Miss Francis (6F), Miss Williams (6W), Mrs Callaway (across the year group)
Mrs Carter (6F), Mrs Rogers (6W)
Welcome to Year 6 at Treloweth, the final chapter of your primary school journey. A year of exciting opportunities, rewarding experiences and challenge! This is your year to shine. From sports competitions to SATs; transition days to our residential visit; book buddies, science leaders and book sellers; public speaking to the final production, there is something for everyone in Year 6.
As well as reaching our potential academically, there will be plenty of opportunities to participate in key areas of responsibility within the school that will equip you for your transition to secondary school.
In Year 6 you will be expected to work hard but in return, you will be rewarded with many happy memories, lasting friendships, and an increased confidence to take you onto your next adventure.
We look forward to welcoming you to our Year 6 team!
The Year 6 Team
This week, Year 6 welcomed eight 'Sunny' stick insects!
Over the next few weeks, the children will be studying these fascinating creatures, to develop a greater understanding of their natural habitat. They will learn about how stick insects have adapted and evolved to suit the environment in which they live, discussing camouflage and diet, as well as learn to care for them on a day-to-day basis.
Not satisfied with just eight, Year 6 have also been given stick insect eggs, which they will hatch over the coming weeks.
Watch this space!
For Science Week, which was held across the school, Year 6 focused on adaptation. We were lucky to have Mark's Ark visit, along with various creatures that have adapted over millions of years to suit their environments and living needs.
Year 6 have conquered BODMAS and long division this week, as well as taking some time to study poetry during English. We’ve looked at Tennyson’s ‘The Lady of Shalott’ and then wrote a free verse poem based on the Literacy Shed video ‘The Clocktower’. Click the link to see it for yourself!
The children have worked really hard and the results have been fantastic – well done Year 6! We have had a great first half term – enjoy the break and come back ready to work even harder!
To commemorate 100 years since the end of World War I, Year 6 created shorts films depicting the conflict.
On Tuesday 15th January, Year 6 were very lucky to take part in a World War 2 workshop led by author Paul Nolan. Paul used his book – Demons of Dunkirk – to lead some workshops about what it was like to be a soldier on the beaches of Dunkirk. 6W and 6F had to re-enact a battle as well as use a real World War 2 stretcher to help the wounded. They also learned about life on the Home Front, and about the different jobs of the volunteers. Pupils also practised taking part in an air raid, which was scary! In the afternoon, Paul gave us some great advice for writing a story based in World War 2. We all had a fantastic day and learned a huge amount of new information, ready for this term’s topic! Thank you, Paul!
“It was an extraordinary day. I loved the real props from World War 2 as well as experiencing a really fun way to learn!” Hattie, 6W.
Year 6 have been learning about what life was like during The Blitz of World War 2. In History, we analysed sources of evidence and used this to write a report. We linked this to our learning in English where we wrote our own poems. We used a range of figurative language such as metaphors, similes and personification to try and create imagery.
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