Children's Zone

Children's Zone

Beech Grove


We are a Year 6 class.

Our teacher is Mrs Bayfield.


Welcome to Owls class - 2020 


Welcome back to school video- September 2020


                                        Year 6 Leavers Video

Home Learning

The White Rose Maths worksheets will now be emailed out at the beginning of each week.


As part of our Health and Safety education, Year 6's have looked at the attached: Healthy Me and Changing Me


Changing Me presentation

Healthy Me presentation  


Over the last couple of weeks our writing has been all about Villains.  We have looked at the character Voldermort from Harry Potter, thinking about what makes him a villain and why he is who he is.  What do you think about Voldermort – villain or victim?





Weeks beginning 6th July and 13th July 

Home Learning Menu - Weeks 13 and 14 

Wonders of the world fact sheet 

Year 5 - Elves 

Year 6 - Treasure 

Weeks beginning 22nd June and 29th June

Home Learning menu - Weeks 11 and 12 

Japan Fact file 

Make your own volcano 

Mount Fuji

Why cant fish live on land? 

Fuel Up 

How does colour affect how we taste things? 

Weeks beginning 8th June and 15th June

Home Learning Menu - Weeks 9 and 10 (pdf)

2016 Olympics Country Factfile (pdf)

Human Body Circulatory System Labelling (pdf)

Rio Olympics Fact File Sheets (pdf)

Blank World Map (pdf)

The Human Heart System (pdf)

The Olympics Champion Fact File Activity (pdf)

The Olympics Key Vocabulary Create Your Own Dictionary (pdf)

Science Knowledge Organiser - Animals including Humans (pdf)

Talk for Writing Link

Weeks beginning 18th May and 1st June

Home Learning Menu - Weeks 7 and 8 (pdf)

Talk for Writing Link

Weeks beginning 4th May and 11th May

Year 5 and 6 Home Learning Menu - Weeks 5 and 6 (pdf)

Talk for Writing Link

History - The Victorians Timeline Ordering Activity (pdf)

How to make a Whirly Gig (pdf)

Whirly Gig Template (pdf)

Weeks beginning 20th April and 27th April

Year 5 and 6 Home Learning Menu - Weeks 3 and 4 (pdf)

Talk for Writing Link

The Victorians Topic Pack (word doc)

Year 5 Summer Themed Maths Booklet - Questions (pdf)

Year 5 Summer Themed Maths Booklet - Answers (pdf)

Weeks beginning 23rd March and 30th March

Year 5/6 Home Learning Menu - March 2020 (pdf)

Twinkl Year 6 Home Learning Resource Pack (zip).zip

Useful Websites (pdf)

SASP PE - Keeping Kids and Families Active When at Home (pdf)

Music Activities (pdf)

Music - Writing Own Melodies (pdf)

Task 1 Advertise Your Town (pdf)

Task 2 The Ascent (pdf)

Task 3 Film Review (pdf)

Task 4 Letter to Your MP (pdf)

Task 5 Continue the Story (pdf)

Task 6 The Titanic (pdf)

Task 7 The Supermarket (pdf)

Task 8 Classroom Conundrum (pdf)

Task 9 Ancient Myths (pdf)

Task 10 A First Visit (pdf)

Year 6 Spring Themed Maths Activity Booklet (pdf)

Fiction Revision Mat (pdf)

Non-Fiction Revision Mat (pdf)

Poetry Revision Mat (pdf)

Reading Revision Mat Guidance (pdf)

Home Learning Examples

The Task:

Look at the following picture and read the story starter.   Use the questions to write your own version of what happened.  This could be in first or third person, as a diary entry or a recount.  Then you can draw your own illustration and include your writing as per the attached examples.  You can use crayons or paints, the choice is yours! 



Examples of work:



Spring 1 New - February

Owls recently rolled up their sleeves and had a baking afternoon.  Everybody made and decorated a shortbread biscuit – there were even some left for the teachers!  All the ingredients were donated by Oliver Smith.  Thanks Ollie.

As part of their Civic Award, Year 6s are learning new skills throughout the year.  Mrs Penny, who is a paramedic, came to school and delivered a basic first aid training session.  This included how to make a 999 call, bandaging wounds, the recovery position and CPR.  The children enjoyed taking part, especially practising their bandaging techniques!

During our enrichment week, Owls make a dragon fly completely from recycled materials.  We think it looks amazing – look out, you might see him flaying around school in the near future.



Spring 1 News - January

Congratulations Sofia!  Sofia entered the Anne Frank Writing Competition 2019 and won with a fantastic piece of descriptive and emotive writing about Anne Frank. 

Amazing achievement Liam!  Liam along with a group of Beech Grove children entered a cross country race at Kings College, Taunton.  Out of the 334 competitors, Liam came second with a time of 6:41:40. 

In science we are learning all about space.  Using pastels we created the order of the solar system from the sun all the way through to the last planet, Neptune.

As part of our Enrichment Week all about the environment, we took part in a workshop run by Gary from Carymore Environmental Centre.  We worked in groups doing various activities.  In one session, we had to discover what sort of waste we had and what damage it would do to the environment.  In the second, we had to dispose of ‘toxic’ waste without touching it.  Again we thought about the problems this causes, both with the disposal and the long lasting effects on our world.



Autumn News

Owls class held their own Class Election.  We had four parties who elected a leader, prepared a 3 point manifesto and campaigned for votes.  We then held a question and answer session before going to the Polling Station to vote.  The admin team prepared the electoral register, polling cards and ballot papers.  After voting closed they recorded the results .  The winner was Oliver B and the Vision Party!

Owls visited Tiverton Museum to experience an Anglo Saxon day.  We discovered what life was like for Anglo Saxon children, how they used herbs for medicinal purposes , as well as learning how to be an archaeologist/history detective.

Owls joined our Foundation children for a reading session this afternoon. I’m not sure who enjoyed it more!  It’s always an enjoyable time. 

For the Christmas Fayre we made Owl Can pencil holders. We thought environmentally and used recycled tins, bottle tops and wool to create a class parliament of owl tins!


As part of Enrichment Week, we made collage pictures of the big bad wolf!  After painting the background, we used a reversed silhouette, completing the scene with trees and a glimpse of the Chaperon Rouge.

To mark Remembrance Day 2019, Owls made poppies from felt and hessian.  Half were then planted in Wellington Park and the other half were planted in the school’s front garden.