Spring Bank Primary School

Year 6 Category


This half term Year Six have been immersed in their ‘Spirit of Carnival’ topic. This week we were lucky enough to have been joined by carnival costume designer Marina Poppa and we got the opportunity to design, make and wear our own carnival costumes, based on the four elements. In addition to this, Year Six have also displayed their wonderful carnival inspired homework. Here are some photos so you can see some examples of the amazing things they have created.

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Our Year 6 football team took part in the EFL ‘Road to Wembley’ Kids Cup organised by Leeds United. In wintry conditions they played against two other schools, coming away with one victory out of four matches. The team represented our school brilliantly and, despite the icy wind and rain, enjoyed themselves thoroughly.




This afternoon Year Six displayed their fantastic 1960s homework. Topics chosen by students included a live Beatles tribute, a ‘Swinging Sixties’ dancing lesson and a Lego constructions of the moon landing and Apollo 11 . All the work was extremely impressive and enjoyed by everyone in the class.


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Recently, we welcomed the wonderful ‘Young Shakespeare Company’ for their yearly performance for our Year 5s and 6s. As always the play was a great success, extremely entertaining and was thoroughly enjoyed by all the students and staff who were lucky enough to be able to watch and (as we can see in some of the pictures) even take up some starring roles of their own!

Here are some of the comments from the students:

“I enjoyed every part of it. I want to watch more Shakespeare plays now” – Jayden, Year 6

“I didn’t think I would enjoy watching a Shakespeare play. You changed my mind.” – Abbie, Year 6

“I loved it! The actors made it feel so real!” – Marilyn, Year 6



Last Friday, Year Six visited the Castle Museum in York to take part in a ‘Swinging Sixties’ workshop as part of their topic. Students got to sample the joys of music, dancing and fashion from the era and took part in their very own ‘Space Race’ challenge. We then had a whistle-stop tour of the rest of the incredible exhibitions, including the Victorian street and Dick Turpin’s cell.

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