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Year Six Classes
Golden Work 15th July 2022
Golden Work 8th July 2022
Golden work 1st July 2022
Golden work 17th June 2022
Golden Work 10th June 2022
Term 4 Highlights
Friday 21st May
Mrs Moore would like to highlight a child in her class for using speech to create a tense and gripping opening paragraph.
Mr Thompson would like to highlight a child in his class for careful use of ink to explore light and shade.
Friday 7th May
Mrs Moore would like to highlight this child's work for for creating a detailed wildlife log using relative clauses to describe the different animals.
Mr Thomson would like to highlight this child's work for using carefully chosen language to show empathy with a character when writing in role.
Friday 30th April
Mrs Moore would like to highlight this child's work for writing a persuasive letter independently.
Mr Thomson would like to highlight this child's work for writing a very persuasive job application and using evidence to prove their qualities.
Friday 23rd April
Mrs Moore would like to highlight a child in her class this week for a detailed, carefully thought out art print based on a lighthouse.
Mr Thompson would like to highlight this child's work this week for great work in our art lessons this week, creating atmosphere using charcoal and helping out in printmaking.
Friday 26th March
Mrs Moore would like to highlight a child in her class for writing 3 excellent paragraphs persuading the reader that a vaccine passport is a good idea.
Mr Thompson would like to highlight a child in his class for carefully choosing a range of language to write a strong persuasive argument.
Friday 19th March
Mrs Moore would like to highlight a child in her class for using noun phrases to create a detailed opening paragraph
Mr Thompson would like to highlight a child in his class for an excellent introduction to their persuasive writing - great language choice to persuade
Friday 12th March
Mrs Moore would like to highlight a child in her class for detailed descriptions of adaptations in plants and animals.
Mr Thompson would like to highlight a child in his class for focus all week and a carefully thought and well written poem about the future.
Term 2 Highlights
Friday 18th December
Mrs Moore would like to highlight a child in her class for completing a carefully constructed piece of writing, slowly building tension and atmosphere.
Friday 11th December
Mrs Moore would like to highlight a child in her class for enthusiastic reading. Even taking it outside to finish!
Mr Thompson would like to highlight a child in his class for, outstanding effort, presentation, quality of language and ambition this week.
Friday 4th December
Mrs Moore would like to highlight a child in her class for, writing a detailed description of their science experiment. They made an informed prediction and conclusion.
Mr Thompson would like to highlight 3 children in his class this week, as he couldn't choose between them! They demonstrated excellent team work during science, investigating electronic circuits.
Friday 20th November
Mrs Moore in Acacia Tree would like to highlight this child's work for, explaining the Maths challenge in detail using technical language.
Mr Thompson in African Olive would like to highlight this piece of work from a child in his class for, Maths based discussion to enhance her understanding of the task.
Friday 13th November
Mrs Moore in Acacia Tree would like to highlight this piece of work for, excellent handwriting and fantastic joining.
Mr Thompson in African Olive Tree would like to highlight a child in his class for, fantastic focus all week, and producing excellent quality writing and really challenging themselves in Maths
Friday 6th November
Mr Thompson in African Olive Tree, would like to highlight this child's work. For explaining their learning and showing all their working out.
Mrs Moore in Acacia Tree, would like to highlight this child's work. For great focus in Maths.
Term 1 Highlights
In maths this term, we have covered place value and four operations. We have learnt how to read and write numbers up to 10,000,000 and can now order and compare numbers up to that value too. During our four operations topic, we have learnt column subtraction and addition, short and long multiplication and short division and we have completed reasoning questions involving these operations. In snappy maths, we have been focusing on improving our arithmetic skills, completing mixed arithmetic questions in order of difficulty. We have worked hard this term to develop our maths vocabulary to ensure we are using the correct words when talking about specific methods and calculations.
In the first two weeks of term, we read ‘The Island’ by Armin Greder. The main theme in this book is immigration. We wrote in role as the characters, writing a diary entry and a letter. Influenced by an illustration in the book, we studied expressionist art, looking in detail at Edvard Munch’s ‘scream’ painting. Based on this painting, we created charcoal drawings of our own faces portraying a powerful emotion from the book.
After reading ‘The Island’, we started reading ‘Letters from the Lighthouse’. This book has similar themes, as it is based around the story of two evacuees who leave London to live in a small seaside town in Devon. We used this book to create 3D box settings, which we used as a stimulus to write our final setting descriptions.
Our Enquiry question for the first two weeks of term, was: What makes us all the same? We compared our houses to the houses on ‘Dollar Street’. Dollar Street is a virtual street with pictures of houses from all over the word listed by income. We found similarities and differences between our houses and others around the world. We became Geographers, finding our own houses on google maps then creating technical drawings of them. Inspired by the book ‘Museum of me’ by Emma Lewis, we made our own ‘museum of me’ collages of our bedrooms using coloured paper, pencil and watercolour.
Our second Enquiry question was: How are lives saved? For this Enquiry, we were being Scientists. We thought about health, diet and the human body. For the ‘engage’, we made healthy alternatives to treats. We made spiced carrot muffins and date and dark chocolate tiffins. As Scientists, we then carried out an experiment to test the affect of exercise and diet on our heart rate. We also made a model of a pumping heart using a balloon, cups and plastic straws. For the challenge, we created a TED talk presenting an idea on how the school could become a healthier place.
Applying for a Secondary School Place
It is important. You must apply for a place online, by midnight on 31st October 2020.
Click Here to watch a video from Mrs Crew explaining how to do this.
At the bottom of this page is the written guide Mrs Crew was showing you in the video, called Secondary Application Information, if you would like to read it at your own pace.