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This week in Year 6 we have been creating our own interpretations of Gollum, using information retreived from The Hobbit. We have also been learning about Expanded Noun Phrases with Miss Simpson in her last week at our school. Miss Simpson gave us a text that we had to pick out the Expanded Noun…

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A Testing Week

This week the whole class wrote a blog and I chose the one which gave the most detailed summary of the week. This week our blog was written by Olivia, with the help our our expert blog writer Maddy


On Monday we did practice S.P.A.G paper and a spelling test too. In the afternoon we…

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Happy New Year

I hope that you all had a fantastic New Year. I have been very impressed with the level of maturity and the quality of work produced this week in Gold class. The standard has now been set for the rest of the year!

In Maths, we have been learning how to find the perimeter and area of a variety…

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Maddy's Blog


Today in English we were discovering The Hobbit story. All of the class were interested in it. It is such a fun book. In Maths we started learning about algebra because there are some questions about it in SATs.


Today, in the morning, the whole class wrote a…

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This week we have continued exploring our wartime poetry in time for Armistice Day and Remembrance Day.  We improved our reading skills by breaking down some war poetry that we read and answering challenging questions about it. We also practiced multiplying multi digit numbers. In RE we wrote a…

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A well earnt break!

Half term is here!!!!

This week we have continued focusing on poetry. We continued looking at wartime poetry and inferred the meaning of key words and sentences in the poem ‘War Girls’. We wrote a paragraph in our books about the meaning of the poem and explained certain parts of the text. This…

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Poetry In Battle

This week we turned our attention to poetry in wartime, following the conclusion of our topic on Pompeii. We began the week by discussing the key poetic features that we should be able to identify and use in poetry in year 6 (onomatopoeia, metaphors, similes, repetition, and alliteration). We then…

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Football Crazy

This week the highlight of the week was the football tournament at VIDA. Both myself and Mr Herd were incredibly proud of our team. We were desperately unlucky throughout the tournament and unfortunately we did not make it out of our group. A big well done to Harrison Day (Yr6), Ben Parkinson…

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Keep Calm and Eat Cake

This week has been another busy week in Gold Class! Our mathematics topic was all about adding and subtracting fractions this week. This was something that we struggled with as a class but with a lot of hard work, laughter and tears we finally got there in the end! We also looked at BODMAS…

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‘Let Us Go Forward Together’

This week we completed our own propaganda posters, which all have a hidden message. The pick of the bunch can be seen on our Battle of Britain display. This display will continue to grow throughout the half term.


In English, we continued to study the eruption of Mount Vesuvius. We began…

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Heads and Deputies

This week was our first week in year 6 back on the curriculum after last weeks beginning of year assessments. We have made a really positive start to the year and have started discussing the eruption of Mount Vesuvius and what happened to Pompeii. We wrote a diary entry at the end of the week from…

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Athens or Sparta?

This week we have been focusing on our end of year tests! This has been a challenging week but useful practice for next year in year 6! Mr Blackburn was proud of how well we focused and the scores that we achieved overall.


In the afternoons Mrs Miller continued to teach us about Ancient…

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