Thursday, 14 September 2017

Y6 Sports Ambassadors help with Table Tennis club

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Tuesday, 12 September 2017

Roald Dahl inspiration

Having read the "lost chapter" from Charlie and the Chocolate Factory today and learnt about the giant fudge mountain and wagon tracks, Year Six started designing their own rooms for the factory. We had a machine that swapped flavours so bananas tasted like toffee and apples like chocolate; we had marshmallow soft play areas with chocolate flake and strawberry laces rope swings; we had an entirely edible football pitch with white chocolate lines and we even had an edible educational supplier cupboard! The new Year Six certainly are NOT short on imagination!


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Thursday, 7 September 2017

Words, words, words!

Year Six were getting super speedy with their dictionary skills this morning!


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Rights Respecting

Apple class were wonderfully mature today in our discussions around the UN Rights for Children which was followed by some really good suggestions for our own class charter. We are looking forward to using our charter to ensure our classroom is a happy, safe place for our learning this year.


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Wednesday, 6 September 2017

First Day Engineering Challenge

Year Six certainly rose to the challenge and thought outside the box today. The task was to create a way of suspending cotton balls off the floor using only: a small length of string; 10 cocktail sticks; 10 elastic bands and 5 straws. We had some very creative designs given the short amount of planning time we allowed them. Engineers of the the Future!



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Dorset, SP7 8ER