Come and have a look at all of the exciting things we have been doing in class!
This half term (Summer 2) in Topic we will be learning about British Values. Also, in Science we shall be learning about Living Things and their Habitats.
In English we have been learning all about writing a recount. We conducted a scavenger hunt so that the children could retell the events in their recount. The children were inspired by the scavenger hunt in Room 13.
In Maths we have been learning all about algebra. We have been looking at describing patterns and algebraic equations.
In Science we have been learning about taxonomists. A taxonomist is someone who groups organisms into categories. The children became taxonomists and were tasked with categorising animals for a new zoo that was opening.
In Topic we have been exploring the culture of another country. The children were tasked with researching Jamaican culture and lifestyle. We evidenced Mutual Respect, a British Value, when discussing the culture of Jamaica.
This half term (Summer 1) in Topic we will be learning about Mountains and the Caribbean. Also, in Science we shall be investigating electricity and how circuits work. Remember SATs start on Monday 8th May 2017.
In English we have been learning all about how to hold a debate. Our first topic was "Graffiti: Vandalism or Art?"
We then debated whether or not Year Six children should sit SATs.
After we had completed our SATs, we began a Maths project called Theme Park Maths. In our groups, we had to design our dream theme park, draw our park to scale, work out the running cost of our theme park and complete a variety of profit and loss activities.
In Art we have been completing a variety of activities linked to graffiti.
In PE we have been learning how to play rounders. We have looked at different techniques for bowling and batting.
Rehearsals for The Wizard of Oz 2017 production have begun. Listen out for more information to follow.
This half term (Spring 2) in Topic we will be learning about Mountains and the Caribbean. Also, in Science we shall be investigating electricity and how circuits work.
We have been looking at the nets of 3D shapes in Mathematics.
In Science we have been looking at electrical circuits and the symbols for each component.
In Maths we have been looking at geometry. We have been using a variety of apparatus to support us in our learning.
In English we have been writing in the horror genre. In groups, we performed a horror story to the rest of the class to help us generate ideas.
This half term (Spring 1) in Technology we will be learning about Gears and Pulleys. Also, in Science we shall be investigating Inheritance and Evolution.
In English, we explored explanation texts. We used the OK GO! video to support us. We used the video to look at cohesion within our writing.
We then wrote our own explanation texts and performed them to the rest of the class.
We have had a lot of fun creating our marble runs from recycled materials. We tried to incorporate levers and pulleys into our contraptions.
In English we have been looking at a biography about Charles Darwin. We have been studying his Theory of Evolution and have sorted it into chronological order.
In Maths, we have been looking at the concept of time. We completed a challenge where we had to work out the time gaps of several word problems.
In Science we have looked at the fossilisation process. We were inspired by the dinosaur fossils at the Natural History Museum in London.
Merry Christmas from 6W!
This half term (Autumn 2) in History we will be learning about the Mighty Mayan. Also, in Science we shall be studying Animals, including Humans.
In Maths we have been learning about fractions, decimals and percentages.
This half term (Autumn 1) in History we will be learning about Crime and Punishment from the Anglo-Saxons to the present day. Also, in Science we shall be investigating light and how light helps us to see.
Look at our fantastic costumes that we dressed up in for History week. Can you guess which historical figures we are?
We had a talk from The Magic Attic as part of our History week.
We have investigated how light travels in Science.
As part of our English, we acted out some different Anglo-Saxon punishments.
We have used equipment to help us solve problems in Maths.