Year 6 Blog

Welcome to the Year 6 blog

Here you will find out all about life in our busy year group. It is a vital year for our children and we hope this site will provide you with updates of all the exciting things that are going on in school. Please check back often to find out what the children have been doing.

 

 

The Heart of the Matter

At the end of last term we had a fascinating trip to the Hancock museum, in Newcastle, to end our topic on the heart.IMG_2208 IMG_2209 IMG_2210 IMG_2218 IMG_2217 IMG_2216 IMG_2215 IMG_2214 IMG_2213 IMG_2211 IMG_2219 IMG_2220 IMG_2221 IMG_2225 IMG_2226 IMG_2227 IMG_2229

Debate Club

Mr Smith set us a new challenge this month – to start a debate club!

Keen to try new things the Y6 students immediately jumped to the challenge and began to prepare their speeches for the upcoming event – a debate against the pupils at Horton Grange, discussing whether or not the Suffragettes were right to break the law.

 

We would like to say a big thank you to the pupils and staff at Horton Grange who hosted the event, we thoroughly enjoyed the opportunity and look forward to the next round.

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Homework Project!

The time has come again to start thinking about homework project ideas! As you know, Year 6 are studying: ‘The Circle of Life’ which means we have been finding out about: the circulatory system; the anatomy of the human body; the respiratory system and evolution and inheritance. Therefore, we are looking for the most creative, interesting and well-constructed projects for the children to celebrate what the have learned by designing and creating their own homework project! We would like to invite you to share those with us on Thursday, 26th April at 9pm in the year 6 classrooms.

Stuck for ideas? Pick a project idea from the list below and make it a good’n – you have the Easter holidays to complete it!

  • Creative Writing
  • Home Cooking
  • Making Models
  • Designing Games
  • Constructing Leaflets
  • Publish Newspaper/Magazine articles

The list is endless!

Blood

Our main science topic is ‘ The circle of Life’ and we began our investigations by looking at the components that make blood. We studied the function and percentage of each component and then used cheerios, marshmallows, oats and food colouring to make our own blood!IMG_2342 IMG_1082 IMG_1077 IMG_1066 IMG_2340 IMG_2337

Light investigation.

What an extremely busy and productive week we have had!

Our first science investigations were all about light. How does it travel? Can it bend? What colour is it?

 

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