Diary Entries in Year 6

This week the children in Sycamore Class have been writing diary entries. They have written diary entries from the point of view of a range of different characters from the story ‘Street Child’ by Berlie Doherty. All the children have worked extremely hard & impressed the adults with their emotive language and use of empathy.

Houses in 1666

This week in topic we have been looking at houses from 1666. We discussed what they were made from and why this caused fire to spread quickly.

Day of the Dead!

This afternoon the children in Year 6 researched the Mexican festival ‘The Day of the Dead’. The children were then given the freedom to decide how they wanted to present their findings.

BSW in Sycamore Class

As part of science week, Year 6 have been learning about the heart and the function of each part of the heart. We then worked together to dissect pig hearts. The children were able to identify the aorta, left and right ventricle and the left and right atrium.

Science Week Activities

Boat Building This week in Year 5 we have been working on building boats. The children have been thinking about what floats, and how they can carry a weight, as well as adding some style for extra points. We will be testing how well they float later today.

Science in Year 6!

Science in Year 6! To start science week off, the children in Year 6 carried out an investigation on how germs spread. Children wiped their hands over a slice of bread, some of the children had unwashed hands, some washed with just water, some used hand gel and some washed with soap and water. We Continue reading

Science Week – Mars

As part of Science Week, we have spent the last two days learning about space. First, we watched some NASA videos showing the Mars2020 mission. Then we designed and created our own Mars rovers. They needed to be stable to travel over the rocky ground, insulated to work in extreme temperatures and be able to Continue reading

Bar Graphs

We spent Tuesday in the glorious sunshine! The children used cubes to create bar graphs and answered various questions based on the data. They really enjoyed writing their number sentences on the floor with chalk.