St. Mary's RC Langley
Class 6D - Miss Dovey

The Day the Crayons Came Home

6 September 2017

This morning we identified grammatical features of a postcard from The day the crayons came home. We identified effective use of grammar and punctuation in relation to the Y6 criteria.

 

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Posted by Miss C. Dovey on 6 September 2017

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Welcome back...

5 September 2017

The first blog post of the new school year!

I cannot wait for our new school year to begin. Keep your eyes peeled on here for all of our exciting work - I can't wait for us to get started!

See you all tomorrow!

Miss Dovey

 

 

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Posted by Miss C. Dovey on 5 September 2017

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Macbeth Production

17 July 2017

 

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Posted by Miss C. Dovey on 17 July 2017

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GPS

25 April 2017

6D creating and answering one another's GPS questions

 

 

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Posted by Miss C. Dovey on 25 April 2017

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Amazing writing!

3 March 2017

6D have been planning their final paragraph, integrating dialogue to convey character and advance the action.

 

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Posted by Miss C. Dovey on 3 March 2017

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World Book Day!

2 March 2017

3M and 6D have joined together to do some paired reading this morning #WorldBookDay

 

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Posted by Miss C. Dovey on 2 March 2017

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Noun Work...

23 February 2017

Finding collective, abstract, common and Proper nouns.

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Posted by Miss C. Dovey on 23 February 2017

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Take a look at what we are learning this term...

8 January 2017

Take a look at the curriculum maps below to see what we will be learning this term:

 

 

 

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Posted by Miss C. Dovey on 8 January 2017

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6D's Alma News Reports

30 November 2016

Over the past few weeks 6D have been investigating the disappearance of a young girl called Alma. We devised our own TV news report scripts and recorded them using a green screen. Take a look at our final reports below:

 

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Posted by Miss C. Dovey on 30 November 2016

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6D Spellings

25 November 2016

Please go to our NEW spelling page to find your current spellings and next weeks.

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Posted by Miss C. Dovey on 25 November 2016

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A visit from Firefighters!

20 October 2016

Today 6D were visited by the local firefighters from Heywood. They talked to use about fire safety, especially at this time of the year around bonfire night. We  discussed how it was best for us to stay safe, including doing things such as NOT tucking our trousers into our wellies!

We even got…

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Posted by Miss C. Dovey on 20 October 2016

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Investigating nets...

22 September 2016

This morning in 6D we have been investigating the nets of 3D shapes. We carried out the investigation independently showing our enquirer skills.

 

 

 

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Posted by Miss C. Dovey on 22 September 2016

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Investigating Evolution

20 September 2016

Today in 6D we had to investigate evolution. We were given picture that could be put into a timeline of what came first:

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Posted by Miss C. Dovey on 20 September 2016

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FA Football

20 September 2016

This morning 6D were lucky enough to take part in a special football skills session with the FA:

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Posted by Miss C. Dovey on 20 September 2016

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Mayan Trip

15 September 2016

Well... what a fun day we had at Touchstones in Rochdale!

We had a lot of fun learning about the Mayans today through games and activities. See what we did below:

 

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Posted by Miss C. Dovey on 15 September 2016

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Are you guilty of unconditional love?

14 September 2016

As a class we listened to and watched the story of ‘The Prodigal Son’. We then discussed the story and what it told us about God’s unconditional love.

Following this, in our Kagan groups, we developed questions that we would ask the characters in the story about the love they showed towards one…

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Posted by Miss C. Dovey on 14 September 2016

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Touchstones

18 January 2016

As part of our topic on rivers, we went to Touchstones Museum in Rochdale. Whilst we were there, we found out about the water cycle and our local river, The Roch. We made a beautiful river collage which showed the many fish that live there. We also had the opportunity to walk around the exhibits…

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Posted by Michael McGrail on 18 January 2016

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Kagan Maths

18 January 2016

In Maths, we have been using Kagan strategies to learn about negative numbers. We hope you like the photos!

 

 

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Posted by Michael McGrail on 18 January 2016

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Stinky Kagan English

18 January 2016

In English, we used Kagan strategies to discuss the character of Mr. Stink. We hope you enjoy the photos!

 

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Posted by Michael McGrail on 18 January 2016

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Church Visit

18 January 2016

Before Christmas, 6M went over to church where Richard, our Deacon, explained the symbolism of some of the objects and paintings. We hope you enjoy the photos!

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Posted by Michael McGrail on 18 January 2016

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Christmas Carols

18 January 2016

On the last day of term, 6M went to D'Oliviera Court to sing at the annual Christmas party. We had a great time and hope you enjoy the photos! (No prizes for spotting the extra member of our class on the back row!)

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Posted by Michael McGrail on 18 January 2016

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The Heart

15 January 2016

On 15th January, 6G and 6M investigated how the heart works as part of their topic on circulation. Mr McGrail dissected two ox hearts whilst the children identified the various parts by their Latin names. We hope you enjoy the photos!

 

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Posted by Michael McGrail on 15 January 2016

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Our trip to Manchester Art Gallery

16 November 2015

On the 9th November, 6G and 6M went to Manchester Art Gallery to view 'Claude Duval' by William Powell-Frith. It is a scene depicting a group of highwaymen holding up the carriage of Lady Aurora Sydney carrying a young woman who has been made to dance with the captain of the band of men, Claude…

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Posted by Michael McGrail on 16 November 2015

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6M - Battlefield Drama

9 November 2015

In English we have been looking at war poetry to mark Remembrance Day. In preparation for writing our own poems, we created dramatic pictures of the horrors of the conflict.

