Year 6 Forest School days 2023

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The one where Year 6 came to Forest School...

We started off with our fire safety, remembering the fire triangle : heat, oxygen and fuel -and we prepared our veggie pizzas. The children had to wash and cut the vegetables and the techniques of emptying tomato puree were hilarious to watch. We…

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Dancing birds!

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Last term, Pupils in Year 6 explored electrical circuits within their science and DT lessons. Within DT, the majority of pupils designed and made dolls houses with lights and sounds; a small group made dancing toy birds.


With a flick of a switch, the birds dance, vibrate and spin around.…

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Coronation Bench competition - Year 6

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Earlier in the term 4, six wonderful artists in Year 6 worked together after school to create a ‘Coronation Bench’ design to be entered into an art competition run by The Tower of London.


Well done Alfie, Melita, Stella, Poppy Mae, Finley and Lily! From more than 1,500 bench designs, our…

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Dog Agility News - Georgia (Y6)

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Interview with Georgia (Y6) following winning Dog Agility competition


Q: How long have you been doing Dog Agility for?

A: I have been doing it for two years now. I started training for one year, and then I started doing competitions.


Q: How long did it take to train Tilly?


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Year 6 figures in motion - sculpture

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In term 3, Year 6 designed and made sculptures depicting the human figure in motion. To begin the project, pupils explored the proportions of the human figure and drew from wooden mannequins. They then attempted to sketch from movement on film (sporting imagery).


As a class, we studied…

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Year 6 Christmas music

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Merry Christmas Everyone!


After a brilliant term learning Christmas music on the guitars and ukulele’s, on wed 14th December, year 6 travelled to Simon Langton Girls Grammar school where they performed ‘Merry Christmas Everyone’ with talented musicians from SLGGS. (Some of them ex-bridge…

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DT - Year 6 Chairs

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The long awaited Year 6 chairs are here! The children finished making them on the penultimate day of term 2 – all day DT!


Throughout this project, Year 6 have: learnt about strong shapes and forces; explored materials, techniques, joins and structures; made initial designs inspired by…

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Football v Aylesham - Girls

On Thursday 24th November, Bridge Girls football team played a match away against Aylesham. All the girls played brilliantly in a tough, but very exciting match. It culminated in a 0-0 draw and both teams were very satisfied with this. There was sterling work in defence from Amelie and Mattea and…

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Visit from Architecture Lecturer - Robert Nice

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Before beginning to construct their final chairs later this week, Year 6 were privileged to be visited by an architecture lecturer today! Robert Nice, one of our parents, works at UCA in Canterbury teaching architecture; he generously gave up his time to come into school and chat with pupils about…

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Year 6 chair project update!

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Our DT projects consist of four steps – explore, design, make and evaluate.

Year 6 are designing chairs for an Action-man sized person. Pupils have been given a brief and have chosen their target customer and the style of chair they will make.

Week one

To begin the project, the pupils…

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Year 6 - artefacts from around the world

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Throughout term 1, Year 6 practised their observational skills by drawing objects and photographs of cultural objects from around the world. As well as studying them carefully, pupils also considered the cultural significance of such artefacts and discussed how they were acquired by museums for…

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Tremendous Tag Rugby Effort!

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(Salma, Eleanor and Cara -Y6):

On Tuesday this week, 14 pupils from Bridge School went to Tag Rugby at the Canterbury Rugby Club to compete in a tournament. We split into 2 teams : 1 and 2. We led some warm-ups before our first games. Bridge 1 won most of their games, competing very well.…

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