UKS2 DT -Textiles

We are very excited to start out new textiles project in UKS2 after the success of our mechanics project last term. After learning about the design cycle, we know that every good designer starts with research. We looked at different textile items, from waistcoats, to tea towels, to Santa hats, and looked at the stitched […]

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UKS2 Writing

What did the Greeks do for us? To wrap up or History topic all about The Ancient Greeks, we considered their lasting legacy and wrote some impressive essays about the impact they had on our everyday lives. This piece of Diamond Work was a culmination of a 3 week long project all about explanation writing. […]

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Year 6 Maths Trick

Watching Miss Higgitt perform a maths trick, we were tasked to prove she wasn’t actually magic! Using our maths skills we had to figure out the order of the cards in the deck for the trick to work. Why not ask us at home to perform the trick for you?

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UKS2 Science

Could you pull a 12 tonne truck single handedly? With the help of a few pulleys, you could!!! We investigated using pulleys by lifting a weight with a different amount of pulleys in the mechanism. By using Newton meters we found that the greater the number of pulleys, the less effort needed to lift the […]

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UKS2 DT

In this final week of the half term, we finished building and decorating our CAMs toys. Can you believe we made our own toys from just a piece of cardboard and some wood? Miss Higgitt and Miss Ramsden have been really impressed with our resilience and problem solving throughout and think everyone should be really […]

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UKS2 RE

Having completed our learning about Hinduism, we designed and made our own board games around the theme of Karma, Samsara and Moksha. We had fun playing each other’s games like Exploding Shivas and Game of Life.

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UKS2 History

What is the cultural legacy of the Ancient Greeks? We looked at modern and Ancient Greek architecture, literature, sculpture and theatre and looked for similarities and differences between them. In teams, we then raced to sort facts about Greek art and culture as associated with Greeks only, or also seen in modern day. It was […]

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UKS2 History

Do you know why a marathon is called a marathon? In this lesson, we learned all about the events at the battle of Marathon. However, there a so many different versions that the real story is difficult to decipher. We do know that the battle of marathon happen in Marathon (about 24 miles from Athens) […]

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UKS2 Science

What shape bow would make the best speedboat? We investigated this question using modelling clay and baby shampoo!!! We modelled different shaped bows (square, round and pointed) and times how long it took to fall through 700 ml of baby shampoo. We used this instead of water so that the differences would be clearer- in […]

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UKS2 History

Did you know that I’m Ancient Greek time, women were not just seen as unequal, but different species entirely!?! This week we learned all about how men and women were treated in the Ancient Greek city states, and thought about how are lives would be different if we still had the same attitudes as the […]

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