PE Kit- Please ensure you bring your PE kit to school ready for PE on Fridays.
Homework- Children will be given a 'take away' homework menu ( see below for a copy if they lose theirs). Please help your child complete one of the tasks, they will be given raffle tickets for the difficulty of the tasks they complete. Children will also be given a Big Maths beat that test every week to practice. If your child has lost their homework, please practice their times tables.
School Books - Children will be given the chance to choose their own book from the reading area every day. If your child has finished their book, they can return it to school and change it each morning.
This term we will be focusing on Darwin's delights. We will be looking at the History of the Galapagos islands and their importance to the theory of evolution. We will explore how animals have adapted to their environment and debate whether or not human intervention is good or bad. Have a go at some of the homework tasks below.
This half term our cornerstones topic is 'Skin Deep'- so far we've been learning: how different viruses spread (including which are contagious and which aren't) and we've created leaflets to teach year 3 about the importance of taking care of our teeth.
We have also learnt about the heroic, selfless actions of the villagers of Eyam in preventing the spread of plague to the north of England- ask us what we know.
We are currently using our knowledge to take on the role of William Mompesson (the church leader of Eyam) to write stories with a historical setting.
Stay tuned to see our videos about how to stay safe in a viral outbreak.
21st November 2016:
This week Year 6 have been very busy learning how to create Bath Fizzers to make bath times more exciting. We've been writing recipes, creating packaging and testing out our methods by creating some of our very own bath fizzers!
In D&T we have designed and made our own potions thinking carefully about the capacities we selected and choosing the most appropriate jug to use.
This week we have looked at the density of different solutions.
Can you explain why the oil and water are apart from each other in the bottle ?
We saw this in class this week. Can you explain the science ? How do the different colours sugar solutions stay apart ?
This week we started our new theme of potions. We will be learning about how potions are made and will be making our own products to sell and make to make a profit as entrepreneurs. We will also be learning from Harry Potter and The Philosopher's Stone, and George's Marvellous Medicine. Why not get the books from the library and read along with us ?
This week year 6 have been very busy!
As part of our cornerstones learning we have been planning trips to famous rivers around the world- In Miss Norrish's maths group we have been learning to create itineraries for a trip along the famous river Nile- Did you know it is the longest river in the WORLD?!
In Literacy we have been taking on roles to debate the pros and cons of building on a floodplain- Ask us what we have found out and where or not it is a good idea.
Also, Some of us have this week have taken part in Cycling proficiency lessons and all gained our level 2 certificates- If in doubt about how to cycle safely on the roads, ask one of our team today!
Have a look at our twitter feed for photos of the trip to Cilfynydd Welsh water site.
Do you remember the things that you should not put down the toilet ? Have you told your family ?
And remember the toothbrush challenge - turn off the tap when cleaning your teeth to save the precious resource of water.
PE kit :
Please remember your PE kit every Thursday. You should bring warm sports clothes for outside to change in to, and trainers.
For your independent learning this week, we are asking you to research Roald Dahl, you could create a fact file about the author, write a book review of your favourite novel, how you present the information is upto you (the more imaginative, the better!)- you will be able to share this work with your classmates on Friday afternoon. Use the link below to help you
We look forward to seeing what you come up with!
Miss Norrish and Mr Seymour
What a fun filled week we had learning all about Roald Dahl and his book Danny the Champion of the world! We got creative making and flying kites and building settings before taking on the role of reporting events in diaries and newspapers.
Take a look at some of the things we got up to below.
Our topic for this half term is BEND and FLOW. Stay tuned to find out what we have been learning...
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