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Masks representing Ancient Greek Gods

Gymnastics

 

 

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Red Nose Day

Red Nose Day 1 The George Ezra fanclub.....

Rhythmicity- Boomwhackers!

 

We had a fun-filled Friday afternoon, playing and experimenting with rhythms. A rhythm is a mixture of sound and silence. Apparently, we were better than most other groups... (not just in this school too). 

Animal House Zoo Visit (04/03/19)

 

Today we had a visit from Animal House Zoo. We learnt about different animals including a barn owl, bearded dragon, millipede and tenrec. We also go to hold or stroke many of the animals too! 

World Book Day (W.B. 4th March)

 

Tuesday- The Book Man

 

The Book Man was a superhero who wanted to inspire our imagination. We made some tableaus of some famous children's stories. Can you tell which they are?

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Did you spot the following?

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone

We're Going on a Bear Hunt

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Matilda

Room on the Broom

Goldilocks and the Three Bears

Wednesday

Some Y6 children were lucky enough to go to Outwood Academy to meet the author Dave Cousins. 

Thursday- Dressing up

The final days before Christmas.

 

We've worked hard all term, so it's been time to play harder. Look at some of our festive fun.

MERRY CHRISTMAS EVERYONE!

Party Time

Snowman drive

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Victorian Christmas Scavenger Hunt/ Quiz (we're not a movie watching kind of class)

Victorian Christmas Scavenger Hunt/ Quiz (we're not a movie watching kind of class) 1

Terrific Scientific- Foot Flexibility

 

To finish our Evolution and Inheritance topic we have have been carrying out a detailed investigation into foot flexibility.

 

To begin with we, we set a challenge...

how many long would it take to move ten cloths with our feet a distance of one meter?

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The boys noticed their techniques varied.

Could you do faster?

Outdoor Learning

 

Some lucky members of the class have been selected this half term to work with Mrs Hollingworth in the school grounds. Here's what they have been up to so far...

 

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Picture 1 A line is a moving dot!
Picture 2 We drew continuous line drawings.
Picture 3 Partners used beads to create wire sculptures.
Picture 4 We chose our own themes.
Picture 5 Threading beads was tricky for some (not these).
Picture 6 We persevered. Watch out for the finished product!

Evolution and Inheritance- Spoonbill v Stork

We looked at how bird's beaks have adapted to suit their purpose. We set up a quick experiment to show how the beaks could perform differently in different habitats. This is a similar idea to how scientists believed the beaks of finches adapted as noted by Darwin on his famous voyage.

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Black History Month- One Day Creative Workshop.

 

In today's workshop we found out about the system of apartheid that was used in South Africa to segregate black and white citizens. In particular, we considered the different viewpoints of the Sharpsville Protest. We learned about the life of Nelson Mandela and the role he played in supporting other citizens in campaigning for equal rights.

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Trip to Southwell Workhouse 3rd October 2018

 

Meet the latest inmates of the workhouse!

The children are admitted to the workhouse by Master or Matron
Life in a Victorian school
Learning about life in the workhouse

Food, Glorious Food!

 

As part of our Victorian topic we have been looking at what life was like in the workhouses. We tasted gruel to experience workhouse diet.

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Our Class on the first day!

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