Good morning everyone I am in the process of getting everything ready for your return in September. I am really excited about the things Mrs. Moxon and I have got planned for you and most of all excited about seeing you all again. It has been a while since some of you have been in school and know some of you will be nervous about coming back and some of you will be extra nervous about the fact that you are in year 6 but, don't be! We are going to work hard and have some fun along the way.
Enjoy your last weekend of the summer holidays and, I will see you all on Thursday.
Any work for children at home that is put on to class pages will be to print off at home only.
Due to health and safety issues we will not be providing paper copies for children at home.
You can put your answers on a sheet and take a photo to send in or put them onto a word document and email in.
Mrs. Wakefield's bubble
This week we have been looking at the Civil Rights movement, in particularly Martin Luther King's I Have A Dream speech. We have written these poems about our dreams for the future for the world.
Due to updated government guidance we can no longer provide additional reading books for home. Please read the books you have, look at magazines, share stories from your bookshelf and use our online links to support your child’s reading.
Any books returned to school will be left in a box until we can clean them for the safety of staff and pupils. Many thanks for your continued support in these difficult times.
Good morning Year 6! I hope you have had a wonderful week and have continued ot complete many wonderful activities with your family.
This week, for a literacy task, I have been looking into KS3 activities, as very soon you will be moving onto the next stage of your academic careers. The following task has been set for KS3 pupils, and I know that our Year 6 superstars will be able to take on the challenge! Good luck!
As you’ve probably heard the adults around you say a lot recently, these are ‘unprecedented’ times. This is a moment in history that you will never forget.
Try out some of these writing activities to capture your thoughts and feelings during lockdown.
A letter to your future self
Write a letter to your future self about this strange and new way of life.
Use the questions below to help you come up with some ideas, and then make a note of what each paragraph will be about, before you begin writing.
Questions to spark your ideas
Hello everyone! How has your week been? I hope are safe and well and have had fun with all the VE day celebrations!
I have set the following challenge for my year 3s as well to mark National Limerick Day! It would be wonderful to see what you can all come up with!
Literacy - Did you know that National Limerick Day is on 12th May in the UK to mark the birthday of Edward Lear, the English writer known for his works of nonsensical prose and poetry? As a family, why not read and enjoy some limericks on Tuesday this week?
Limericks follow a pattern. In a limerick the first, second and fifth lines have the same rhythm and rhyme. The third and fourth lines rhyme with each other too.
Limerick: There was an Old Man Who Supposed
by Edward Lear
There was an Old Man who supposed,
That the street door was partially closed;
But some very large rats,
Ate his coats and his hats,
While that futile old gentleman dozed.
Could you create your own laugh-along limericks? Why not have a go and illustrate your poems! Good luck!
Good morning Year 6! How are you all? I hope you have had a safe, happy and healthy weekend.
This week, I have set you a vocabulary builder task. The Literacy Shed have been uploading amazing words that are massively underused but fantastically descriptive. I have screenshotted seven of these examples below on the slideshow, and would love to see if you can use them in your own sentences. Let's see who can use them effectively! I can't wait to see what you come up with. Remember to send your work in to the school office for us to see, we love seeing what you have been up to and miss teaching you all!
Have a wonderful week one and all!
Mrs Rose :)
Good morning Year 6! How are you all today? I hope you are all well and safe and keeping busy!
Did you use the National Oak Academy or the BBC bitesize websites last week? What are your thoughts? Let me know how you are getting on. If you didn't have the chance, look this week at their new learning content.
I've thought of a fantastic literacy task for you this week...and it involves food!
One of my favourite shows on the TV is the 'Great British Menu'. Every year, wonderful chefs are given a special event to design menus for, and this year - to celebrate 200 years of Oliver Twist - the chefs have to design 4 courses of food based on children's books. How fantastic is that? I bet you guys could do the same. Some example dishes can be seen below.
Beef Wellington served like they do at Hogwarts
A golden chocolate bar based on Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
I think I would make Mr Twit's spaghetti (minus the worms) for a main dish and Ron Weasley's favourite treacle tart for pudding.
