Random Act of Kindness

for our act of kindness, Year 6 started to lead into our new topic: Darwin’s Delights.   Much of Darwin’s research centred around bird, most famously the finches of the Gal├ípagos Islands. We created bird feeders from lard and seed mix and set them in cups around string.   the Read more…

Dippy On Tour

Year 6 were lucky enough to be one of the first classes in Rochdale to visit the Dippy exhibition at Number One Riverside and Touchstones. the children were able to take public transport and learn how to find and follow the correct bus routes throughout the local area, as well Read more…

Masterchef

Year 6 were set the challenge of creating a Masterchef-worthy dish that was also healthy and had a number of benefits for their bodies.   We we looked at the different food groups and how we can get many essential vitamins from fruit, protein from yoghurt and fibre from cereals. Read more…

Antarctic Art

As part of creating an information booklet on food chains and webs of the Arctic regions, Year 6 looked at how artists use accurate guidelines and proportions when sketching.   They looked at how to use simple shapes to help guide them to sketching an accurate outline, as well as Read more…

BODMAS

This week, we have begun to look at order of operations and using brackets.   We explored BODMAS and how there is a strict order we must follow. We also looked at how we could use brackets to change the outcome of a calculation in which the numbers and symbols Read more…

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