Beeches (Y6)

Mr Hawdon


Welcome to Beeches

Our teacher is Mr. Hawdon!

In year 6 we believe in working hard, whilst having fun. We hope you enjoy visiting our class blog.


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Important information:

Homework will be given out on a Friday and returned the following Thursday (Maths, Grammar and Reading Comprehension – there is also online homework too, which includes Conquer Maths and Reading Plus).

Spellings are expected to be practised regularly over the week.

P.E. is on a Monday – children are expected to have their kit to participate (P.E. kit will be taken home after use and not left on school premises).

Swimming is on a Friday morning –  children are expected to have their kit to participate (Swimming kit will be taken home after use and not left on school premises).

If your child is having a school lunch please ensure that payment is now done through our online payment service.



Runners up at Year 5/6 Netball Tournament

Tonight a team of Year 5/6 children competed at the Thomas Hepburn Netball Tournament. They played two matches and then got to the finals against Carr Hill. It was a very close match but Carr Hill scored against Windy Nook. Everyone played really well and we were...

War Poetry in Year 6

This week Year 6 have been studying poetry with a 'War' theme to it. It's a difficult genre to unpick; however, they really understand the author intent behind their poems. Please tell me from the list below which one was your favourite and why? The Charge of the...

Christmas Crafts in the Beeches

A huge thank you to the friends and family of the Beeches for all their help this morning. We all worked hard and had a fabulous time creating our crafts for the Christmas Fayre.

Year 6 visit the Safety Workshop

Earlier today Year 6 visited the Safety Workshop. They learned some valuable tips on how to stay safe whilst travelling on the Metro; some basic first aids tips; how to prevent accidents around the home and appropriate behaviour when out and about with friends....

Fractions in The Beeches.

This week in Beeches we've began to look at fractions. Over the next few weeks we'll cover all aspects of this strand of maths including: recognising; equivalents; ordering; converting from improper to mixed number; fractions of quantities; adding; subtracting;...

Girls Storm to Final!

What an excellent performance last night from our girl's football team! Great attitude as always and the drive to win help to carry them through to the finals in two weeks time. Match report to follow. [gallery...

Halloween Disco – Years 4, 5 and 6

Years 4,5 and 6 had a fantastic time at their Halloween disco! All of the children looked fantastic, and were absolutely terrifying! All of the children and staff would like to say a huge thank you to the PTFA for organising such a fantastic event. These photographs...

A Yummy Christmas in Beeches!

This is the title of our topic for this term. We'll be looking at different types of biscuits; where they come from; tasting them and eventually designing an making our own for Christmas. Today we tried out a variety of well-known biscuits, then wrote a review on each...

Montserrat eruption!

Beeches acted as crisis management teams based at the Montserrat Volcano Observatory. They had to work in a team to use their problem solving skills to deal with a large-scale evacuation of the island of Montserrat.    

Mes animaux et moi!

Beeches have been learning all about French vocabulary relating to pets. This week we have been practising our conversational skills and telling each other about the pets we have. Well done!  

Science in the Beeches

This week has seen the beeches carrying out another investigation - testing the thermal conductivity of materials. Please add your thoughts in the comment box below?

Figurative language in the Beeches!

This week the Beeches have been learning all about figurative language in English - similes, metaphors and personification. We all agree that it makes our writing more interesting and even funny at times. Can you write one in the comments please?

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