Welcome To Year 6's Class Page!!
Hello, and welcome to Year 6's Page. Over the course of the year, you will find information here about what the pupils are learning in class, examples of their excellent work, and photos of them exploring and having fun learning new things.
The pupils are settling in well so far to Year 6 - they know what an important year it is for them. The pupils are really enjoying being able to have key stage assemblies again, especially hymn practice every Wednesday morning! Our topics in Autumn 1 are Light (Science) and Our Local Area (Geography). A lot of the writing we will be doing links to Light - in particular our class text, 'The Light Jar' by Lisa Thompson. In mathematics we are studying Number. At St Clare's we have a new Forest School area, and our pupils will be having a session there every week during this half term, which they are very excited about.
Year 6 Overviews 2021/2022
Please keep checking back for more information and photos!
This week in Year 6, we have been investigating how light travels. We modelled our new learning in a variety of ways such as through role play (acting as a light source and showing how the light travels to an object in a straight line, reflects off an object and then enters our eyes) drama, using torches to model how light travels, and we researched Ibn al-Haytham's work all about the discovery of light and how we see things.
Year 6 have all been lucky enough to pay a visit to our Forest School this week! This is something they will continue to do throughout Autumn 1. On their first session, they had an excellent time using natural resources to make incredible things. Here are some of the pupils in action...
6H have had an absolutely fantastic morning today!
They were fortunate enough to visit Our Lady's High School, for a really exciting electricity workshop.
At the workshop, they learnt all about making circuits, and why electricity is important. They had an absolute blast using the high-tech equipment to make some really unique circuits, with buzzers, motors and light bulbs.
As well as this, the pupils were treated to an amazing snack (slush puppies and cookies!) in the high school canteen.
A great morning was had by all!
"Going there today was great- it was very exciting to learn amazing electricity and circuits!" Jacob
"I learnt a lot about electric eels!" Lewis
"The snacks were absolutely amazing!" Damien
"It was amazing, I can't wait to go to high school now!" Halina
"Going to Our Ladies was great, I can't wait for Year 7!" Kian
"Using the electrical equipment was so fun!" Daniel
"I enjoyed the delicious snacks!" Mariam
"Making the circuits was fun and I learnt a lot!" Mariatu
"I loved going there and learning more about electricity!" Poppy
You may find the following websites useful:
Times Tables - https://ttrockstars.com/
Accelerated reading quizzes - https://ukhosted38.renlearn.co.uk/2244085/default.aspx
BBC learning - https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize
Oak National Academy - https://classroom.thenational.academy/subjects-by-key-stage/key-stage-2
Science Fun at Home - https://pstt.org.uk/resources/curriculum-materials/Science-Fun-at-Home
E-books - Oxford Owl for School and Home (each class has their own log in details)
Year 6 Overviews 2021