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Week commencing 09.05.22. As part of our geography topic, we walked around the local area to look at the topographical features and the different types of houses.

Week commencing 02.05.22. As part of our revision this week, we completed a SPaG treasure hunt.

Week commencing 25.04.22. In art this week, we learned that artists use perspective to create depth in their images. Here are some examples of how we used vanishing lines to create perspective.

Week commencing 07.03.22. This week, Year 6 took part in a bikeability cycle training course, which equipped our children with vital road safety skills.

Tuesday 1st March - Year 6 visited The Bridgewater Hall, in Manchester, to watch the Halle Orchestra perform.

Week commencing 14.02.22. This week, we have had the pleasure of spending some time with the chicks.

Week commencing 17.01.22. This week in science, we investigated what happens to the heart during exercise. After exercise, we measured our pulse and learned that during exercise our hearts work harder to increase the flow of oxygenated blood.

Week commencing 3.01.22. In art, we have explored shoes by different designers and we then designed our own, in the style of Dan Sullivan.

This half term in geography, we will explore the question ‘Are we damaging our world?’ where we will look at where our energy comes from, what minerals are and where they come from. To finish the topic, we will plan a campaign that will protect our planet.

Week commencing 29.11.21. In science this week, we investigated refraction and learned how light changes direction when it passes through a different medium.

Week commencing 15.11.21. In history, we learned how dangerous it was in Heywood during the war and how people stayed safe during the war. We learned that there were 299 air raid shelters in Heywood and that Rochdale Town Hall was admired by Adolf Hitler, due to its impressive architecture. Finally, Alan Turing cracked the German Enigma Code and was based at The University of Manchester after WW2.

To complement our WWII history lessons and linking to Remembrance Day, on Friday 12th November we walked down to Heywood Memorial Gardens, to look at the war memorial. After, we visited the library where we took part in a local history session about WWII.

Week commencing 01.11.21. This week have celebrated Diwali - the festival of light. We learned about the festival and made lanterns.

Week commencing 18.10.21. This week we have finished building our electrical board games.

Week commencing 11.10.21. In DT this week, we have started to design and build an elecrical board game.

Week commencing 04.10.21. For poetry day, we performed a poem called The British written by Benjamin Zephaniah.

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Week commencing 27.09.21. In RE this week, we learned that Christian art teaches themes from The Bible. We explored four famous pieces of Christian art and then created our own.

Week commencing 20.09.21. We have started learning about python and some of the different syntax in our computing lesson this week.

Week commencing 13.09.21. In Science this week, Year 6 have been exploring electrical circuits and investigating how altering components can effect the circuit's output.

This half term in geography, Year 6 will be exploring where products are manufactured and how they are transported to us. We will use map skills and research based tasks to develop our understanding of the world