Year 6: Gallery

Y5 archaeologists, by Mrs Percival

Date: 5th Oct 2021 @ 4:23pm

We worked with some History students from Chester University this week. We were being historical detectives, investigating the past through artefacts.

Y5 Strawberry wellies, by Mrs Percival

Date: 12th May 2021 @ 2:06pm

Y5 have been planting strawberry plants in wellies for the quiet garden. We have drilled holes in the bottom of the wellies and cut them down a little. Now we are looking forward to some strawberries and cream before the end of term!

Wonder- English Tasks, by Miss Young

Date: 15th Jun 2020 @ 2:36pm

Wonder- English and transition resources. 

These resources have been created to complete as your English tasks but also prepare you for the transition to secondary school.

The lessons are based on the book Wonder by R.J.Palacio and recordings of the book will be shared to accompany each lesson. If you have a copy at home, feel free to read along as the page numbers will be shared for each lesson.  

WB 13th July

- engage with the reading and tasks from Lesson 9, 10 and 11 throughout this week if you can. Then enjoy the chance to celebrate yourself as a Wonder using the helmet outline as a guide to record what makes you a wonder. Follow the story book reading using the shared link-

Y6 Transition, by Miss Young

Date: 2nd Jun 2020 @ 10:59am

BE AWESOME, GO BIG (BA, GB)- transition resources. 

These resources have been created to prepare you for the transition to secondary school.

The lessons are based on the books You Are Awesome by Matthew Syed and Go Big by Matthew Burton, however you don't need copies to complete the sessions. You might remember I had started to read the 'Go Big' book in class and will continue to record myself doing so along with 'You are Awesome'. 

Each session will take you through some big ideas to help you on your way to secondary school. You should work through each interactive lesson over 2-3 days, recording answers in the accompanying workbook- either for you to copy down into books, print and complete by hand, or type onto the PowerPoint version.

The transition tasks will replace our usual 'Other Tasks', however, you can always explore the 'Optional Tasks' gallery whenever you'd like to complete something more creative or in addition to the transition work. There is also a 'Getting Ready to Go Big' challenge grid you might like to engage with. 

WB 29th June

- engage with the reading and tasks from Session 8 and 9 throughout this week. It could be useful to make notes on the chapters being read.

Conway@Home, by Miss Young

Date: 18th May 2020 @ 10:54am

Here you'll find our Conway@Home videos along with images from the Team that have been shared. 

Optional Tasks, by Miss Young

Date: 14th May 2020 @ 11:21am

Please find various documents that offer a range of alternative tasks for you to explore whilst we continue to learn at home. 


Browse the PDF booklets that cover a range of subjects and skills that you may wish to complete. There’s also some quiz questions for you to play against your adults.

Junior Road Safety Activities, by Miss Young

Date: 1st May 2020 @ 10:59am

Hi UKS2,

we have a mini quiz for you to try out and the July Bulletin. Sorry we can't accept entries for prizes at the moment but continue being safe, especially when out on the roads. 


Lexi and Grace- Oldfield's Junior Road Safety Officers :)

Home Learning Pictures and Clips, by Miss Young

Date: 19th Apr 2020 @ 12:02pm

Enjoy browsing what your peers have been doing whilst learning from home.


You can share any images or clips via the scrapbook section on school spider, or emailing them over to

Drawing Ideas to try at home, by Miss Jones

Date: 24th Mar 2020 @ 6:44pm

Something to try at home....

Here are some step by step guides for turning numbers or letters into drawings. 

Happy drawing!

Miss Jones smiley


Our Bodies , by Miss Young

Date: 8th Jan 2020 @ 4:08pm

We used obliging partners to draw around before labeling parts of the circulatory, digestive, respiratory and skeletal systems. 

Christmas Baking, by Miss Young

Date: 8th Jan 2020 @ 4:00pm

Year 6 enjoyed baking and decorating gingerbread as Christmas gifts for those lucky enough to receive them. 

Chemistry with Cabbage, by Miss Young

Date: 19th Dec 2019 @ 9:26am

We had a fantastic day exploring chemical changes through various experiments. 

