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National Storytelling Week!

posted 9 Feb 2016, 02:27 by Vicki Bowes


We absolutely loved National Storytelling Week in year 6! We have done lots of activities to do with reading all through the week.

We took part in the whole school competition to see who could read the most stories! We are eagerly awaiting the results!

In English we have begun to look at many different Greek myths and we have discovered that myths are one of the oldest ways of telling stories. Up to now our favourite one is Pandora’s Box.

During National Storytelling week we had the fantastic opportunity to share some stories with children from Nursery and Year 1. We read to each other and asked each other questions about the books.

Sophie, from year 6, said “I enjoyed the shared reading because I had never read to a younger child before. I learnt that you need to speak slowly and ask clear questions to a year 1 child."

Daniel, from year 6, said “I enjoyed the shared reading because I asked lots of questions and answered interesting questions from the year 1s. I learnt to speak slowly when read reading a book to someone else.”

    

See what we have been doing in year 6 this half-term!

posted 4 Feb 2016, 08:06 by Vicki Bowes


We have had a busy couple of weeks in class 9.

We have been working hard in our English work completing some balanced arguments and using our speaking and listening skills to host a year 6 debate. Do you think mobile phones should be allowed in school?

It has been National Storytelling week too, we have done English sessions with nursery and year one. We loved sharing our favourite stories with each other!



In maths we have been investigating equivalent fractions and working with percentages.

We are continuing with our Ancient Greek topic and our traditional Greek pots are looking amazing. Here are some that are almost finished. 

In our PE lessons we have focused on different ways of traveling in gymnastics. We have challenged ourselves to complete tasks on the high climbing frames and travel in imaginative ways. 



Week 15 in Year 6 - Happy New Year

posted 13 Jan 2016, 03:37 by Vicki Bowes

We have been very busy in year 6 during the first week back. In maths we have been looking at area, perimeter and volume of shapes. 

Here is our new working wall which we follow during maths lessons: 


In English we have been practising key skills from our writing check list. These have included: fronted adverbials, relative clauses and determiners. Challenge your child to explain their meaning!

In Science we have begun to look at electricity. We all created a complete circuit, named the components and looked at what would happen when we added extra bulbs or batteries and changed the wires.


During our project sessions we have been focusing on the Ancient Greeks. We made a layer cake to look at the different styles of pottery throughout Ancient Greek times. We also loved sampling the layer cake after the lesson too!



We have also created our very own Greek pots using clay. We are looking forward to decorating these! Keep a look out for the finished products!




Autumn Half-Term 2

posted 23 Nov 2015, 07:39 by Vicki Bowes   [ updated 23 Nov 2015, 07:40 ]

Class 9 have been working very hard this week. 

We have been exploring shapes in Maths and can now tell you about all of the different types of angles. We are experts at knowing different types of quadrilaterals too.

In English we have begun letter writing preparing to enter the Royal Mail's Young Letter Writer of the Year competition.
Keep a look out for the finished products coming soon!

We have also been discussing Bonfire Night and the story behind the celebrations. In ICT we worked in pairs to use our animation skills and created our very own mini firework displays - we hope you enjoy them!

Brandon and Kieran.m4v

    

Kasie and Chloe.m4v



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