Year 6 Topic

Summer Term 2019

Year 6 will “Meet The Greeks” during the summer; they will post some photos of their learning here soon.

Spring Term 2019

The topic for the children in Year 6 was “The Vikings Are Coming!”. They kicked off their new topic by inventing their own Invasion Games in PE.

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Invasion Games

The children explored texture and pattern to create their own Dragon Eye sculptures.

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Dragon Eye Sculptures

Year 6 thoroughly enjoyed interviewing prospective candidates for the role of Viking Hero. They asked some very interesting questions!

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Interview time!

Viking Day

What a bunch of vicious Vikings! Year 6 thoroughly enjoyed their workshop, learning huge amounts, experiencing Viking life by handling artefacts but – without a shadow of a doubt –the most enjoyable part was using a sword to chop their teacher’s “head” off!

Please note : no teachers were harmed during this workshop – a few cabbages met a rather sticky end though!


Viking Warriors

The children flexed their artistic muscles! They used colour wash techniques and a palette of “cold” colours to create the front covers of their Viking saga books. Their pictures had to be ominous and foreboding to mirror their stories.

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Artists at work!

Autumn Term 2018

Our topic this term was "Into The Unknown".

In Year 6 the children made their own networks to help them understand how computing networks operate.

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Making networks

Year 6 learnt about the importance of E-Safety. They thought about how they would react in different scenarios & created some very informative Online Safety posters which are displayed around the school to help younger children make sensible choices.

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Creating E-Safety posters.

Bikeability Week in Year 6 was a great success – the children learnt to cycle safely on the roads.


Getting started.


On the way back to Castlewood.

It was an exciting time on Times Tables Rockstars, with Year 5 and Year 6 going into a tournament battle against each other. The Staff were very proud of the level of participation resulting in the students’ speed and accuracy in times table knowledge being dramatically improved. 

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Year 6 Winners of Battle of the Bands.

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