6PB BLOG

Welcome to our class blog!
 
 We hope that you enjoy seeing our learning develop and progress throughout the year.
Please take a look at our curriculum letters below to find out more about our broad and balanced curriculum, online safety and homework expectations.
Explore our Autumn curriculum letter below.
Homework Projects
 
29.10.19 - Welcome back! A huge thank you to all the families who supported their children with their creative homework projects. The quality of the projects has really improved, the children have designed and drawn their own spacesuits, written biographies of famous scientists and have researched facts about the planets. 
 
Have a look at some of these wonderful projects below.
Design Technology

10.10.19 - On Thursday, 6PB planned, designed, built their own spy gadgets out of recycled materials. The children behaved amazingly and built extremely creative gadgets such as: backpacks that were secretly jet packs and pens that turned into lasers! The children had great fun making their gadgets and now can become real spies! In the afternoon, the children evaluated their gadgets whilst asking key questions like: What would we change next time? What went well?
 
Thank you to all the families who brought in recycling for the children to use!
National Poetry Day!
 
3.10.19 - Today, all of the year 6 children discussed and explored various poems such as: The Owl and the Pussy-cat and Liar. The children created actions to help them remember the poems whilst reading out loud using animated voices. The children worked in small groups to practise reading the poems out loud and afterwards they recited verses to other children!
Maths
 
24.9.19 - To start the maths lesson today, the children spent some time in the hall using physical place value columns and a football as the decimal point. The children were focusing on multiplying and dividing numbers by 10, 100 and 1000. The also practised reading large numbers out loud. The children were amazing at moving the digits left and right depending on the operation.
 
Challenge - Can your child explain how to use place value columns to solve the questions below?
 
1) 209.4 x 100
2) 43,549 divided by 10
3) 0.893 x 1000
Online Safety!
 
19.9.19 - This afternoon, 6PB discussed how to be safe online and what to do if they see anything that upsets them or makes them feel uncomfortable. The children explored and considered various online safety scenarios and had to offer some advice. The scenarios talked about various social media sites, gaming and messaging services. 
 
Parents/carers - Have a look at the following websites if you would like to find out more about how to keep your child safe online.
 
 
Road Dahl Day!
 
13.9.19 - This morning, the children created their own factfiles by researching and recording information from a range of sources. Later on this afternoon, we streamed a live lesson on the BBC, the children designed and created their own exciting book characters. The class had to consider likes and dislikes and also obstacles their character may face. Also, the children have discussed their favourite Roald Dahl books and justified the reasons why. 
 
Challenge - Can you discuss your favourite books with your child?