Fraction investigation

Year 6 have been working hard at their understanding of fractions, decimals and percentages. This task put that learning to the test with a great problem from the Nrich website. Have a look at the site for lots of ideas and activities that will really stretch your math's…

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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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Art and design with clay in Year 6

Year 6 designed and created Ancient Mayan deities (Gods) and Mayan structures, such as Chichen Itza, out of clay, which linked to their topic 'Hola Mexico!'

 

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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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Year 6 play rehearsals

The Year 6 play ‘The Sweeteasy’ is well underway and rehearsals are really taking shape - from the early days of reading the script in class to leaving the comfort of those two behind to act off-script in the assembly hall. The show, which takes influence from 1920s/30s America, is an…

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Year 6 Pettypool trip 2019

As always, the Year 6 residential to Pettypool was a fantastic few days away for children and teachers alike! The itinerary was jam-packed and the activities on offer this time ranged from climbing very high obstacles and jumping off them and zip-lining our way through trees to making stick men…

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Persuasive writing

After a debate on whether we should have school uniform or not, the children were tasked with writing persuasively on a topic of their choice. The outcomes have been excellent and it was great to see what the children felt strongly about. The issues ranged from health and the environment to ideas…

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Year 6 Eid celebration

As part of our multi-faith lessons, we recently looked at Eid. We discussed and compared the celebration to our own religion and finished the lesson off with a ‘breaking of the fast’ of our own with toasted pitta, hummus and dates, which was quite a new experience for many children!

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Year 6 Mini-bit coding

This class have flown through the coding work that we use on Espresso and have now been using a program to make games on a mini-bit computer to play rock paper scissors or stop the dot.

 

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Let's cook the SATs!

As an end of SATs treat, we cooked what was on the test! This consisted of honey and chocolate cake decorated with icing bees; rhubarb and ginger jam; sweet and sour noodles.

The class worked really well together and the results were delicious.

It was a great feast and hopefully the children…

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