Year 6 have been researching Louis Sachar, the author of our class text ‘Holes’. Later in the week we will be using this research to help us write a biography on the author.
Year 6 created some amazing artwork on the Blitz. Well done to all the children for their fantastic creations.
Year 6 enjoyed celebrating VE Day by dressing up in WWII costumes and by taking part in a ‘street party’.
This week Year 6 started their Aztec Art work. The children drew Aztec faces with pencil then went over their pencil lines with PVA glue. Once the glue dried they then painted over their designs with black paint. Next week we will add gold and silver paint to me them look more authentic, creating the … Continue reading
Year 6 had great fun in their first diamond painting club after school on Thursday.
Year 6 have been working on area & perimeter in maths this week. To support our learning we used cubes to help us understand the difference between area and perimeter. Some of us also carried out an in depth investigation.
The children in Sycamore Class have been working really hard on ratio and proportion this week. Some of the children completed investigations and some used cubes to help them understand the concepts.
This week in literacy the children have been working towards writing an independent diary entry. At the beginning of the week they looked at parts of the text ‘Holes’ by Stanley Yelnats again. They retrieved key information and vocabulary to help them write from the point of view of Stanley on the evening after digging … Continue reading
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.
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.