Year 6

Congratulations to our boys football team for their 4-1 win against @BlueBellHillPSThere was some great communication and teamwork on display.

Year 6 have been learning about the relationship between right and responsibilities. As part of this learning, they researched an environmental organisation and wrote a campaign to secure some funding.

Year 6 lead collective worship today for Year 5. They planned the Liturgy around the theme of being a witness which links to our RE topic.

This afternoon, Year 6 led us in our final liturgical prayer of our term. They shared the joy as Jesus entered Jerusalem on a donkey, the disciple’s confusion as Jesus washed their feet showing that He came to serve. They ended with Jesus’ ultimate sacrifice – death on the cross.

Year 6 enjoyed challenging each other on times table rock stars today as part of Maths day.

Year 6 have graduated as Agents of Love after a lovely week at The Briars

Year 6 enjoying some down time before their affirmations and final liturgy

The food has definitely gone down well this week at The Briars.

We have enjoyed a lovely walk out and around the village of Crichton this afternoon

Year 6 have enjoyed taking part in prayer and reflection, as part of their knowing me, knowing you sessions this morning at The Briars

Breakfast time!! Year 6 enjoying a delicious start to their day

We have arrived safely at The Briars and enjoying some games

Year 6 have had a great day at Conkers albeit a bit muddy, as part of their residential.

Year 5 and 6 are having a joint assembly about how to stay safe online in aid of Safer Internet Day 2024.

Well done to children from year 5 & 6 who took part in a cross country event at Wollaton Hall. The children ran 2km around the grounds with some getting their feet stuck in the mud and one member of our team lost their shoe in the mud so had to run back for it!!

Year 6 were making the mince pies that they had designed. They then tasted them and evaluated them.

Today our year 6 led us in our first Advent liturgy about Hope. Advent is a special time when we wait in hope for the coming of Jesus and we think about our hopes for the world.

Year 5 joined year 6 for celebration of the word which was all about waiting

This week year six have been classifying plants, using similar characteristics. They used the same principles that they used last week when they classified animals.

Year six spent the day learning about 1930s Germany at the Holocaust Centre in Newark. They learnt lots of new things.

Year six have spent the afternoon grouping and classifying animals according to their characteristics.

Year 6 were joined by the year 5 class for liturgical prayer this week. The theme was vocation and commitment. The children were asked to think about how they could be committed to their calling.

Yesterday we took 3 of our year 6 house captains to the Synod Trust event. What an amazing day we had. We had time to talk, reflect and spend time in silence. The children were an absolute credit to school and their knowledge of scripture shone through.

Year 6 spent the afternoon learning about macro photography and creating their own pieces of art.

Today we had our first Fair trade tuck shop to raise money for CAFOD. Some of year 6 supported and were a great help.

Year six leading year five in our Liturgical Prayer this afternoon.

Year six have been investigating Darwin’s Finches and adaptations.

The afternoon stayed nice and dry for the KS2 sports day. Year 6 were very competitive and completed all of the activities.

Year 6 enjoyed their kickboxing session last week. They worked really hard and they were all very tired at the end .

It’s just over an hour to go until Year 6 perform Cinderella Rockerfella to their family and friends. Here is a sneak preview but we promise you that you are in for a real treat! #drama #music #confidence

Well done to our boys football team for a fantastic performance and win this week against @GreythornPS  Our girls also enjoyed participating in their football festival too.

Well done to our boys football team who returned to winning ways with a 5-3 win this afternoon. Thank you to @SacredHeartOLOL  for your sportsmanship, it was a great game!

Year 5 and 6 thoroughly enjoyed their visit to the tennis centre this week. There were some good skills on show during the drills, you met the mascots and even squeezed in time to watch some live tennis at the Nottingham Open.

Well done to the boys from Year 5 and 6 who represented our school playing football against @GreythornPS  Despite losing 5-4 in the closing stages, Mr Jessop was very proud of your commitment.

A massive well done to some of our year 5/6 children who represented school yesterday in football against St Patrick’s. Boys team won all 3 matches. The girls also won both of their matches. We couldn’t be any prouder of your hard work and dedication.

We are very proud of our Year 6 pupils and how they have applied themselves this week. The children were presented with their Leaver’s hoodies but reminded that they still have plenty of time to create some more @olseacademy  memories.

Children in Year 4, 5 and 6 enjoyed creating their gardens to celebrate the Coronation of King Charles III on Saturday.

We have learning about the value of respect and have thought carefully how we can show respect in school.

The children used their oracy skills today to discuss the importance of respect and how we can show this to our school and parish family.

Year 6 performed their stomp clap routine to the rest of the class in PE. They thought about the rhythm and their movements.

Thank you to the children who led our morning liturgy. You reminded us that God loves us so much he sent his only Son to earth. As disciples we go out and share His love with others.

Thank you to all the team @NDCYS  for a fantastic night. We had to end the disco with Sweet Caroline didn’t we! Memories that will stay with us forever. #friends

Finally…….. the vending machine has been switched on!!!!Disco time!!!!

It was so lovely to celebrate Mass this afternoon with a familiar face. Thank you Fr Paul. @NDCYS

Year 6 have just returned from our walk in the Derbyshire hillside, nothing beats a conga uphill! We are a little bit tired but still ready for our next activity at 4pm. #memories

Year 6 are enjoying snakes and ladders with a difference! This is the @NDCYS  Lenten version – who will give in to temptation and make their friends mascot go down the snake!! The answer is ….. they all will!! #friendlyrivalry

Thank you to the children who led us in our morning prayer on the theme of giving. What will you give to others? Who gives to you? @NDCYS

Morning, slowly but surely we are starting to wake up! #yr6ontour

A lovely way to end our day with night prayer. Our glow sticks represent the light and love of Jesus. @ndcys

We have had a great day. Thank you @ConkersCentre  Onwards to @NDCYS

Time for some fresh air before lunch @ConkersCentre

We had great fun in the 3D cinema even though we got a bit wet! #funtimes

Year 6 have arrived safely at Conkers. #makingmemories #year6ontour

Year 6 had great fun constructing their marble run. Lots of scientific vocabulary used as well as adjusting angles, lots of trial and error. A very productive afternoon with fun had by all.

World book day 2023 in year 6

Year 6 have enjoyed designing their own covers to class books that they have read or are reading as part of their class topic.

A huge well done to one of our pupils who has been awarded a ballet scholarship due to their hard work, determination, quality and enthusiasm. It’s lovely to hear that you share the same qualities outside of school too, we are all very proud of you.

This morning year six have been making and tasting their own versions of a mince pie.

Thank you to Year 6 for organising the games for everyone at our Christmas Fayre this afternoon. #community

Year 6 have been have been debating whether being a soldier was the best job to have.

Year 6 had a great afternoon with the launch of Oracy at St Edwards. Children developed their listening skills and responses to peoples views.

Well done to year 6 who led us in our first Advent liturgy about hope. Advent is a special time when we wait in hope for the coming of Jesus. During this season we also think about our hopes for the world at Christmas.

As part of Judaism week year 6 have enjoyed trying Challah bread and apples dipped in honey.

Year 6 have enjoyed learning about and enjoying making round Challah for the Jewish festival Rosh Hashanah

Thank you to Fr Philip for sharing his calling to the priesthood, his ordination and stories of his ministry with Year 6 as part of their Come and See topic. Well done to Year 6 too for asking some really mature questions, Fr Philip was impressed with you too.