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Year 6

Year Six used freeze-frames to show key parts of Advent mass.

Greece Lightning Topic Homework

In Year Six we have been learning about Black History Month. Over the next two weeks we will be investigating Harriet Tubman and her role in freeing slaves. Today we created a 'Wordle' to describe her.

Mental Health and Well-Being - Year Six have been exploring 'Mindfulness' and created a visual dictionary to represent how mindfulness makes us feel. Key words included calm, relaxed and content.

It has been a busy first few weeks in Year Six. Here is some of our fabulous learning.

Year 5 to Year 6 transition homework

The Big Bang Fair at Harris C of E Academy was a great afternoon for Year 6. We watched the stars at a pop-up planetarium, tried out an Aston Martin and witnessed some fantastic experiments involving fire and ice!

A great day was had by all when we visited AT7 in Coventry. There were excellent team building activities, as well as opportunities for some of us to overcome fears. Well done Year 6!

Year 6 enjoyed an amazing opportunity to explore the functions of the heart and lungs. A huge thank you to Mr Silver-Vallance for organising this hands-on demonstration to enrich our learning.

We really enjoyed our Science Day - going to different classes and participating in exciting experiments.

An excellent day of 'Anglo-Saxon' and 'Viking' workshops was a brilliant way to end this topic!

Year 6 Pass the Baton! Well done to everyone in Year 6 who have collectively won the golden tie this week! Your attitude and effort during SAT's week was outstanding! For the next week we will be swapping the tie regularly to ensure everyone has a chance to wear it.

Year 6 Pass the Baton! Well done to everyone in Year 6 who have collectively won the golden tie this week! Your attitude and effort during SAT's week was outstanding! For the next week we will be swapping the tie regularly to ensure everyone has a chance to wear it. 1

As part of Mental Health Awareness Week, Year Six have explored the prayer titled 'I Am'. We discussed our positive self-image and self-esteem.

Year Six Summer Term

Year 6 and Year 3 had a chance to use their 'authors voice' when they shared their latest narratives with one another.

Year 6 and Year 3 had a chance to use their 'authors voice' when they shared their latest narratives with one another. 1
Year 6 and Year 3 had a chance to use their 'authors voice' when they shared their latest narratives with one another. 2
Year 6 and Year 3 had a chance to use their 'authors voice' when they shared their latest narratives with one another. 3
Year 6 and Year 3 had a chance to use their 'authors voice' when they shared their latest narratives with one another. 4
Year 6 and Year 3 had a chance to use their 'authors voice' when they shared their latest narratives with one another. 5
Year 6 and Year 3 had a chance to use their 'authors voice' when they shared their latest narratives with one another. 6
Year 6 and Year 3 had a chance to use their 'authors voice' when they shared their latest narratives with one another. 7
Year 6 and Year 3 had a chance to use their 'authors voice' when they shared their latest narratives with one another. 8

Macbeth by 6SB

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In Year 6 we have been exploring the story of Macbeth. We performed the opening of the play to help us better understand the tricky language Shakespeare uses.

Macbeth Part 2

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Macbeth Part 3

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Macbeth Part 4

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Macbeth Part 5

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Macbeth Part 6

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Today in Year 6 we 'performed' a persuasive letter to help us better understand how to write our own.

Year 6 visted St Marie's Church to reflect on why it is such a special place to pray and worship.

Year 6 visted St Marie's Church to reflect on why it is such a special place to pray and worship. 1
Year 6 visted St Marie's Church to reflect on why it is such a special place to pray and worship. 2
Year 6 visted St Marie's Church to reflect on why it is such a special place to pray and worship. 3
Year 6 visted St Marie's Church to reflect on why it is such a special place to pray and worship. 4
Year 6 visted St Marie's Church to reflect on why it is such a special place to pray and worship. 5
Year 6 visted St Marie's Church to reflect on why it is such a special place to pray and worship. 6
Year 6 visted St Marie's Church to reflect on why it is such a special place to pray and worship. 7
Year 6 visted St Marie's Church to reflect on why it is such a special place to pray and worship. 8
Year 6 visted St Marie's Church to reflect on why it is such a special place to pray and worship. 9

Everyone in Year 6 had a great Tudor Day!

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Everyone in Year 6 had a great Tudor Day! 5
Everyone in Year 6 had a great Tudor Day! 6
Everyone in Year 6 had a great Tudor Day! 7
Everyone in Year 6 had a great Tudor Day! 8
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Everyone in Year 6 had a great Tudor Day! 10
Everyone in Year 6 had a great Tudor Day! 11

Raiders and Invaders Topic Homework

6SB made 'Fortune Tellers' as part of their exploration of pray in world religions.

6SB made 'Fortune Tellers' as part of their exploration of pray in world religions. 1
6SB made 'Fortune Tellers' as part of their exploration of pray in world religions. 2
6SB made 'Fortune Tellers' as part of their exploration of pray in world religions. 3
6SB made 'Fortune Tellers' as part of their exploration of pray in world religions. 4
6SB made 'Fortune Tellers' as part of their exploration of pray in world religions. 5
6SB made 'Fortune Tellers' as part of their exploration of pray in world religions. 6
6SB made 'Fortune Tellers' as part of their exploration of pray in world religions. 7
6SB made 'Fortune Tellers' as part of their exploration of pray in world religions. 8

Pablo Picasso TV adverts

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Thank you Year 3 for spending some time with us on Friday, and listening to the Psalms we wrote in R.E. We loved sharing our work with you!

