Teamwork in PE

Teamwork in PE

This half term our PE unit has been OAA (Outdoor Adventurous Activities). The main focus has been working together as a team. Today we took part in several activities that required us to work together as a team and communicate so that the team succeeded. The main part...
Refraction

Refraction

In Science today we have learned all about refraction. Refraction is where light waves travel at a different speed when they go through other transparent materials, such as water or glass. This causes the rays of light to change direction and bend.  Refraction creates...
Mayan Sacrifice – brutal or civilised?

Mayan Sacrifice – brutal or civilised?

In History today we began learning about why Mayans sacrificed animals/humans. We began by exploring a painting of a sacrificial ritual. We discussed what we thought was going on in the photos and generated questions we wanted to ask based on the photo. We found out...
No Pen Day

No Pen Day

Today we held another No Pen Day in Year 6. We began the day looking through a set of ‘Thunks’ – these are statements/questions where this isn’t one specific answer. The idea of ‘Thunks’ is to get us all talking and communicating....
Sense of Purpose

Sense of Purpose

Rev Cox and his wife joined us on Zoom for a virtual talk about being a Christian, how they live their lives and their sense of purpose. We explored the Christian belief of life after death and how this affects the decisions they make in life. We reflected on the term...