last Friday, we visited this amazing museum as part of our topic 'World War 2 Through different eyes.' We all learnt a lot of information about this time in history and were able to see actual objects from that time. We also found out the important lessons that…

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Friday 27th September

Published: Sep 24, 2019

In year 6, we have been learning all about World War 2. We learnt about a young girl called Anne Frank. Anne Frank was a Jewish-German girl that became famous for the diary she wrote whilst she was hiding from the Nazis. Her father, who was interviewed years later, told the BBC that he often received…

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Friday 20th September

Published: Sep 20, 2019

Rugby. This term we are doing Rugby in PE with Mr Wright. We have learnt many skills including dodging and catching.We haven't played a match yet but have learnt new techniques and practiced them. We now know how to properly hold a rugby ball. We also have been working in groups of three to pass the…

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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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