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Year 6 Science – Light

Year 6 have been learning all about light this week. We have been experimenting with light rays (yellow string) we have learnt about light travelling in straight lines and into our eyes. We found out how our eyes use the light to make images from our brain too and how clever they are.

We then started to understand shadows and what shadows are formed from the light rays. We also studied reflection and refraction.

What facts did you learn from these investigations?

What do you now know about light, shadows and the human eye?

Road Safety Y3 and Y4

Today Years 3 and 4 had a visit from the Road Safety Team.

The Road Safety Team spoke to us about how to stay safe when walking on the pavements and crossing the road.

They told us some important things to remember when we are crossing the road:

  1.  Find a safe place to cross.

2.Stop

3.Look – right, left and right again.

4.Listen

5.Think.

We got the chance to use their role play road and learnt where is safe to cross and where is not. We can now all be safer when crossing the road.

Year 6 Summer 1

Welcome back Year 6!

The summer term is finally here, hopefully the sun will shine too. We have our SATS tests this half term so we will be working hard to revise for them and do the best we can do.

This term we are learning:

  • Maths – Converting measures, ratio, statistics, revision.
  • English – Kensuke’s Kingdom, diaries and persuasion
  • Topic – Benin West Africa /  Decades
  • Art & Design –Jewellery
  • Science – Light
  • PE (Tuesday am)  – Striking and Fielding
  • ICT –  Book Trailers – adding music/ PowerPoint activities

Dates to note:

  • Tuesday mornings- PE every week
  • Friday 27/4/2018 – Online Safety Open Morning
  • WB: 30/4/2018 Practise SATS
  • WB: 14/5/2018 SATS Week
  • Monday 21/5/2018 – Puberty Talk
  • Friday 25th May – Last day of term

NOTE: Last term I sent home a note which showed the children’s practise SATS scores. Over this week and next week your  child should bring home their completed SATS practise papers for you to look at too.

Miss C 🙂

Year 6 African Drumming

On Wednesday 21st March, a man called Paul Butler came into school and taught our class to play the African drums.
We learnt lots of different tunes and rhymes and some people took part in solo performances.
After we learnt how to play, Year 5 came to watch and even learnt a song to sing in the middle,

Year 6 Spring 2

Welcome back Year 6!

We have a very busy term ahead, this is our last full term before SATS so we will be working very hard and preparing for the last terms in Year 6.

This term we are learning:

  • Maths – Multiplying and dividing fractions, decimals, area and perimeter and converting measures
  • English – Explanation texts, Kensuke’s Kingdom, diaries and persuasion
  • Topic – Benin West Africa
  • Art & Design – Instruments and jewellery
  • Science – Electricity continued & Light
  • PE (Tuesday am)  – Invasion Games
  • ICT – IMovie & Book Trailers

Dates to note:

  • Tuesday mornings- PE every week
  • Tuesday 20th February – Parents Evening 1pm-6pm
  • Thursday 1st March – World Book Day
  • WB: 19/3/18 Practise SATS
  • Thursday 29th March – Last day of term

Thank you to everyone who collected and brought in cereal boxes and cardboard for our D&T project.

Miss C 🙂

Year 6 Premier Sports Taster Session

Today the children took part in a taster session run by Premier Sports. They really enjoyed playing and learning new skills. They tried out archery and a target game.

They counted their points and used their maths skills too.

Year 6 Compliments

Whilst on the trip the children received complimentary feedback from staff at the museum, regarding their polite manner and interest in the exhibition.

Today, a local resident came into school to explain how impressed she was with the behaviour of the children on the bus home from the museum. She said that even though they had clearly had a fantastic day on the trip, they were pleasantly chatting away and even giving up their seats to people who needed them.

Well done to all the children involved.

Miss Charles

Year 6 Imax and Science and Media Museum

Yesterday, Year 6 went on a trip to the Science and Media Museum in Bradford. We took part in 2 workshops, watched a science film on the Imax and looked around the exhibitions. We learnt lots of new facts about photography and cameras. We also had the chance to experiment with lights and cameras as well as taking part in science experiments. 

In the Imax cinema we watched a film called ‘Mysteries of the unseen world‘. It showed how cameras can capture things that are too small, too fast or too slow for the eye to see. It was fantastic. Here is a clip.

Here are the rest of our photos.

Well done to all the children who represented St.Paul’s brilliantly and received a compliment from someone at the museum for their excellent behaviour.

** Tell me a new fact you learnt below please **

Miss Charles 🙂

 

 

Year 6 Spring 1

Welcome back Year 6 and happy new year.

This term we are learning:

  • Maths – Angles, co-ordinates, translating, reflecting and fractions
  • English – Winter poetry, journey stories and explanation texts
  • Topic – Lights, camera, action!
  • Art & Design – Shoebox theatre project
  • Science – Electricity continued
  • PE (Tuesday am)  – Gymnastics
  • ICT – Making movies
  • PSHE: new beginnings, honesty and health

Dates to note:

  • Tuesday mornings- PE every week
  • Trip to Science Museum TBC
  • Friday 9th February – Last day of term

Thank you to everyone who collected and brought in shoe boxes for our design technology project.

Miss C 🙂

Year 3’s trip to the Mandir

On the 23rd November Year 3 went on a trip to the Hindu Temple also known as the Mandir.

We were invited in to the temple and shown to the worship room where we got to see all the Hindu Gods and learn lots of interesting things.

We learnt all the Hindu Gods names – well 10 of them, about Hindu weddings and also about what the Hindus might have in a shrine at home.

We had a fantastic time and felt so welcomed, the Hindu priest also gave us a gift as we left.