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Growing Towards Tomorrow

In the Classroom

Rainbows.

 

Have you ever wondered how a rainbow is formed?  Year 6 have been investigating this magical phenomenon and created wonderful fact sheets.

Caitlin has created this podcast to tell you all about rainbows.  

All About Rainbows - by Caitlin

Maths

The children are using Tarsia to secure their knowledge of shapes and their properties.

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Hall's Estate Agency

 

The children were sent an email asking them to sell a run down house. They were divided into groups and allocated a room to describe. This was a fairly difficult task as the rooms were run down and in dire need of refurbishment.  They then presented their room to the class.

The Lounge

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The Kitchen

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The Bathroom

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The Hallway

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The Bedroom

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The Garden

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Science - Crime Scene Investigation!

 

Year 6 have been enlisted to investigate the theft of a teacher's laptop.  They are using all their scientific knowledge and understanding of 'Light' to try to solve the crime.  Take a look at their first investigation afternoon...

 

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English

Spring Term:

This term we will be studying how to create atmosphere and suspense in our writing. We will share together extracts from 'Skellig' by David Almond developing Talk 4 Writing skills through storymapping, imitation, innovation and independent application.

 

Autumn Term:

In Year 6 we are currently reading The Hobbit.  Our English lessons are based around the settings, characters and adventures.  We are using Talk 4 Writing techniques to develop our creative writing skills. 

      

Want to catch up or read ahead?  Click on the link below to find all chapters!

 

http://ae-lib.org.ua/texts-c/tolkien__the_hobbit__en.htm#01

 

 

 

Mathematics

 

During our first week we have been explored incredibly large numbers!  We can now read, write and represent numbers to 10 million!

Geography - North America

We're going map crazy with our new 'North America' project.  Finding the 23 countries and their matching flags was a real challenge.  Can you name them all? 

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