Cheshire Phoenix- Hoops for Health, by Miss Young

Date: 22nd Nov 2019 @ 8:22am

Cheshire Phoenix paid Year 5 and 6 a visit to deliver their 'Hoops for Health' workshop.

We were joined by 3 of the current Phoenix players and learnt the dangerous effects of smoking along with the need to live a healthy and active lifestyle. 

Conscience Alley , by Miss Young

Date: 20th Nov 2019 @ 3:35pm

Year 6 conducted a conscience alley activity around our class text 'The Day War Came'. 

They considered why a lone refugee child might be feared and contrasted this with how she could be supported by the community. 

Author Visit- Murray Lachlan Young, by Miss Young

Date: 14th Nov 2019 @ 4:12pm

Murray Lachlan Young and the Action Transport Team visited KS2 and delivered a fabulously funny assembly. Before Y5 and 6 created their own stories, with the help of Murray and Joe using juxtapositions as their inspiration. 

Into Film Festival- Horrible Histories, by Miss Young

Date: 8th Nov 2019 @ 3:42pm

Year 6 visited Chester Storyhouse and partook in the 'Into Film Festival', enjoying the screening of Horrible Histories- Rotten Roman's. 

Periscopes, by Miss Young

Date: 18th Oct 2019 @ 4:02pm

During our Science unit on Light, we have created our own periscopes to investigate how light travels in straight lines and reflects off mirrors. 

Performance Poetry, by Miss Young

Date: 18th Oct 2019 @ 3:05pm

In table groups, we practised and performed an alphabet poem relating to WWII. 


We aimed to alter the pitch, volume, intonation and pitch. We considered how sound effects and actions would also be effective in our performance. 

Hot Seating, by Miss Young

Date: 4th Oct 2019 @ 1:56pm

During our English lesson, Y6 considered questions that they would like to ask the characters from our text. Through drama, the children then hot seated the appropriate character and provided their response. 

Young Carers Information Session, by Miss Young

Date: 4th Oct 2019 @ 1:49pm

Nicki from Young Carers delivered a very informative session to Y6. We considered the day to day tasks of a young carer and suggested how we could help someone who is a young carer. 

Active Maths, by Miss Young

Date: 4th Oct 2019 @ 1:39pm

Year 6 completed some Maths of the Day activities to demonstrate our knowledge and understanding of Place Value. 

WWII Stockport Trip, by Miss Young

Date: 26th Sep 2019 @ 8:28am

Year 6 had the pleasure of visiting Stockport Air Raid Shelter and Museum for an interactive experience of life as a WWII evacuee. 

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Afternoon Tea, by Mrs Bailey

Date: 18th Jul 2019 @ 5:16pm

Thank you to all our wonderful volunteers who have supported us at Oldfield over the year. Your time is appreciated. We enjoyed sharing Afternoon Tea with our volunteers this afternoon. A special thank you to our Year 6 pupils who waited on our volunteers and had a busy afternoon ensuring everyone was well supplied with refreshments. They did a fabulous job.


Sports day, by Mrs Bailey

Date: 22nd Jun 2019 @ 10:44am

Thank you to everyone who supported our Sports Day this year. It was great to see and hear the support for all the children taking part, your cheers and claps were huge motivators! The weather was fabulous and a great day was had by all.

Thank you to those who supported the PTA by purchasing raffle tickets. There were some amazing prizes - our Year 6 pupils did a great job of writing letters to companies to encourage them to donate prizes. We raised a total of £216! 

Key Steps Gymnastics competition 2019, by Miss Jones

Date: 3rd May 2019 @ 10:13am

On Thursday, Miss Jones took a group of Year 4 and Year 6 children to a gymnastics competition at the Ellesmere Port Gymnastics Club. All children had to complete a tricky floor routine and a vault. Some children were competing as a team and others were competing as individual gymnasts. The children worked so hard on memorising and perfecting their routines. I was so impressed! It was lovely to see them all enjoy themselves and cheer on all the other gymnasts. 

Our Year 4 team won their event and will progress through to the county finals in July. 

The Year 6 team came 5th in their event. 

Well done to all the gymnasts who took part and thank you to Mr Eddison and Mrs Wynne for supporting with transport.  

Miss Jones. 

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