 

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Posted by Michael McGrail on 9 November 2015

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6M Passover

6 November 2015

To mark our World Religion topic on Judaism, both year 6 classes celebrated a Passover meal to help understand the symbolism of the food. Fr. Tadgh and Richard also attended. We sang, ate food and had a fantastic time!

 

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Posted by Michael McGrail on 6 November 2015

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Crucial Crew

5 October 2015

Today, we had a great time at Crucial Crew learning important emergency skills! We hope you enjoy the photos.

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Posted by Michael McGrail on 5 October 2015

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Green Party!

18 September 2015

Because we were Green Readers this week, we had our Green Party! As you can see, we had a great time!

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Posted by Michael McGrail on 18 September 2015

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Graffiti Maths

11 September 2015

We decided to use graffiti to help us consolidate our subtraction skills!

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Posted by Michael McGrail on 11 September 2015

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Trip to Museum

11 September 2015

On 9th October, year 6 visited the Liverpool World Museum to enjoy the Mayan exhibition. We also had time to look around other galleries, such as the dinosaur section! We hope you enjoy our photos!

 

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Posted by Michael McGrail on 11 September 2015

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Victoria Baths Rehearsal

8 June 2015

 

 

Year 6 went to Victoria Baths last week to rehearse their play, 'The Wars of the Roses'. They had a fabulous day and are really looking forward to the performance next month!

We hope you enjoy the photos!

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Posted by Michael McGrail on 8 June 2015

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STEM visit

20 March 2015

As part of our space week, we had STEM visit us to talk about a journey to Mars. We discussed what we would need to take with us and also constructed our own Martian space-bases!

 

We hope you enjoy the photos!

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Posted by Michael McGrail on 20 March 2015

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Drama

20 March 2015

We have been working hard rehearsing Shakespeare! Hope you enjoy the photos!

 

 

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Posted by Michael McGrail on 20 March 2015

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Class Mass

20 March 2015

Year 6M and 6G had a lovely class mass together with Father. The theme was 'being witnesses'. We hope you enjoy the photos.

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Posted by Michael McGrail on 20 March 2015

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Becoming Kaspar

29 January 2015

In class we have been reading the novel, 'Kaspar', by Michael Morpurgo. It is the story of one cat's adventure which takes him from Moscow to London, then finally, New York. (On board the Titanic!) On Friday we are going to write a diary of his travels. In order to understand him more and think…

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Posted by Michael McGrail on 29 January 2015

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6M Remembers

12 December 2014

Today 6M joined together with 6G to remember the Christmas Day Truce Football match of 1914.

They played a series of small sided matches, trying to recreate what happened on 'No Man's Land' in 1914

The pupils enjoyed playing football all afternoon, and even enjoyed making and setting up…

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Posted by St Mary's RC Primary School on 12 December 2014

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Green Readers

14 November 2014

Here are our green readers for the last two weeks. We started with three....now we've twenty three!

 

Well done!

 

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Posted by Michael McGrail on 14 November 2014

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Bikeability

7 November 2014

This week, some of our year 6 children participated in the cycle-awareness programme, 'Bikeability'. They had a fantastic time....even if they did get soaking wet! Many thanks to the tutors who taught them how to be safe on the road.

 

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Posted by Michael McGrail on 7 November 2014

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The Day the Crayons Quit

17 October 2014

In English, we have been enjoying the book, 'The Day the Crayons Quit', by Drew Daywalt. In it, a box of crayons write letters to their owner, Duncan, airing their complaints and also appreciation. 

'It's funny, clever and pushes kids' creativity.' (The Telegraph)

'Hilarious picture-book…

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Posted by Michael McGrail on 17 October 2014

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Viking Costume

17 October 2014

Last week we were lucky enough to have on-loan a box of Viking resources from Touchstones in Rochdale. This included some Viking clothes! Here are some pictures of us dressed as Viking settlers. We hope you enjoy them!

 

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Posted by Michael McGrail on 17 October 2014

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Maths Graffiti

3 October 2014

This morning we explored different calculation strategies....with a twist! We played our mental addition game, 205, but instead of working out/recording the results in our books, we used large sheets of paper stuck across the tables! The paper acted as a canvas to our mathematical jottings! We…

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Posted by Michael McGrail on 3 October 2014

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6G/M Collective Worship 30/09/14

30 September 2014

6G and 6M joined together this morning for a beautiful collective worship. Our theme was 'I can laugh and have fun'. Hopefully, we'll have fun all week! We hope you enjoy the photos!

 

 

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Posted by Michael McGrail on 30 September 2014

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Viking Art

23 September 2014

We have worked with Sue Aggarwal to create some viking pottery. We hope you enjoy the photo!

 

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Posted by Michael McGrail on 23 September 2014

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Collective Worship - Tuesday 9th September, 2014

12 September 2014

On Tuesday, 6G and 6M joined together for their collective worship. The theme was 'I am Special'. It was a beautiful session of prayer and reflection.

 

We hope you enjoy the photos.

 

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Posted by Michael McGrail on 12 September 2014

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Beowulf Production

12 September 2014

On Wednesday, 10th September, classes 6G and 6M had the chance to watch a performance of 'Beowulf' by the theatre company, Tempus Fugit. It was fantastic and really brought the poem to life! We also had the chance to have our photos taken with swords, shields, axes, golden goblets ...oh...and a…

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Posted by Michael McGrail on 12 September 2014

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Beowulf's Voyage

5 September 2014

We have been reading the story, 'Beowulf', in class. We decided to paint some long boats depicting his voyage to Denmark. We used different shades of watercolours and oil pastels to create an impressionistic feel. We hope you like them! We're also really looking forward to watching the visiting…

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Posted by Michael McGrail on 5 September 2014

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