Sycamore Class (Year 6) Archived News

Christmas tree decorations

Christmas tree decorations

Year 6 teamed up today with Reception to make decorations for the Christmas tree. A lot of patience was needed for this [...]
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The Sumdog Results Are In...

Congratulations to all the Pimperne children who took part in this week's Dorset Competition. We took all the top positi[...]
Cross Country - Years 5 & 6

Cross Country - Years 5 & 6

A great week of sport for Years 5 and 6 culminated in the whole school cross country. Thankfully, the weather was a litt[...]
QUAD KIDS - YEARS 5 & 6

QUAD KIDS - YEARS 5 & 6

A great time was had by all at The Blandford School today. [...]
Team Challenge at Fairthorne

Team Challenge at Fairthorne

The object of this obstacle course was to get all your team members through it...   Apologies for some of the[...]
Free time at Fairthorne

Free time at Fairthorne

Free time before lunch - where do they get their energy from?   [...]
Sailing at Fairthorne

Sailing at Fairthorne

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Y6 Maths Conference for Children

Y6 Maths Conference for Children

We had an amazing time today at The Blandford School. Thank you to all the parents who helped with transport. Here are s[...]
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Sumdog Competition - Pimperne win again...

Well done to Pimperne School for their success in the latest Dorset Sumdog Competition. Overall, Year 6 came first and [...]
Y6 Yoga

Y6 Yoga

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Y6 Parents' Assembly

'Well done, Y6 - you were amazing this morning!'    Mrs Jones 'I liked the singing in 'Our World'. Year 6 did really we[...]
David Hockney - iPad art

David Hockney - iPad art

"Hockney first discovered the iPhone during the winter of 2008. “I was fascinated by it, because I think it’s a stunning[...]
Black and white photography

Black and white photography

First of all we looked at the American photographer, Ansel Adams, who was famous for taking black and white photos. Next[...]
Reading Partnership - Y6 and Reception

Reading Partnership - Y6 and Reception

Wacky Socks and Hair Day Reading with Reception is the highlight of Y6's week and it's even more fun on Wacky Hair Day![...]
Every tried fencing?

Every tried fencing?

The whole school got to take part in fencing tuition today - a varied and exciting combat sport. Don't worry - it was al[...]
Year 6 House Captains

Year 6 House Captains

On Monday 10th September, Pimperne School split into the four teams and Year 6 gave presentations and speeches on why th[...]
Immunology Centre for Cancer

Immunology Centre for Cancer

Belle and family were invited to tour the new Immunology Centre at Southampton General Hospital and thanked for their [...]
Y6 DT and Art

Y6 DT and Art

Egyptian death masks - DT and Art within topic.   [...]
Paralympic rugby star inspires Y6 pupils

Paralympic rugby star inspires Y6 pupils

School had a visit today from Paralympian star, Aaron Phipps and Sycamore class spent the afternoon in a talk/worksheet [...]
A Patchwork Quilt of Art Skills - Y6

A Patchwork Quilt of Art Skills - Y6

Displaying our art skills through topic. Shading, hatching, cross-hatching and 'dotty' pictures in the style of George[...]
And the winners are . . .

And the winners are . . .

In third place: Evangeline from Year 5 In second place: Charlotte from Year 5 And finally, in first place: Jess[...]
Monet paintings - Year 6

Monet paintings - Year 6

Please do come into school to see our fabulous 'Monet paintings', The Poppy Field at Argenteuil. [...]
How on earth are the judges going to decide the winners?

How on earth are the judges going to decide the winners?

Pimperne Bake Off - supporting the Centre for Cancer Immunology at Southampton Hospital [...]
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The Park in Winter - by Daisy Ryan-East

A park in winter is a mesmerising sight to see. When I heaved open the heavy, wooden door, a wonderful white winter w[...]
First Aid Training

First Aid Training

First Aid Trainers came into school to teach the children the basics of emergency first aid.   Jack Master - [...]
Animation

Animation

Combining Art, DT and Computing, Y6 had a great time making their own short animations. They planned their animations on[...]
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Mock SATs Week

We would like to congratulate Y6 on their recent attitudes, resilience and enthusiasm for Mock SATs Week. We can honestl[...]
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Sumdog Competition - March 2018

A huge congratulations to Pimperne children in the recent Sumdog competition. They did extremely well, especially Year 6[...]
Children's Maths Conference - Maths Matter Blandford Network Initiative

Children's Maths Conference - Maths Matter Blandford Network Initiative

Twenty-two Y6  children attended a Maths Conference at The Blandford School today (the remaining children went to a Swim[...]
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Staying Safe Online

On Friday 2nd February we learnt about Staying Safe Online. The key messages were: 1) Don’t post any personal informa[...]
Bryanston Maths Challenges for Y4 and Y6

Bryanston Maths Challenges for Y4 and Y6

Last week, Mrs Jones and Miss Tatham took some very talented mathematicians to a Y4 and a Y6 Maths Challenge. Both event[...]
Talent Show Auditions

Talent Show Auditions

Today, Y6 held auditions for a talent show. Two acts from each class go forward to a whole school audition next Monday. [...]
Christmas Party

Christmas Party

Reception and Year 6 enjoyed their joint Christmas party today! [...]
Mog's Calamity Christmas

Mog's Calamity Christmas

We watched a short video entitled Mog's Calamity Christmas and imagined what Mog might be thinking at various points in [...]
Maya posters

Maya posters

Maya posters are almost finished. Topics include: where and when, number, food, farming, gods and religion.[...]
Aladdin comes to Pimperne!

Aladdin comes to Pimperne!

On Monday afternoon the whole school were treated to a fantastic pantomime performance of Aladdin by the m&m theatre pro[...]
What did the Maya people eat?

What did the Maya people eat?

The Maya ate very well. They hunted wild turkey, deer, ducks, and even monkey. They caught fish. They ate bird eggs. The[...]
Maya houses - DT

Maya houses - DT

Making Maya houses Ordinary Maya lived in simple huts of wood or stone with thatched roofs. They had no chimneys[...]
Maya Civilisations

Maya Civilisations

Year 6 are making posters of different aspects of Maya life - ranging from food and farming to writing and numbers. They[...]
The 'Hawk Man'

The 'Hawk Man'

This afternoon, we had a visit from three different birds - a hawk, a barn owl and a European eagle owl. We got to ask l[...]
Y6 Class Assembly

Y6 Class Assembly

The children did an amazing Y6 class assembly this morning and were very proud of themselves. This will, sadly, be their[...]
Reading Partners

Reading Partners

Reception and Year 6 love their special reading time together. Reading together not only helps develop reading skills,[...]
English

English

In English, we started the topic of biographies/autobiographies by looking at the origins of root words: eg bio, graph a[...]
Maths in Art

Maths in Art

Year 6 used both their mathematical skills and art skills to make this fabulous display.   [...]
Canadian Rockies

Canadian Rockies

Yer 5 used watercolours to recreate Lake Louise in the Canadian Rockies on their Transition Day into Y6.[...]
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Sycamore Topic Web - Maya Civilisation

Autumn Term topic for Y6 is The Maya Civilisation.   Maya - parents newsletter 2017[...]
Safewise

Safewise

  Yesterday, Years 3 and 6 went to Safewise in Bournemouth. The children experienced interactive[...]