Wk4 Thursday: Maya life

Today’s task is to recap what we learnt in our last lesson in school together. You need to research two aspects of Maya life and compare this to modern life. Watch the documentary below. You can choose from the following to research and compare: Location, Food, Sports, Hierarchy or Clothing.

Wk4 Tuesday SPaG: Guess Who?

You are all be familiar with the game ‘Guess who?’ today we will play our own version. Your task is to describe one of the ‘Kook’ creatures below. You need to describe a minimum of three Kooks on the blog- NOT in homework books You must include the following information and anyone is welcome to […]

Wk4 Tuesday SPaG: Guess who?

You are all be familiar with the game ‘Guess who?’ today we will play our own version. Your task is to describe one of the ‘Kook’ creatures below. You need to describe a minimum of three Kooks on the blog- NOT in homework books You must include the following information and anyone is welcome to […]

Wk4 Tuesday: Electric circuits

Good morning everyone, this is today’s science activity, please complete the task via the blog comments (not in homework books today) Recap: What is a circuit? (Watch the videos, read the information and complete the interactive task) https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zq99q6f/articles/zt8vg82 Recap: How to draw circuits? (Watch the videos, read the information and complete the interactive task) https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zq99q6f/articles/zs7g4j6 […]

Wk4 Tuesday: Electric circuits

Good morning everyone, this is today’s science activity, please complete the task via the blog comments (not in homework books today) Recap: What is a circuit? (Watch the videos, read the information and complete the interactive task) https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zq99q6f/articles/zt8vg82 Recap: How to draw circuits? (Watch the videos, read the information and complete the interactive task) https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zq99q6f/articles/zs7g4j6 […]

Wk4 Tuesday: Electric Circuits

Good morning everyone, this is today’s science activity, please complete the task via the blog comments (not in homework books today) Recap: What is a circuit? (Watch the videos, read the information and complete the interactive task) https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zq99q6f/articles/zt8vg82 Recap: How to draw circuits? (Watch the videos, read the information and complete the interactive task) https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zq99q6f/articles/zs7g4j6 […]

Wk4 Tuesday SPaG: Guess Who?

You are all be familiar with the game ‘Guess who?’ today we will play our own version. Your task is to describe one of the ‘Kook’ creatures below. You need to describe a minimum of three Kooks on the blog- NOT in homework books You must include the following information and anyone is welcome to […]

Holes: Chapter Seven

It doesn’t feel right for us not to continue reading our class novel, all of you have loved reading it thus far so we have decided to continue reading the class novel with you via the blog. Below we have three videos of Anora & Ayeza reading through chapter 7. Sit back and enjoy! Feel […]

Wk4 Monday: Maya Numbers

Introduction to the Maya Calendar In order for you to complete this challenge you will need to write the key in your homework book and the Maya symbols to help you identify the value of each symbol. Please write the challenge you complete, alongside the number you identify e.g. Silver challenge: a) 12 b)140 c)321 […]

Wk4 Monday: Maya Numbers

Introduction to the Maya Calendar In order for you to complete this challenge you will need to write the key in your homework book and the Maya symbols to help you identify the value of each symbol. Please write the challenge you complete, alongside the number you identify e.g. Silver challenge: a) 12 b)140 c)321 […]

Wk4 Monday: Maya Numbers

Introduction to the Maya Calendar In order for you to complete this challenge you will need to write the key in your homework book and the Maya symbols to help you identify the value of each symbol. Please write the challenge you complete, alongside the number you identify e.g. Silver challenge: a) 12 b)140 c)321 […]

Computing: I am an explorer

Over the past few weeks children have been working together on school laptops to create an interactive school prospectus for Broad Heath. This has involved a range of skills which are shared in the video below. Examples of children’s work are attached below. All children have contributed to this project and you should be very […]

Our desirable chocolate snack designs

As part of our literacy unit children are desiginging a healthy chocolate snack which they can eat during revision. If you’re at home, please design your own snack, think of three beneficial healthy ingredients. Once done you could begin writing your draft letter to adults in school persuading us to let you eat chocolate in […]

Measuring in maths

Today we carried out a practical activity measuring a range of items. Our task was to pick the correct apparatus to measure different objects. Which unit of measure is most appropriate for the following items; A) The weight of an apple. B) The height of our classroom. C) The distance from your elbow to your […]

Saturday school (session 2)

Well done to the children who attended today, another fun and successful morning of learning! Vocabulary challenge: Have a go at creating as many words using the following letters, calculate and share your points below. Inference challenge: Choose a picture and infer what might be happening, use the sentence openers to explain what you can […]

8.30am start!

May I remind all parents and children, every child in year 6 needs to be in school and ready to learn for 8.30am. Adults are working really hard to support all children in preparation for SATS and ensuring children are reaching their potential before leaving primary school. We encourage all children to attend breakfast club, […]

Computing: Aerial shot of BH

This half term our computing unit is ‘I am an explorer’ for this unit of learning we have been using laptops and working in groups to create a PowerPoint sharing a map of a location and using hyperlinks to make the map interactive. This week we have taken an aerial shots of Broad Heath using […]

Library quest: Maya clothing

From your studies in the library with Mrs Sharif, please share what you’ve researched about Maya clothing. Bronze: What did Maya warriors wear? How is this similar or different to soldiers today? Silver: Where did Maya clothing derive from? Gold: In what way did Maya clothing represent hierarchy?

Saturday School (session 1)

Well done to all the children who participated in Saturday school, you were all so well behaved, eager to learn and showed a strong sense of determination! We hope you benefited from the sessions. Please comment on a skill you learnt and any areas you’d like to learn more about so teachers can plan and […]

Role play of fictional characters from “Holes”

Today year six applied a range of drama skills in order to develop a deeper understanding of fictional characters from the story of Holes. We practiced a Texas accent, we were able to step into the role of a sassy warden to a young juvenile car thief! Was super fun and creative. Which character do […]

Year 6 Maya Museum

Today, we transformed our classroom into a museum of the past. During our first lesson, we were given the opportunity to explore the work of Frederick Catherwood and Mayan artefacts to explore areas such as Chichen Itza and Maya ruins. Please share what you gained from visiting our Maya museum today. Vocabulary: Yuctan Peninsula Mexico, […]

Raf Urban: Celebrating cultural diversity through art.

Raf Urban produces street art representing diversity. He is part of the “Diversity is Hope” project. Often he creates street art of inspirational men and women such Asa Mohammed Ali, Amy Winehouse, Malala Yousufzai, Jimi Hendrix etc. Inspired by his art work, we identified people who we believe celebrate diversity. We created our own art […]

6 Blue scientist 👩‍🔬 👨‍🔬 💥

Today we carried out experiments to investigate testing the effects of adding acid to a base. When vinegar and baking soda are first mixed together, hydrogen ions in the vinegar react with the sodium and bicarbonateions in the baking soda. How many oxygen atoms in CO2? What was the effect of adding an acidic base?

Finch Beak Experiment

When travelling to the Galápagos Islands, Charles Darwin (a naturalist) was given the opportunity to study the range of diversity from island to island. Today we carried out an experiment to identify examples of natural selection. Challenge: Share ways in which birds all over the world have best adapted to their environments. (How has the […]

6 Blue Music Week

6 Blue you worked really hard this week to create your own music, singing and composing a few different songs from different time periods. Unfortunately, we have had a slight issue with uploading the class video we created due to copyright laws of the Beatles ‘Twist & Shout’ song.I am glad we all had the […]

Coventry inspired 🎶

Children, inspired by Coventry created their own poems, raps and song lyrics. Below are a few examples of children who composed music, wrote their own lyrics and performed these to the class.