Year 6

Art & Maths – Year 6

As we draw to an end of the third week of Term 2, we challenged the class to work in small groups to make a rectangle out of a set of small quadrilaterals. It wasn’t easy and caused some headaches! We also have been looking at the artist Andy Warhol. The children are currently producing Continue reading


We have been learning about all things shape this week in Maths. It has been a fairly practical week of learning, the class have been using nets to create 3D shapes and then were given cubes to see how many different cuboids they could make. Roll on the investigation tomorrow…  

Radio Adverts

We have been working in teams this week to produce our very own radio advert for Chessington. We will be performing them next week in class and seeing if we have been able to use the persuasive techniques learnt!  


On Friday, we travelled all the way to Chessington as past of our topic – Scream Machine. The class had a fantastic day out and their behaviour was a credit to the school. The adults learnt that a few members of the class scream really loudly when they are on the rides!  


This afternoon, Year 6 were put into teams and set a challenge! Using playdough, they had to create an object that would take the least amount of time to sink to the bottom of a test tube. It was neck and neck, with the winning team changing hands on a regular basis, until the purple Continue reading

Cross Country

This afternoon, we took 10 children over to the Oasis Academy for a Cross Country event. I’m delighted to say that we came back with 4 medals! All children run superbly and on another day, we may have come back with even more podium finishers! We had 2 children that also finished in 4th place! Continue reading

Performing Poems

This week, the pupils of Sycamore Class have been practising their oracy skills by performing poems to the class. All were performed with expression, actions and emotion. Below are the pupils in action!  


As part of Mini-mudder this year, Sycamore Class set up the course on Thursday, helped marshall the event on Friday morning and then got as muddy as possible on Friday afternoon! Here are some photos from the two days.  

Year 6

Our new Sycamore Class have had a really good, settled start to their final academic year at Kemsley! We are all armed up with our new green fleeces and the hard work has already begun.