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What we've been up to in class...

Message from Mr McGrath

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Mr McGrath is missing Year 6 and wanted to send a message to you all. He hopes you are well and that you are keeping safe and getting on with your schoolwork. He especially wants you to investigate the science topic.

Electricity Investigations

The Angelus

Library Visit - Y6 visited the library again, bringing cards from when we first enrolled in Year 4. We all checked out our half-term reading books and were delighted to then receive an email from the librarian praising our attitude and behaviour.

Mental Health Week - All week Year 6 have been learning strategies to improve our mental health. The final activity on Friday was playing games outside where we learnt that things are easier with the help of friends.

Water Workshops - Sarah from United Utilities helped us understand how to conserve water. We carried out an experiment to see what would flush successfully down toilets and what would block them.

Art and craft linked to our history study: Vikings

Year 6 Success At Bikeability

Science: Year 6 have been dissecting flowers to find out how plants reproduce

Drama, Science and Creative Writing: Year 6 dressed up as fictional and real naturalists, including David Attenborough. We then used our learning to write exciting biographies of female fictional British naturalists.

Peer Reading (Year 6 love to listen to Year 3 read)

The Extreme Brush ( raising awareness of dental hygiene)

Parliament Week (We learnt key vocabulary, held a mock election, played a Parliament game, looked at Parliamen't history and wrote to our own MP, who even wrote back!)

Adding Suspense - In English, we read the children's book Not Now Bernard and rewrote it as a suspenseful horror story, featuring wolves. Then in art, we designed a front cover for our new book.

Judaism Week (Mrs Standley shared her religion with us, bringing special objects to help us understand)

Fossil Hunt at Parton Bay (Our research showed that the mix of shale and limestone here produces lots of carboniferous fossils)

Anti-Bullying Week 2019 (We wrote our own plays and then acted them out in groups)