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Welcome to Sycamore Class

 

Welcome to our webpage. Sycamore class is a group of 27 Year 6 children who are taught by Mr Wallace and supported by Mrs Smirk, Mrs Baker and Mrs Ryan.

 

In our class, we make learning fun and bring the curriculum to life! Please take a look at our page and follow the different pages and links to the relevant information and examples of pupil's work.

 

To keep up-to-date with our day-to-day learning and adventures, please follow us on Twitter: @CSLSycamore

 

Please check out the homework link above for the most up-to-date homework that has been set in Sycamore Class.

Examples of Learning 2015-16

 

Please see below for work from previous academic years.

Olympic Heroes

 

Sycamore have been looking at the most successful Olympians in history. Below are some examples of their artwork.

After School Rehearsal Schedule

 

Below is a schedule for the after school KS2 production rehearsals. If, for whatever reason, you cannot make a rehearsal, please let Mr Wallace or Mrs Cooper know as soon as possible. Remember to bring your scripts! 

Sport Relief

 

Sycamore Class have been celebrating Sport Relief by coming to school dressed as their sporting heroes and partaking in fun sporting activities such as: volleyball, squash and an assault course. See the photos below for some of these activities.

World Book Day

 

All week, we have been celebrating the annual World Book Week. This has involved many activities, including story trails, 'extreme reading' competitions, second-hand book swaps, the Bumper Book Quiz, stop animation films and loads more! The week culminated in World Book Day which involved children dressing as their favourite characters from books.

 

Below are some pictures of the class in their 'fancy dress'! See if you can work out who they all are...you might even find a Where's Wally or two lurking somewhere! 

Romero Britto

 

Spring Term's topic is Brazil and as a result, Sycamore Class have been looking at the artwork of Romero Britto. For more information on Britto and to see some more examples of pupils' work, please follow the 'wider curriculum' link above. Below are just a small sample of some of their work. 

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Mr Wallace's Weekly Wacky Wednesday Wow Word

 

This week (December 14th) , Jacob won our 'Best Sentence' award during this week's Mr Wallace's Wacky Wednesday Wow Word. To find out what the word was and what Jacob's sentence was, please follow the link above to the Wow Word page.  

Homework

 

Just a reminder that homework is updated continually on the homework link above. Please see me if there are any problems.

Kingsmead Year 6 Sports Festival

 

On the 21st of October, Sycamore and Maple went to Kingsmead for their annual Sports Festival. This is where they compete and try new sports with other year sixes in the area. For more information on the sports that we played and for more photographs, please see our Wider Curriculum Page.

Science Workshops at King's College

 

On Tuesday 13th October, Year 6 visited King's College, Taunton, to partake in some science workshops. Details of these workshops, plus more photographs, can be found on the science page (the link is at the top of this page).

Trip to Cheddar Gorge

 

Sycamore have recently been on an exciting school trip to Cheddar Gorge and Caves to learn all about the Stone Age. For more information and photographs, please see our Topic page.

Bikeability 2015

 

On the 23rd and 24th of September, Sycamore Class took part in 'Bikeability', which is a course run by The Road Safety Team to ensure young children are cycling on the roads in a safe, responsible but enjoyable way. The course was split into two days. The first day involved learning the Green Cross Code, basic bicycle skills on the playground and spending the afternoon learning the basic safety precautions when cycling on the road. The second day was full of advanced road cycling skills, including learning road signs! Overall, a brilliant two days that Sycamore really enjoyed and we would like to thank the team for helping us achieve our Level 1 and Level 2 certificates. Below are photos from the two days.

Air we go!

On Wednesday, Year 6 went to SCAT in Taunton to attend an assembly about science. The assembly was delivered by Dr. Alison from Bristol University. Here are just a few pictures of what we got up to...for a more detailed explanation, please look on our science page!  

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Post SATs Maths fun!

 

Sycamore have had an incredibly tough week as they were taking part in their end of Key Stage tests (SATs). On Friday, we had some maths fun and below is just a small selection of photos from their activities. For more information on this, please see our maths page.

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D.T. Project

 

For more information on our latest D.T. project, please navigate your way to our Topic page (link at the bottom of the page). We've given you a little teaser with the picture below!

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Book Week

 

Sycamore have celebrated a wonderful National Book Week over the past week. We started the week by designing our class door as a book cover - we decided to decorate it as the front cover of Louis Sachar's There's a Boy in the Girl's Bathroom. We even used real toilet paper to decorate the door! On Wednesday, we had the amazing published author Ian Thomas in. He has written the Emily and her Pharaoh series and leads an exciting life as a deep sea diver. He told us many incredible stories, with details of some truly awesome encounters with wildlife. In the evening, some of Sycamore Class came back to school as part of the school's bedtime story sessions, which included some spooky stories for the years sixes. The week also included the traditional 'dress-up' day which brought some very interesting outfit choices! See below for some pictures of our truly exciting week. Roll on next year! 

Bikeability

Most of Sycamore Class have been taking part in bikeability this week, training for their Level 1 and Level 2 cycling awards. Well done for everyone taking part - I don't think many people envied you cycling around in the freezing cold for two days but you had great fun and enjoyed the process without fussing! We look forward to finding out what level everyone achieved.

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