Year 6

Welcome to Year 6.

Mrs Tipping is delighted to be teaching Y6 this year and is already looking forward to the Robinwood Residential 5th-7th  March 2018!

This year the Year 6′s will take on added leadership responsibilities helping St Oswald’s to continue to be a happy and peaceful school. Y6 are always fantastic ambassadors for St Oswald’s and great role models for our younger pupils.

Keep visiting our webpage for an insight to all of our super learning over the year.

Date for your diary! SATs will be 14th May-17th May 2018

 Key Learning Indicators of Performance (KLIPS) for Year 6

 

Internet Safety:

Online Safety Guidelines

Maths Help:
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The 2017 Junior Production of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang – Ticket Arrangements

Ticket request deadline 4 December at 9.00 am!

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Lyrics

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Lyrics

Year 6 trip to Lancashire Infantry Museum & Museum of Lancashire – Thursday 16th November

Details of Y6 trip!

Super Learning Day 2017

All the children had a fantastic day learning new skills during our 10th anniversary Super Learning Day. Activities included Salsa, First Aid, Maypole Dancing, Edible Art, Mindfulness, Yoga, Golf, Rugby and Gaelic Football.  We had a special visit from some Minions who performed a dance to the whole school and the Year 6 leaders did […]

Computing Week 2017

Minecraft comes to St Oswald’s! We all became game designers this term during our Computing week, bringing to life the world of Minecraft and creating our own games. We had a great time experimenting with the Zombies, Iron Golems and the rest of the Minecraft Universe and unearthed some real talent in all our classes. Check out the gallery and click on the links to play the Minecraft games designed by some of our children!

Harry Potter Day – celebrating 20 years of Harry Potter

Year 6 Leavers’ Party 2017

Leavers’ Party reply required ASAP!

Year 6 Retreat to the Metropolitan Cathedral and Crosby Beach on Wed 19 July 2017

Details of the forthcoming visit to Liverpool for Year 6!

Y6 visit Nimes, France

A group of 14 children has just returned from a brilliant visit to our partner school, La Gazelle in Nimes. We spent a day at school doing fun lessons with the French children and had a French school lunch (3 Courses!). We then spent the afternoon and evening with a French family. The next day, […]

Reading List for Y6

Reading_List_6 Some great books here for Y6 avid readers!

Come and See RE Newsletter

Our latest RE newsletter

Football Masterclass for Year 6 Pupils

5 sessions commencing Monday 12 June! 20 places available, first come, first served.

Good Shepherd Mass

Year 6 pupils, 20 June – Please return the permission slip ASAP – thank you!

Tag Rugby South Ribble Borough Finals

Tuesday 13 June 2017 – your child will have been given a letter to bring home if they are part of the team.

Year 6 Visit to Robinwood 2017

Year 6 had a fantastic 3 days at Robinwood…. here are some of the photos.

Lancashire Athletics Finals

St Oswald’s Athletics Team had once again made it to the Lancashire Finals in Blackpool. They were up against 15 other top ranking schools in Lancashire. After a tough competition, the team ended up in 9th position. A huge achievement for everyone involved!

Spellbinder visits the Juniors 2017

The juniors were visited by Spellbinder today who told some great stories based on the theme, ‘Heroes and Villains’. Year 6 also enjoyed seeing him for their last time after 7 years of visits! Thank you Spellbinder.

Indoor Athletics South Ribble Finals

Year 5 and 6 Athletics Team were once again competing in the South Ribble finals against the top teams across Penwortham, Longton and Leyland. It was a tough competition throughout but with every St Oswald’s athlete trying their very best and working as a team, we became 1st overall! A super achievement. Bring on the […]

Indoor Athletics Competition Y5/6

The Year 5 and 6 indoor athletics team took part in a competition at All Hallows High School. They were against 8 other primary schools and competed brilliantly. Everyone performed exceptionally as individuals and as a team. When the results came in, St Oswald’s won gold which put us through to the South Ribble Finals.

Young Voices Concert – Manchester Arena – Thursday 9 February 2017

Payment & ticket arrangements!

Y6 Trip to Fulwood Barracks and The Museum of Lancashire

Y6 had a great day at Fulwood Barracks and the Museum of Lancashire.

Christmas Carol Concert – St Oswald’s Choir, Holy Trinity Church, Formby, Saturday 17 December 2016

Details for purchasing tickets!

Joseph 2016 Lyrics

Junior Production 2016 – Lyrics

St Oswald’s Football Mascots

Last Saturday, St Oswald’s football team were invited to be mascots for Bamber Bridge Football Club. The children met the players, had their picture taken with them and followed the team out on to the pitch. A great day for everyone even though Bamber Bridge lost 4-1 against Clitheroe. Big thanks to the football club […]

St Oswald’s FC

St Oswald’s FC have reached the winter break after some mixed results but with fantastic effort and attitude from all our players. Our A team finished off 2016 with a fine win against our neighbours Longton and our B team are still challenging for top honours in the B league. Well done everybody on their […]

Y6 visit to the Lancashire Infantry Museum & The Museum of Lancashire

Details of the visit to Preston on 9 November 2016!

