Here we go again (a little movement this time again…grrr!) We’ll beat it next time!
Archive for December, 2016
This term one of our PE lessons has been cross country (getting ready for doing it at high school!)
Whatever the weather, Year 6 had to get on their gear and run outside with Miss Linton – on some days 2 miles!
From a beginning where many people were nervous or couldn’t be bothered to take part, this quickly changed and everyone really got stuck into the lessons and improving their skills!
Watch out for our Santa Run cross country post to come next week!
Ho ho ho! Thank you to the cooks for a very delicious Christmas dinner!
Roll on the festivities!
On Friday Year 6 traveled back in time for a Victorian school day.
The day began with inspection of hands and uniforms before settling into rows in the classroom and learning about the three R’s (Reading, Writing and Arithmetic) and the rules and punishments in Victorian times.
The reading lesson was to recite and discuss a Victorian poem by Matthew Arnold. In arithmetic we chanted some times tables and then solved problems involving Victorian money.
Break time kept the theme and the class were only allowed to play with marbles, spinning tops, hula hoops or Victorian toys (no iPads or footballs!)
After break, writing was with a stylus and ink (or chalk and slate for the ones who struggled). We then had drill with a very fierce Miss Linton!
After lunch our geography lesson was about the British Empire in Victorian times.
Year 6 all dressed up and really got involved in the day to make it a fun and memorable one!
What did you think?
Year 6 has been doing gymnastics in PE this term. Here are some of our balances.
This week was the Christmas Fair in school!
As Friday arrived the school embraced the festive spirit and began to prepare for the school fair! Year 6 were AMAZING and 24 of the 26 children volunteered to run their own stalls to help raise money at the fair! Each group had to plan their stall, use shopping websites to find out the costs, produce posters and then set up their stall.
As 3:30 arrived, Year 6 had to run their stalls; talking to their customers and working out their own money!
They really did help to make the fair a success and teachers commented on how helpful and organised they were…I was very proud (even when I was being pied in the face!)
Well done Year 6 – you really deserved the weekend with no homework!
Last week our maths topic was shape!
On one of the days, Year 6 were challenged to make as many 3D shapes as they could. Not only this but every member of the team had to be able to identify the name of each shape (without help!)
Well done to the winners…we could certainly name more shapes by the end of the session!