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 Galápagos 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…

Feel the pulse

During PE this week, we enjoyed looking at how and why our pulse rate changes. We looked at resting heart rates and discussed what these might tell us about our fitness levels. We wrote a hypothesis about the link between the two.  We decided to test the hypothesis by completing Read more…

ABO blood groups

Year 6 have been learning about the ABO blood group system and the importance of blood transfusions.  All the children in class had to complete an entry ticket before they entered to show what they had remembered from the previous lesson.  We used strategies from the Writing Revolution to help Read more…

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