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Year 6 2019 - 2020

Mr Barlow-Davenport

Mr Barlow-Davenport

Year 6 Teacher
PE Subject Leader
History Subject Leader

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laugh heart BREAKING NEWS... The Leaver's Hoodies have landed at Hollinhey, if you have paid for postage, that will be refunded via PayPal, if you aren't in school, contact the office to arrange collection. heart laugh


This week I'd like you to complete the section 5 of the 'Moving Up' booklet which is all about setting your new routine as you start your new school. Please also look at the website for your new school - you'll find lots of information shared on there.


Tuesday 7th July


Theme Park English - design , name and advertise your own rollercoaster...


How mush will you charge to enter your Theme Park - will you make a profit?

Monday 6th July

I've received lots of your stories from last week - they really are great, you've worked particularly hard on them - well done!


We're continuing our work to calculate the income and expenditure for your theme park.  Take a look at the slides and attached worksheet.


It's time to write your introductory paragraph for your Theme Park leaflet.


Friday 3rd July 

Welcome to Friday - I've taken the time to look at some of your theme park work with Mrs Clough over the last couple of days and they are brilliant already! Some of your ideas are so imaginitive... Mrs Clough is very excited to be working with some of you next week. Well done to Joseph for a fab return to Year 6 this week, you have been awarded our HEART certificate:


It's time to write the story tha you planned yesterday, if you don't want to do the spellings with Mr Fozard, you can start the video at 8mins 30seconds for the main part of the lesson. Thanks to Ellis for sending me his awesome story about a boy called TimBob yesterday yes. Here's the link to the lesson: English Lesson


It's time for the Fun Fun Fun Friday Family Challenge - work through as many questions as you can independently, then find somebody at home to work through the further questions until you get really stumped!

Thursday 2nd July 

I hope you enjoyed Sleeping Cutie yesterday and have you solved the Maths Mystery? Ben & Lyssie have already managed to identify the culprit - well done! In other news, Mrs B-D has made me buy a caravan - we're all very excited to take her our for her maiden voyage in the coming weeks - she's called Luna :-)


If you didn't complete one of the Maths Mysteries yesterday - now is the time to try and identify the culprit! Otherwise, try the challenges below:


English In our English lesson today, you will be using the character you created last week to plan a story around.  It's another Oak National Academy lesson with Mr Fozard - ignore the spellings part of the lesson though.  Here's the link: Planning a Story

Wednesday 1st July 

It's July already - hopefully the sun will be back with us soon!  It has been a lovely start to the week, please keep up the good work at home too.  We'll be completing our Theme Park work on Monday's and Tuesday's for the next 2 weeks and completing several different tasks Wednesday - Friday.


I've uploaded a Maths Mystery for you to complete over Wednesday and Thursday (there's a choice of 2 different levels of challenge).  Let me know how you get on...


There's a comprehension activity based on Robyn Hood or Sleeping Cutie for you to complete today - some of you may have already completed the Robyn Hood comprehension before...

Tuesday 30th June


We're continuing our Theme Park Maths today - you will need to complete your plan of your theme park from yesterday and calculate your budget.  If you've already completed it, there's an extra Maths challenge in the files section...


In our English lesson today we're identifying how persuasive language can be used in leaflets to advertise our theme parks.  The video below introduces you to some of the persuasive techniques for today's lesson.  Work through th slides before attempting the tasks.


Take a look at this fruit bowl that Edie created using paper mache:

I've finally got round to sharing some of your amazing English work. There is everything from letters of complaint to poetry.

Myca sent me this awesome reading of the Lady Winter poem:

Maisie and Ben sent me these great letters of complaint:

Cam's Similes & Metaphors work:

Please do continue to read regularly to yourself and out loud to somebody else in your household.  You should also be using our online learning platforms on a daily basis:

Spelling Shed & Maths Shed

TT Rockstars

Prodigy Game

Read Theory

Purple Mash


Further Learning Opportunities: 

1. Authorfy is a website with lots of activities based around your favourite books.  There are interviews with your favourite authors and writing challenges from the likes of Emma Carroll, Michael Morpurgo, Andy Griffiths and Ross Welford (plus many many more...)

2. How are you feeling about moving to your new school in September? If you've got any question or worries, take a look at this website: Moving to Secondary School

3. Are you a budding nurse or doctor?  You can learn some new first aid skills here: British Red Cross First Aid

4. Try some of these quick and fun science experiments from MadScience: Mad Science Activities

We are here to keep everyone in our school community safe. If you have a safety worry, Mrs Clough is here to help. Email

Files to Download

Year 6: News items

Year 6: Gallery items

Year 6 Home School Work, by Mr Barlow-Davenport

Year 6 LEAVERS HOODIES, by Mr Barlow-Davenport

Y5 Y6 Mini-party, by Mrs Massey

Year 6: Calendar items

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Contact the School

Hollinhey Primary School

Bell Avenue, Sutton
Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK11 0EE

Contact for queries: Mrs S Egeli, Admin Assistant

Main Contact: Mrs S Egeli

Tel: 01625 383247

SEN Contact: Mrs S Clough

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