Category Archives: P6N-Blog

Our Learning in P6N w/c 14/5/15

Literacy

  • Imaginative writing based on our class novel
  • Spelling rule – replace y with i when adding the prefixes ment, ly, ful or ness
  • Developing our group discussion skills

Numeracy

  • Using a range of written strategies to complete calculations in our CLIC tests
  • Discussing strategies for completing calculations mentally
  • Rounding decimal numbers with tenths and hundredths

IDL

  • European countries quiz
  • Testing how much weight our Greek columns can support
  • Learning about male and female reproductive organs
  • Learning about the uses of plants from our local environment
  • Learing how to safety check a bike and use the brakes safely
  • Learning about how to best prduce energy from human movement

Bikeability and Foraging Walk

We have a busy week ahead!  We are looking forward to Bikeability starting and our Foraging Walk in the woodland area.

Bikeability – Please remember to bring bikes, helmets and a chain/ lock on Monday.

Foraging Walk – Waterproof jacket and appropriate shoes also on Monday.

Our Learning in P6N w/c 7/5/15

Literacy

  • Self – assessing our writing
  • Developing our group discussion skills
  • Starting a new class novel – Kensuke’s Kingdom

Numeracy

  • Using a range of written strategies to complete calculations in our CLIC tests
  • Discussing strategies for completing calculations mentally
  • Ordering decimals with tenths and hundredths

IDL

  • Linking our recorded times and distances in PE to maths by ordering our scores using tenths and hundredths
  • Discussing what we See, Think & Wonder about a range of objects from different European countries as an introduction to our Europe topic
  • Learning about changes in our body

Our Learning P6N w/c 30th April 2018

Literacy

  • Writing instructions
  • Developing our group discussion skills
  • Creating non-fiction texts (Greek Fact Files)
  • Revising spelling words with the prefix il, un, anti and dis

Numeracy

  • Using a range of written strategies to complete calculations in our CLIC tests
  • Discussing strategies for completing calculations mentally
  • Placing fractions and decimals onto number lines
  • Converting fractions into decimals
  • Creating ‘families’ of equivalent fractions

IDL

  • Comparing Greek Democracy with our Democracy in the UK
  • Creating images of Greek pottery using mixed media
  • Working in cooperative teams to complete the Greek Column Challenge
  • Recording times and distances in PE

Our Learning P6N w/c 23rd April 2018

Literacy

  • Writing a persuasive letter
  • Developing our group discussion skills
  • Creating non-fiction texts (Greek Fact Files)
  • Using mind maps to display information

Numeracy

  • Using a range of written strategies to complete calculations in our CLIC tests.
  • Discussing strategies for completing calculations mentally.
  • Using number lines to identify tenths and hundredths as fractions
  • Linking the fractions tenths and hundredths to their decimal counter part

IDL

  • Creating fact files on Ancient Greece
  • Greek Myths/ Goddesses
  • Researching and creating our own Greek Pottery
  • Working in cooperative teams to complete the Greek Column Challenge

Greek Myths

Dear Parents/ Carers,

As part of our Ancient Greece topic, we have been looking at Greek Myths and Legends.  We would like to show Percy Jackson and the Lightening Thief tomorrow to tie in with what we have been learning in class.  The film is rated PG and we require your permission for your child to watch this.  Please ensure that the permission slip (handed out on Tuesday) is brought back tomorrow.

Many thanks for your support this term,

P6 Team