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Brookfields Primary School

Year 6

Welcome to Year 6!

 

Here you will find out all about what we have been learning in school. You will also find some useful links that can be used at home as well as your homework tasks, which are uploaded weekly.

 

Reading for pleasure books go home daily and reading books will go home every Wednesday, Thursday and Friday and need to be in school every day. Reading diaries should be filled out daily with book, page number and a short summary. Class teachers are checking these.

 

Homework and spellings are set every Thursday and homework should be handed in no later than Tuesday. 

 

PE is every Thursday. 

 

If you need to contact your class teacher then the emails are 

6L@brookfields.createpartnership.org.uk Miss Ledbury

6N@brookfields.createpartnership.org.uk Miss Nasar

 

Please check back regularly for updates and to see what we have been learning.

 

Miss Ledbury and Miss Nasar (Class teachers)

Wednesday 13th October 2021

 

We have learnt all about Queen Victoria, during our history lessons. Take a look at some of our work.

 

 

Science 

 

We looked at some famous inventors both male and female. After learning about them, we choose a few and created a double page spread. 

Homework

 

This week the children learnt about British Values. They were given the task of producing a poster linked with British Values.

This week we have been focussing on Black History Month for our collective worship lessons. We have looked at influential members of the black community.

The children learnt about Majid Majid. He was the youngest Lord Mayor of Sheffield. Here is a link to the clip, if you would like to know more about him. 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/class-clips-video/history-ks2-black-british-stories-magid-magid/zrbvsk7

The children learnt the story of Dennis Morris, a well-known photographer from London, originally from Jamaica, who photographed famous musicians including Bob Marley. Do you know who Bob Marley is?

This week the children looked at what makes a good school council member. Many children wrote their speeches and shared them with everyone. The children have voted for the person they would like to be part of school council. Our school council members will be revealed in assembly. I wonder who it will be?

Thursday 7th October is 'National Poetry Day'.

In Y6, we are celebrating this special day by studying a poem by William Worthsworth - Daffodils. To prepare for this special day, we have been analysing the text in our reading sessions. Below are some pictures of our annotations and questions completed. What do you think of our work? 

 

We have been exploring our rights as children. We selected the three that we would like to focus on to create our class charter. 

Take 5 steps to wellbeing - Keep Learning. 

Last week we set our homework to learn a new skill or teach someone else a new skill. Here are a few examples of what we got up to.

Thursday 30th September 2021

 

In our collective worship session we have been look at Harvest. We explored what harvest is and how it is celebrated all over the world, in slightly different ways. Children have been set a task of donating tinned vegetables, lentils, pasta and rice. Everything that is contributed will be given to food bank to help those in need. 

 

 

 

 

Tuesday 28th September 2021

 

For our History topic we researched all about Victorian Inventions. We used this information to create a booklet to share this information.Take a look at our work. Have you learnt something new?

Friday 24th September 2021

 

Today we focussed on one of the Take 5 steps to well-being. We focussed on keep learning. The children learnt how to use different piping techniques to decorate biscuits. Take a look at some of our work below. Could you teach someone something new and help them to keep learning?

 

 

This week (wc 20.09.21) we completed our Dust Bowl art work inspired by Alexandre Hogue. We used soft pastels or oil pastels. Here are a few examples.

This week is Spanish we have been consolidating our numbers to 20. Use this video at home to continue to practise with the pronunciation. 

Counting 1 - 20 Activity (Spanish) Contando 1 a 20 Actividad

Contando 1 a 20 Activid: Counting Activity 1 - 20 in Spanish

This week (wc 13.09.21), we started our artist study on Alexandre Hogue. Here are some of our sketches we did practising using a range of sketching pencils, focusing on the shades and tones within the picture. 

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