Thank you Year 3 for spending some time with us on Friday, and listening to the Psalms we wrote in R.E. We loved sharing our work with you! 1
Thank you Year 3 for spending some time with us on Friday, and listening to the Psalms we wrote in R.E. We loved sharing our work with you! 2
Thank you Year 3 for spending some time with us on Friday, and listening to the Psalms we wrote in R.E. We loved sharing our work with you! 3
Thank you Year 3 for spending some time with us on Friday, and listening to the Psalms we wrote in R.E. We loved sharing our work with you! 4
Thank you Year 3 for spending some time with us on Friday, and listening to the Psalms we wrote in R.E. We loved sharing our work with you! 5
Thank you Year 3 for spending some time with us on Friday, and listening to the Psalms we wrote in R.E. We loved sharing our work with you! 6
Thank you Year 3 for spending some time with us on Friday, and listening to the Psalms we wrote in R.E. We loved sharing our work with you! 7
Thank you Year 3 for spending some time with us on Friday, and listening to the Psalms we wrote in R.E. We loved sharing our work with you! 8

Have a look at the exciting learning we have planned for the term ahead...

Shadow Puppets

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Year 6 have been learning about light and shadows in science. To demonstrate our understanding we created some shadow puppets in our shadow theater.

Deacon Tim came in to speak to us about Red Wednesday and how we can be Champions of Faith.

We shared our extraordinary 'Extreme Earth' homework with Years 3,4 and 5.

We used a variety of resources to show visual representations of fractions and then put them on to a number line. We then visited other tables to 'Spot the Mistake', discussing and explaining what we found.

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Witches Descend on the Chalk

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Witches Descend on the Chalk

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6JM acting out parts of a newspaper article about Witches. We are planning our newspaper reports as we focus on our new class reading book, The Wee Free Men, written by Terry Prachett

The newest additions to St. Marie's Primary- our Reading Bears! Our fluffy, friendly friends are looking forward to reading with you at home...

In Maths, we represented equivalent fractions and their simplified form. We then made a deliberate error for our peers who had to 'spot the mistake' and prove it.

In Maths, we represented equivalent fractions and their simplified form. We then made a deliberate error for our peers who had to 'spot the mistake' and prove it. 1
In Maths, we represented equivalent fractions and their simplified form. We then made a deliberate error for our peers who had to 'spot the mistake' and prove it. 2
In Maths, we represented equivalent fractions and their simplified form. We then made a deliberate error for our peers who had to 'spot the mistake' and prove it. 3
In Maths, we represented equivalent fractions and their simplified form. We then made a deliberate error for our peers who had to 'spot the mistake' and prove it. 4
In Maths, we represented equivalent fractions and their simplified form. We then made a deliberate error for our peers who had to 'spot the mistake' and prove it. 5
In Maths, we represented equivalent fractions and their simplified form. We then made a deliberate error for our peers who had to 'spot the mistake' and prove it. 6
In Maths, we represented equivalent fractions and their simplified form. We then made a deliberate error for our peers who had to 'spot the mistake' and prove it. 7
In Maths, we represented equivalent fractions and their simplified form. We then made a deliberate error for our peers who had to 'spot the mistake' and prove it. 8
In Maths, we represented equivalent fractions and their simplified form. We then made a deliberate error for our peers who had to 'spot the mistake' and prove it. 9
In Maths, we represented equivalent fractions and their simplified form. We then made a deliberate error for our peers who had to 'spot the mistake' and prove it. 10
In Maths, we represented equivalent fractions and their simplified form. We then made a deliberate error for our peers who had to 'spot the mistake' and prove it. 11
In Maths, we represented equivalent fractions and their simplified form. We then made a deliberate error for our peers who had to 'spot the mistake' and prove it. 12

Tag Rugby Tournament - Tuesday 6th November 2018

We ended our 'Out of this World' Topic in style by trying some Astronaut food... Yum!

In RE, we did a hot-seating activity about Peter's declaration of Jesus (Mark 8:27-30)

In Science, we were investigating which exercise raised out heart rate the most.

In Science, we were investigating which exercise raised out heart rate the most. 1
In Science, we were investigating which exercise raised out heart rate the most. 2
In Science, we were investigating which exercise raised out heart rate the most. 3
In Science, we were investigating which exercise raised out heart rate the most. 4
In Science, we were investigating which exercise raised out heart rate the most. 5
In Science, we were investigating which exercise raised out heart rate the most. 6

Come and take a look, at your teacher's current book! What are you currently reading?

Year Six held a debate about which planet was the best for humans to relocate to - Pandora or Tatooine. Which would you choose?

Year Six enjoyed hosting the McMillan Coffee Morning. There was a lot of energy, fantastic team-work and interesting sales techniques, an excellent day and £350 raised for charity.

Year Six have been learning about the Circulatory System, how it works and why it is important.

Using 'The Poetree' to support our poetry writing in RE.

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Ten Commandments 'Poetree'

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During RE, we explored religious vocabulary to help us reflect upon the Ten Commandments.

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'Survivors' - using a familiar text during reading comprehension helps to support our inference and retrieval skills.

Daily 'Maths Meeting' time helps us to practice key mathematical skills and vocabulary.

Year Six information

Our Term One topic is 'Out of this World'. We produced some excellent work over the summer holiday to began our learning.

Our Term One topic is 'Out of this World'. We produced some excellent work over the summer holiday to began our learning. 1

Year Six wrote poems based on stories from the class reader 'Survivors'. This was followed by a focused editing and improving session.

6SB won the Attendance Award and are excited to share their learning time with Webb this week.

6SB won the Attendance Award and are excited to share their learning time with Webb this week. 1

Science Day

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