Year 6 have had a busy first week back!
We have been listening to a bit of poetry this week in English in preparation for performing and writing our own performance poetry next week. Our definite favourite so far has to be Roald Dahl’s take on the Jack and the Beanstalk which had us giggling and we’re sure will give you a giggle too! Here’s a little snippet for you:
In Maths, we have been getting to grips with the order of operations to help us solve more complicated calculations! Have a go at solving this one:
7 x 4 + (12-4) ÷ 2² =
Did you get 9? You’re wrong! Did you get 30? You’re right! Ask us geniuses how!
In Science, Year 6 have been discovering how we see things in their new Science unit, ‘Light’. They have learnt a few actions to help them explain how we see and even modelled how mirrors help us to see objects behind us:
We have been busy Catholics this week also, creating adverts calling for ‘ordinary’ people to be extraordinary to celebrate All Saints’ Day and leading the whole school mass for All Souls’ Day! Thank you to all the children who read, responded, sang and behaved beautifully and reverently in Church.
Have a lovely weekend!