Welcome to Year 6
Below is our most recent blog from Year 6. This includes a summary of the last two weeks including any important information for the coming weeks (reminders etc). These will be updated every other Friday.
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Friday 7th May 2021
The Power of Reading text ‘Adventures of Odysseus’ has continued to provide a wealth of thought-provoking writing opportunities over the past weeks, and has proved to be a creative outlet. From descriptive writing that conveyed the wrath of Poseidon with a savage storm at sea through to creating an imaginary potion for the Goddess Circe. Descriptions such as ‘drenching all of them in fury’ or ‘sucked into a misty, bottomless void of death’ certainly matched the intention of writing to entertain, with the class producing some of their most emotive and evocative writing to date.
With the lives of the Ancient Greeks firmly on their minds, the children took time to find out about the differences between the city states of Athens and Sparta, considering how each used its geographical location to its advantage and justifying preferences.
During PE sessions, the children have enjoyed demonstrating their strength and agility on the apparatus, climbing the ropes, ladders and wall bars and developing control over the vault and box. Their competitive streaks have been on show during Games sessions, which have focused on rounders. It is warming to see them both support and challenge each other on these occasions. What a team!