In science today you have identified how organisms can be bred to select particular inherited characteristics in their offspring. Big Question: As humans do we have the right to carry out selective breeding? (Morality: Is it right or wrong?) Think about both sides of the argument before sharing your opinion. Please share your opinion in […]
First of all huge well done to all the children and parents who have supported 6Blue in looking fabulously scary today. Children dressed up in theme of our current class novel-A Monster Calls. Below are a range of images showcasing our learning tasks from the day. We began with researching who Patrick Ness was and […]
Well done to all those who have completed their homework tasks, there are a few children who have a few more tasks to complete. Please spare some time in your holidays to complete this so we can start the new year with a fresh slate and no incomplete homework. Note to parents/carers; homework is a […]
This week, children have applied a range of knowledge, from Geography, History, literacy, design and technology, maths to SMSC, in hope to find out how Christmas is celebrated in Scandinavian countries. Below is a video showcasing our learning as well as fantastic photos. Bronze challenge: 1. What was the purpose of the letter we received […]
Six Blue you were expectional today, you should be beaming with excitement. Each individual in the class contributed to making groups of people, young and elderly smile, sing, dance and overall you spread joy to others. Today Six Blue we’re divided and they conquered their citizenship skills. Feedback from the children, reception teachers, elderly and […]
Today, we were given the opportunity to take part in a Magistrates Mock Trial. We were visited by Judy, Paul and Kim who gave us an insight to British Law. *At what age can children be accused of a crime? *Can young people be sent to prison? *What is a criminal record and what impact […]
Year Six, you all have P.E. tomorrow morning, please make sure everyone has their P.E. kit in school. There will be no swimming this week, therefore swimming kits are not needed. We also have our citizenship/music project with reception children and the elderly home this week so make sure appropriate footwear and coats are worn […]
This half term children have chosen their own festive songs, learnt the words, used instruments and organised themselves to not only sing but perform wonderful festival music for an audience. Next week 20 children from each year 6 class will be visiting an elderly home to perform festive songs of their choice. 6White: Monday 16th […]
As part of our wellbeing today, we worked in teams to avoid cracks forming. Each group was provided with resources, time and tips for success (listen, share, trust) to create the tallest, most sturdiest tower to hold the weight of an 🥚. Below is a video showcasing how eggcited children were to protect their 🥚 […]
6 Blue have selected the following songs to sing for the elderly and for children in reception. In a few weeks time we will be singing and performing our festive songs to the others as well as reading and performing poetry. This is our time to bring joy to others.
This half term our science unit is “The Nature Library” to kick start our learning we are invetisgating the effect of fertilisers on the growth of radish seeds. We worked in teams to plan our investigation and prepare our radish seeds. We will evaluate weekly and write our conclusions in 4 weeks time. Please share […]
Friday 6th December, we will have our second wellbeing day in year 6. The purpose of the day is for children to focus on building skills to support and enhance their wellbeing. We understand year 6 can have its academic challenges, this day is designed to enhance skills which allow our children in becoming resilient, […]
Hello Six Blue, below are photos from some of our current super readers. The aim of your photo is to share your passion and love for reading. Where do you enjoy reading? Who do you read with/to? What do you enjoy reading? We will be displaying these in our class reading corner.(Those of you who […]
Today, year 6 had an exciting enrichment opportunity, we visited the cinema to watch ‘The boy who would be king.’ Below is a video showcasing our thoughts on the film. Please share your views on how the film reflected our BH values? What did you enjoy about the film the most?
Six Blue Birds your challenge for the year, a tricky one but I know you can do it!In our class we have set ourselves the challenge to read the top 100 books handpicked for children our age. http://trentceprimaryschool.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/100-Books-To-Try-And-Read-Before-You-Leave-Year-6.pdf All of you have already read at least 10 of these books, one of the books is […]
What a fun filled week of problem solving and applying our maths skills to creating a water bottle holder, a board game, climbing a mountain and celebrating a day of Rugby in honour of England making the finals. (Dovedale blog and Rugby day blogs are separate) Which task did you find the most challenging and […]
What an exciting opportunity for our country, in celebration of England 🏴 making the finals. Today we made pizzas for our celebratory party! We applied our maths skills to weigh, measure and create a symmetrical flag on our pizzas. Please share a comment in regards to the skills you’ve used and how your pizza tasted.
Below is a great video showcasing the challenges and values you developed during your Dovedale trek today. Please share the BH values you developed today. We will be furthering our learning during geography, art and English this half term. Key vocabulary; peak, valley, summit, altitidue, thermal, erosion, stream, overflow and expedition.
This half term you have experienced the life of an adventurer whilst trekking mountains in the Peak District as part of your Geography learning as well as reading and writing biographies in English. Therefore this challenge will be right up your valley – see what I did there? ;) Below are several links all about […]
What a brilliant week, below is a video showcasing all that we have gained this book and performance week. Please share what you gained this week.
When reading how Cassie was treated during her time in the shop, we felt really hurt. Cassie was treated unfairly by Mr Barnett. We created three still images to represent her feelings compared to Mr Barnet’s feelings. Please explain how racism was portrayed within these scenes. Vocabulary: superior, subservient, equality, respect, intimidating, devastated, humiliated.
This week we have been exploring a range of poems. We created poems about subjects close to our hearts at this moment in time. During PSHE lessons we have been looking at Greta Thunberg and Climate Change protests in the news- using this as a stimulus we wrote and performed our own poems in the […]
Throughout history, people have been treated differently because of the colour of their skin. Black people were not seen as equal and were not treated in the same way as white people. For example, they had to sit in different seats on a bus or public places like the cinema. Lots of people knew that […]
WOW! Year 6 are feeling overwhelmed by the generosity of all the children in our year group, children and parents who generously donated from across the school and staff who have generously donated and baked goodies to raise money for Macmillan (Cancer Support). 8.45AM: (Setting up) Break Time 3.00PM: After School Huge well done to […]
Linking to our ‘recounts’ unit of learning below is a link for a news report from ‘The Times’ newspaper. Challenge: Who can identify which teacher from Broad Heath has been mentioned in the paper.https://www.thetimes.co.uk/static/former-rugby-england-star-neil-back-teams-up-with-irwin-mitchell/ Reflect on the structure of the newspaper. (5W’s, chronology, journalistic vocabulary)What is the purpose of this article and who is the […]
As a school we continue to receive amazing support and opportunities, it is now our time to give back. Give back to those who are struggling. This half term in PSHE, year 6 have been putting their heads together identifying their talents and thinking of ways to support our community. Children in year 6 have […]
October 1st is the start of “Black History Month” a month where we celebrate diversity but also a time to remember a vital period in history. This month we will be studying more about Black History and the social change. We will do this through reading a story of courage, love and pride. This book […]
This half term we have been learning about our circulatory system. Today we had the opportunity to dissect a heart. Please share your findings.
This week we are discussing current news! Thousands of children protest across the UK!https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-49767327 In guided reading we have looked at the above news article sharing recent events about protests taking place in the UK. Please share your views and opinions on the cause. When responding use the following vocabulary:Resilience, Empathy, Respect, Teamwork, AmbitionsMy opinion, […]
This half term our PSHE lessons are based on identifying our talents and how we as individuals and as a team can contribute to our community. Some lovely children in year six said they have a real love for baking (others have a love for buying cakes and biscuits). Therefore, year 6 will be organising, […]