We are reading a book written by Neil West called Holly the Freak. We are meeting the author on Wednesday... I wonder what we will find out.
This week year 5 and 6 have started their new Pikes Lane Learning Jouney Passports!
As you can see, they are full of exciting skills and experiences which the children are going to try to complete before they leave us at the end of year 6!
Remember that we need to see some evidence that you have completed them so take photographs and videos on your iPads!
We look forward to seeing what you have been doing!
We've had a super 'Life Skills Day!' In Upper Key Stage 2!
Everybody took part in 4 workshops today. They all helped to develop our Life Skills! We improved our teamwork skills, our communication skills, our disability awareness and our cooking skills!
What at was your favourite part of the day? Which life skills did you develop? Which life skills do you still need work on?
As part of our Crime and Punishment theme, we have completed work all about Guy Fawkes and The Gunpowder Plot.
For homework over over the holidays, we would like you write a diary entry in the role of Guy Fawkes! Check the iTunes U course for more details!
We we look forward to reading your super writing!
This youtube video gives you some very basic information about 2d shapes and some of their properties. Could you do better using Explain Everything? Try making your own video about 2d shapes and their properties to help other Year 6s. The best ones will get posted on the blog!
Read this extract from The Butterfly Lion by Michael Morpurgo. Then try answering this question using a PEE paragraph.
The story that the old lady is about to tell is something that has really happened to her. Do you think that this is correct? Use evidence from the text to help you explain your point.
This half term, our Science topic is all about light. What do you already know about light? What have you already found out in our Science lessons? Do you have a fascinating fact about light? Share your ideas on this blog... house points on offer for the most interesting piece (or pieces) of information.
Our class target is to show initiative. What does it mean to use your initiative? Why is it an important skill to learn? When might you need your initiative later on in life?
Our author of the month is Michael Morpurgo. We are reading his novel 'Kensuke's Kingdom'. I'd like you to find out a little more information about Michael Morpurgo. You could find out how many books he has written, why he became an author or who his favourite author was. Do you know any other stories by him?
Our theme this term is Crime and Punishment. We will investigate Crime and Punishment through the reigns of four different monarchs: Henry VIII, James I, Victoria and Elizabeth II. Which monarch do you think dealt out the strictest punishments for crimes? Make a predictions and give some reasons for your prediction.
This week, we'll be making some cool, creative and carefully-constructed coasters to sell at the Summer Fair.
Can you help us to create some persuasive sentences to get people to buy them?
Hannah, Fareed and the rest of your table... we're looking at you to pass on some awesome Imagine 3 sentences! Can you do it?
To kick off sports week, we used our time to create posters explaining the rules of handball (before playing some handball ourselves!)
Have a look at Madiha's great work!
Let's have a democratic vote!
Who is your favourite inventor of all time? Look at the images below to see who you can vote for, and leave a name in the comments to put forward your suggestion. If you're not sure about what these significant people have accomplished, search their names in Google and remind yourselves.
I'm looking forward to seeing the results!
Welcome to our class blog. On here, you can find out about some of the things we have been learning about as well as some tips to help you with your learning.