6W SOLE Project

Today I set some independent learners a challenge to research and answer the big question: Should all animals be banned from circuses?’ They researched, did some written work, and then gave a presentation to the class. You can watch it below. Comment saying what your own opinion is regarding this issue, and tell me what […]

6W Circus Poetry

Today we wrote and recited some circus poetry. Because the circus is a fun place we wanted to use rhymes in our poems as well as other poetic features such as alliteration and repetition for effect. Here are some of my favourites:

6W Circo en Espanol

Today we have been advertising a Spanish circus, in Spanish of course! Some of us created posters and then presented them to the class and other children created TV advertisements. Take a look below! What new Spanish vocabulary did you learn? What sentences did you construct in Spanish? Don’t forget to say what the translation […]

Year 6 – Policy Debates

Today we looked at a range of policies proposed by US President Donald Trump. We looked at the different viewpoints surrounding the ideas and evaluated whether or not they supported British Values. We also formed and explained our own opinions on the statements. 1) Donald Trump wants to increase the size of the American army […]

6W Debate

This week Year 6 are not just looking at British values- we are looking at some international policies and comparing them with British values and where they could (or maybe couldn’t) fit in with the values we hold dear. Today we found out some information, and then debated the issue of a border wall, using […]

Lyrics Lyrics Lyrics

Make sure you’re learning this please!! Youtube the song and sing along so you get to know it properly :) So no one told you life was gonna be this way Your job’s a joke, you’re broke Your love life’s D.O.A It’s like you’re always stuck in second gear When it hasn’t been your day, […]

Year 6 Fiver Challenge Update

Hi Everyone, Firstly, well done to the year 6 children for their efforts with the fiver challenge this week. Some of them faced some unforeseen difficulties relating to their businesses but adapted and worked well regardless. Secondly, thank you to the rest of the children and adults in school who helped and supported us, either […]

6W Secondary School Thoughts Circle Time

Today we discussed our transition to secondary school. We talked about what we thought are important rules to abide by at secondary school, what we are looking forward to and what we are a little nervous about! Please comment with your thoughts on this below. Your rules What are you excited about and why? What […]

6Ws Handwriting Progress

Hi Everyone, We have all been working really hard to improve our handwriting this year and introducing the new cursive handwriting style into our work. I’m very proud of 6W for working so hard on this. Here are some shots of handwriting from January, and then at the end of May. The progress made in […]

6 White Fiver Challenge

Hi Everyone, As you know, the year 6s have been challenged to start a business with only £5!  They have created ideas, done market research and compiled a business plan. Tomorrow, they officially open for business!!  We will be selling a range of things such as: ice creams donuts bracelets ninja stars  sweets  ice-blasters  AND […]

Year 6- End of term important dates

Hi Everyone, Our important end of year events are as follows: Friday 14th July at 1.45pm- Leaver’s Assembly. Please arrive through the office from 1.30pm. Tuesday 18th July at 9am- Graduation Ceremony. Please arrive through the office from 8.45am Wednesday 19th July 6-8pm. Please arrive at Hanford Close at 6pm. Thank you, Year 6 Team […]

Programming in Year 6

Yesterday we thought about computer programming, what it is, how it is used, and why it is important in real life. We kept these points in mind and practised our programming skills using the Lego We-Do software and equipment. Here is a video of our session- keep watching til the end for a brilliant explanation […]

Year 6 Maths Challenge

Here is some data on footballers: Bronze: Who earns the most money? Who is the shortest footballer? Who is the tallest footballer? How much do the Tottenham footballers earn in total? What is the difference between the tallest and shortest footballer? How many goals have players from Manchester scored in total? Write a short paragraph […]

6W: Entrepreneurs of Tomorrow!!

Hi Everyone, Well done with all your work this week- here is a video containing some of the best bits. Please watch it and answer the questions below. What important qualities does an entrepreneur need to have? Why are they important? Tell me about the business you have set up for the fiver challenge- the […]

Foxford Invitation

Hi Everyone, We received the following invitation for children who will be transitioning to Foxford school in September. Looks like a great opportunity! Miss S x [gview file=”http://www.broadheath.coventry.sch.uk/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/foxford-letter.docx”]

6W Visit Warwick Arts Centre

Today 6 White visited Warwick Art Centre at the University. The children really benefited from seeing the University campus and looking around. Whilst we were there we had different sessions linked to science and the arts from different academics.   A lesson on how our eye receives images and making a pin head camera! Before […]

Warwick Arts Centre Trip

Hi Everyone, We will be visiting Warwick Arts Centre. 6 White will visit next week on Wednesday 24th May and 6 Red will visit on Monday 12th June.  The coaches will leave at 9am and will be back before the end of the school day. The trip will expose the children to a variety of […]

SATs Information for parents

Hi, A few parents have asked for another copy of the information booklet we gave our earlier in the year. Here it is in electronic form. If you have any questions concerning SATs, please see a member of the Year 6 team. Thank you, Miss Sahin [gview file=”http://www.broadheath.coventry.sch.uk/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/2017-SATs-parent-leaflet.docx”]

Body Health: Drugs in Sport

Hi Everyone, Today we learnt about how some athletes choose to take performance-enhancing drugs to try and make them better sports people. Please answer the following questions below What are performance-enhancing drugs? Why might an athlete choose to take them? What are some of the risks involved? http://www.bbc.co.uk/newsround/35752491 Read this link. Do you think Sharapova should […]

6W Jungle Drama

Because we all deserve a break from hard SATs revision we have started reading The Jungle Book in year 6. Today we did some jungle-inspired drama using expressive voices and interesting vocabulary. Here is an example:   What good vocabulary did you use in your drama today? What skills did you use?

Year 6 Reading Challenge

http://www.literacyshed.com/monkey-syphony.html Based on the video in the link: Bronze: Write some interesting sentences to show how the monkies are feeling throughout the video Silver: Write the story from the point of view of the little gorilla Gold: Write the story from the point of view of the big gorilla and predict what would happen after […]

Easter Egg Hunt

Hi Everyone, Don’t forget about the Easter Egg Hunt year 6 are running this week! Your teachers or TAs will collect the money for your entry. Years 1 and 4- WEDNESDAY Years 2 and 5- THURSDAY Years 3 and 6- FRIDAY If we have eggs left, they will be sold outside the year 6 classrooms […]

6W Literacy Homework

Hi Everyone, Your literacy homework is on I Am Learning. I have selected 10 courses for you to attempt. You DO NOT have to finish all of them, but I will be able to see what you’ve had a go at and how long you have spent attempting them so make sure you select at […]

SATs Meeting for Parents

Hi Everyone, We will be holding a meeting to go over the expectations and procedures concerning SATs. The meeting will be in the studio on Tuesday 4th April at 9am. Please enter the school through the main office. We hope all parents can attend. Thank you, Miss Sahin and Mr McCabe

Key Stage 2 Spellings

Hi Everyone, For those of you who asked, here are the key stage 2 spelling lists which you may want to use for extra practice before SATs. Make sure you know what the words mean. You could combine spelling and punctuation practice by writing sentences with higher level punctuation using some of these words. Maybe […]

Year 6 Reading Challenge

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 language, writer’s tricks and excellent spelling, punctuation and grammar. You need to […]