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Growing Towards Tomorrow

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Watch this space for the latest news on what's going on in the Year 6 classroom...



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


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

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...



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!






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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