Festive Fun

Monday

Today, we made our whole class WW2 time line. Also we went on active learn (Maths flex) it wasn’t everyone’s favourite, but we all did it and did well. In the afternoon we had our film afternoon and watched Christmas Chronicles 2.

 

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Scrooge

             Monday

On Monday, we learnt about simple and compound leaves in science. We went on a hunt in the school grounds looking for leaves to classify. Also in PE we had an obstacle course in the hall which included: star jumps, skipping, press ups and walking across the ladders.

 

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Our Week

This week our blog has been written by Emily Jones, our Deputy Head Girl, who has volunteered to write some of our blogs. Have a read of Emily's first blog of the year, below:

 

                                          Monday

On Monday, we learnt about percentages and formal and…

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Classifying Creatures

  1. In Science this week we created our own classifying diagrams/branching diagrams. We first created diagrams for a range of ‘Flanimals’ (nonsense creatures) before also classifying a range of well-known biscuits too. This task will set us up nicely for classifying a range of animals and plants in…
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Remembrance

  1. On Wednesday we remembered all those who have given their lives for us in various conflicts throughout the years. We created our own poems of remembrance and war and then read performed these to the class. We also created our own war themed silhouettes. Look out for these in our gallery…
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Autumn Term 2

This week in year 6 we have continued our learning about Pompeii. This week, our task was to create a newspaper article that details the eruption of Mount Vesuvius and destruction of Pompeii. In the build up to typing out our own report we covered a few useful topics:

  • How to use eye witness…
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The Fires of Pompeii

We have started our new English topic about Pompeii which is a topic that the children have found incredibly excited. Below is a run down of the activities we have carried out so far in this unit:

  1. This week in English we carried out research in what happened in Italy in 79AD. We learnt that…
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The Top Moments of Week 2

  1. Head Hunters. This week we created our own set of Head Hunters cards to find around the school grounds. Each of the sets had to be linked together but the theme of the cards was up to us.
  2. Clay Painting. We started the week by painting our clay mythical creatures that we had created last week.…
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A Warm Welcome Back!

After what has felt like forever, it was fantastic to see so many happy and smiling faces this week. I have certainly missed you all in the last six months. As most of you will know by now, I am lucky enough to be teaching the class again this year, with continued support from Mrs Gibson. Mr Price…

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The Great Debate

  1. We spent a lot of our time this week learning about debates. We discussed the key features needed in a debate on Monday and then gathered research for our debate about school uniform throughout the week. On Friday we divided the class into two sections and had our own House of Commons style…
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All About Muggles

  1. We have had a busy week in Diamond Class and in Mathematics we were particularly busy. We began the week by researching the places where we may find negative numbers in real life situations before answering questions based on real data. We then studied timetables and answered key questions…
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Another Busy Week

1. We began writing our own diary entry from the perspective of someone who lived during the Black Death. We had to consider what symptoms we could see around us, what the plague doctors were doing and what actions other people around us were taking.

 

2. In Science, we tested the difference…

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