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Class 6D (2016-17)

Class 6D

 

 

Thank you for visiting 6D's class page!

 

We are all very excited about the new school year, especially as we are now at the 'top of the school'. 

 

Please enjoy our class page and we hope that you enjoy looking through our photographs from the many activities that we have already experienced at St Walburga's and what we will experience this year in 6D with Miss Dare and Mrs Cousins. 

 

Please feel free to come and visit the classroom to see what the 6D team are getting up to!

Class Information

 

HOME LEARNING:Goes out on a Friday and must be returned by the following Wednesday. You can bring it in earlier if you like but the deadline is Wednesday. Please put your home learning in the correct boxes in the corridor.

 

HOME LEARNING CLUBS: To encourage you to complete your home learning to the best of your ability we give up our time to put on 3 clubs each week. As soon as you have brought in both your maths and literacy home learning books then you can sign up on the windows. The earlier you return your books, the more chance that you have of choosing your preferred club.

 

HOME READERS (coming soon!): These also go out on a Friday and are due in by the following Friday. You need to read a minimum of 30 minutes and get this recorded and signed by an adult each week. Once you have returned your home reader in the correct box, Mrs Cousins will sign them off and add a sticker to your 'Sonic Game Chart' where you will gain rewards at the end of each half term. The more you read, the more reward you will gain!

EXCITING OPPORTUNITY! AFC Bournemouth invitation.

Please see the attached letter from one of the coaches who led our Primary Stars programme. In order to select our 10 students from year 6, we have decided to use a raffle ticket idea. Each green card will equal 1 raffle ticket. The more green cards you receive over the next two weeks, the more raffle tickets you could earn for the raffle box. On Friday 31st March, we will select 10 raffle tickets ( 10 children) to receive an invitation for the details on the letter attached. Please work on your behaviour and be a role model for all.

INVITATION LETTER FROM AFCB

INVITATION LETTER FROM AFCB 1

Sowing the Seed - Raising Money for the NSPCC through bracelets and bookmarks

Sowing the Seed - Raising Money for the NSPCC through bracelets and bookmarks 1 Our handmade friendship bracelets
Sowing the Seed - Raising Money for the NSPCC through bracelets and bookmarks 2 Our funky bookmarks
Sowing the Seed - Raising Money for the NSPCC through bracelets and bookmarks 3 We had a visit from Sharon from the NSPCC.
Sowing the Seed - Raising Money for the NSPCC through bracelets and bookmarks 4 She brought along 'Buddy' with her.
Sowing the Seed - Raising Money for the NSPCC through bracelets and bookmarks 5 We told her what Sowing the Seed is about.
Sowing the Seed - Raising Money for the NSPCC through bracelets and bookmarks 6 We also explained why we chose the NSPCC.
Sowing the Seed - Raising Money for the NSPCC through bracelets and bookmarks 7 We explained what we are doing for our fundraiser.

November 2016

Year 6 Remembrance Showcase

Welcome to Class 5M!

A warm welcome to 5M from Mrs Mason and Mrs Roche. We are really looking forward to an interesting and fun packed year.

We hope that you enjoy looking through our photographs and seeing the activities that we have participated in as the year progresses.

 

Class Information:

Homework will be given out on a Wednesday and should be returned to school on Monday morning.This will consist of 20 minutes literacy,20 minutes maths , spellings to learn for  a test on Wednesday and reading. Please would you listen to your child read 3 times a week and sign their reading record 3 times. Thankyou for your support with this.

 

Outdoor P.E is on a Monday which the children will need trainers for and indoor P. E is on a Wednesday.

 

 

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On Wednesday 13th July , a man from the RNLI came to tell us about what lifeguards do and sea safety.We learnt how to escape currents and he also told us about the different kinds of boats that they use .One could carry 185 survivors! He told us that they can't save everyone, but that they try to.Some of us got to dress up in lifeguards clothes which had been minimised to fit us.We had to get dressed in the quickest time possible.It was great fun!!

By Anabel and Aidan 

On Friday 24th June we had a competition in 5M. After three weeks of hard work within our groups , we finally finished our wonderful Greek temples, which would hopefully withstand a 1 KG weight . All of the groups worked amazingly hard but eventually we ended up with two groups winning first place . However , as well as this activity being fun , we also learnt new skills such as using a concertina and other methods to strengthen card.It was great.

By Celine

On Friday 17th June KS2  went to the field to do our sports day. We warmed up for the main event by doing lots of different activities  such as:

Javelin throwing , golf chipping , tennis relay and speed bounce.

