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Year 6

Term 3 - w/c 8/1/18

Children had to produce a frozen landscape using watercolours as a media based on the works of the artist Hiroshige.

As you can see from some of the children’s work, they enjoyed it and the results were superb.

Term 3 - w/c 1/1/18

Children had to identify the main events of the Titanic and create a timeline to chronologically order them, working in groups the children really enjoyed researching this topic.

Term 2 - w/c 4/12/17

Children had to investigate different materials as conductors and their impact on the brightness of the bulb – where they had to make their own circuit and test each type of metal in turn to see which the best conductor was.

Children have made a plethora of Victorian themed cakes this term from Victorian sponges to Apple Charlotte – they all tasted delicious – thank you to all parents that helped with their children’s efforts.

Term 2 - w/c 13/11/17

In groups children had to draw and label a simple circuit diagram that included: bulbs, wires and batteries. Then they had to construct circuits from various components identified in their diagrams.

To Challenge them: What would happen to the bulb if you added an extra bulb to the circuit? Why is this? What function does the switch have in a circuit?

In Topic, children in groups were asked to produce vertical timelines to sequence and describe important events in Queen Victoria’s life from her birth to her death.

Term 2 - w/c 6/11/17

In Topic, children were asked to compare and contrast a Victorian school and Grange Junior School – the children produced a Venn diagram showing similarities and differences.

For Art Week children initially had to create a repeated pattern using known shapes and colours as a practice for the real thing the next day which was to construct their chosen pattern tile using card and string. Then using the media of paint, the children repeated their pattern with the tile onto paper and produced some very pleasing results.

Term 2 - w/c 30/10/17

In Topic, children were given various pictures and explanations from the Victorian era and asked to produce a timeline in groups.

Term 1 - w/c 25/9/17

It was time for the year 6 residential once again at Little Canada in the wonderful Isle of Wight – the children were an absolute credit to Grange Junior showing determination, resilience and perseverance throughout.

The children got stuck into all activities ranging from Dragon Boat Racing to Jacob ’s ladder and from Problem Solving to Trapeze. We even managed to squeeze a disco and camp fire of an evening also. It was great to see all the children working together and acting responsibly.