Red Class (Year 6)

Welcome to the Red Class (Year 6) page!

Red Class (Year 6) is for children aged 10-11 and is taught by Mrs Gibbs.

Welcome to red class.

Curriculum Info Year 6 Autumn 2019

November 2019

At the beginning of November, most of the children in Red Class completed their level 2 Bikeability training and are now equipped to ride their bikes safely on the road. The children also really enjoyed showing prospective parents around during our open day. We have been really busy expressing our ideas about “peace” and “the fruits of the spirit” through our artwork. I hope you enjoy our displays in the main entrance and in the snug. In maths we have been looking at factors, multiples, square, cube and prime numbers. In English we have been writing flashback stories based on a short video clip called The Piano by Aidan Gibbons. In science we have started to learn about evolution. Last week the cancelled football tournament did not stop us and ten of the boys enjoyed an afternoon of 5-a-side football with Mr Hewitt as referee. The rest of us enjoyed an afternoon of outdoor learning with year 3. Our starting point was artwork by Andy Goldsworthy and the children were busy all afternoon creating wonderful sculptures and designs. This week we also enjoyed a dance lesson with Sophie Featherstone where we developed dances based on the cards in the Alice in Wonderland film.

October 2019

The children in Red Class have settled in really well and are taking their prefect roles very seriously. It has been lovely to see some of the year 6 children offering to help in the lunch hall and planning their own assembly. In maths we have been working on negative numbers, addition, subtraction and long and short multiplication. In English we have become immersed in our class story “Wonder” and the issues which it raises and have done some writing based on a video called Little Freak on The Literacy Shed. In computing we have been learning how to use HTML and in art we have been sketching. Our geography work has taken us to North and South America and in science we have been learning all about the heart and how it works. In R.E. we have been discussing the big question: Why do some people believe god exists? In French we have been practising our numbers! We have also been working on an intergenerational project with Wyldwood Arts and have really enjoyed visiting Brockhampton Court where we have designed and made puppets with the help of some of the residents.

Our prayer area reminds us of the fruit of the spirit and which one we are focussing on this month.
We painted fruits of the spirit pebbles.
Look at all the books we have to choose from in our cosy book corner!



Our paintings are inspired by the front cover of Wonder by R.J. Palacio and display words which describe us.

We have been sketching and learning about shape, line and tone.

We have been learning about one point perspective and created pictures inspired by the parable of the sower.