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Tuesday, 13th November 2018

 

It is clear that the year six pupils have been working tirelessly on their Victorian personality project. Thus far we have seen many fantastic notes and jottings from their research. Some pupils have voluntarily been spending break and lunchtimes inside to expand on their notes/information; others have been spending time creating a Top Trumps card to display some of the key facts.

Also, we have been lucky enough to see some of the wonderful sketches the year six children have been doing. 

 

 

Tuesday, 30th October

 

Welcome Back! 

This is one of our busiest terms so we hope you are all ready for an action-packed term.

 

Calendar dates for Year 6:

November:

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday

 

 

 

 

 

 

1st

 

2nd

 

5th

- Reach for the stars:

Victorian Personality

Project

6th

 

 

 

7th

 

 

 

8th

 

 

 

9th

 

 

 

12th

PE Kit needed!

 

13th

 

14th

 

15th

 

16th

 

19th

- Crucial Crew Trip

20th

 

21st

 

22nd

 

23rd

- Gideon Assembly

26th

- Share Afternoon:

14.00 - 15.00

27th

 

28th

 

29th

 

30th

 

 

December:

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday

 

 

 

 

 

 

1st

 

2nd

 

3rd

- Geography

Curriculum Day

4th

 

5th

 

6th

 

7th

- Christmas Fayre

inc. Year 6 stall.

10th

 

11th

 

12th

 

13th

- Year Six 

A Christmas Carol

Performances

14th

- Pantomime

17th

- RE Curriculum Day

- Christmas Party

18th

 

19th

 

20th

 

21st

 

24th

Christmas Eve

 

25th

MERRY 

CHRISTMAS!

26th

Boxing Day

 

27th

 

 

28th

 

 

 

Thursday, 11th October

Today 6B have been using electrical apparatus to set up circuits. The recognised symbols were introduced so that circuit diagrams could be drawn correctly.

The class discovered that if a circuit is overloaded with bulbs, the light becomes dimmer.

 

                                                                                                                                                    


 

 

 

Monday 24th September

 

Another wonderful start to a busy week for

Year 6!

In maths we are continuing our work on calculations. In all operations we use different strategies to solve calculations. Today the children were challenged to subtract using a number line. Mr Smith's maths group created a table of methods that could be used for each operation.

 

 

 

Monday, 17th September 2018

 

Today our Year 6 children have worked extremely hard on two pieces of writing. The first, a discussion text about home-schooling, allowed the children to use their formal language to balance an argument.   

 

 

                                               

 

 

The second piece of writing was based on our lesson in which 6B raided 6S's form room in a bid to act like Vikings pillaging Lindisfarne. Our children wrote a recount from the point of view of either a Viking or a monk.

 

 

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Monday, 10th September 2018

 

Maths

Our week of inspirational maths continued today as we looked at the pattern below:

 

 

 

The children noticed a number of different ways the pattern had increased. Some of these include: the number of squares, the height and width of each shape and the diagonal, vertical and horizontal patterns. The children were then able to successfully make conjectures (predictions) about how many squares would appear in the 10th figure.

 

 

English

Today Year 6 started the study of their class novel 'Wonder' by R.J.Palacio. 

   

 

The story begins in an unusual way. We learn that the main character, August, believes he is ordinary whilst those around him, do not. 

In our work today we introduced VIPERS as a way of thinking about comprehension.

 

 

The children will use this questioning method regularly to employ their reading skills.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Thursday, 6th September

The Mysteries of Harris Burdick, a book of strange illustrations, has gripped the imagination of our new Year 6 cohort. The discussions and drama today have been outstanding. The aim of our learning today was to inspire the children in their writing tomorrow. 

We have been extremely impressed with our new classes, their behaviour and attitude have been impeccable, what a fantastic start!

 

 

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