I would love you to design your own Great British Children's Book Menu.
We need to make sure we include fantastic grammar to grab attention and I want your work to be really persuasive. A fantastic tool for writing persuasively is DAFOREST. Have a look at the image below to help.
Can you persuade me that your meal would be the best choice for a banquet?
Challenge - I wonder if any of you could make any of your designs? They would be fantastic to see!
Remember to send in your work so we can see what you have been up to!
I hope you enjoy this week's tasty work!
Mrs Rose :)
Good morning Year 6 - I hope this finds you eating loads of chocolate and enjoying the Easter weekend.
I've got the answers for you for last week's emoji challenge.
How many did you get?
This week, I would love you to apply your understanding of the subjunctive mood to the current situation with the NHS. The NHS heroes are doing an amazing job in very difficult circumstances and the pandemic that we are living in highlights that they need more funding and support. Could you write a pargarph applying the subjunctive mood to show what you would like to see in the future and what might happen if we don't support them?
Remember - the subjunctive mood makes demands and requests in formal situations and speaks about imaginary ideas.
E.g. If we were to give more funding to the NHS, ……...
I request that....I suggest that.... I demand that...
Good luck and happy (or should that be hoppy) writing
Hi Year 6! I hope this morning finds you well after a lovely sunny weekend.
This morning I've got a brain teaser for you. Below is an image with SPAG terms recreated using emojis. How many can you work out? I found this really tricky, I hope you and your famiies can do better than me! I will post the answers next week. Email your answers into the school office and I hope you have a fantastic week!
Today we have walked to Royston park with Mrs. Newton for our first session of helping the Royston Allience. We talked to a man from the alliance, who is part of the bowling club at Royston. He explained to us the activities we were going to take part in.
We were then split into 3 groups - the first group were learning how to play bowls, the second were litter picking and the third playing football.
We have had a lot of fun today and we are really looking forward to going next time to take part in one of the other activities.
"I have really enjoyed it today, it was lots of fun." Gracie
"I did litter picking today and guess what we found! A scooter! I can't believe someone would have left that there." Ella
"Today was a lot of fun, even though we got wet! I am looking forward to going again." Alfie
500 words competition
We have been writing short stories for the BBC Radio Two 500 word competition. Mrs. Wakefield has sent off our entries - watch this space and keep your fingers crossed and we will let you know if we have any winning entries.
Can you sink our pirate fleet?
Today in maths we have been revising our knowledge of coordinates and trying to battle it out to be the winning pirate crew! We played Battleships to destroy each other's fleet of ships.
On 25th April we had a game day, it was AMAZING. In the morning we did word problems - some were easy and some were difficult. In the afternoon some parents came to do board games. Tien
I thought the imagination gaming day was really fun, my favourite game was Zeus on the Loose. In the morning when we were solving problems it really boggled my mind! There were lots of other great games like: Ubongo, Chickyloo and Rings Up. Altogether the day was really good. Lleyton
I loved imagination gaming because we got to try all sorts of different games that we will probably never play again. I think it was a fun way of learning. My favourite game was Zombie because you rolled three dice and had to make the number on the bottom of the card - if you did, you won! Amilee
Good evening everyone! I hope you have all recovered from our recent trip! I know that I have. I apologise for not having put anything up about our Thursday and Friday activities. I am sure by now that the kids have told you everything you need to know.
I have looked over a lot of our footage from iPads and the GoPro and have put together another couple of videos. They are not all of our footage. Some will remain for a later date. More pictures will be available for your viewing pleasure soon.
Until then, please know that I am incredibly proud of each and every one of our students and they achieved so much over the past week that I am literally bursting with pride. They have all been a pleasure to have with us and I had an amazing week. I hope they did too!
Here are the other videos for you to enjoy!
Miss W x
Good morning everyone ! I thought today that you’d like to hear from your children so her are a few recounts of our day yesterday from some familiar people ...
