3 May 2024

#### Life cycle of a bird!

We have had a great time in Science this afternoon as we have created a model to represent the life cycle of a bird.  We then presented them to the class using key vocabulary!

30 April 2024

#### 3-D Shapes

Today Y5 have had a hands on lesson examining 3-D shapes and their properties. We have reminded ourselves of their names and also examined the number of vertices, edges and faces they have. The children have then created fact files of these on their tablets that they can look back at later on.

19 April 2024

#### Using a protractor to measure angles

Today in maths we have learnt how to use our protractors to measure angles up to 180 degrees, the children have been using vocabulary such as the origin on a protractor and the vertex which is where two lines meet. We also had to classify whether the angles we measured were acute, obtuse or right…

18 April 2024

#### Funky Favelas!

Today we have learned about the advantages and disadvantages of living in a favela. Did you know that in favelas there are no sewers or electricity provided!

18 April 2024

#### Perfect Planning!

Today we have planned our first person diary entry ready for when we complete our independent writes next week. We ensured we included the correct Year 5 standards in our plan to really help us when we are writing next week!

7 March 2024

#### Engaging in Maths

Year 6 have been using their iPads to work though Maths problems with their teacher. Using our technology means that all children are engaged and taking an active role in every lesson.

1 March 2024

#### Junior Reporters

Today the children have used what they saw in Wicked to create some quotes for their next piece of writing, they have focused on using both direct and reported speech and learnt how these differ in terms of the tense and pronouns used as well as the punctuation. They’ve come up with some brilliant…

27 February 2024

#### Let’s up the voltage!

Year 6 have been investigating what happens when we increase the voltage in a circuit.

2 February 2024

#### Making our Characters come alive!

Carrying on with our work from last week, this week Y5 have done a range of role play activities to make their characters come alive. This helped the children really understand the characters they are going to be writing about in ways such as how they talk, how they interact with others and how…

26 January 2024

#### Creating a Character

Today in Writing we introduced the next topic we would be writing about and that is an alternative character, the class was very excited when they learned they would be working together to create these new characters and we ended up with some amazing creations, such as; a Sheep who lost his baa,…

23 January 2024

#### Imperial War Museum

Year 6 visited the Imperial War Museum after studying ‘War Horse’ in our English lessons. We further extended our knowledge of how animals were helpful in the war effort through an interactive tour of the museum.

19 January 2024

#### Year 6 citizenship

Year 6 completed their first citizenship task by helping out in another year group. We helped year one to plant flowers, showing friendship, respect and determination in doing so.