Year 6 suggested websites

Here are some suggested websites.

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Corbett Maths

Khan Academy Maths  - type into youtube with the area of maths you want eg. Khan academy adding…

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Safari Phil

Year 6 were visited by Safari Phil and his exotic range of pets! The children were able to see first hand some of the animals we have been learning about in our science lessons to do with classification. They could also see how animals are adapted to suit the environment that they live in. Some of…

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How do animals stay warm?

As part of our Frozen Kingdom topic, Year 6 investigated factors that help keep polar animals warm in extreme temperatures. We explored whether air or lard was most effective to simulate the downy feathers of birds and the blubber of many mammals. Year 6 concluded that blubber was the most…

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Climbing at Manchester Climbing Centre

On Monday, some Year 6 pupils had the exciting opportunity to visit the Manchester Climbing Centre for a free lesson! Not only did the children ( and Mr Knapper and Miss Catahan) get a chance to experience traversing, bouldering and top rope climbing, they also had a question and answer session…

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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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Basketball at St Peter's

Last Friday, Year 6 had the opportunity to have their PE lesson at St Peter's High School. They learnt a few new drills to practise back at school and it was great to be able to train in the National Basketball Centre.


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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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