Our classes this year are named after flowers;
Mr A Edwards
Mrs Welsby (TA), Mrs Grundy (TA)
Mrs S Macey,
Mrs S Walker (TA)
Mrs N Peacock
Miss M Padden (TA), Miss K Sellars (TA)
This half term Year 6 will be creating a Micro—bit game (electrical loop game). After completing market research, they will first design a loop game using cross sectional, detailed drawings. They will then use their science and coding knowledge to program a Micro-bit, using an electrical system in their product so that a sound is produced when an error occurs.
This half term pupils will explore collage techniques. They will practice a range of techniques, thinking carefully about the materials they use to create a desired effect. They will combine pattern, tone and shape to create a collage representing a sea or jungle animal. Due to experimenting initially, the children will be able to justify the materials they choose.
In computing this half term we will become advertisers and create a short television advert. Firstly, the children will analyse existing adverts before creating a storyboard plan. They will then use a range of digital devises to create their advert by completing rough cuts until eventually having a final piece.
In RSHE this half term children will continue to learn about Health and Wellbeing and in particular about ‘how we keep fit and healthy as we grow.’ Pupils will learn how to look after their bodies both physically and mentally as well as the importance of sleep, nutrition and exercise.
This half term our topic is electricity. The children will revise building circuits and use recognised symbols when representing a simple circuit in a diagram. They will compare and give reasons for variations in how components function, including the brightness of bulbs, the loudness of buzzers and the on/off position of switches.
In Year 6 children focus on learning about what different religions say when life gets hard. This will include thinking about out soul, reincarnation, heaven and funerals.
This half term Year 6 will be learning all about life during World War 2 in their unit on British History. They will learn about when and why is started, find out about the Blitz, rationing, propaganda and how it influenced people and What is was specifically like for children during the war. The children are already hooked and can not wait to find out more.
This year children will focus on a different artist each half term. This half term pupils will explore acrylic painting techniques thought the artist David Hockney. They will practice a range of techniques and develop a strong understanding of colour theory and how to use it to create a balanced painting.
In computing this half term we will be using Microsoft Publisher. The children will be learning all about how to publish documents using a range of techniques after researching someone who is inspirational to them. As a class we will publish a class book off inspirational people.
In RSHE this half term children will be learning about Health and Wellbeing and in particular about ‘how we keep fit and healthy as we grow.’ Pupils will learn how to look after their bodies both physically and mentally as well as the importance of sleep, nutrition and exercise.
This half term our topic is light. We will be looking at how light travels in straight lines and how we see things through a variety of experiments. We will also look at how our eyes work so that we can see things as well as shadows including what makes them and how the size of them is changed.
In Year 6 children focus on learning about Christians and Humanists through the unit ‘What matters most to Christians and Humanists? The unit enables children to learn in depth from Christianity and from Humanism, a non-religious way of life.
During their first half term of French, pupils learn high-frequency language including numbers 0-10, greetings, and some classroom commands for routine conversation.