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Our topic in science this half term is 'Healthy Bodies'

Throughout this topic, we will investigate the function of the heart and measure lung capacity.

Did you know?

  • The heart beats around 3 billion times in the average person’s lifetime. 
  • If you put your circulatory system on a straight line, it is actually long enough to orbit the Earth two and a half times!
  • The human stomach can stretch large enough to hold almost 1 gallon (4.5 litres) of water. Where does it all go?

In Art, we have used alternative techniques to create a piece based on Monet's Garden of Giverny. (11.12.20)

Class 13 researched how women, children and soldiers were effected in their everyday lives during the second World War. (4.12.20)

Class 13 explored how pitch could be represented by hand movements using the Solfa scale this week in music. We applied this knowledge when recreating 'songs from WW2' (27.11.20)

In art, we recreated some of Monet's landscape pieces by using impressionist techniques to capture the light and create shadows (20.11.10)

Class 13 explored how silhouettes were created by forming shadows and drawing the outlines. We used opaque objects to block the light (13.11.20)

This week in science, Class 13 explored how light travels and what happens when it passes through translucent and transparent objects. (6.11.20)

Our new history topic for this half term is 'How did WWII impact our area?'. We will be exploring how the events of the second World War effected people, transport, food supplies and the landscape of our local area. Research and enquiry will lead our learning in this topic as we delve into this life-changing era.

In DT this week, Class 13 have started to measure and create the bases for their electronic games.

In DT, Class 13 have been practising their skills in creating circuits for a future electronic game.

This term, our geography topic is 'Where does our stuff come from?'. We will look at how our food, clothes and other everyday items get to our front door. Year 6 will explore transport links with other countries on other continents and the journey of items from production to consumption.