As part of our Mayan topic, we will be making our own salsa/dip based on ingredients that the Mayans enjoyed. To kick things off, we needed to dive in and taste some of these foods so that we know what flavours we want to include. We tried a range of ingredients: sweetcorn, tomato, lime [...]
We kicked off our new Mayan topic with a bang! It was great fun spending the whole day pretending that we were off on an adventure to Central America, discovering all sorts of information about life in that part of the world and during Mayan times. Along the way we collected facts that we [...]
After spending the half term learning about the concepts of evolution and adaptation, the children created their own board games celebrating all that they had discovered. It was an open-ended task where each group were in complete control of their game. Some created games about turtles whose necks grew longer with each passing generation. [...]
Happy New Year! We hope you had a fun and restful time and that you’re ready to delve into another exciting term in Year 6. We have lots of fun things planned for this term. Please click the link below for this term's Learning Letter. Year6 Newsletter Spring 1 2019
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To celebrate Anti-Bullying Week 2018, Year 6 wrote a rap to help spread the message. Each group wrote a verse which was then performed as part of the whole rap. We hope you like it!
Welcome back from your half-term break! We hope you are all feeling refreshed, and that you are looking forward to another fun-filled term in year 6. Last term saw some fantastic learning experiences taking place in year 6. From our visit to Beaumanor hall, trip to the safety zone, and the superb pieces of [...]
Over the course of this half term, we have been working on our sketching skills. We linked this to our learning about WW2 by sketching people and items from the time. Some people drew children who were evacuated or the teddy bear that would have comforted them on the journey; others drew men and [...]
We spent this week learning about the rationing that took place during WW2. We learned about the different foods that were rationed and learned why this had taken place. We discussed the fact that this made certain foods 'special' and something to look forward to. We even thought about the ways a community might [...]
This week in Year 6, we started our new class novel, Rose Blanche. It is a moving tale about a German girl in WW2. The story starts with a parade through the streets of a German town. We used this scene as a stimulus for our writing, thinking about the various characters who were [...]