BBC Radio 2 – 500 word challenge


Radio 2 have launched their annual 500 word  competition which asks children in the UK aged between 5 and 13 to compose an original work of fiction using no more than 500 words. Entries are in two categories: 5-9 years and 10-13 years.

On the website, , you will find an array of tools to inspire and help you.  We would like you to blog your story on our Year 6 blog page.

You have until Friday 17th February 2017 to enter your story on our Year 6 blog. This will give us time to submit your stories to the competition.

Good luck and we shall look forward to reading them.


The Christmas Story

Religious Education/English Homework

The Christmas Story.

Watch the video of the Christmas Story and then write a recount of the events of the story as one of the characters. You can be either; one of the three wise men, a shepherd, the inn keeper, Mary, Joseph or Angel Gabriel.

Retell the events of this wonderful story, as you saw them, as one of these characters.

Religious Education focus – Accuracy of the story

English focus – Variety of sentence structures, correct use of punctuation and choice of vocabulary.

Reminder: Please write only your first name when posting your blog.



Welcome to Year 6 Blog Area

Welcome to our Year 6 Blog Zone!


To further improve our blogging skills, we are going to be using this tool to support us in some of our English work. Below you will find a task to complete. Make sure you are thinking about all the writing skills you have been working on in class when you add to this blog. We will look forward to reading your comments and encouraging each other, through offering positive feedback.