Year 6 had a real treat this afternoon – those children who attended EVERY Saturday school received an ice cream treat and had extra play with an egg hunt! They loved every minute of this thoroughly deserved treat!
Our discussions this week will focus on the controversial topic of LBGT. We will be looking at Andrew Moffat – a man who has been in the press for both negative and positive reasons. We will seek to understand why prejudices exist and what we as British citizens can do to promote tolerance. As always, […]
On Tuesday 2nd April our young ambassadors will be helping Coventry tourist board evaluate a new Coventry Young Explorers Discovery Trail. Our year 5 ambassadors will travel to the city centre in the minibus, have a briefing, complete the trail, then meet for drinks/biscuits and receive a pin badge as a thank you. Make sure […]
Children in phase assembly today heard about two exciting opportunities for current Year 5 children when they join Year 6 – see the attached flyer! Year 5 and 6 staff will be a keeping a close eye on all children to see who truly deserves these treats. A decision will be made in the summer […]
Foxford staff are visiting on Wednesday 3rd April to meet with children and their teachers. There will be a 30 minute meeting for parents at 3.15 – all parents of students going on to Foxford should attend. The meeting will be held in 6 White. If you have any questions regarding this visit, please contact […]
This week Year 6 have been learning how to find the area of a triangle and a parallelogram. We did this in a practical way which helped children visualise the shapes and understand the relationships, linking old and new learning. What did you learn? Challenge: how could use these strategies to find the area of […]
Our Coventry Young Ambassadors have recently attended training for their important role and some Year 5 ambassadors helped welcome visitors to the Morning of Music. As we approach 2020 (Tokyo Olympics) and 2021 (Coventry City of Culture) they are going to be busier than ever! Ambassadors: 1 – Please complete the attached questionnaire as explained […]
Last week we looked at the controversial figure Tommy Robinson and discussed how human rights to the freedom of speech can be compromised in certain situations. Children spoke with great maturity about the key issues – we were very impressed with their thinking! This week we are looking at the public figure Anjem Choudary, to […]
6 Red have had a blast this week, learning about the two polar regions in Science Week. Lots of practical learning and investigations and a trip to the Skydome to watch a Coventry Blaze training session. What was your favourite part? Be sure to look at the many other blogs for the week!
We have been incredibly impressed with the maturity of many members of Year 6 in SMSC lessons where we have been discussing quite sensitive issues. Last week we talked about Shamima Begum and whether she had been treated fairly. Children have been able to confidently share their general knowledge and their views. Next week we […]
Some of our talented Year 3 and 4 writers joined a number of other schools in a writing workshop held at Broad Heath and run by the author Colin Parsons. They had a fabulous day, learning some creative writing tips which they are sure to share with their classes! Well done, children – you worked […]
Year 6 had a huge challenge this week to debate ”despite global warming, could there be another ice age?” Fantastic teamwork and enquiry skills have produced this informative video. What do you think?
On Wednesday 13th March, Year 6 will walk to the Skydome to watch a Coventry Blaze training session at the ice rink. This trip has been organised to link with our work in Science Week on the “Journey of Ice” and we will be looking at: movement on ice, friction, team attire, ice conditions thickness, […]
Over the next five weeks children across the school will be learning about British Values, how they can contribute to them and how they influence how we live. This week in Year 6 we will be learning about human rights, why they are important and how they can be violated. We will be learning about: […]
Please complete in your homework book by Friday 5th April. Have fun! Hi Year 6, Here is your Spring 2 reading challenge. First, you need to watch the video carefully and use it to inspire your challenge response. The link is below. Bronze: Write a character description of the giraffe. Use lots of detailed descriptive […]
Please complete this in your homework book by Friday 5th April. Have fun! Work out the missing angles – try to have a go at all levels! Think about the knowledge you need to apply to solve these problems. Bronze Challenge: Silver Challenge: Gold Challenge:
What a fabulous week we have had! What have been the highlights? What have you learnt?
Today was an important day for Year 6! Some of you have already had notification of your allocated secondary school and some of you will find out when you get home. Many of you have been celebrating, but we know that some of you may have been disappointed with the school you have been offered. […]
6 Red had fun this week composing some 1980s inspired music. Enjoy! Which is your favourite tune? Why?
Who else do you recognise in the film?
Practise this song for our performance next week! Let’s have fun! Mrs Hurt & Ms Kaur
Last November, 30 Year 6 children took part in a national maths competition, The Primary Maths Challenge. It was really tough, but they all did well. Pranay and Mohammed did exceptionally well and made it through to the bonus round which they have completed today! We won’t know until the end of February whether they […]
On Wednesday 16th January 6 Red had a visit from some local magistrates. They taught us about crime and consequences and then helped us recreate a courtroom drama. Well done, 6 Red. You were fantastic Broad Heath citizens! 6Red – what did you learn about keeping yourself safe? Everyone – watch the video to see […]
This week Year 6 kicked off their narrative unit based on The Jungle Book in English. They were thinking about the dilemma the animals of the jungle had in terms of whether they should keep Mowgli in their midst. Through study of the text and watching film clips we considered the differing points of view […]
Bronze Challenge: Silver Challenge: Gold Challenge:
Hi Year 6. A lighthouse is a building at the very edge of the land (basically in the sea) which keeps lit up at night. This makes the land visible to large ships and stops them running aground (into the land). Watch the video in the link below about a lighthouse and a lighthouse keeper. […]
This week we have been working on our fitness, skipping twice daily and preparing exercises to teach others to help them improve their levels of fitness. We challenge you to spend four minutes a day following the exercises in this video over the Christmas break and you will see a difference in your fitness levels! […]
We are delighted to announce that two of our year 5 stars will be travelling to Japan in November 2019 with a group of children from four other schools in Coventry. Devanshi and Sofia will be fantastic ambassadors for us! Look out for some exciting fundraising over the next year! What a fantastic Christmas present!
Year 6’s Christmas spirit was not dampened by the pouring rain. Beautiful singing and big smiles filled Broadgate as Year 6 entertained with a variety of Christmas songs. Here are some snippets of their performance! Enjoy!