Year 6

Year 6 News


Hello and welcome to Year 6.


Hello and welcome to Year 6.

This year each class has been named after a Welsh bird or animal. Our class name is Dosbarth Barcud, this means ‘kite class” in Welsh.



The people who work in our class are:

Mr Allman

Mrs Koscinska

Mrs Mcknight

Miss Jones (Tuesday afternoons)

Mrs Wooding (Tuesday afternoons)


Our week in school and things to remember:

Thursday – Swimming (Beginning 16h May).

Thursday – Times tables test

Friday- Weekly Spelling tests.


What are we learning about this term?

Our topic this term is the “Swingin’ 60s”. In literacy we will be studying biographies and this will be based on key figures from the 1960’s such as John Lennon, Paul McCartney and Martin Luther King. Later on in the topic we will be studying speeches based on Martin Luther King’s “I have a dream” speech.. In numeracy we will be revising for the Welsh Government Numeracy Tests and completing some problem solving and weeks of inspirational maths.  In science we will be studying water life and continuing to work through practical investigations in class.  Through our topic we will be doing plenty of history. We will be comparing life in the 1960s to modern day life. We will look at fashion, music and art from the 1960’s and the impact in had Britain and the world. In Design we will be making Tie dye t-shirts.


Learning at home

Children will be given the task of completing a “Welsh in the Workplace” video/poster/Power point homework competition in cooperation with Ysgol Ruabon and the local primary schools. There will be winners in each category and letters will be given out with key information.


Key Dates

Sports Day 14th June

Cardiff 17th – 19th June

Ysgol Ruabon Transition – 25th, 26th, 27th June

Ysgol Dinas Bran Transition – 1st July, 3rd – 5Th July

Leavers Assembly – 18th July