Year 6

Mrs Raine

Welcome to Year 6

 

Tasty Maths!

In Year 6 today we learned about ratios. A ratio is a relationship between two numbers indicating how many times the first number contains the second. Today we used smarties and skittles to work this out. So for example how many red smarties are there to yellow...

Nets

Year 6 have been learning about nets of 3D shapes. We used polydron to build and test nets for various shapes. Mrs Raine then challenged us to see how many different ways we could find to make nets of cubes, square-based pyramids and tetrahedrons. We found 11...

Nail-biting Narratives

We have been enjoying reading Cogheart by Peter Bunzl and have been impressed by his ability to create tension and suspense in his writing. We closely examined a chapter from the book and identified the many techniques Peter uses successfully. After sharing some...

Islamic Art!

In Year 6 we have been learning about Islam in our RE work. We have looked at prayer over the last couple of weeks and the way Muslim people pray. This week we looked carefully at Islamic art so that we could then design our own prayer mat. We discovered that prayer...

Instructions

Last week, Year 6 were learning how to write instructions which included features of Year 6 writing. To do this, we first followed a recipe to make Rocky Road evaluating the effectiveness of the instructions as we made them. We also used our scale reading skills to...

Strictly Come Dancing

This half term, Year 6 have been learning about dance through the ages with our dance coach. So far, we have learnt how to do the Waltz and the Charleston. We have had to think about our posture and time- keeping as well as learning all of the steps involved in each...

Vêtements!

In Year 6 this afternoon we looked at the french words for items of clothing. We responded to french vocabulary by playing a game. We needed to find the correct item of clothing to hang on the washing line to win a point for our team. The children had great fun doing...

Fantastic Freeze Frames

As part of our current text-based unit, Holes, we have been developing our use of language when describing a character's emotions. Mrs Raine gave us several scenarios from the text and asked us to use of bodies and facial expressions to convey how Stanley, the main...

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