Welcome to Class 6
Class Teacher- Miss Alsop,
Teaching Assistant- Mrs Collier
Teaching Assistant- Miss Cooling
Class 6 PE day is Monday.
Children can come to school in their PE kit on Mondays. PE kit is a white t-shirt, black jogging bottoms and a pair of trainers. Children will also need their school jumper.
Our topic this term is:
What would your castle look like?
This term we are going to be learning what life was like living and working in a castle and identify some similarities and differences between ways of life in different periods.
What are castles?
Castles are a type of home that was built to protect the people inside. People who lived in the castle included lords, who were in charge, as well as soldiers to defend it from enemy invaders, and even cooks and cleaners to keep everyone fed and tidy up. They could be very crowded places to live.
The first castles in England were built by the Normans. Different types of castles developed over the centuries that got stronger and easier to defend; at the same time, different weapons were designed to try to break into the castles and overtake them more quickly. There are a lot of castles all over Britain that you can walk around to see exactly what it would have been like to live there, whether you were trying to defend the castle or trying to attack it.
We are lucky enough to have a castle in a local area.
Come and take a look at Bolsover Castle.
Top 10 Facts:
Please explore the weblinks below to find out more about castle life!
We thoroughly enjoyed making our own castle as part of DT this term! What would your castle look like?
Our mental health and wellbeing is very important to us therefore during Mental Health Awareness week we had lots of fun connecting with nature!
Our topic in the fourth term was:
What makes space special?
In DT this term we have designed and created our own space buggy model using different materials. We have also explored and used wheels, axels and axel holders.
Take a look at some our space buggy models!
Our topic in the third term was:
How do I live here?
(Lockdown number 2 won’t stop us from learning!)
We are currently using ‘Tapestry Learning Journal’ for the home schooling of our Year 1 Children. Parents’ and children’ are engaging incredibly well and we are super proud of them.
This term in Literacy we have been retelling the story of Handa's surprise using descriptive language. We then used the structure of Handa's surprise as a basis for writing our own story.
Our topic in the second term was:
How Incredible is India?
As part of this term's topic, we have been looking at the different celebrations and festivals celebrated across India. In India, rangoli patterns are created to welcome people into their homes and they are thought to bring good luck. As part of our art work this term, we have looked at how many rangoli designs are symmetrical and often include different shapes and bright colours.
Take a look at some of our very own rangoli patterns we have created.
In art this week we have been looking at repeating patterns and have applied our skills learnt to create our own Mehndi patterns using repeating patterns.
Take a look at some of our art work!
We would love for you to research India at home too and share the information you have learnt back at school!