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Welcome to our class web page where you can find out about our amazing learning journey. You will find

information about our activities, examples of our work and comments from us! Please visit often to see our learning journey develop.

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Mr Allen

Term 2

Contact Us!

We have our own 4KA email! If you would like to contact us, please do so with the secure form below- we will be checking it regularly. We welcome your comments and suggestions.

Outdoor PE will be on a Thursday with indoor PE being on a Tuesday in Term 2
6KA'S Rights Respecting Charter
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Lifeskills

 

Wow what a day! We really did learn lots of life skills. We called emergency services, updated our road safety skills, shopped, role played being in a real fire etc. Thank you to all the volunteers who made this trip possible. 

WOW Day

 

What a great start to term 2. We loved learning all about Ethiopia, locating it on a map and learning about human and physical features. In the afternoon, we were able to taste some Ethiopian cuisine, we were surprised at how delicious it was. 

How can science help homelessness?

This term, we are very excited to start learning all about the sustainable goals and how we can use them to keep our planet alive for generations to come. This term we will be focusing on the goal 'No poverty'. 6KA will use scientific methods to help the homeless locally. These methods will include; generating electricity for the homeless, designing appropriate material for sleeping bags, creating long lasting food and finding affordable ways to provide clean water. 

 

We will be also using the text 'Garbage King' to link our enquiry to our writing. 

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WOW!

To kickstart our enquiry, we researched everything Ethiopia. We then presented our findings in a way of our choosing. This included posters, slide shows, quizzes and leaflets. Ethiopia is the 7th poorest country in the world and so links with our first sustainable goal 'No poverty'. We even tried Ethiopian food. Have a look.

 

 

Term 1

How did WW1 change lives?

Outdoor PE will take place on Monday and indoor PE will be on a Wednesday.

This term, we are excited to be learning about World War 1. We will be exploring how it all began and who was involved as well as ways that the war affected every day life. We already have so many questions which we can't wait to get answered!

 

We are also very excited to begin our learning on the Sustainable Development Goals for the world. Our goal for Term 1 is Peace, Justice and Strong institutions. We will be looking at how decisions can be overturned in our country without the use of violence and how our voices can be powerful tools when advocating change.  

 

Alongside our enquiry, we will be reading Michael Morpurgo's wartime novel 'Private Peaceful.'

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House Quiz!

6KA enjoyed taking part in this year's House Quiz. Well done More on winning the event.

House Quiz

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Challenge!

To finish off our enquiry, 6KA made our very own pumpkin muffins. We followed this by writing a set of instructions on how to make the muffins in the future. 

Oracy

This term, we have been introduced to Oracy. Oracy is a way in which we use our voices to help aid our learning. Today we learnt two types of talk. We first explored 'Exploratory talk'. This is used when we are asking questions and sharing initial ideas. We then learnt the meaning behind 'Presontational talk'. This is used when we have evidence and research behind our talk and we are confident that we would be able to summarise our point clearly to others. Have a look at us using Oracy in our maths today. 

Oracy

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Badminton

Bristol Sport have been leading our indoor PE sessions this term. Have a look at all the skills we have improved.

Hockey

This term, we have been improving our hockey skills during our outdoor PE lessons. Have a look at our dribbling, shooting, passing and focus on team work. 

Wow!

As a part of our wonderful Wow day, we learnt all about what it was like to be aliveness in Britain during WW1. We were lucky enough to have a visit from Private Taylor who showed us what it was like to be a soldier and we took part in the same fitness test soldier's had to complete to enter the army. To finish, we dug our very own trench to keep us safe from enemy fire. Have a look at all the fun we've had. 

Disabilty awareness 

Year 6 had the pleasure of being visited by LDA (Learning Disabilty Awareness). We learnt ways in which we can help people with learning disabilities in school and we were given tips to make them feel included at all  times. 

Purple Learning

 

We have had a great first day back and have definitely started as we mean to go on. We looked at Growth Mindset today and figured out ways we can overcome a fixed mindset. Mr Allen gave us a tricky task of copying a section of the front cover  of our class book in just 10 minutes. Up scaling it and making it fit with our groups was a challenge but we overcame problems and kept each other positive.  Instead of saying ‘We can’t’, we said, ‘We are not quite there ........ YET!’ Perseverance, patience and positivity really paid off. 

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