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Year 6 Chatter

17-04-2024
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Using our World War 2 display!

We love to use our displays to help us learn. We enjoy exploring the books and objects related to our new topics!

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Maths Party Day!

We had a great time learning maths skills through stories!

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Y6 Science – Electricity

During this topic we have learned about the symbols used to draw electrical circuits. We have created our own circuits and have investigated how to make a bulb brighter and a buzzer louder.

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Using manipulatives in maths

In Year 6 we have been using bead strings and counters to help us understand the place value of numbers up to 10 million.

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Learning By Questions!

We love using Learning by Questions in Year 6 to consolidate our mathematical knowledge and practise our basic skills!

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Peer editing in Year 6

We have enjoyed our first English unit of the year – Rose Blanche. We have written diary entries and bravery award speeches; drawing on our World War Two knowledge. We have also worked hard this half term to peer edit our work by working in a group of three using the writer hints and editing key as a guide.

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Our new book!

Year 6 were so excited to discover clues about their new book today. They ventured into the woodland area and found: a loaf of bread; an old lady; a house with farmland and a pile of fire wood. Do you know what our new story could be???

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Hansel and Gretel!

Our new book in Y6 is Hansel and Gretel – we are thrilled and can’t wait to see what Neil Gaiman’s version is all about!

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Y6 football

Y6 have been working hard to develop their dribbling skills with accuracy in PE.

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Y6 Textiles

Y6 have been looking at existing cloth bags. They have deconstructed them and considered their purpose and design. They then had a go at sewing a seam and evaluated their sewing skills before designing their own cloth bags.

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Linear number sequences

In Year 6 we have been learning about linear number sequences. We used lots of different equipment to help us represent our sequences. We spotted lots of patterns!

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DEAR time!

We love DEAR time in Y6!

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Light travels in straight lines

Today Y6 explored how light travels. They learned that light travels in straight lines. To change the direction of the light they used reflective surfaces.

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Bipods and Tripods

Year 6 have been learning all about algebra! They worked really hard to solve equations and mathematical problems with unknown variables using equipment.

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Y6 Class Charter

Year 6 worked hard to choose the rights and responsibilities that they thought would best represent the values we uphold in our classroom. These include the right to an education and the responsibility to play safely with our classmates.

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Christmas Dinner Day!

We thoroughly enjoyed our Christmas dinner today whilst wearing our Christmas jumpers.

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Y6 Textiles

Year 6 have been using their DT skills to sew recycled textiles together to create a bag that could be used by an evacuee in World War Two.

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Making Christmas crackers!

Year 6 worked so hard to create over 150 Christmas crackers to sell at the Christmas fair. Well done!

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Jingle Bells!

Year 6 learned how to play Jingle Bells! They were fabulous and played lots of percussion instruments as well as the glockenspiels.

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Textiles – Y6

Y6 have sewn their bags. They all look amazing! They then tested and evaluated their product to see if they would be suitable for an evacuee to carry their belongings on a journey. Well done Y6!

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Santa!

Y6 really enjoyed their meeting with Santa! They had lots of questions and shared funny jokes together.

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SNOW!!!

Year 6 were fascinated by the snow this week. They built snowmen, cave sculptures and even a catwalk!

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Maya Archaeologist!

Today we had an extremely special visitor to Y6, the amazing Maya Archaeologist Dr. Diane. We have learned so much today about this ancient civilisation!

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Balances

Y6 have been working on their counter tensions and balances this week in PE.

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Reading festival author session

Y6 attended a brilliant online session with Jeffrey Boakye! We learned all about the 1990’s and explored the characters and settings within his book, Kofi and the Rap Battle Summer.

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Send me a selfie

In Y6, we have been learning about keeping ourselves safe online. We had visitors from the Ariel Trust who did some drama activities with us to help us to explore the dangers and risks of sending selfies online.

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We love Mexican food!

Y6 have been working hard to create their own salsa! They tasted shop bought salsa before chopping, slicing and crushing fresh ingredients to create their own dish.

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Breakfast boosters

Y6 are making great progress in their booster sessions. It has been lovely to see so many children coming in each day! Well done!

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Children’s Mental Health Week – Y6

Year 6 have enjoyed lots of activities this week to help us prioritise our mental health. We thoroughly enjoyed our peer massage session with Jessie and we took part in an active session in the hall; playing games to connect with our peers.

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A special Palm House visitor

Year 6 were visited today by Kate from the Palm House. Kate spoke about her role within the Palm House. She also told the children about the species of plants and animals that call the Palm House their home. Y6 were very excited to learn about the poisonous plants contained within the glass house. They were also very interested to learn that there is a statue commemorating Carl Linnaeus within the Palm House grounds! Kate also told the children about the history of the Palm House and how it was protected during World War Two. The children finished their session by building an origami bird house.

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Text adventures

Y6 have been challenged to create a text adventure game. They have planned their games as a flow chart on paper and can’t wait to start creating their digital masterpieces next week!

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Reinventing an international dish!

Y6 were tasked to change a traditional quesadilla recipe in D.T. They did a brilliant job and carefully chose the flavours and ingredients they thought would work best together. We used our fresh salsa recipe as a base and added new vegetables and herbs.

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Area and perimeter

Y6 have been using Cuisenaire rods to create shapes with the same area but greater and smaller perimeters. We realised that the more exposed side lengths a shape has; the larger the perimeter!

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World Book Day 2024

Y6 enjoyed taking part in a World Book Day quiz today and played a great game of ‘Which book am I?’ It was great to hear so many Y6 children talking about their favourite authors and books!

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Charles Darwin

Year 6 held an investigation today to help them to understand how different finches on the Galapagos islands have adapted to their environments through natural selection. We discovered that certain ‘beaks’ were adapted to eating certain ‘seeds’.

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British Science Week

During British Science Week Year 6 took part in lots of investigations linked to the theme of ‘time’. We looked at how genetic characteristics are passed down over time and also how plants and animals change over time through natural selection and variation such as the Peppered Moth. How many of our moths can you spot in the first picture?!

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Crucial Crew

Year 6 took part in a Crucial Crew event this week. They learned about: mental health; online safety; gas safety; the dangers of electricity; being safe on buses and near train lines and how to get help in an emergency.

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