Then we were ready and pumped up to do the main event.We competed in lots of races such as egg and spoon , relay, hurdles , sack race , skipping race and much more . It was great fun for all of us.

By Louie C and Holly

10.6.16

Today we had an amazing visitor , Lucy Shuker a paralympic wheel chair tennis player.She talked to us about her accident on her motorbike and how at first she felt that she couldn't do anything.Then she told us how she got inspired and knew that anything is possible.In her doubles tournament at the London 2012 paralympics she won bronze medal and we were able to hold it! She also showed us her tennis wheelchair.It was such an inspiring day!

By Amala and Lucas

26.5.16

In P.E we have been creating dances linked to the Greek myth Perseus and Medusa.

 

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19.5.16

On Thursday 19th May year 5 went on a trip to the Lighthouse in Poole to watch the BSO perform live. There were about 15 other schools who went as well as us.They performed at least 6 songs.For one song called War and Peace we learnt different body percussion and different actions to perform along side it.We learnt the words to a song called The Four Elements and some actions too. The very last song that they played was The Fire Bird.It was amazing. 

By Taylor and Abi

28.4.16

By Teresa and Solomon

On Wednesday 27th April year 5 invited the parents for our Greek event. We all performed different Greek plays and came in with our costumes.The parents sure did enjoy our acting, it made them laugh.We made the props, the costumes and the backgrounds by ourselves with no help from the adults.Afterwards we welcomed them into our classes to eat our home made , delicious , Greek Easter butter biscuits and served some grape juice as a special treat.It was a lot of fun .

As part of our Greek event we made Greek Easter butter biscuits.
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9.3.16

In P.E we have been creating clear shapes on the apparatus with a partner.

World Book Day 3.3.16
We really enjoyed sharing stories with our prayer buddy partners!
A Special Visitor
On 1st March St Walburga's School got a very special visit from Bishop Philip Egan . All the staff, governors and children were in the hall to celebrate the Bishop's liturgy.We renewed our baptismal promises really loudly!He talked to us about how to be nice , caring and kind so that we are closer to God. After the liturgy the Bishop visited our class and we talked about what we were giving up during Lent. By Niamh and Millie
Mini BSO Visit!
On Thursday 25th February the mini BSO came to our school and showed us some music using different instruments from different instrument families.Some of their music was from the ten pieces.It was inspiring and very funny because they made us do some dancing.Tom, one of the members of the BSO, told 8 children to stand up and play wooden instruments to a fun tune.We really enjoyed it.     By Holly and Ebin
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1.2.16

On Monday 1st February we all arrived in our amazing Greek outfits.We spent the whole morning in the hall with two great actors who taught us all about life in Ancient Greece.We did lots of activities including drama and freeze frame.All of us tried to bring in Greek lunches with food like cucumber, olives and feta cheese. In the afternoon we drew Greek vases with pictures that showed how the Greeks lived.They looked great and Greek day was brilliant too.

By Sean and Lucy 

5.2.16

 We created some amazing dioramas for our book, 'Dinosaurs And All That Rubbish'!

 

26.1.16

As part of the computing curriculum we visited Barclay's Bank teaching lab. We saw how  information could be programmed in to a machine enabling it to cut out and etch a shape with a laser. We also learnt how to use a code bug programme.

22.1.16

We chose to compete in a scrap heap challenge. This linked in with our book,  'Dinosaurs And All That Rubbish'!

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11.1.16

As part of book week , we wrote a sequel to ,'Pirates Love Underpants', we then performed our play to our prayer buddies in year 2. 

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Fun was had by all on Christmas party day!!!
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On Christmas jumper day we raised money for charities and created a design for a Christmas jumper.
Our 'Learning Powers Day' , was a great success. We made towers with limited resources that had to have a marshmallow on top . We also took part in team building activities on the playground and in class and  played a memory game .
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We designed some imaginative 1960's costumes and then sewed them .We were very grateful for the help we had from parents.

Road Safety Visit

On Friday 18th September we had a visit from the road safety team. They talked about how important it is to wear a helmet when we are riding our bikes and the eggs represented our heads!

We really enjoyed reading our 'Just So Stories' to our prayer buddies in year 2!
We learnt about healthy eating and the importance of hygiene at the Toby carvery chef school and most importantly ate a delicious roast !
During science week we used the data logger to experiment with instruments and sound.We found the answers to questions such as .... Which instrument is the loudest? Does covering the data logger with fabric change the readings? Do the recordings change if you are behind or further away from the data logger?

Our visit to Hengistbury Head