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Macro Photography

This week we have been inspired by Edward Weston (photographer), who lived from 1886 to 1958. He was a American Photographer who focused on details images of various items such as fruits, vegetables and landscapes. Read more…

Conduction

Through drama and demonstrations today Year 6 discussed and explored how heat is conducted through solids, liquids and gases. The children discussed how the particles vibrate much quicker when heated; how they collide into each Read more…

Improving our sentences

Year 6 have been working extremely hard to produce some excellent work in our English lessons. During our grammar session today, we looked at different ways in which we can improve a very simple sentence. Read more…

Spreadsheets

Maple have been working on producing spreadsheets on their laptops this afternoon. We inputted some data and used to 2calulate to produce some line graphs and bar charts. We used the graphs to answer questions Read more…

The Evil Pea

That cheeky Evil Pea has been up to no good again! When we arrived at school we had some letters from our friends. They had seen the Evil Pea in our local shops and when Read more…

Thermal equilibrium

In science year 6 explored thermal equilibrium through two different hands on, practical activities. We discussed how when we say something is ‘hot’ or ‘cold’ we are saying it is hot or cold compared to Read more…

Human form – skulls

This week we have been inspired by Damien Hirst’s skull art works and other examples of decorated skulls in different cultures. We traced over an image of a skull and then decorated it using pastels Read more…

Supertato

This week when we arrived at school we had a letter at the front office. When we opened the letter it was from The Evil Pea. The Evil Pea had captured all the fruit and Read more…

Photomontage

Our new topic in Art is Photography. today the children looked at various examples of work from other artists: ‘Peter Kennard’ and Jerry Uelsmann’. The children eventually created a photo montage using secondary source photographs. They did Read more…

Science (Heat)

Today Year 6 started their new topic in Science – Heat. First the children recapped prior learning all about states of matter and how particles behave. Through drama, the children  demonstrated the behaviour of particles Read more…

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