Author Archives: Mrs Calland

Good Friend Award

In Year 6 we are all working really hard to earn the good friend award in our class. We have been able to nominate someone each day to display the good friend award on their chair. It is really important … Continue reading

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Cross-Curricular Writing

At Oxford Grove we try to write for lots of different purposes and audiences in all areas of the curriculum. This means that we can apply our writing skills to lots of different subjects such as creating an information text … Continue reading

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Writing in Year 6

 This half term we are focusing on writing biographies and autobiographies in our English lessons. We have already started by looking at the key features of a biography in our guided reading lessons and we have written biographies about the … Continue reading

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PE

In 6C we do PE every Friday with Miss Lowe. We have been working hard on our dance routines and have recently started our gymnastics topic where we are able to use the PE equipment for balancing. What do you … Continue reading

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Poppies and Poems

This afternoon Year 6 took part in a Poppies and Poetry workshop for Remembrance Day. We learnt some information about World War I and why poppies help us to remember the soldiers who died for our country. We read and … Continue reading

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Hindu Temple

On Monday, Year 6 visited the Veda Mandir on Chorley Old Road as part of our Hinduism topic in RE. It was a very special time to visit the temple because Hindus are celebrating Diwali this week. We were able … Continue reading

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Ancient Greek Day

This week Year 6 dressed up as Greeks for the day and took part in an Ancient Greek workshop. We were able to look at and sketch Ancient Greek artefacts, play an Ancient Greek game called Knuckle Bones and try on … Continue reading

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Theseus and the Minotaur Talking Textiles

This half term in Art we have been creating Talking Textiles linked to our Ancient Greek topic. We have each designed and made a textile to show part of the story of Theseus and the Minotaur, which will all be … Continue reading

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Our Reading Area

Our reading area in Year 6 is titled ‘Where Will Your Reading Take You?’ because we know that if you ‘get lost’ in a good book, reading can take you anywhere! We have a wide variety of texts in our reading … Continue reading

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National Poetry Day

Today was National Poetry Day and to celebrate every class has learnt a poem to perform to each other. In Mrs Calland’s group we performed The Lion and Albert by Marriott Edgar. This was a really funny poem about Albert getting … Continue reading

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