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Year 6 Sycamore

Welcome to Sycamore Class' Page. 

 

 

Sycamore Class are a year 6 class of 25 children. Their teacher is Miss Warren and their teaching assistants are Mrs Young and Mr Winsor. 

 

We hope you enjoy reading our class page. We will be updating it with work we are doing and things we are enjoying about being in year six. 

Go Kart Racing

 

On Wednesday 17th June, some Year 6 children traveled to Newquay to take part in the regional Greenpower Go Kart races. After an interesting start attempting to fit three Go Karts on the a coach, they had a fantastic day. Unfortunately we didn't win any races but the team and children had great fun! Beechwood Blaze did break down half way through the final lap and Antony had to be rescued by the recovery vehicle - all of this added to the excitement of the day! The children, as always, demonstrated exemplary behaviour and it was great to be able to take so many of them to such a big event. We were awarded with a participation award at the end of the day! See below for the photos and videos from the day! 

 

Well done Year 6! 

 

But first, let me take a Spellfie...

 

 

 

 

As part of our commitment to spellings, the children have been looking around the school to try and find our current spelling words and taking a Spellfie! Take your own Spellfies if you find any of your current spelling words in or out of school and show your teacher.

Class Dojo

Currently, in year 6, we are using a new online behaviour reward system - Class Dojo. Children can collect points throughout the day for partner talk, working hard, being prepared, teamwork, persistence, being on task, good presentation, assembly, being presentable, managing distractions and helping others along with other tasks. At the end of the week, the children with the most Dojo points receive a reward.

 

Children can log in at home to check their progress. Reports will show them which areas they are succeeding in and which areas they need to improve.

 

They can use the following link to log on

https://www.classdojo.com/

Stargazer

This term our topic is Stargazer. During this topic, we will be focusing on Frank Cottrell Boyce's book Cosmic. This book is about a boy who manages to get himself lost in space. We will be immersing ourselves in all aspects of space including learning about the planets, star constellations a​nd phases of the Moon.

 

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If you would like to do any further research at home, follow these websites

 

http://www.bbc.co.uk/science/space/

 

http://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/ks2/science/physical_processes/earth_sun_moon/play/

 

http://www.nasa.gov/audience/forkids/kidsclub/flash/#.VPXZE_msXCs

 

Peasants, Princes and Pestilence 

 

This term our topic is based on the medieval times. The children will be learning about life during the middle ages including the black death, the peasants revolt and the social class system during this time. 

 

If the children would like to do some further research or use the internet to help them with their homework, we recommend the following websites. 

http://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/ks3/history/middle_ages/the_black_death/revision/1/

http://www.ducksters.com/history/middle_ages_black_death.php

http://www.historylearningsite.co.uk/medieval_peasants.htm

 

 

 

Our Class Blog

 

Please check out our class blog. We update it frequently with news about our class. We have currently been following our Vice Chair of Governors, Carol Lant, around the world! We would love it if you would leave us a comment on our work. 

 

http://sycamore.primaryblogger.co.uk/

 

 

Year 6 Rowing

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Goodbye Mrs Hagan

 

Sadly Mrs Hagan has left the Federation after many years of teaching. All the Year 6 children put their heads together and created a lovely poem in her honour.

 

R is for...

A reality made fun with your endless kindness.

The range of readers heard by you.

And the roses represent you with your loving smile and your beauty.

 

E is for…

The enchanting lessons you taught us.

The equal attention you gave to each of us.

And The Earth as it wouldn’t be the same without you.

 

T is for...

Teaching throughout the years with a lovely smile.

Trying to prepare the children for their glorious future.

And trusting children to mould their own world.

 

I is for...

The imaginative Egyptian stories you told.

The incentive you gave us to learn.

And the intelligent minds you created.

 

R is for...

Reaping the soil to help the plants grow, while keeping your kind and sweet smile.

Representing the Southernway Federation over the years.

And reading the books you enjoy so much.

 

E is for...

The environment which you love so much.

Evacuate which you helped us do.

And the essential guidance you gave us.


M is for...

Many, many years of teaching children big and small.

The mind blowing ideas to help the children learn.

And acting as mascot of our bright and colourful school.

 

E is for...

The extreme places you took us!

The extraordinary lessons you taught us.

And the epic years we spent together.

 

N is for...

Noticeable changes throughout the orchard.

Navigating children around the school.

And teaching numeracy lessons that will never be the same without you.

 

T is for...

The token of luck we give to you.

Teaching us for many years.

And the tears we’ll cry as we wave goodbye.

Renaissance Reading 

 

We use Renn Reading in year six. When the children have finished a reading book, they can log on to Renn reading using the link below and complete a quiz related to their book. They all have their own individual usernames and passwords. The children can also do this at home! 

 

https://ukhosted36.renlearn.co.uk/3313373/