Year 6 Meet the Teacher Presentation

Year 6 Meet the Teacher Presentation.

Year 6 freeze frame the Prodigal Son!

A fabulous RE lesson for year 6. We acted out the Parable of the Prodigal Son to help with our understanding of unconditional love. This also helped us to explain which is more difficult, asking for forgiveness or forgiving someone.

Y6 Taster Day at All Hallows – Wednesday 5 October 2016

Arrangements for the first Taster Day at All Hallows for Year 6 pupils!

Y6 Residential Visit to Robinwood, Todmorden – Monday 6-Wednesday 8 March 2017

Important information re the Y6 residential visit to Robinwood 2017!

Y6 Visit to the Lancashire Infantry Museum & Museum of Lancashire – Wednesday 9 November

Details of the forthcoming visit to Preston for Year 6!

Super Learning Day 2016

Another successful Super Learning Day at St Oswald’s. This year we had lots of new activities and everyone had a super day. Well done everyone and thank you to all our visitors who helped make the day a huge success.

Year 6 Art Club Gallery

After a fabulous time at our after school Art club, we decided to do an exhibition of all of our work. Take a peek to see what we did! Well done year 6 on your brilliant art work!

Ecole la Gazelle visit to Longton

Welcome to our French visitors…..

St Oswald’s Euro 2016

St Oswald’s celebrated the Euro 2016 with a tournament for Year 3, 4, 5 and 6. The competition lasted all day with the group stages in the morning and the semi finals and finals in the afternoon in front of the whole school. Congratulations to everyone who took part with lots of excellent teamwork!

An Amazing Week of Art

The children worked so well this week to produce some excellent pieces of ‘Modern Art.’ The whole school followed the topic of FOOD GLORIOUS FOOD and studied an artist to produce their work ready for our well attended art galleries. Thank you to everyone who supported this fantastic event.

RobinWood Y6

Just a little taster of the fun we’ve experienced over the last few days… Thank You Year 6 for being excellent ambassadors! We had an amazing time!

St Oswald’s Holy Week Liturgy

Today Year 6 led our Holy Week Liturgy. They did a great job telling the story of Holy Week through scripture, song and dance. Father Jean Paul was very impressed with their prayers.

Sport Relief 2016

Everyone at St Oswald’s came to school in their sporting gear to do their mile for Sport Relief. We had three special guests to help us warm up and cheer us on; Joe Garner, Jermaine Beckford and Liam Grimshaw. We all had a brilliant time and a few autographs too! Here are a selection of […]

Lancashire Finals Indoor Athletics

After two amazing performances from the Indoor Athletics Team, Year 5 and 6, we progressed to the County Championships. This was held in Accrington where the top 16 schools from all areas of Lancashire came to compete. Another great performance from all the team which helped us finish 9th!  

Winter Welly Walk

A fantastic effort by our children in completing the Winter welly walk. It was great fun and all for a great cause. A big thanks to everyone who sponsored our welly walkers and to Mr Gordon for organising the event. Well done everyone!

OLIVER 2015

WOW! What an amazing show!! A huge congratulations to all of KS2 for working so hard to perform such a fantastic performance of Oliver. The Year 6 children deserve a special mention for their outstanding acting and singing. Well done!

Year 5/6 Indoor Athletics Competition

The indoor athletics competition was held at the South Ribble Tennis Centre where thirteen schools from the area took part. Our Year 5 and 6 team, which consisted of 20 boys and girls, participated in many track and field events. There was some very tough competition but with St Oswald’s giving 100% in every event, […]

Parents Guide to The New National Curriculum

A useful guide to the New Curriculum for all parents.

Y6 Visit to Nîmes October 2015

Year 6 had a fantastic time on their French exchange trip to Nimes.

Learning Journeys for reading, writing and maths.

This booklet has been designed to help parents know where their child should be by the end of each year as they travel through primary school. It starts with the Reading journey and moves on to the Writing Journey and Maths Journey. It is a useful guide as to what is expected in each of the […]

Y6 Bugsy Malone

An amazing end to your primary school years. What a super performance!

St Oswald’s Golden Jubilee Flower Festival

This weekend we had a beautiful flower festival to celebrate our Church’s Golden Jubilee. Our church building was completed in November 1965 and has been the heart of the Catholic community in Longton for the past 50 years.

Our Visit to Nîmes 2015

20 children from Years 5 and 6 have just returned from an amazing week with their friends in Nîmes.

