On Wednesday 26th February, Year 6 enjoyed their learning about the Ancient Maya during their topic morning. They learned how to write using the Mayan alphabet; solved problems using the Maya numbering system; made some traditional crafts using weaving and played a version of the ball games 'pitz' and 'pok a tok'
07.02.20 Today we had our Year 6 Oracy Competition semi-final to find a winner to send to the whole school grand final! Congratulations to everyone who took part; the standard was really high.
31.1.20 Today we made collages of a tiger's habitat. We have been learning about the Bengal tiger's habitat in topic and today used art to show our understanding.
22.01.20 Today we were looking at the world map and the key features, such as the continents, hemispheres and the equator. We built the world map using using maps and skipping ropes in the hall then played games to remind ourselves where everything is.
17.01.20 Year 6 had a brilliant day looking at all the animals at Marwell Zoo today! We enjoyed a workshop we we learnt how we could help the conservation effort and then explored animals from all over the world.
18.12.19 This morning we painted and decorated our canopic jars and sarcophagi. We tried to use authentic colours such as gold, bronze, blue and black.
11.12.19 Today Year 6 had their DT day and made canopic jars or a sarcophagus out of clay. They identified the features of the artefacts; designed their own and then made them out clay. We will paint them and evaluate them once they have dried..
The Year 5 and 6 reading programme has started and is going well! The children are enjoying reading and listening to a variety of different books.
13.11.19 This morning, six of our Year 6 children went to a building challenge at Herne Junior School. We competed against 7 other schools to replicate a building made from building blocks. The team worked really well together and each played their roles of Project Manager, Site Engineer, Planner, Quantity Surveyor, General Foreman and Builder brilliantly and ended up coming 2nd! Well done guys!
On Friday 8th November, Year 6 had their topic morning on the Ancient Egyptians. We watched a fantastic play by Hobgoblin Theatre called 'The curse of the Mummy", learning lots of new things about the Egyptians. We then took part in some drama and acting workshops to improve our acting skills.s