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Term 4 starts February 25th

Year 6 – Hedgehog

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Matthew and Isla blog: We’ve got our new book ‘A Long Walk to Water’ by Linda Sue Park. We’ve started reading it and it’s very interesting, it’s set in two different time lines. Set in Sudan in Africa, it shows how people have to walk to collect water. In science we are learning about vertebrates:...
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Lily and Emily blog: We had a debate in class on the settling of the Native Americans.  It was a draw between the Settlers and the Natives. It’s Lilly’s last day today as she is going to her new school – we wish her well.  In RE we have been hearing about how Moses persevered...
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Chloe, Vinnie and Cali blog: We had our photos taken, then we cut them out and made drawings out of them, as we think we would look like as a Native American.  Today is Challenge day, it is all based on ‘well-being’.  We have craft activities and are going into our new ‘well-being’ garden, it...
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William and Chloe blog: In topic we’ve been making tee-pees.  First we coloured in the paper which went over the wood, we tied the sticks together at the top.  We put shoes on the bottom of the sticks to keep it all steady.  We have been practising for the SATs and learning percentages too. We’ve...
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Laila-May and Billy: We’ve been making totem-poles  out of clay this week in PPA, it links to our topic of Native Americans.  They made them to represent their families and blood lines. In English we are reading the book ‘In the Footsteps of Crazy Horse’, it’s about Native American battles and wars.  They were fighting...
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Tom and Eleanor blog: This week on Monday we were using the VR headsets to look at ‘Bear butte’.  It’s a mountain that looks like a bear laying on its tummy! We were using the picture to do some descriptive writing about it. Mrs Murray has been teaching us gymnastics, this week we did roly-polys...
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Chloe and Vinnie blog: Today in Science we have been learning about how to separate solids from liquids: we had a lamp and a candle, we put salty water on top of the candle and we waited until crystals had formed.  We collected the crystals and drew them.  In the hall we had curling in...
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William and Alex blog: In maths we made a giant co-ordinate, we followed the co-ordinates and made a massive Santa! On Wednesday, in PPA we made a straw wreath:  we were given a circle with gems on and we stuck straws on to create a wreath, they look great. On Tuesday and Thursday we had...
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Billy and Jake blog: In science this week we have been testing three types of sugar: we mixed them with cold water and then hot water.  We were experimenting to see which one dissolved quicker or slower in hot water. The results were hot water worked the best with icing sugar and granulated sugar.  We’ve...
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Chloe and Tom blog: We’ve been getting ready for our Winter Fair: we’ve made tea-lights (snowmen with glowing noses) gift tags, coasters and rocky road all to sell! We ‘ve had tests all week: reading, times tables, English and maths.  We are designing a chocolate bar and wrapper, then going to market it to the...
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