In PE we have started a unit of tennis. Today we demonstrated our existing skills and focused mostly on using the forehand accurately. In order to play some rallys, we had to work in teams to construct the tennis nets!
Yesterday we were particularly focused in our grammar lesson. We revised determiners and subjects and objects of a sentence. Following this, we split into 3 teams to play articulate with all the year 6 grammatical terms. Mrs Wren was very impressed with our SPAG knowledge. In the afternoon we started our new topic Lights, Camera, … Continue reading Articulate and Lights, Camera, Action.
This afternoon there was great team spirit in the air as we took part in the inter-house handball competition. Year 6 house captains managed their teams and could choose 6 players at a time to play on the court. Each match was 5 minutes each way. Throughout all of the matches, fantastic skills and teamwork … Continue reading Year 5 and 6 Inter-House Handball
At the beginning of our English lesson today we had to skim read a page from our reading book and pick a word that we didn’t know the meaning of. After that, we used dictionaries to find the definition, found out the word type, used the word in a higher level sentence and thought of … Continue reading Broadening our vocabulary…
This afternoon we made Easter cards during our RE lesson with Mrs Crichard. We thought about the real meaning behind the Easter story and included important symbols on our creations. We think they look very effective!
Yesterday 9 representatives from Year 5 and 6 headed to the Netball county final in Chippenham. Despite a nervous start, we improved our play throughout the games and eventually enjoyed a win against Larkhill. We all really enjoyed the opportunity to play netball at this level and learnt lots from the experience!
After lunch, the community support police came in to class to talk to us about bad drugs and good drugs and about what we can and can’t do. For example, the drugs you buy in shops such as boots are good drugs. Then, we did art and focused on our Victorian invention. We sketched our … Continue reading Multi tasking
Maths week is focusing on statistics. The first couple of sessions have been about pie charts and how to interpret them. We are now able to find percentages using pie charts as well as calculate answers. We are working hard on ‘explain how’ questions which require us to write sentences in maths but back up … Continue reading Pie charts
This afternoon we took full advantage of the beautiful sunshine and took our gymnastics lesson outside. We moved all of the mats on the field and started by working on forward rolls. All of us improved these significantly throughout the lesson. Afterwards we learnt a short sequence in-which we had to consider poise and balance. … Continue reading Gymnastics routines
This afternoon we enjoyed a bright and cheerful Mothering Sunday Service. The children have been busy this week making their vibrant flowers for their mums. We heard some of the lovely messages read out and loved the special video that Mrs Johanson put together. Thank you to all of you who joined us for this … Continue reading Mothering Sunday Service