Wednesday, 16 December 2009

Every monday lunchtime, some 'experts' in Years 5 & 6 lead the art/craft club sessions!


Thursday, 3 December 2009

Science Museum Trip

Watch our video of what we got up to at the science museum.

Try the game Launchball we found at the Launchpad.

Sunday, 22 November 2009

Do Something Different! Children In Need

As part of the Children Need Activities on Friday, Mr Hughes' maths group did something different by using the Nintendo Wii and Mario and Sonic at the Olympics.

We have been working on data analysis and mean, mode, median and range in class recently. The game provided a unique way to gather some data to do our analysis. We played the game for about 20 min and everyone got to do the 100 meter sprint. We recorded this and then, used the data to find out the average speed of the class.

Here we are working below after our sprints. Our average time was 10.674 seconds.

Monday, 16 November 2009

Anithings - UPDATED

Four examples of the animation we did using this great new programme. What do you think?

Wednesday, 11 November 2009

What about this?

What do you think of the following website. - You will need to create a user - use the class code 6NH09. Record your username in you planner. Right click and choose open in new window.

Click this link and record yout thoughts.

Tuesday, 10 November 2009

Mario Kart Day 2

Today we continued to work with Mario Kart and started to develop our commentaries. We started by watching yesterdays race and warming up our skills. Then we watched a race that I (Mr Hughes) had done. We used this as our stimulus for our newspaper report. We watched the race 2 times, firstly to record words to describe the events of the race and secondary to record ideas about opinions and other details. The class interviewed Yoshi finally about his race to gather the last of the information they needed.

We share wrote a opening paragraph and then we started to write, we are going to continue on Thursday.

Could you use the video we watched to describe the race?

Monday, 9 November 2009

Mario Kart Commentary

Today in year 6 we kicked of our work with Games Based Learning and Literacy. We have been looking at newspapers and report writing recently. This we started looking at commentaries. We used Mario Kart to give ourselves something real to comment on. This is the video we started to use, can you choose a character and give us the commentary of what is going on?

Thursday, 22 October 2009

6NH "This is your life!" videos

6NH Literacy set have been working on biographies and autobiographies for a few weeks. We have investigated features, researched lives and composed our own autobiographies. This week we worked in groups on a video entitled "This is your life!" It was lots of fun and here are the results:

Monday, 12 October 2009

P.E. kit

With Autumn approaching, could you please ensure your child has a cold weather outdoor P.E. kit as well as their existing kit.We now have two sessions of P.E. every week, and will be using the outdoor space right through the winter, as long as weather permits.

Wednesday, 7 October 2009

Friday, 11 September 2009

Academic year 2009/10

Welcome to the year 6 page for 2009/10. The page will be updated with events, children's work and news as the year goes on.

Monday, 6 July 2009

Year 6 Media Day - TNT

Today 14 Year 6 children went to the Redbridge Drama Centre and took part in an activity where they became a news crew for the day. We started at 9.30 in the morning and by 2.30 we where live on air, giving our broadcast.

Check out the video below.

Tuesday, 30 June 2009

Maritime Museum

We visited this monday, check out the videos we took while we where there.

Wednesday, 27 May 2009


Figure Drawings from 'Figures in Action!' and 'Our funny version of these famous portraits!'


African Mask Designs


Performance Masks

The Victorians

We have been learning about Victorian Britain. We did our own research.
Some of our projects were made to look old.

Monday, 27 April 2009

Video Conferencing and Science Revision

Today we revised for our SATs with a difference. We took part in another Video Conference, this time with the National Maritime Museum. An expert from the museum helped us to revise our Earth and Space Topic. It went well and we learnt a lot. Check out the video for a snippet.

Please leave a comment.

Thursday, 2 April 2009

Cycling Jersey Designs

We have taken part in a competition to design a cycling outfit. We used bold striking patterns.
Here are some of our designs!!!!

Sound Day

We have been investigating sound by testing pitch and vibration.
We investigated to find the materials which were the best sound insulators. We found that bubble wrap was the best at sound-proofing the buzzer.

Wednesday, 25 March 2009

World Book Day 2009

Its a bit late, but this is what 6GH got up to on World Book Day.

Can you spot Mr Wong?

Monday, 23 March 2009

World Book Day

During World Book Day, Year 6 enjoyed dressing as their favourite book characters

and taking part in a range of exciting book activities.

Can you guess who we are?

Tuesday, 10 February 2009

Science Quiz questions.

Fill in the form to submit your challenging questions.

Tuesday, 3 February 2009

Sunday, 1 February 2009

Video Conferencing Take 3 and 4

This week we met up again with Oakdale Juniors. We also started to meet up with Wanstead Church school. We did both on Friday afternoon after some technical problems on Tuesday.

Firstly we met with Wanstead Church We did a few of our science presentations from last week and then listened to the other class demonstrate circuits. We both asked each other some questions. It was a short but good meeting.

Then we met up with Oakdale again. Our Tuesday session was cancelled due to unavoidable technical issue. We met up and listened to 6H's presentations. We then asked them a few questions.

We then challenged each other with 5 questions we had prepared. We did quite well getting (I think) 4 out of 5 right. Yay!!!

We then quickly sung the forces song together that we had learnt. Overall a great meet up.

Now next week the plan is to start the quiz challenge. Each class will come up with 20 questions on a topic and then they will challenge each other.

Who will be the best?

Thursday, 29 January 2009

Our Forms - Try filling them in.

This week we have been writing formally. We have been looking at forms and the questions you are asked. We used googleforms this week to create some of our own forms to fill in. Have a look and you can even try them out.

Tuesday, 27 January 2009

Victorian School Inspector Visits Year 6

This week ww where visited by Reverend Throughgood. During his time in both year 6 classes he check our spelling and maths skills.

This was all in aid of us getting a better idea of what life was like for Victorian Children.

Tuesday, 20 January 2009

Video Conferencing Take 2

Today Children in Year 6 from Nightingale and Oakdale Juniors met up via video conference.

This was the second time we have done this - the last time was before Christmas.

This time we started on showing our science knowledge. Children in 6GH had all prepared a very short 1 or 2 minute presentation about a science topic or idea. 6GH presented some of their presentations to Year 6 at Oakdale Juniors. Oakdale asked questions in response, trying to challenge our science knowledge.

We got stumped on who created the standard circuit symbols and the distance for the earth to the moon. Can anyone help? Oakdale didn't know the answers either. :oP

Oakdale showed us a great science song with actions about forces.

Hopefully we will learn some of it for next week and join in with Oakdale. Oakdale will be doing their own presentations next week, which we will watch and try and stump them with our own questions.

It was good fun this week and we look forward to meeting again next week.

Watch out soon for a video clip of the event as well.

Tuesday, 13 January 2009

2diy - Making our own games.

Today in Year 6 we where lucky enough to try out 2simple's newest software 2diy.
Using it we made our own games, click on the game you want to play and have a go. Tell us what you think? Our comments of what we though of the program are below.