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  • 25/05/22

    holes!

    Have you ever felt like you’re always in the wrong place at the wrong time? Stanley Yelnats (the main protagonist of the novel) certainly feels that way. And his family blame their curse on their no-good-dirty-rotten-pig-stealing-great-great-grandfather. Written by Louis Sachar, this brilliant...
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  • 27/04/22

    PRINTING PATTERNS

    Last term, within art, Year 6 looked at different printing styles, technique and artists who use printing within their work.
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  • 03/03/22

    COOKING IN YEAR 6!

    In DT, this term, Year 6 have been preparing, cooking and tasting different recipes from around the world! We have made the following dishes: Chicken and chickpea rice/chicken and potato rice (V), Huevos Rancheros (V), Chicken Chow Mein/Veggie Chow Mein (V), Seafood Paella/vegetable paella (V) and...
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  • 23/02/22

    BLETCHLEY PARK

    On Monday 7th February, Year 6 went on their first trip in nearly 3 years. We visited Bletchley Park – home of the codebreakers during World War 2. A big thank you to all of the parent volunteers who made the trip possible.
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  • 13/01/22

    YEAR 6 ART - BU HUA

    Bu Hua is a Chinese artist was born in Beijing, China in 1973. She explores the themes of the life in contemporary China, through digital graphics, illustration, oil painting and animation.
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  • 02/12/21

    CLAY WORKSHOP

    A couple of weeks ago, we were lucky enough to have a clay workshop delivered to us by an art teacher from Goldington Academy. Over the course of the afternoon, we learnt different techniques: drawing, printing and attaching into/onto clay. We each had a (huge!) piece of clay, where we practised...
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  • 03/11/21

    lets get creative!

    This term, in art, we have been looking at various artists: Henry Moore, Hung Liu and Alberto Giacometti.
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  • 19/10/21

    CAMS TOYS

    This month, Year 6 children designed, built and evaluated their own CAM toys; CAM toys are functional toys that have a rotating part, which causes part of the toy to move in a certain direction. Year 6 were set the task of designing and building a toy that resembles a living animal.
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  • 14/09/21

    WE'RE BACK AND SO, SO BUSY :)

    Our first week and a half in Year 6 has been brilliant!
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  • 13/07/21

    super samba music workshop

    In Year 6 (and5), on Monday 5th July, we had a super samba – music – workshop
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  • 05/07/21

    YEAR 6 RESIDENTIAL TRIP TO BRHYER IN THE ISLES OF SCILLY :)

    Between 21st-28th June, Year 6 visited the amazing Isles of Scilly and stayed on a beautiful island called Bryher.
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  • 21/05/21

    CHICKEN, FOX AND A BAG OF SEEDS!

    On Wednesday, 6B had their outdoor learning morning. Luckily, the rain stayed away, and we were able to fully enjoy being outside! We had 3 activities on rotation: free play, ‘garden plate’ making and cress seeds and team building games. The free play always involves mud – so much...
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  • 01/05/21

    SPENDING TIME WITH OUR FRIENDS!

    What an outdoor learning day this week! It was brilliant! Last week (Wednesday 21st of April), class 6P experienced teamwork at its best.
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  • 23/03/21

    SO BUSY IN YEAR 6!

    Since our return to school 2 weeks ago, we have engaged in many different activities. On Mondays, we have a ‘marvellous Monday’ session, where we complete science-based activities. Last week we made noise defenders out of whatever materials we had. Some of us made some brilliant defender...
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  • 26/02/21

    The Theory of Evolution!

    During recent remote science lessons, Year 6 have been learning about The Theory of Evolution. Charles Darwin first formulated his theories in his book ‘On The Origin of Species’ based on his observations of animals.
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  • 15/01/21

    REMOTE LEARNING!

    Wow – what a start to the term it has been! We are all living in a very strange time, but we feel very lucky that this time round, we still get to teach, learn, and laugh together – albeit remotely.
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  • 08/12/20

    CAM TOYS CAN TURN!!

    Last week, pupils in Year 6 completed a project in D.T over two days on building their own CAM toy. Their first step was to watch a video on how to make one and discuss with the class afterwards. They used the template from the video to make a prototype and get an understanding of how different mech...
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  • 04/11/20

    CREEPY MUSIC!

    In the last week of half term, we had our music week.
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  • 14/10/20

    A JOURNEY OF OUR LEARNING THROUGH THE CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM.

    In our last blog, we gave you an overview of the different things that we have been getting up to since our return to school. This month we thought that we would dive a little bit deeper into the learning that we have been completing in Science this half term. We have been learning all about Taxonom...
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  • 23/09/20

    WHAT A START TO YEAR 6!!

    We’ve had a fantastic start to the year so far. In this blog, we’ll tell you a bit about what we’ve been up to!
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