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As inspired historians, this term, we have been combining our secure understanding and excellent retention of facts linking to the key events of the Battle of Britain along with our impressive writing skills to create and perform speeches from the perspective of Winston Churchill. We have some amazing public speakers in our class!
In order to consolidate our understanding in geography, this week, we have been building our own 3D representations of the concentric model. This shows the spread and distribution of different land use types within a city such as Leeds or Wakefield.
This term, the children have been following up on some of the artwork they have done further down school by looking at the American artist Georgia O’Keeffe. As art enthusiasts, the children were quick to remember that O’Keeffe is an expert at painting American industrial landscapes and were eager to replicate her work. However, for … Continue reading
During our PE lessons, the children have been combining our sporting ability with our problem solving skills. By using the tag rugby belts, the children were answering number problems in an active way.
After reading the playscript Odysseus and the Minotaur, as Year 6 writers, we set our skills on writing our own playscripts linking to Greek Mythology. In spite of this genre being especially challenging, we were able to produce some outstanding work which we then rehearsed, practiced and performed to the rest of the class in … Continue reading
This term in Year 6, we have been putting our understanding of basic musical notation to the test by applying our knowledge to read and play music on the keyboards.
As part of our history topic this term, we converted our classroom into an Anglo-Saxon court room in which we debated the innocence of given criminals. From this, the prosecutors decided their fate often leading to gruesome punishments.