Medieval day in Year 6

Wow! What a great day! We did a range of learning activities today in Year 6. These lessons involved: Making and designing stained glass windows Medieval dancing Maths English – Text analysis Calligraphy Here are photos across the year group. We even had our parents and families join in for a dance at the end […]

‘If’ by 6 Red

In Year 6, we have chosen a poem to recite by the end of the year. The poem we decided to learn is If by Rudyard Kipling. This a fantastic poem with a great theme. We hope these words inspire us and strive for us to become better citizens. We studied the first stanza in […]

Year 5 & 6 – Cinema visit

As a very special treat, Years 5 & 6 will be visiting the cinema on Tuesday 19th November. We will be walking to the cinema and will be treated to a very special film! This is in the school day – please make sure your child is in school for 8.45am as we will be […]

Top 10 TTRS in School

Well done to everyone in this photo for being in the top 10 leaderboard for Times Tables Rockstars in the whole school!!! So proud! Lets see if we can get more children from 6 Red in the top 10 and 20!

PSHE – Fairness

This week in PSHE, we have been looking at Fairness. We would like you to answer the following questions: 1 – How are people fair at this school? 2 -What happens if people are unfair? 3 – How do we forgive them? To make progress, please include the following points: – Giving relevant examples – […]

6 Red in Dovedale!

Wow! What a great day! We all gained in lots of ways especially in our confidence! Thank you to all of the adults that supported the trip. Well done everyone for their superb behaviour! What did you enjoy about the trip?

6 Red Book and Performance week

Wow! What a great week! We have seen so much BRILLIANT work from all of you. We are so proud! Our book for this week was Journey to Jo’burg by Beverley Naidoo. This story is about a brother and sister on a journey to find their mum. When their baby sister suddenly becomes very sick, […]

Belgrade Theatre Walk – Windrush

For our Book and Performance project Week, Year 6 has chosen books linked with Black History Month. For this, we will be visiting an exhibition at the Belgrade Theatre this week. The Belgrade are delighted to be able to host Maureen Cottle’s exhibition, Britain Needs You: Stories from The Windrush Generation throughout October. This exhibition […]

6 Red Poetry

This week we have been learning about poetry. In particular, we have been analysing poems about the environment. We had to decide whether we thought it was appropriate to include: figurative language, rhymes, rhyming pattern, choice of language etc. Thinking about our theme, we decided how to convey this message using appropriate features and use […]

Year 6 Parent Meetings – November 2019

Dear Parents and Carers, There will be a Parent meetings/workshops on the following dates: Friday 8th November, Friday 15th November and Friday 22nd November at 2.30 – 3.15pm. It is important for you to attend one of these meetings. These meetings will give you information about Year 6 and how you can support your child […]

6 Red Black Death News Reports

6 Red created some excellent news reports on the black death. To make progress, children had to include: adverbials, topic specific         language, subordination, coordination, feelings, conscious control of formality, journalistic language, 5 Ws, historic information and relative/embedded clauses.

Zulu Visit – Monday 14th October

Dear all, Year 6 will be having a variety of workshops delivered by ‘The Mighty Zulu Nation’. They will be carrying out a range of fun and inspirational learning for the children. This learning is linked to our Book and Performance Week based on Black History Month. As part of this learning, there will be […]

King Henry VIII Open Day

A message from KHVIII: At King Henry VIII School, we are preparing for our Open House on Thursday 26th September and for our exciting Open Morning on Saturday 28th September. The Open House is a chance for parents to visit the school on a normal working day, while the Open Morning is a fun-filled morning […]

Descriptive writing in 6 Red

For the past, two weeks, 6 Red have been learning about mystery stories. We created a range features to include in our writing. These included: Expanded noun phrases Subordination Figurative language Verb openers Adverbials etc Here are some examples of our writing. What language and sentence types did you use in your writing?

5 White’s Alien news reports

Today, 5 White created a short news report based on an imaginary alien invasion! The skills we had to include were: Tone of voice Appropriate body language Formal language Accurate use of fact Journalist language A range of openers in their report

Art week in 6 Red

Wow! What a great week! We are very impressed with the attitude and effort everyone has has put in this week! This is a great start for the year! This can only get better and better! Well done! What did you learn this week? What did you enjoy in Art week?

Julia Snowdin

Wow! What a great trip to the Herbert Art Gallery! It was made even better by having a great talk by Julia Snowdin! Julia talked about her life and what inspired her to become an artist. This certainly portrayed many elements of our key value for this week – RESILIENCE. Please think about the following: […]

Welcome everyone!

Good morning, Year 6! I hope you have had a great holiday and that you are roaring to go! This week is Arts week and will be a good way to start the term! In Year 6, we will be having a big focus on our school values. What are they? What do they mean […]

Last day!

You have been a great class! You have got great potential for the future. Remember to always push yourself and not be average in anything you choose. Look forward to seeing you in the near future and letting us know how you get on.

Cricket – World Cup Final

Well done to ENGLAND!!! England thrashed Australia to reach the Cricket World Cup Final! This is the first time since 1992 England have reached the World cup final – they have never won! This may change on Sunday. They are playing New Zealand. How do you feel about England being in the final? Why would […]

Songs for the Prom

Dear Year 6, As our Prom Night is upon us next week, we are giving you the opportunity to think about what songs you would like to be played. This will enable us to create a playlist. Your choices need to be blogged by Monday 15th July. Please write the name of the song and […]

Our School Values

Dear 6 Red, You are nearly leaving your journey at BH. You have been taught many skills and we hope the school’s values that we have instilled in you will help you in your future life. Listen to the following songs and the lyrics. How do these songs demonstrate the following values: Resilience Tolerance Respect […]

Entrepreneur tips

You are about to start the Fiver Challenge! Here are some tips on how to become a successful entrepreneur. Are there any other skills that are important for being an entrepreneur?