Welcome to the Year 6 Webpage
Here is some important information about Year 6:
Any questions or problems, please let me know.
Our first topic will be classification and we will be looking at invertebrates, plants and micro-organisms.
However, before that, we are involved in the BBC's Terrific Science investigation into whether short bursts of exercise are good for concentration. Schools up and down the country are working with a team of scientists at universities in Edinburgh and Stirling to begin to find out what impact exercise can have on pupils’ cognition and mood. We will be completing online mood questions, memory and attention tasks before and after different forms of exercise to see if it makes a difference.
The blocks of code you will need are:
On Tuesday 20th September, thirty-four children from Years 5 and 6 and four adults set off for Cardfields House in Essex. We stayed for three nights and returned on Friday 23rd September. We all had a brilliant time and were blessed with beautiful weather. During the week we took part in many activities and lots of outdoor learning was had. Some of the activities included:
Thanks to all the staff that came with us from Vittoria and all the staff at Cardfields who helped us out during the week. Here are some favourite moments from the children and photos of the week.
"I really enjoyed Cardfields, especially when we went BMX biking because it was really bumpy." Oze
"The games room was great. I loved having free time to hang out with my friends, chatting and playing outside." Precious
"I really enjoyed the campfire." Holly A
"My favourite part of the week was the screen printing." Shaya
During the first week of term, Year 6 took part in a Week of Inspirational Maths. During these lessons, we worked in groups and solved problems together. We learned that:
This, as well as our Growth Mindset thinking, helped us complete tasks from different areas of Maths, including number, shape, and statistics.
Our topic for the Autumn term is 'World War II'.
Year 6 are becoming HTML experts. We have been building websites and will continue to develop our computing skills.