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Year 6

A fantastic start in Year 6!

A fantastic start in Year 6!

Year 6 have returned to school after the half term break....with a bang! Our new topic this half term is ‘Bravery, Courage and Strength’ with a specific focus on World War Two. The children have been hooked by this topic and have been asking a wealth of challenging,...

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Year 6 CAFOD lunch 2020

Year 6 CAFOD lunch 2020

Year 6 had a great day on Friday, preparing vegetables and making soup for CAFOD Family Fast Day. This is a long standing Year 6 tradition at St Columba’s. Usually, we invite all the parents and staff to join us in the Year 6 classroom. However, this year, like many...

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Year 6…20th March

Year 6…20th March

Just some photos from last week.  I hope it's not too long until we're all together again and we can end our time in Y6 properly.

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Art & RE in Y6…March 16th

Art & RE in Y6…March 16th

I promised you an update on the art we've been doing in Y6 to prepare for the Y6 Passover meal for children & their families which will, very sadly, now not take place.  Nonetheless, the children worked with great skill and co-operation to produce an absolutely...

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Geography in Y6…week 6…Feb 14th

Geography in Y6…week 6…Feb 14th

Y6 pupils have been learning about the lines on the globe: what they are called; what they show; why they are there.  We've learned about time zones and discovered which cities in the world celebrate New Year first and last.  Did you know that China (for all its vast...

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Week 4 in Y6…Technology…31st Jan

Week 4 in Y6…Technology…31st Jan

This week's challenge in Science was a technological one for the mighty brains of Year 6.  Could they (with minimal help from the teacher) make that old fairground staple from yesteryear: a steady-hand tester.  Not only did a bulb have to light whenever an unsteady...

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The Keilty Challenge…Year 6…24th January

The Keilty Challenge…Year 6…24th January

The Keilty Challenge has been a feature of Y6 from time immemorial.  Points are awarded for many praiseworthy actions: kindness, brilliance, achievement, progress, exceptional intelligence, clever vocabulary etc.  The class aim to earn - between them - over 32 points...

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Science in Y6…Week 2…17th Jan

Science in Y6…Week 2…17th Jan

New year, new science topic.  This week the intrepid Y6 scientists have been getting to grips with the intricacies of circuits, cells, switches and sockets as they have started a unit of work on electricity, arguably the most important invention ever in the history of...

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