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Class Activities

22.1.20 Year 6 enjoy their football skills lessons with Andy and James from the Maidenhead Magpies on Wednesdays.

16.1.2020 In PE today, Year 6 have been performing gymnastic balances and creating a sequence of balances. Some super control and mirroring too! A big THANK YOU to Mr. Smith for teaching them these skills.

13.1.20  Year 6 have been using BIDMAS and formulas such as: (n-2) 180°/n to find out angles in regular polygons.  Ask them to show you how!

9.1.20 The class were investigating a statement:Jack thinks that when two straight lines cross, the angles marked x and y are equal and a and b are equal. How can we prove he is right or he is wrong? Ask your child what they found out.

7.1.20 It's our first day back and the children have already made a very positive start to their learning. Our Maths lesson, where the children had to match polygons to properties, had them really thinking.

19.12.19 Year 6 had to make a model lung on their tables. I was impressed with how much they have learned!

17.12.19 Science /English The class had to follow instructions to make a 3D respiratory system.

12.12.19 PSHCE - We have discussed different political parties and the voting system. Today Year 6 voted for the party they wanted to win: 16 Labour, 4 Liberal Democrats, 4 Conservatives and 2 Green. They also voted for who they thought would win: 9 Labour, 8 Conservatives, 6 Liberal Democrats, 3 Green. It looks like it's a hung parliament according to Year 6!

4.12.19 Year 6 have been sorting some very challenging texts such as Nietzche, Edgar Allen Poe, Winston Churchill, Charlotte Bronte and many more! They had to decide if they were written in the 1st, 2nd or 3rd person. Some of the advertising slogans proved to be a bit tricky.

28.11.19 Maths, Science and Computing all in one! Real life Maths - the children were recording their blood pressure to collect data which they will use to construct a graph. Year 6 also researched all about blood pressure, and how this affects the heart for our Science topic.

27.11.19 Look at the quality items year 6 are making to sell at the Christmas Fair on 7th December! We hope you will come along and support them.

25.11.19 Year 6 have been multiplying and dividing decimals by decimals today.

22.11.19 This week, Year 6 have been answering comprehension questions and summarising texts using our class book, Goodnight Mr. Tom.

15.11.19 Year 6 were amazed to see how light was bending and how the spoon appeared distorted when they were learning about refraction.

14.11.19 The children had fun performing poetry!

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13.11.19 Art and DT comes to class. Mrs Lamont Arthur has been showing the children how to make certain 'things' (hush - hush as we will be selling them at the Christmas Fair to raise money). The children are working hard on these creative 'things' - and enjoying it in the process.

8.11.19 Science - Year 6 finished off their pin head cameras and tried them out.

21.10.19 Past and present progressive tense becomes so much easier to learn when you sing it!

18.10.19 Today Year 6 were reading instructions and preparing their 'Pringle' tins in order to make their pinhole cameras.

14.10.19 Today, we tiptoed into the library to identify and discuss the principal features of different genres.

11.10.19 Year 6 have been been experimenting with the angles that light is reflected off mirrors.

9.10.19 This investigation had the children discussing Maths and really using their grey cells.

More diary entries!

2/10/19 Diary Entries

We have been learning about WWII and have written some excellent diary entries. Please listen out for the personal tone, rhetorical questions and use of modal verbs.

24.9.19 Today the children wowed us with their spy animals. In small groups, the class decided on an animal they thought would make an excellent spy. Then, they addressed the class and explained why their spy animal was the best and how to train it. Super work!

16.9.19 Year 6 have been using their reasoning skills by playing place value games.

Congratulations to the newly elected House Captains and Vice Captains in Year 6. Our Captains and Vice Captains are as follows: Water - Tom and Lucy; Earth - Steven and Maddi - Sun - Evalet and Mason; Air - Nimrah and Molly. A big THANK YOU to Mrs. Lamont-Arthur for making the most magnificent banners for our new houses.

Congratulations to the newly elected House Captains and Vice Captains in Year 6.  Our Captains and Vice Captains are as follows:  Water - Tom and Lucy; Earth - Steven and Maddi - Sun - Evalet and Mason;  Air - Nimrah and Molly.  A big THANK YOU  to Mrs. Lamont-Arthur for making the most magnificent banners for our new houses. 1
Congratulations to the newly elected House Captains and Vice Captains in Year 6.  Our Captains and Vice Captains are as follows:  Water - Tom and Lucy; Earth - Steven and Maddi - Sun - Evalet and Mason;  Air - Nimrah and Molly.  A big THANK YOU  to Mrs. Lamont-Arthur for making the most magnificent banners for our new houses. 2
Congratulations to the newly elected House Captains and Vice Captains in Year 6.  Our Captains and Vice Captains are as follows:  Water - Tom and Lucy; Earth - Steven and Maddi - Sun - Evalet and Mason;  Air - Nimrah and Molly.  A big THANK YOU  to Mrs. Lamont-Arthur for making the most magnificent banners for our new houses. 3
Congratulations to the newly elected House Captains and Vice Captains in Year 6.  Our Captains and Vice Captains are as follows:  Water - Tom and Lucy; Earth - Steven and Maddi - Sun - Evalet and Mason;  Air - Nimrah and Molly.  A big THANK YOU  to Mrs. Lamont-Arthur for making the most magnificent banners for our new houses. 4

13.9.19 Year 6 have been investigating how light travels today.

11.9.19 The children have been in Year 6 for one whole week now. They have been very busy learning all about spies during WWII and creating some excellent gadgets for them to go on missions.

11.9.19 The children have been in Year 6 for one whole week now.  They have been very busy learning all about spies during WWII and creating some excellent gadgets for them to go on missions.  1
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