Year 6 Performance: WOW! What a year!

Welcome! Year 6 present their wonderful end of year production ‘WOW! What a year!’ virtually to you all, filmed on Friday 16th July 2021. The link is below!

Where to start? Home-schooling, empty supermarket shelves, social-distancing, bubbles, tiers, facemasks, not being able to hug our grandparents…these have been extraordinary and challenging times! But through it all, heroes have emerged and with a strength of spirit, hope in our hearts and a sense of humour, we are coming out the other side. So, what better way to commemorate our place in history than with a bloomin’ good sing-song!

Link to the play below:

PLOT SUMMARY

A teacher and her/his class reflect on the monumental events that have shaped our lives in recent times. They discuss the pandemic and how various aspects of lockdown have put us all in some quite challenging situations. As we look at snapshots of these situations, we see that amongst the sadness and frustration there have been moments of hope, heroism and even humour.
Song – Wow! What A Year!

Firstly, home-schooling! As two siblings squabble about whose turn it is on the laptop, Mum and Dad try to juggle the demands of working and housekeeping, whilst making sure their children are breakfasted and educated! As things get comically fraught, they find ingenious and slightly unorthodox solutions to making sure all bases are covered!
Song – Round The Twist

Next, we celebrate those frontline workers whose amazing efforts provided a lifeline during lockdown. In a cinematic scene, we imagine them as a team of Marvel superheroes, assembled to battle an evil foe! With KERPOWS aplenty, they emerge triumphant, but acknowledge the sacrifices and efforts made by all of us in this epic struggle!
Song – H.E.R.O.

Heroes come in different shapes and sizes…and ages. We take a moment to focus on one in particular, as we mark the fabulous achievements of Captain Sir Tom Moore and commemorate his remarkable life.
Song – Captain Tom

Remember when certain items were in short supply on the supermarket shelves? As a family hungrily awaits the return of Dad from the shops, they worry why he’s taking so long. When he finally staggers into the kitchen, battered and bruised by the panic-buying hordes, he enthusiastically tries to convince the family that tonight’s dinner will still be delicious, even though he had to make a few ‘substitutions’ to things that were on the shopping list!
Song – None Left

We then consider all the rules and restrictions we were subject to during lockdown, how confusing they could be and how they seemed to change from one announcement to the next! We join three ‘experts’ as they prepare to give another Covid briefing to the nation, in which they will outline their latest ideas to flatten the curve. Realising that perhaps previous instructions had been less than straightforward, they decide to inject some pizzazz into today’s briefing, hoping the message will really hit home!
Song – Put That Mask On

Of course, the pandemic and lockdown have had serious consequences for many people. Livelihoods have been destroyed, loneliness and isolation have affected the vulnerable, and lives have tragically been lost. We take a moment to recognise the sacrifices that have been made by so many and, where fitting and appropriate, to pay our respects on a more personal level.
Song – A Place In My Heart

However, there is light at the end of the tunnel, with the development and roll-out of a vaccine. This has been a cause for celebration and we take a fly-on-the-wall look at how such celebrations may have taken place amongst the scientists responsible!
Song – A Shot In The Arm

So, here we are! Having lived through our very own piece of history, we can now look to the future with hope. Things may take a while to get back to normal, but there will soon be possibilities and opportunities to make the most of and enjoy – a chance, at last, to live our lives and be anything and everything we want to be.
Song – Running Free

86 thoughts on “Year 6 Performance: WOW! What a year!

  1. What an amazing performance Year 6! Watched this with the Year 5 children yesterday and thoroughly enjoyed it! What a great end to the year. You ALL will be greatly missed – Good luck to ALL for the future!

  2. Thank you for this brilliant performance Y6. This afternoon, 2 Red watched it and thought it was great. The children were so excited and proud when they spotted their brothers or sisters.

  3. Well done!year 6 these have been difficult times but you guys kept pushing yourself to become great year sixes you have a great future ahead of you

  4. Well done year 6, what a year! We had to go through some isolations but you handled it, good luck in year 7 and have a great time. I hope you had a great time in Broad Heath, year 6 and I hope you mis Broad Heath.

  5. wow! you guys were very in sync when dancing. the movements were amazing and fantastic, you guys had the motivation to get up on stage and take effort and time in your work!
    good luck next year!

  6. What a year, year 6!!!
    This performance was spectacular.
    I really enjoyed watching this.
    The singing was really good aswell.
    You have tried for the best of your ability.
    Well done again, keep up the great work.

  7. Wow what a year! Lockdown and homeschooling got in the way but year 6 had an amazing year! I hope you enjoy your time in year 7 and the best of luck to you! This was an amazing play, with all the effort and time put into this, you guys have made an amazing job with the play! I hope you have an amazing time in year 7 and well done for the effort in the play 👍🏽

  8. Well done year 6 good luck for the future.I really liked the play that you put on. I hope you guys will have a nice time in secondary school.

  9. Alina: Well done year 6 good luck for the future.I really liked the play that you put on. I hope you guys will have a nice time in secondary school.

  10. Indeed what a year a great performance by year 6 I can tell you have tried to the best of your ability it must of taken lots of practise and time to create this assembly to entertain the school.

  11. Well done year 6. I wish u all good luck in secondary school!—Zaid
    This performance was amazing.you did a very good job—Archi
    Good performance and good luck in year 7 and and you work so hard in primary school now work so hard in secondary school—Abubaker

  12. Certainly, what a great year, year 6.
    Indeed, this performance was spectacular!
    The acting was amazing also the singing.
    The lines were so powerful that I had to agree with each statement you said. You smashed it!
    The way you expressed your lines whilst speaking was just unexplainable (This is a compliment please don’t think I was saying it is bad).
    You guys are amazing and good luck in year 6!

  13. Well done year 6. What a performance! Good job on memorising the lines.
    This is a great play to end this year. I wish you the best in secondary school! Great job!

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