Y6 Orienteering

Year 6 started learning about orienteering today. We began by learning to look closely at a simple plan and work as a team to follow it, as well as travelling as fast as we could - all important skills in orienteering. We will soon be moving on to using these skills to orienteering around our…

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Investigating shelters

Year 6 are just beginning a project on shelters in DT. Today we were investigating materials which we think might be suitable for using in our shelter designs. We tested them for strength, durability and how waterproof they are. When we come back from our residential, we will be designing and…

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Y6 Bikeability

Year 6 were delighted to finally be able to take part in Bikeability training sessions this week. They enjoyed two days of instruction from the Go Velo team, who taught them how to make sure their bike is in good working order before teaching them how to ride safely on the roads around…

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Steady On, Year 6!

We have combined our newly-acquired Scientific knowledge with our D&T skills, alongside a dash of creativity and produced our very own, fully-functioning steady-hand games this afternoon! We had a fantastic afternoon, showing off and applying all of our new Electrical Circuits learning from the…

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Mayan clay work

To round off our work on the Mayans, Year 6 practised their clay skills, working with sculpting tools as well as learning how to create a coil pot. over two weeks, we made Mayan tiles, steles and pots. 

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Y6 welcome Rev. Claire

Today we welcomed Rev. Claire Cook into school for the first time. She has come to work alongside Rev. Rebecca at St. Paul's. She came in on Ascension Day to talk to us about the Holy Spirit. We looked at how the Holy Spirit came to the disciples at Pentecost and the influence that the Holy Spirit…

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World Book Day Fun in Year 6

We had a great week back together celebrating World Book Day.  Here we are in our costumes!  Can you work out which book characters we were dressed as?

 

 

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Remembrance Day 2020

Year 6 have been working hard throughout the Autumn term when learning about World War 1 In History sessions. To tie into this learning, we have started the new term by focusing on WW1 poetry in Literacy. We have read For the Fallen by Laurence Binyon, and looked carefully at its meaning and how…

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Pie Corbett literacy lessons

On Thursday, Year 6 joined in a massive literacy lesson with over 3000 other children! Pie Corbett was the host and taught the lesson. He is a very famous poet and author who has written over 250 books.

We played lots of fun word games and wrote a lot of descriptive sentences and some of us…

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Socially distanced playtimes in Year 6

Year 6 have made a great start to their year, and have really been enjoying playing some socially distanced games during playtimes: Simon Says and Splat have proved popular. We even managed to play Shadow Tig this lunchtime as the sun came out to shine.

 

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Uganda Projects

As this half term ended earlier than expected we never got change to mount the work we have researched and written up about Uganda. I have mounted and displayed those which were finished and I think you will agree they look pretty good. I hope you are getting on well with your next African country…

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African Batiks

As part of our Africa topic we have designed and made batiks using images from African animals. First of all we painted melted wax onto cotton squares and then painted on our colour dyes. They look great! 

 

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