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Year 6 - Blwyddyn 6

People who can make a difference to your life want to hear from you about how life has been like over the last few weeks.

The Children's Commissioner for Wales, the Youth Parliament and Children in Wales have been working with the Welsh Government, to make sure that they hear and listen to what you have to say. They want to make sure that they are giving you the information and support you to feel as happy as possible during this time and afterwards.

The survey should take you around 15 minutes.

The survey closes on 27th May.

Please share your views.

The survey is on this link: www.childcomwales.org.uk/coronavirusandme

BBC Bitesize Lessons at Home

 

BBC have launched a fantastic website where they are providing daily lessons for a range of subjects. The links include tutorial videos, slideshows and activities. They also provide links to games that will enhance learning.

 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/tags/zncsscw/year-6-and-p7-lessons/1

World Book Week

 

Children's Book Week is an annual celebration of reading for pleasure for children of primary school age. A fantastic opportunity for extended teaching on any of your favourite children's books! This year, 2020, marks the 100th Anniversary of Children's Book Week. Find out more at the BookTrust Website.

 

Choose a book that you have enjoyed reading. Can you create a poster encouraging others to read it. You can do this on paper or online on HWB. Remember to make them bright and colourful and tell the person looking why it is important to read the story you have chosen.

VE Day

 

On Friday we are celebrating 75 Years since VE Day happened and World War 2 ended. Watch the clip from Newsround clicking on the link below.

 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/newsround/48201749

 

Can you create a newspaper article or recount about this historic event. If possible, log onto HWB and create your work using Word, Google Classroom or J2E. 

A Message from Greenway Primary...

Enjoy the videos and music you love, upload original content, and share it all with friends, family, and the world on YouTube.

Web links for your children to access learning during the school closure. 

In Greenway we use websites that help with out learning. Children have their login details in their homework books.

If you are experiencing problems when trying to log into HWB, Giglets or Active Learn then please click on the 'Home Learning' link above to look for some common problems when signing in.

Young Persons Covid 19 Survival Pack

Other websites to help develop skills in other curriculum areas.

Welcome to Year 6

Teacher: Mr Parker

We have PE every Tuesday and Friday. Please ensure that children bring suitable clothes and trainers.

 

Homework will be given out every Monday, can children please return the following Friday.

 

Fruit tuck is available Monday - Thursday with cheese and crackers available Friday.

Price is 30p a day or £1.50 for the week.

Spring Term

 

            

 

Over the next term our context will be 'Our Heritage'. This will be split over the two half terms where we will we begin by looking at The Victorians and how our coutry changed over the reign of Queen Victoria. The second half term will have links to Wales as we look at how Cardiff Bay has gone from the busiest port in the world, to derelict land to a thriving tourism location.

 

We will continue to to work using our new missions where children will rotate around activites lead by their pupil voice. Take a look at what we have done so far.

Autumn Term

Earth and Space

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This term our Context is Earth and Space. We will start by looking at issues that are affecting our planet as well as investigating the beautiful country of Iceland before we blast off into space.

 

Children will have the opportunity to choose what we will learn about so keep coming back to see what we have been getting up to.

Rainforest Fires

We have learnt about the devastating forest fires which have destroyed parts of the Amazon Rainforest. We have made iMovies to inform people of why the Amazon is important.

Pupil Voice in Blwyddyn 6

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In groups we discussed what we would like to learn about in the following area; 

 

Maths

Literacy

Creative

Investigating

 

We came up with some fantastic ideas. Look through the slideshow to see what we have learnt about.

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We wanted to see what type of food astronauts eat! We tried some dehydrated fruits to see the difference between those and what they would eat in space. We ate all our fruits so as a treat we got to have SPACE ICE CREAM!!!!!

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We wanted to write a letter to an astronaut but to make this a more worthwhile opportunity we wanted to go into the 21st Century and we decided to tweet Tim Peake to ask him about his experiences in space.

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We wanted to paint a space themed picture based around the planets and rockets. We had the choice of different materials to use including paint, pastels, sugar paper, glitter, crepe paper among other items. Look at our wonderful creations.

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We wanted to learn about gravity on other planets. We weighed our selves in kg and multiplied that by 4 to discover out weight in Newtons. We used that to find out our weight on the planets in the Solar System.

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