Year 3 Guild Performance.

Year 3 have worked incredibly hard these past three weeks to create a stunning recorder performance for the Guild Hall Friendship Concert! Thank you to all the parents who came to support this great event! Click the links below to see how amazing they were.

Jubilee CD recording

An exciting morning at St Oswald’s as we record our Jubilee Celebration CD.

A Wonderful Art Week

This week every classroom was transformed into its very own art gallery.

Evacuation during WW2

A Super evacuation experience at East Lancs Railway.

Bikeability -Yeah! We’ve passed!

The weather didn’t stop us. It just added to the fun!

Nepal Earthquake Fund – Thank You from Y6

Our thoughts and prayers go to the people of Nepal. Thank You for your support.

End of SATs Retreat -Lowe House

Spending quality time together as a class, we visited  Lowe House on Friday to work on the theme of transition and how we can prepare ourselves for high school. We were warmly welcomed by an enthusiastic team who immediately made us feel comfortable with our faith. We played games and looked at the values and the support in […]

Reading tips for parents

St Oswald’s welcomes visitors from Nimes

Our French visitors arrived safely and ready for an exciting, action packed week at St Oswald’s.

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat at Hutton Grammar

St Oswald’s Choir were Amazing!

World War 1 Experience – Museum of Lancashire

Look at the fantastic time we had today at Fulwood Barracks experiencing what it was like as a young recruit in World War 1.

Football Remembers 2014

Year 5 and 6 have commemorated the 1914 Christmas Truce where the British and German soldiers had set aside their weapons and met in ‘No Man’s Land’. Just as the soldiers did, the Juniors sang Silent Night in English and German and then enjoyed taking part in a ‘Football Remembers’ competition.

Christmas jumper day for Save the Children

Judaism with Jeremy

Year 6 enjoyed learning about what life is like as a Jewish child. They discussed many similarities and differences and asked some very detailed questions that Jeremy answered very well. The children experienced prayer shawls and hats (Tallit and Kippah) and listened to the facts about the Jewish religion in particular the dietary requirements that Jewish […]

Year 5/6 Athletics Victory!

Our athletes gave a sterling performance at All Hallows this past week which resulted in an amazing victory over four other schools. Well done everyone!

Henry Priestman Visits St Oswald’s

Click the link above to see Henry working with our Year 5 and 6 classes. More to follow!

Henry Priestman Workshop

Year 6 spent the morning with musicians Henry Priestman( former keyboard player of the 1970/80′s band The Christians) and Les Glover. We listened to Henry’s latest single ‘Don’t you love me no more’ and we used the tune to rewrite the lyrics to create an anti- bullying song. We then were so lucky to perform […]

St Oswald’s FC

The new season has kicked off and our teams looked every bit the part in our new kits. Thanks to Mr Rawlinson for sorting out our kit and of course our fantastic PTFA!

Blast Off!

Click the above link to see our rocket taking off.

Rocket science on Super Learning Day.

We had an out of this world experience with our rocket science this super learning day. Solving clues, building rockets, investigating our fuels and firing our rockets made for a busy but exciting day in mission control. Well done to everyone that took part. Super learning at its best!

World War 2 Tea Party

Year 6 celebrated the end of their topic on World War 2 with a tea party after listening to the broadcast that the war was over. They made a wartime menu of spam sandwiches and cakes and experienced a treat of an ice cream soda (as ice cream was available that week!) They learned how to […]

France Visit

We’re Home!   Well that went quickly! We all arrived safely home, much richer for the experience. Everyone had a fantastic time thanks greatly to the incredible hospitality of our French hosts. A HUGE thanks to them. These are a just a few of the hundreds of the pictures we have. We are getting more […]

World Cup fever hits St Oswalds.

World Cup forever strikes St Oswalds.!

Dance Festival -Charleston!!!

Hey! Hope you agree but Year 6 were amazing at their performance to ‘Pencil full of lead.’ They worked hard to perfect their moves and all that work was worthwhile. Well Done !

Year 6 Graffiti Art

We have had an excellent week in Year 6 developing our art skills. We looked at the work of BANKSY and designed our very own mission statement in the same style. Take a look at our skills.

Super Athletes Day

RobinWood

A sneak preview into just a little of the fun we had over the 3 days at Robinwood.

LUSH cosmetics

LUSH cosmetics from Preston spent the afternoon in Y6 looking at the science involved in making their natural products. We looked at catalysts and enjoyed tasting, smelling and making our own products. Thank you LUSH we had a blast! We linked this visit with Mothers Day to give our mums a treat. We hope you had […]

Year 6 are Evacuated!

Look at our evacuation experience.

An amazing animation made by Ecole La Gazelle and a film made by Year 6 about a journey to France.

An amazing animation made by Ecole La Gazelle and a super play in French by Year 6 – just click the links.

