Year 6

Science Week – Microscope Investigations

Posted by on March 13, 2018 at 10:16 am

Mrs McCarthy came in to work with each class and carry out microscope investigations. We could see lots of details through the microscopes that you couldn’t see with the naked eye. We found out about how Alexander Fleming discovered penicillin; we got to examine the scientific equipment used to find out about viruses; we were […]

World Book Day

Posted by on March 8, 2018 at 3:28 pm

There was a range of fantastic costumes in Year 6 during World Book Day.  

Digital leaders

Posted by on January 24, 2018 at 10:04 am

Year 6 Digital Leaders have been teaching Year 4 how to use Scratch to code their own game of ‘Crab Maze’. They have been using the teacher’s computer and interactive board to model the steps as well as supporting the Year 4 pairs on their Chrome books. Year 4 have made rapid progress with their […]

Visiting the Museum of Oxford

Posted by on January 23, 2018 at 2:07 pm

Today we visited the Museum of Oxford, in the Town Hall, to support our topic work on Oxford. The visit was split into two sections – one group explored the museum gallery following a tour sheet, whilst the other group worked with Mrs Pooley to learn about how Oxford has changed over the last one […]

Learning about the Tudors

Posted by on December 14, 2017 at 12:38 pm

Year 6 visited Christ Church College in Oxford on 21 November as part of our topic on the Tudors. We were met in the quad, and were first given a tour of the dining room. Then, the class were given Tudor costumes (including members of the clergy, merchants and Henry VIII) and had a tour […]

Learning about the human body

Posted by on November 27, 2017 at 11:03 am

Year 6 have been learning about the structure and function of the heart. They’ve enjoyed making their own clay hearts. Here’s a photo of some of them.

Anti-Bullying Week Y6

Posted by on November 17, 2017 at 12:59 pm

During anti-bullying week Year 6 created jigsaw pieces and thought carefully about acts of kindness. You can see their ideas on our padlet wall. We also took part in Odd Socks Day – an opportunity for children to express themselves and appreciate individuality and uniqueness!   Here’s Catherine’s winning poster. We love the key message: We […]

Football results

Posted by on November 16, 2017 at 11:49 am

Match report from Mrs Whiting West Oxford football team play away at Harwell Primary School on 15 November.  The team played brilliantly, scoring 3 goals to win the match 0-3.  Goal Scorers: Barney 1, Esa 2   The Team: Albert, Alex, Alf, Amie, Barney, Esa, Farhaz, Francis, Lorenzo & Shayne Many thanks to Saskya Huggins and Paul Robinson for […]

Junior Citizens programme

Posted by on November 10, 2017 at 9:06 am

  Our Year 6 class visited the fire station on 7 November to learn about how to stay safe in everyday life.  This programme is run by the Junior Citizens Trust and is offered free of charge to every Year 6 state pupil in Oxfordshire. During their two hour visit all children experience eight different […]

Football results

Posted by on November 3, 2017 at 9:14 am

Sports news from Mrs Whiting – 31 Oct 2017 West Oxford football team played away at Stanford in the Vale on 31 October.  The team started off as 10 but due to illness, injury and a maths tournament, we were down to 7 with no substitutes.  Amie stepped up to the challenge of being in […]

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