Year 6

Mrs Raine

Welcome to Year 6

 

Artistic Expression

We have been learning to apply various techniques to help improve our accuracy when drawing landscapes. Whilst sketching, we paid attention to composition and proportion to make sure our drawings were organised and drawn to...

Aspiring Actors

We have been re-enacting the scene from Macbeth, where he and Banquo meet the three witches. We were successful in using intonation, tone and adjusting the volume of our voices to make the meaning clear to the...

Reading Practise with Year 6

On Friday afternoon, some of the year 6 children visited our class to help us with our reading. It was much more fun reading to the year 6's and they could help us if we were stuck. They said they were really impressed with how good our reading was, which made us all...

Thinkers, Creators, Inventors

Year 6 completed The Little Inventors North 2030 challenge in style today. There were some incredible inventions, from wacky to practical, which would benefit people around the world. A much needed design (see photograph below) was Kayla’s odd sock finder which...

Powers of Persuasion

To coincide with the 100 year anniversary of women getting the vote, Year 6 wrote their own speeches in the style of Emmeline Pankhurst. They thought carefully about their audience and the tone needed to address them. The children turned out to be experts in...

Darwin’s Finches

As part of our current science topic, we have been finding out about Charles Darwin's Theory of Evolution. We looked at his study of the Galapagos finches. We made predictions about which finch belonged to which island before conducting our own...

Using Compasses

This term, Year 6 have been learning how to recognise and use the eight points of a compass. In order to test our skills, Mrs Raine stole Mrs Beattie's biscuits and we hid them! We then used our compasses and a trundle to create a set of directions using compass...

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