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Stupendous Shelters!

We have been reading 'Holes' by Louis Sacher as our class reader this half-term. We have immensely enjoyed reading the book and meeting all of the characters, like Stanley and Zero. In the novel, the children live and work in a desert-like area called Camp Green Lake. For our DT learning, we had to design and make a shelter for this habitat, using materials from the scrap shed. We split in to two teams and had to select materials that were appropriate for the job, as well as figuring out how to join them together while working as a team. Who do you think built the most effective shelter?

Glockenspiel grime?

In our Music lessons, we learned how to play 'Blinded By Your Grace Part 2' by Stormzy on the glockenspiel and chime bars. Here is a short clip of us playing the song.

Blinded By Your Grace Part 2
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Maths is fun!

We've really been enjoying doing our Maths work this half-term, especially our work on volume. Here are some photos of us using linking cubes to create cubes and cuboids with particular volumes as part of our A task.

Creative collage!

In Spring 2, we made collages inspired by William Morris. We used digital photography to create our collages.

Practise the text map!
Practise the text map at home by following these video links
Text map section 1: https://vimeo.com/514315201/3cf2ac9feb
Text map section 2: https://vimeo.com/514323124/3bfe1c235e
Text map section 3: https://vimeo.com/516607301/dafa965f9c
Year 6 Spring 2 text map
This half-term, our text map is an explanation text based on Camp Green Lake from the novel 'Holes'. We will be using the text map to write our own explanation text about a different habitat.

December 2020 - Glockenspiel and Chime bars - Jingle Bells

In Year 6, we have been learning to play the Glockenspiel and Chime bars. Here is our lovely rendition of Jingle Bells. Enjoy!

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Christmas party!

On the last afternoon of half-term, we had a wonder Christmas party. We played classic party games such as: pass the parcel, musical chairs, musical bumps and sleeping lions. We had lots of fun!

Autumn 2 Science: Electricity

Year 6 planned an investigation to see if variations in circuit components can change the outcome of a circuit

Greek pots

In Autumn 2, Year 6 made Greek pots from clay. We designed, sculpted, painted and glazed our pots independently.

Year 6 Autumn 2 text map
This half-term, our text map is based on 'Percy Jackson'. It is a conquering tale. We will be using the text map to write our own conquering tale in the coming weeks.
Year 6 Autumn 1 text map

Follow along with me as I read the text map.

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Year 6 Autumn 1 Curricular letter
Year 6 Autumn 1 text map
This half-term, our text map is the opening of a rags to riches tale, based on our class reader "Too Much Trouble".