Y6 Taster Day at All Hallows – Thursday 24 October 2013

Details for the day!

Harvest Celebration

Year 6 led the harvest celebration beautifully. Everyone joined in with the singing and the salsa !

First Aid Training

Do you want to know how to save a life?

Mr Rooney – Estate Agent

Read how our visitor helped us with our persuasive writing.

Writing Checklists for Y6 SATS

Useful checklists for you to see the expectations of the writing levels.

Micro-organisms

Look how well Year 6 helped Reception to learn about the importance of washing hands.

Y6 Leadership Roles 2013-2014

Find out who is leading our school this year!

Mountain Rescue Team Visit

Mountain Rescue Team Visit 2013

RE Programme ‘Come and See’

Find out here what topics your child will cover in RE this year.

Y6 Maths Targets

Targets that Y6 are working towards this year

Home and Family Guidelines for online safety

Important information!

East Lancs Railway Evacuation

As Year 6 begin their topic on WW2 they kick start their learning with a wonderful evacuee experience. Find out who was chosen by the families…..

Year 6 Girls Cricket Competition 2013

The Year 6 girls competed in their first ever cricket competition, with both the A and the B team just missing out on a place in the semi-finals. But they had a great time in the gorgeous weather and showed real St Oswalds team spirit. Well done girls!  

Cathy Cassidy

Year 6 girls spent the afternoon at All Hallows to listen to and meet the famous author, Cathy Cassidy. The girls had already read most of her books and were very excited to receive a signed copy of her new collection -The Chocolate Box Girls. They had  a fun packed afternoon and are keen to […]

Robinwood Residential

Thank You Y6! We had a wonderful time at Robinwood conquering our fears and achieving our very best. We used skills of patience, listening,confidence, support and many many more. The staff commented on how excellently behaved you all were and the excellent attitude you displayed. I’ve attached a few pictures of our time there but […]

MACBETH -Year 6

Year 6 MACBETH day!

Y6 – Tyndale Thomas Experience

Information regarding Y6′s exciting “singing extravaganza” at All Hallows on 31 January

All Hallows Taster Day

Year 6 were getting a little taste of life at high school…

Remembrance and Radio Lancashire

Year 6 visited the museum of Lancashire today to learn about the importance of Remembrance Sunday.

Y6 Guild of ‘Wood Craft’

Year 6 managed to survive the day without any splinters…

Freddy Fit

Freddy -we really are fit!

Year 6 lead the Harvest Festival

Well done Year 6 on leading such a wonderful celebration!

Spook – Stephen Delaney

Dare you look at our spooky day with Stephen Delaney?

Dr Callaghan – Head Physiotherapist for Team GB

Dr Callaghan talked to Year 6 about his latest adventures at the London Olympics.

Paul Cookson

We had a wonderful day writing,listening and enjoying poetry performed and written by Paul Cookson

Have you washed your hands properly?

Year 6 spent the afternoon teaching Reception how to wash their hands.

Y6 residential visit meeting

Details of the forthcoming parents’ meeting to discuss the Y6 residential visit!

Year 6 Retreat

Year 6 spent a wonderful day of reflection at the Metropolitan Cathedral in Liverpool and afterwards at Crosby beach. The weather was very kind to us and everyone enjoyed their last outing together before they move onto High School.

Year 6 pupils meet BBC’s Bill Turnbull

Pupils from Y6 spent the morning at Media City, interviewing the lovely Bill Turnbull.

Year 6 Diamond Jubilee Celebrations.

Year 6 had a wonderful day celebrating the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee. They made special cards, created Jubilee Crowns, sang rousing wartime songs and were all presented with a certificate, a Jubilee edition of the New Testament and finally departed slurping an ice cold vanilla ice-cream!

Our Jubilee Line!

Y6 dress up for World Book Day 2012!

Y6 enjoying all the challenges,fun and adventure at the beautiful Dobroyd castle

Year 6 investigate Microbes with Manchester University

A team of scientists from Manchester University led by Dr David Allison came to school today to teach us all about microbes and how to wash our hands properly.

Fluffy hats

Year 6 have been busy sewing colourful, fluffy hats as part of their Geography topic work on Mountains.

Y6 School Councillors

Our Y6 School Councillors represented the school at the Annual Schools Council conference held locally at Whitefield School.

Children in Need 2011

Year 6 children enjoyed taking part in lots of activities to raise money for ‘ Children in Need.’

All Hallows Mission Week

The ‘Animate’ team from Liverpool Diocese spent Wednesday morning with Year 6.

The Year 6 Reader

Reading sheet to download

Top Tips for Writing Y5 & Y6

Writing tips to download

RE at St Oswald’s

Parent’s Religious Education letter for the Autumn Term

Year 6 Photos

Photos from year 6

 
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