Y6 Light Investigations

This week, Year 6 have been thinking of ways to show that light travels in straight lines. Last lesson we learnt about how our eyes see things. We observed what happens to our pupils when the light is switched on or off. Ask a Year 6 child why! 

 

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Investigating a Mexican/Mayan diet

In Year 6 we made some food using ingredients that the ancient Mayans used in their cooking (and Mexicans today). We selected the equipment needed and used utensils with care. We also. worked together to follow instructions on recipe cards.

Our great teamwork resulted in some very tasty dishes,…

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Year 6's Ancient Greek Day Out

Year 6 enjoyed a fantastic day at Manchester City Art Gallery and Manchester Central Library participating in lots of interactive learning activities about Greek gods and myths. 

 

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Rules (Invitation to the Kingdom of God)

We dramatised our own scenarios and discussed these questions: 

What are rules? 

Why do they exist? 

How do they help us? 

Rather than emphasising rules and punishments, Jesus called his followers to a path of love and mercy. 

 

 

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Hola Mexico!

Year 6 had loads of fun enyoying Mr Knapper's Mexican dancing! We all joined in! Then, the children followed instructions and measured ingredients to make Latin limeade and Sangrita. Everyone loved the quesadillas. Some children made more at home! 

 

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Science Week: Investigating Air Resistance with Year 6 & Year 1

Following this year's theme of 'Journeys', Years 5 and 6 were given the challenge of making a paper plane that would stay in the air for the longest possible time. They used their knowledge of air resistance to help them design, make and test their planes. 

They visited Year 1 to talk about how…

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Observational Drawing

Today, the children really impressed me with their concentration and attention to detail, whilst carefully observing some lilies we had used to investigate the parts of a flowering plant.

 

We have been learning about life cycles of some different animals and plants in science. The children…

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Forces in Action at Blackpool Pleasure Beach

We had a brilliant day at Blackpool Pleasure Beach to experience the effects of the forces we have been learning about in our topic Scream Machine. 

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Forces Fun at St. Peter's High School

Check us out in our white lab coats, investigating forces. We visited the Science Department at St Peter’s High School and the teachers there taught us lots about forces. We had loads of fun!

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