Mrs Mahtani

Mrs Mahtani

Surviving on a Desert Island

In Chapter 4, Michael finds himself on a desert island and has to figure out what to do. This morning, we watched a video explaining how to survive on a desert island with lots of handy tips. Please answer the…

Billy Bob Buttons Author Visit

This Wednesday afternoon, Year 5 and 6 will be having a visit from Billy Bob Buttons, a famous children’s author, who has written books like “I Think I Murdered Miss” and “Drowning Fish” Here is a link to Chapter 1…

6 White’s Entrepreneurial Fiver Challenge

This week, 6 White have been running their businesses this week and have been very successful! They have worked super hard in their teams, showed resilience and courage in the way they have engaged with customers. We have been really…

Victorious with Volume

Today, 6 White did a fantastic job and made a lot of progress when we were learning about volume. They were able to visualise, create and calculate a variety of problems and showed adaptability and systematic working. All in all…

6 White Science Week

Wow! What a fantastic week we have had learning all about the polar regions and the science involved in living and working there. We have looked at animal adaptations, climate change, ice breakers and living like a polar explorer to…

6 White SOLE

Despite climate change, is there a chance there could be another Ice Age?The children worked really hard on this question – check out their fantastic work below:

Sea Level Investigation

This morning in Year 6, we have been investigating whether or not the type of ice (sea ice or ice sheets/land ice) make a difference to the sea level when they melt. Write a conclusion and explanation for these changes…

Broad Heath Best Books Winners!

We had some fantastic entries for our competition and so many children tried really hard! Here are the brilliant winners: Well done everyone who entered, I hope we can have even more entries next time! Keep an eye out!

6 White World Book Day

Wow! What a fantastic day we have had in 6 White. Like the rest of the school, we have been looking at the book Flotsam by David Wiesner. We have spent the day re-telling the story, writing fantastic descriptive pieces…

6 White Shape Week

This week has been a busy week in 6 White. We have been practising our shape and problem solving skills in lots of different ways. We have hunted for co-ordinates, created 3D models and completed angle quests. Have a look…

Broad Heath’s Best Books!

Hello and welcome back to an exciting half term! I don’t know about you, but it feels like there is a reading bug on the loose. Everyone seems to be getting lost in a good book – even the staff!…

6 White Music Week

This week, 6 White have been working hard learning about music from the 1980s, particularly power ballads. This included creating a performance of Bonnie Tyler’s “Total Eclipse of the Heart”. Have a look and enjoy! They also composed a power…

Looking back, looking forward…

Last week in 6 White, we had a fantastic week in so many ways. One of these was the brilliant writing the children developed as the week went on. They were asked to develop a character description for their version…

6 White Around the World Week

We had a great week this week in 6 White. It has been full of lots of different things going on, including carol singing in town and a fitness focus but we have still managed to do some fantastic work.…

6 White Workout Video

This week 6 White have been participating in various fitness related activities. One of these involved creating a fitness video. Over Christmas, have a go at these fab exercises – make sure you use a good technique. Have fun!

6 White SOLE project

This week some children completed their SOLE project based on the Big Question: Is there any hope for peace in Somalia? They carried out independent research into the question and then examined the problem. They then summarised some of their…

6 White Adding and Subtracting Fractions

This week in 6 White we have been learning to add and subtract fractions. The children have made some fantastic progress including working with mixed numbers and improper fractions.  Here are Muhammad and Abdi sharing their knowledge of adding and…

6 White Volcano News Reports!

Today in 6 White, we created verbal news reports following our trip to the cinema to see Jurassic World. We focused on the point in the film where the volcano is erupting and the island has to be evacuated.  Here…

6 White Ordering and Comparing Fractions

This week in 6 White we have begun to review our fraction knowledge. We have looked at common multiples and factors, as well as simplifying and comparing and ordering. Hafsa will demonstrate one of the ways we can change a…

6 White Long Division

Today in 6 White, we were learning about long division. The children worked really hard and made some fantastic progress. They will continue to look at this tomorrow and more progress will be made!  How did you make progress today?…

6 White Literary Figures Week

Hi 6 White,  What a fantastic week we have had looking at Benjamin Zephaniah’s poems and creating our own. Here is our video from the week featuring some of the fantastic performances you produced on Friday.  Answer these questions: What…

6 White Art Week

What a fantastic week we have had learning about Peju Alatise and traditional Nigerian Art.  Our final class piece was a re-creation of Peju Alatise’s sculpture “The Flying Girls”. Here are some of our class describing some of the skills…

Inferring from Peju Alatise

This week we are looking at art from Nigeria, including the work of Peju Alatise. We have spoken about how art communicates messages and why artists create. We worked out that Alatise often creates to make a statement about a…

6 White Mini Golf News Reports!

Today 6 White had a special treat as part of our English work – the children got to try out the new mini golf course! This was to help them with their news report writing. We have been working on…

Black Death Breaking News!

Today in 6 White, we have been practising creating news reports on the outbreak of the Black Death! Here are some of the fantastic examples of what we created.  What journalistic language can you spot?

6 White Heart Dissection!

Today in 6 White, we were learning all about the heart. As part of this, we went to the science pod to dissect a heart and look at the different parts and their purpose. Back in the classroom, we labelled…

Week 2 in 6 White

This week 6 White have been fantastic learners and are making some brilliant progress. They have impressed me and Mrs Jones so much with their writing and their reasoning in maths. Here are some examples of brilliant work this week. …

Year 6 Autumn 1 Spellings

Hi Year 6,  Here are your spellings for this half term. Remember to learn them every week and aim for 10/10 in each test. Make sure you learn the definition as well so you can use them in your school…