To celebrate World Book Day at St Eanswythe’s, everyone had to dress up as a word from the dictionary. Year 6 certainly did not disappoint! We had all sorts! From ‘green’ to ‘floral’ and ‘black’ to ‘music’. Thank you to all the grown ups who helped with the costumes. We designed ‘reading butterflies’ in the … Continue reading
This morning, Owls and Year 6 enjoyed reading together. The Year 6 children loved listening to their buddies read. It was a lovely start to the day!
Today, Year 6 went to the bookshop with their buddies in Owls. They walked up to Waterstones and helped their younger buddies select a book. The staff in the shop commented on their fabulous manners and behaviour!
As part of our world book week celebrations, Year 6 had a Parisian- style picnic linking to a book we studied last term. ‘Rooftoppers’ by Katherine Rundell is set in Paris, so it only seemed fitting that we ate delicious croissants filled with ham and cheese. The children made miniature Eiffel Towers too!
Dear Parent/Carer, Welcome to Term 4! I hope you had a lovely half term break and your children feel well rested and ready to learn! This term we will be covering the following topics: Literacy- Our class novel is ‘Shadow’ by Michael Morpurgo; a story about a boy from Afghanistan, fleeing the horrors of the Afghan … Continue reading
Today, Yrs 1,2,3,4,5 and 6 took part in a fantastic scootering and skateboarding workshop. The children were shown how to manoeuvre safely on the skateboards and scooters as well as test themselves when learning new skills. It was a pleasure to see the children supporting and motivating each other. The behaviour from all classes was … Continue reading
In science this week, Year 6 were continuing to investigate forces. They used Newton meters to measure the weight of objects in air and in water. They found that objects appeared to weigh less in water as the water pushes back on the object with a force called up-thrust. This cancels out some of the … Continue reading
Today Year 6 took part in an Inclusive Sports Festival which took place at The Three Hills. The children had lots of fun trying new sports which included wheelchair basketball, seated volleyball and table cricket. The children had lots of fun and were complemented on their behaviour and teamwork. Some children got chosen by staff … Continue reading
Today, Year 6 were lucky enough to take part in a KnuckleBall workshop delivered by the legendary KnuckleBall Twins, Charlie and Sammy. Our workshop started with a theory based session in the classroom learning what KnuckleBall is. We soon learnt that Knuckleball is a type of free kick in football. We leant lots about The … Continue reading
Dear Parent/Carer, I hope you have had a fabulous Christmas break and feel ready and refreshed for a brand new year! This term Year 6 will be covering the following areas: Literacy: Our class novel is ‘Rooftoppers’ by Katherine Rundell. We will also be looking at reading paper techniques to deepen comprehension skills. Maths: Fractions, … Continue reading