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2.7.2020 Coke and Mentos explosions we going on outside the Year 6 classroom today. Group 1 were standing well back! A big thank you to Mr. Wolfe for doing this experiment with the class and to Mrs Lamont-Arthur for taking the photos.

1.07.2020 The class have been finding out a lot about Fair Trade this week. Today group 1 were researching Fair Trade chocolate. Did you know that Maltesers, Kit Kats, Green and Blacks and Cadbury are Fair Trade?

1.07.2020 The class have been finding out a lot about Fair Trade this week.  Today group 1 were researching Fair Trade chocolate.  Did you know that Maltesers, Kit Kats, Green and Blacks  and Cadbury are Fair  Trade? 1

25.6.2020 A big thank you to Mrs Jones who did a fun experiment with Coke and Mentos today.

24.6.2020  The class also made a video on how to keep safe in this hot weather.  To watch it, go to class pages, school videos and it will be found in under the spotlight.

24.6.2020 Group 2 have been busy this morning. They have been trying to find the pattern of 1/7, 2/7, 3/7 (and so on) as decimals and then painted the clay bulls that they made.

22.6.2020 Mrs Kearney came in to class to award Elsie with some goodies for being the winner of the mask competition in Year 6. Well done Elsie.

22.6.2020 Mrs Kearney came in to class to award Elsie with some goodies for being the winner of the mask competition in Year 6.  Well done Elsie. 1

22.06.20 Group 2 have been designing and making their clay bulls.

22.06.2020 You could hear a pin drop during Maths this morning. Look at the concentration! The class were recapping on finding percentages of amounts and converting fractions to percentages.

22.06.2020 You could hear a pin drop during Maths this morning.  Look at the concentration!  The class were recapping on finding percentages of amounts and converting fractions to percentages. 1

19.06.2020 Group 1 enjoyed tasting different Spanish foods.

19.06.2020 Group 1 enjoyed tasting different Spanish foods. 1

19.6.2020 Group 1 have been very busy painting their bulls in very bright colours. They look unique and fabulous!

18.6.2020 Group 2 also did some amazing faces in the style of Picasso as part of Art in our Spanish week.

18.6.2020 PE was in the hall today. Fantastic work was done by Year 6 using all of the equipment today. Well done! A big thank you to Mrs Harrison for taking these super photos of the class in action

18.6.2020 Our Spanish tapas tasting session went very well. All of the children tasted everything and wrote about each food.

17.06.2020 Today, the children designed their Spanish bulls and began to make them.

16.6.2020 Spanish dancing with Group 2. Some super movers in this group too! Tom and Elsie were certainly working hard on doing their figure of eight hip swinging.

15.6.2020 As part of our Spanish week, Y6 have been learning how to draw in the style of the Spanish artist, Pablo Picasso.

15.6.2020 Lockdown Lunch times.

15.6.2020  Lockdown Lunch times. 1
15.6.2020  Lockdown Lunch times. 2

15.6.2020 We learnt a few Spanish dance moves and tried them out on the field. I think Cara will be on 'Come Dancing' before too long!

11.6.2020 Year 6 are using their running skills, learnt last week, in a relay. What a close finish it was!

10.6.2020  The class wrote and performed some poetry today.  If you would like to see their video, 'What Do You Want to Be?', click on children - school videos and you will see it there.

4.06.2020 We went exploring in the Learning Garden today. Group 2 have written some good questions for group 1 to solve tomorrow.

3.06.2020 Y6 had fun with their outdoor learning today and went on a scavenger hunt! Lots of good scientific questions came out of this, such as why is this compost heap so warm?

2.06.2020 It's been quite warm today, so we have been outside in the breeze working on our English.

13.3.2020 Year 6 were helping all classes log into their Rock Stars times tables.

3.3.20 As part of our visual literacy, Year 6 wrote voice overs to go with the short snip of 'La Luna' that they watched. What a talented class we have - listen at all the different languages used!

Aamish - Arabic

3.3.20 Evalet's English voice over for La Luna

3.3.20 David's Romanian voice over for La Luna

3.3.20 Dawid's Polish La Luna voice over

2.3.2020 What a great start to Book Week! Year 6 have been using the library to find out information on authors to complete their crosswords.

26.2.2020 Year 6 were using their understanding of ratio ( part-to-part and part-to-whole) to investigate the ratio of their feet to their height.

25.2.2020 What a super first day back. The class worked well today and were able to work out ratios using tasty counters! Well done Year 6.

13.2.2020 In RE year 6 were making a collage to show what they thought the world would look like if everyone loved their neighbour.

12.2.2020 Year 6 have been busy editing their newspaper reports today.

11.2.2020 Year 6 have been learning a great deal about how to keep money safe online. Please ask them what they have learnt.

7.2.20 This group of children wowed me with their interest in some pretty challenging algebra. Great discussions and working out.

4.2.20 The class were learning how to keep their money safe today. Ask them how!

4.2.20  The class were learning how to keep their money safe today.  Ask them how! 1

27.1.20 Y6 have been solving real life problems. The class had to choose a business/stall that they wanted to run. First they had to sort out their budgets, cost of their supplies, overall costs and then find out what profit they would make.

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!

Still image for this video

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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