6 Redwood Category

Newton’s theory of light and colour

Redwood Class worked in small groups today to perform a shadow puppet show about the dispute between Isaac Newton and Robert Hooke over Newton’s theory of light and colour. It was a wonderful way of ending our unit on Light and showcased many of the key learning points we had focussed on.

Periscopes

Redwood Class making Periscopes to investigate how light travels.

Harry Potter Studios – Redwood

Redwood Class Year 6 had a fabulous time at the Harry Potter World in connection to their English learning using the Harry Potter texts as examples of classic modern fantasy fiction. We had a workshop which developed our writing skills in this genre and took part in a tailored tour. All the children were not […]

Buddy Groups

In our Buddy Group activity today (conducted in individual class bubbles due to COVID awareness) we used the Eco-Council Home Learning musical instruments we had created from recycled materials and supplemented them with some school musical instruments to create music for some of our favourite Christmas songs and carols. In Redwood class we ended our […]

Evolution Scientists

Today in Redwood Class we had an exciting lesson role playing different evolution scientists and then sorting ideas into different evolutionary categories.

“Take One” Art

This year’s picture is “Woman in a Hat and A fur Coat” by Pablo Picasso.  Each class uses a picture for inspiration for their art work.  Some of our classes created with own art work inspired by the Pablo Picasso artwork and others used his cubism style of art to inspire their own paintings. Cubism […]

Redwood’s “Take One” Art

We have been busy in Redwood creating our  “Take One” pictures.  This year’s picture is “Woman in a Hat and A fur Coat” by Pablo Picasso.  Pablo Picasso is one of the greatest and most-influential artists of the 20th century and the creator (with Georges Braque) of Cubism. Cubism use  simple geometric shapes, interlocking planes.  Using inspiration […]

Go Ape Wendover Woods

Year 6 had an adventure filled day today at Wendover Woods doing the Go Ape Activity. We had the opportunity of learning key PSHE skills like resilience, what makes a good team player and the importance of following rules in different setting to stay safe. Many of them overcome their fears and they all completed the […]

Imperial War Museum Duxford – Redwood

Redwood Class Year 6 enjoyed a fantastic day at the Imperial War Museum Duxford in connection to their learning on WWII and specifically the Battle of Britain. We created documentaries in the shape of short films during a brilliant ‘hands on’ workshop and then explored the various Musuem exhibits including the American Aircraft section.

Redwood WWII Foraging

Redwood Class enjoyed going foraging this week in connection to their WWII learning. We found lots of wild berries and used these to follow a WWII rationing recipe to make a delicious crumble! We used many cross-curriculum skills in these activities including following instructional texts and design and technology cooking techniques and methods. ds