Academic Year 2016_17
Year 6s have taken part in the Young Readers Event, they built dens to read in and acted out scenes from their favourite books.
The Year 6s have been working with the Royal Shakespeare Company, this afternoon they performed the Tempest with our fellow Co-operative Trust Schools
Our Summer Topic is Hola Mexico!
In Science we will study Earth and Space; Evolution and Inheritance
In Computing we will learn how to Blog
In Geography we will study Mexico
In History we will study the Mayan Civilisation
In Art we will be making Sculptures
In DT we will be doing 3D modelling and designing different food and drinks
In Music we will be learning how to read notes and appreciate listening to music
In RE we will think about the Journey of Life
In PSHE we will investigate Fair trade and the Finance Community
In PE we will do Cricket, Orienteering, Tennis and Athletics
In French we will learn songs and rhymes, speak in sentences and understand stories
Y6 Reading Trail, free books as rewards 🙂
Y5 have visited Tees Valley Music’s Sound Pod. Find a video of their music on our Facebook page!
Here are some pictures.
Thursday 2nd March was World Book Day. Every child went home with a free book.
Fun on Pancake Day!
Spring Term Curriculum
We are studying The Tempest and then Merlin
Listen to the first episode to help you with the story
In Science we will learn about Forces. Pushing, pulling, leavers, pulleys, gravity, air and water resistance.
In Geography we will be locating countries and cities on World Maps
In History we will be studying the settlement of Anglo Saxons and Scots
In Art we will be studying John William Waterhouse linked to The Tempest. Horse and body parts – realism. Sketching of machines (link to Science).
In DT we will be designing and making bridges
In IT we will investigate Tessellation. Studying an artist –Bridget Riley.
In Music Y5 will learn to play ukulele. We play and perform with voices and musical instruments. Concentrating on Pitch.
In RE we will look at Sikhism and Christianity. Similarities and differences between codes for living.
In PE we will be Netball and Handball – playing competitive games.
In French we will learn the vocabulary to describe people, places, things and actions. Appreciate stories in French.
In PSHE we will learn about Harmful substances. Caring about others.
This term Mrs Pendlington’s class is working with Middlesbrough Football Club to learn about keeping themselves healthy. Our MP Mr Andy McDonald came to see what we were doing and brought lots of other visitors too!
Autumn Term Curriculum
We are studying The Egyptians
In Science we will learn about Electricity Circuits, Light, Shadows, How light travels.
In Geography we will be studying map work and geographical features linked to Egypt. Settlements and Tourist guides.
In History we will be studying the Pharoahs- Tutankhamun. Egyptian Gods. Mummification and Cleopatra.
In Art we will be investigating Ancient Egyptian headwear. Making fabric cards and using hieroglyphics to create a cartouche
In DT we will be using clay to make Ancient Egyptian jars/containers. Making bread Egyptian style and creating a shadow puppet theatre.
In IT we will design and make a game. Use variety of software. Learn how to Debug our programmes
In Music Y5 will learn to play ukulele. We will sing and learn rhythmic singing games.
In RE we will look at religious ceremonies.
In PE we will be dancing, playing dodgeball and football. Doing gymnastics and swimming
In French we will be revising Basic skills. Numbers, colours, classrooms objects, greetings, family, food. Then we will develop simple written phrases.
In PSHE we will ask the question ‘Was it right or wrong to open Tutankhamun’s tomb?’ and looking at Life after Death in relation to Ancient Egypt
As part of our careers development programme we had the visit of two ladies from Chemoxy to explain the jobs we could do in the future and talk about the skills we need to develop as good employees.
Y6 Writing Trip to Edinburgh
The children left this morning, really excited, notebooks in hand, packed lunches on their backs and caps on heads ready to hit the road for Scotland!
Lunch in the park
We visited the Castle and the museum
Time to run off some energy!
Then we need to eat and get more energy for the ghost walk !
Up bright and early for another exciting day in Edinburgh! Excellent praise from the hotel staff who said the children were a pleasure to have 🙂
Lunchtime before a visit to the National Museum of Scotland