To finish their learning on Ancient Greece, Year 6 had a food tasting session! They tried a variety of Greek food from feta cheese to olives! The bread and olive oil was a firm favourite!
Yr.6 have created some amazing creations based on ancient Greece for their homework. They range from cakes with Greek alphabet decorations to masks and clay models. I’m sure you’ll agree they are excellent and very creative. Well done Yr.6!
Today we held our annual Harvest Festival in Church. There was a lovely display of all the food that families had kindly donated, Rev. Cameron Langlands led the service, Year six recited a poem that talked about many words that can be formed using letters from the word HARVEST, at least one child from each … Continue reading
As part of their work about microorganisms Yr.6 baked bread. They found that yeast is actually alive and therefore does all seven life processes. It is the yeast which makes the bread rise. They realised that microorganisms can be helpful as well as harmful. The bread tasted good too!
After recapping on circuit diagrams and their symbols year 6 looked at the difference between series and parallel circuits. They found that in a series circuit if one component breaks, they all turn off. In contrast, in a parallel circuit you can have each component working separately. There were some excellent discussions and some great … Continue reading
As part of their work on microorganisms Yr.6 are investigating what affects how quickly mould grows. The children considered the variables they could change and then worked in groups to select one to test. They chose some interesting experiments including the amount of salt, the amount of water, the type of food, the size of … Continue reading
We took another twenty children from years five and six to Clip and Climb in Dover this evening. Everyone had great fun and increased in confidence as the session progressed. We have some amazing climbers amongst our children. Well done everyone!
Today two ladies came into school from NSPCC to talk to all our children about staying safe, with them they brought Buddy a ‘speak out’ speech bubble toy. To begin with the children thought about worries that they or other children could have, for each of these worries they put a box in a worry … Continue reading
This morning, yr.6 were looking at electrical circuits. They created circuits involving buzzers, motors, bulbs and switches. They then used symbols to represent what they had created in circuit diagrams.
Today, after school, twenty children from years 5 and 6 headed to the new Clip and Climb activity at Dover Sports Centre. Everyone had a brilliant time trying out each of the sixteen different challenge walls which ranged from wobbly ladders to twisting footholds. Some were more tricky than others. All the children persevered and … Continue reading