It has been a fun week where we have celebrated and learned in equal measure. We have begun new teaching sequences in English, Geography, Science and Computing, completed our DT work and continued learning about percentages in Maths.
In Science, we are learning about energy stores and the children were fascinated to learn that energy can not be created or destroyed – it can only be transferred. This is a challenging topic but the children have shown a positive attitude to this new learning.
In Geography, we are learning about Global Population and about how changes in society and in medicine have affected population growth.
We are writing biographies in English inspired by the book, Women in Science. The children have all chosen a famous person to write about who has achieved something great or even something which has changed the world. We have also chosen a person who has faced some kind of adversity and overcome it to do something great. Any time that children can find at home to research their person would be really helpful.
In Computing, we are learning how to use spreadsheets. Some of the children recognised that their parents use spreadsheets in their work. It would be great if you do, to show and explain to your child how and why you use them. This helps them to see a purposeful use of the things they are learning.
World Book Day was a great success and the children worked with great focus and enthusiasm to design some impressive T-shirt designs and then painted them with care. I hope they are enjoying reading their free book from the Giant Book Giveaway. Thanks for helping to organise this Year 6 volunteers!
I hope you were able to join the parents’ assembly and enjoyed our performance of Strict by Michael Rosen!
Have a great weekend.
Mrs Ware and Miss Ruby
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