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The Oaks Federation

Year 6 - Blwyddyn 6

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.

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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