Stand up to Cancer - May 2018
On Saturday 12th May, some of our Year 6 Students did the Stand Up To Cancer Mud Run, in Norwich.
“It was a 5km run with muddy obstacles at different points along the way. There were pools of mud, nets to crawl under, an elasticated maze, hurdles to climb over whilst carrying mud, very muddy tunnels and a giant slide into a huge mud pool.
Many people from all over the country took part in several different races. These were split into two different age groups: races for adults and races for kids.
We all enjoyed this race very much and it was an amazing experience. We hope to do it next year and we are also encouraging many others to do it too.
Altogether we raised about £860 for the charity”.
Rosie A, Charlotte S, Tilly J, Sophie M, Violet A, and Gabby N
World Book Day - March 2018
We celebrated World Book Day on Friday 9th March and were so impressed with all the amazing costumes from both the children and the staff!
The children had a lovely day and took part in some book themed activities!
Treasure Island - February 2018
Year 6 have been learning about Treasure Island. Here is some examples of their written work.
Year 6 Yoga – December 2017
Yoga was introduced as a physical activity for Year 6 pupils for the first time this half term.
The 6 week course is designed to enhance pupils’ health and well-being, by combining the practical aspects of yoga with relevant health facts about how the body works.
At first, many pupils found the relaxation aspect of the lessons challenging but, with perseverance and concentration, they showed clear progress towards mastering the breathing techniques and poses.
Quotes from a few 6H pupils:
“I have enjoyed doing Yoga this term because it helps me to relax better when I’m feeling too hyperactive.” Sophie
“Yoga has helped me to improve in school because I feel more relaxed. I also found it good because I could be calm even when I feel emotional.” Amelia
“Yoga has made my mind clearer if I get stressed at any time.” Dean
“I think that Yoga has been a fun experience and I will use it when I get stressed or angry.” Bailey
“At first Yoga was hard because I could not relax but after a few weeks I can now relax and it make me less hyper after PE.” Mia
“I enjoyed Yoga because it was very relaxing.” Luca
“Yoga is very calming and is very good for stress relief. I really enjoyed doing it.” Jasper
“Yoga has really improved my attitude so I can concentrate in my lessons.” Harmony
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.
‘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.
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)