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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?

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 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 6 Function Machines

In problem solving lessons, Year 6 have been learning about function machines and pretending to be human machines. The children were given a number then they had to use the function to change the number and give an output. In groups the children then created a machine for the other children,they had to guess the function using trial and error and patterns.

Can you solve this function machine by giving another example?

(Don’t post the answer)

12………………………………………………..140

10………………………………………………..120

36………………………………………………..380

145………………………………………………..1470

Year 6 Autumn 2

This term we are learning:

  • Maths – Division, multiplication, algebra, mental strategies, geometry
  • English – Cinderella and diaries
  • Topic – Monarchs
  • Art – Portraits and Picasso
  • Science – Electricity
  • PE (Tuesday am)  – Dance
  • ICT – Internet / Search engines
  • PSHE: Money, compassion, business

Dates to note:

  • Tuesday mornings- PE every week
  • Friday 1st December – Christmas Fair
  • Friday 15th December – Last day of term

Miss C 🙂

Year 6 Maths Video – How to…

In Year 6 we have been making ‘How to’ videos to show other children how to work out maths problems. We have learnt that teaching someone else do something is a good way to remember methods and the videos can help others too.

There is also a video of out-takes which is quite funny too.

Hope you like them.

 

Year 6 Whitby Trip 6.10.2017

Last Friday, Year 6 went to Whitby as part of their topic and English work.

We had an amazing day, the sun shone all day, we paddled in the sea, had an ice-cream, looked in the shops and went up and down the 199 steps.

The children were a credit to the school and we had a lovely day spotting the sights in Whitby and the book Room 13.

Here are some photos and a video of our day.

Well done Year 6!

Miss C 🙂

Year 6 Leavers

Yesterday was a sad day for St Paul’s C of E Primary School – we said goodbye to a wonderful year six class. As a class, they were always exceptionally well behaved and set a great example for the rest of the children at St Paul’s to follow. On this blog, you will find all of the videos that were played in the assembly. I would also like to thank Mr Dolphin for recording it for us.

The assembly started off with some memories from Key Stage One, followed by the children singing – what has now become one of my favourite songs – When I Grow Up…

After singing their first song, the children continued to share memories from their time in years three and four. In particular, their trip to Castleton…

Whilst looking at photos from years three and four, the children sang Don’t Look Back In Anger…

The photos from years five and six played in the background whilst the children shared their memories of their time in my class. Notably about the trips went on to places such as: Cartwright Hall, Huddersfield University, Eden Camp, and most notably, Fazenda – the Brazilian restaurant in Leeds. There were also photos from our trip to Whitby earlier this year.

Finally, the assembly finished with the children batting through their tears to sing Somewhere Only We Know…

During the assembly, I managed to take a few photos, and a couple of short recordings of the children…

Later that night, the children returned for their Prom! It was a great night. After tucking in to some lovely food, everyone got up and was singing and dancing away. Thank you to Mrs Coe, Miss Wassel and Mrs Pearson for organising the night! Also, a big thank you to Mrs Lupton, Miss Galtress, Miss Charles, Miss Thosebury, Mrs Cook and Mrs Malt for joining us and helping to make the night special.

Tuesday brought the final day of school. After a busy morning handing things out and eating cake, there was still time for the children to give me a headache – singing and dancing away as they had done the night before.

Thank you for being a brilliant class for the last two years. Good luck at high school and in the future. I, and everyone at St Paul’s, wish you all the best and really hope you come back and visit!

Mr Platt 🙂 x