Week 5 (03/07/17)

Macbeth We are putting together the final touches to our performance of Macbeth.  Our lines and timings are ingrained and established, the focus has been to now introduce expression, volume and passion. All the scenes are being ironed out so our show will look slick and professional.   Sports Day…

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Week 3 (19/06/17)

Macbeth   In English, we have been focusing on Macbeth, a famous play by Shakespeare. Since starting Macbeth, Year 6 had studied the complicated language that was used during the medieval times when Shakespeare was alive, and have tried to pick the story apart, bit by bit.   As we…

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Week 2 (12/06/17)

English: This week, we have been closely analysing Act 5 Scene1 of Macbeth.  Lady Macbeth is being observed sleepwalking by her maid and the Doctor.  This was in the real Shakespearian language. RAF Flying High: Mission: Transport teachers and books back into a recently flooded Crowmarsh Gifford School. You need…

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Week 1 (05/06/17)

English: In English this week, we have been writing diary entries from the view of Lady Macbeth. To begin with, we were able to work in small groups to generate a writing plan, using ideas from others in the group. This gave us the chance to hear how the ‘tone’…

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Week 5 (22/05/17)

English  We began a topic news video report on the alleged murder of King Duncan by Macbeth. In groups we discussed and drafted our scripts taking into account how we wanted our characters to react to each other; what information we need to give over to our viewers and how…

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Week 4 (15/05/17)

“On Monday, we did a practice of our leaver’s play: Macbeth. It was the performant of the hurly burly; we had a phase where we face each other (not really) a battle cry (we didn’t make noise) and three clash-of-attacks where only eight people of the class survived at the…

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Week 3 (08/05/17)

“Have you missed us?” We’ve been very busy focusing on perfecting ourselves and our efforts these last few weeks. This is our chance to shine and show off what we can do. The week went quickly, just as we had planned it to be, there were no big surprises.  We…

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Week 6 (24/03/17)

Maths   Co-ordinates, we have been completing challenge question work by plotting the points on the axes to establish the exact location. Sometimes the diagrams are not to scale on the 4 quadrant co-ordinate grids; sometimes we need to calculate the co-ordinates by using our knowledge of algebra.   English &…

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Year 6 E-books (Spring Term 2 2017)

Here are the links to the E-books that Year 6 have made. The illustrations were created using the Brushes app and then the books put together using the Book Creator app. Berry and the Candy Factory  https://vimeo.com/210037098 Candy Land  https://vimeo.com/210037201 Cheeseland  https://vimeo.com/210037362 Destroying the Universe  https://vimeo.com/210037409 Fleecy Finds the Lost…

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Week 5 (20/03/17)

Maths   Maths this week we’ve been problem solving by looking for the area of parallelograms by identifying the right angle triangles hidden within the shape and replacing them to make rectangles.  Deconstructing the shape makes it so much easier to find the area once all the various different components have…

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