Fran- group k
Yesterday, we did lots of fun activities. First we did buggy building and it was boys vs girls and the girls won. We built the buggies and then raced around the obstacle course. We won because our buggy didn’t fall apart! We called our buggy MUDDY! Then we had a go at outdoor laser tag and played lots of games. One was called kill the president and I was the president. Lunch was delicious... chicken nuggets and chips! Our week has been frandabidocious!
Good morning everyone, Miss Wroe here again! Unfortunately my previous post has been deleted so we’r going to try again!
Yesterday was one to remember! The kids took on so many challenges both mentally and physically as well as together and personally! Group K (Miss Wroe) faced Jacobs ladder, problem solving (the mud... oh my goodness) and fire lighting whilst Group L (Mrs Moxon and Mrs Newton) solves the buggy build challenge and leap of faith and many more! They knocked down every challenge in their way... myself Mrs Moxon and Mrs Newton are so incredibly proud of what they have achieved so far. They have been AMAZING!
Last night we were joined by non other than our very own Mr Marsh who stayed for tea and some campfire fun! We told some jokes, sang campfire songs and toasted marshmallows until we couldn't feel our feet. We are looking forward to a visit from Mrs Tabbner this afternoon (Make sure you bring your WELLIES!) Pj's and hot chocolate before bed and then an early night... we were looking at some VERY tired faces. They went to sleep with no hassle and have woken up refreshed and raring to go for another day!
Hopefully the rain will continue to stay away for another day! (Fingers crossed)
Till tomorrow...Have a great day
We are having some technical difficulties due to a faulty connection and therefore our video and photo uploads are taking a lot longer than anticipated. Please bare with us they will be uploaded as soon as possible.
You can follow us on twitter for more minute by minute updates of our day @Y5summerprimary
Hopefully the pictures will be uploaded tonight. Sorry for the inconvenience.
Good evening everybody, Miss Wroe here!!
We have all had an excellent first half day here at Kingswood!! We got VERY muddy and VERY wet on our walk around Scout Dyke this morning but everyone managed to not fall in!! The Kingswood staff have been amazing and made sure that we have had a safe dry space to get warm and make sure that we have all settled in well! The kids have been fantastic so far! They have literally rolled and crawled through the deepest, muddiest puddles through the nighline and climbed to the highest peak and jumped off doing the leap of faith! They have showed great commitment and determination already and I cannot wait to see where the rest of the week takes us! We have just finished our evening activity of waterballoon challenge and all of the children are now showering and pajamering before a nice glass of hot chocloate before an EARLY bed time! We are up bringt and early for a jam packed day of fun tomorrow! Fingers crossed the rain holds off for our campfire tomorrow night!
We have spent the day filming lots of video, I will endevour to link it below this evening, if not it will definately be here in the morning!
For more minute by minute updates feel free to follow our adventures on twitter by following me @Y5summerprimary
More updates to follow tomorrow. Have a great evening,
Miss Wroe :)
The Red Cross
Pippa from the Red Cross has been into our class today to talk to us about migration. We talked about why people would want to or have to migrate and what the definition of migration was. If you look at the photographs below you will see the work that we have been doing.
After asking, 'Could Spider-Man really exist?' We set about finding out through our science lessons. We have also been creating our own superheroes, designing and making costumes for them - keep an eye out for these on our page as we will upload our photos as soon as they are complete.
Thinking of our hero/villain we have been thinking of a suitable narrative for them in our literacy lessons. We have uploaded a few of our story openers, once you have read them we are sure you'll be like Mrs. Wakefield and desperate to read what is going to happen next!
Smile day - 18/12/17
On the 18/12/17 the pupils of Summerfields Primary Acadamy, participated in something called Smile day. Where they went round school doing various activities. All of the year 6 children loved it and would like to do it again. We will get chance next half term.
Our favourite activity in year 6 was, Marsh's Masterclass.
This day was a real hit and we really enjoyed it!
written by Amilee Bentley and Milly Spivey Year six
Wow Year 6, what an AMAZING job you have all done for your topic homework! Well done, the display outside our classroom looks fantastic (see below for photographs). Thank you to all the parents and carers who have taken time to help and support the pupils projects.
Our Pupil of the week and Outstanding writer awards for last week are.