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Welcome to Year 6!

European Day of Languages - September 2017


To celebrate this annual event, our Year 6 pupils were invited to take part in a morning of language activities, run by pupils and staff at Sir John Leman High School.


Pupil comments:

‘On Tuesday 26th September, Year 6 went to visit the Sir John Leman High School as it was the European Day of Languages. We had some exciting tasks to do which were decorating cakes like the European flags and making badges that say your name in different languages. We only stayed a couple of hours but we all enjoyed this exciting event. Everyone has learnt a few words in different languages like Polish, Turkish and even emoji language!’


Amy Dennington Wright   6H


‘On Tuesday 26th September we went to SJLHS to do some fun activities, as it was the European day of Languages. Some of the activities were: dressing up, icing cakes to represent flags, learning lots of different languages and different ways to communicate. One of the different languages was emojis! What they meant was that different emojis explained different places. For example, if you had kangaroos, koalas and deserts it would mean something like Australia because you would mainly find those three things in that environment. Next, they had pictures and you had to match the flags with the correct country that was written on a piece of paper. It was a competition to see which team won!’


Grace Williams   6W  and   Sophie Runnacles   6H




Visit to Kentwell Hall - June 2017


Last month our Year 6 classes visited Kentwell Hall. Below is some photographs from the trip and some of the written work the children have produced.







Working with Lego - April 2017


Year 6 have been learning about  scratch coding and using ‘Lego we do’ in Computers. Faith Alexander and Honey Eversden in 6W managed to assemble a lego fan.



Year 6 Kentwell Hall Visit


All pupils will need a costume for our Kentwell Hall trip on Tuesday 27th June. 


Please have a look at the information sheets below for costume ideas.


There will be an opportunity for pupils to make their hats and purses in Topic lessons. 


Year 6 Cake Sale – Friday 31st March 2017


Staff and pupils enjoyed eating some delicious cakes and buns this week!


All proceeds from the Cake Sale will be used to help finance our Summer Term educational visit.         

As Year 6 pupils have been studying ‘The Tudors’, a trip to Kentwell Hall has been arranged for Tuesday 27th June. We are looking forward to dressing up as Tudors and experiencing how people lived in Suffolk in the 1500s.


Grateful thanks go to all the families who supported our first fundraising event by baking and/or buying cakes.



Year 6 Red Nose Maths Share - Friday 24th March

Healthy Hearts at Albert Pye School - October 2016


This week, as part of the Science curriculum, Year 6 pupils worked with a paramedic to find out more about the human heart. As well as giving a talk on the positive effect of exercise and diet on the heart, the paramedics explained about the electrical impulses which are needed to make the heart work.


There was great excitement in the classroom when the Electrocardiagram  (ECG) machine was switched on! Every pupil had the opportunity to be connected to the ECG machine and to receive a printout showing their pulse rate, blood pressure and heart activity.


Grateful thanks go to the NHS Paramedics, Mr Martin Grove and Mr Dave Ellard, for sharing their expertise and for patiently answering questions about the job of a paramedic.


Mrs Harman (Year 6 Teacher)