In Year 6, we have been creating wings using bamboo sticks and paper feathers. We used charcoal and chalk to draw our feathers and experimented with different types of marks to make patterns and texture. These art unit links in with our English writing, where we are writing diary entries as the inventor of the […]
After following the Rugby World Cup, and being inspired by the success of the England squad this year, Year 6 created dances based on the All Blacks Haka. We watched a clip of The All Blacks (New Zealand team) performing the Haka to the England squad before their game began. We identified some of the […]
The children had a great day at Lewisham’s Junior Citizens event. They engaged in interactive workshops with the Police, The London Fire Brigade, TFL, Well-Being support teams and Anti-Drug campaigns. Over the course of the morning, Year 6 learned some important lessons on how to keep safe whilst travelling to secondary school; how to use […]
Before half term, Year 6 visited the V&A Museum to see the Food: Bigger than the Plate exhibition. We also spent time in the galleries sketching the sculptures. The interactive exhibition had five sections: composting, farming, trading, cooking and eating. We will be responding to this exhibition in their art lessons this half term.
Year 6 children from Cedar Class reading with Reception (Oak) Class in their weekly Buddy Reading lessons.
Victoria & Albert Food Exhibition Cedar Class: Wednesday 16th October Elder Class: Thursday 17th October Year 6 will be visiting the exhibition: “FOOD: Bigger than the Plate” at The Victoria & Albert Museum. It is a multi-sensory exhibition that unwraps the global food chain. It asks the question, what can we eat to be […]
Congratulations to the Year 6 Hockey A Team who came in 3rd place at the Lewisham Summer Hockey tournament. The team won all of their matches leading up to the final, and continued to impress with such a high level of skill and game understanding in the final. Rathfern had four teams competing at the […]
Well done to the Year 6 children who competed brilliantly in the Forest Hill and Sydenham Schools Netball competition. The team played a High 5 format of Netball, which involves them rotating their positions at the end and half-time of every game. The team worked together so well, and did a fantastic job remembering […]
In the last couple of weeks, Year 6 have begun preparing for their end of year performance. In a similar vein to last year, the production will take the form of a variety performance with song, dance, drama and instrumental and oral performances. Pupils have selected and been selected for a variety of roles, to […]
A big well done to the Year 6 Athletics team who came in 3rd place the the Lewisham Borough Quad Kids Athletics Finals. We we very proud to see they being awarded their bronze medals! There were 20 schools battling it out for the title and a lot of talent on display. Every member of […]