6 Redwood Category

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

WW2 London Skyline

In Art Redwood have been re-creating the London Skyline during the Blitz.  We have used our watercolour techniques for the sky showing how the sky glowed red and orange from the burning buildings.   We then created an effective skyline silhouette for the buildings and the air raid lights in the sky.   

Forest School Year 6

Our year 6 children enjoyed a day in Forest School.  We started our day with a lovely walk exploring our local countryside and our stunning countryside.   We found a fallen down tree which made a perfect excuse for a bit of climbing Picnic in the field with stunning views of the countryside and we […]

Mould Investigation

We have been investigating the conditions mould needs to grow in our science topic this term. We have learnt to practice the scientific skill of recording repeated observations accurately and using scientific vocabulary. As you can see some of our findings we were definitely placed in the right conditions for mould growth!  

Volumes of Cubes

We explored the volume of cubes and cuboids in a series of practical challenges. How do we create a cuboid with the volume of 84cm3 . . . . hummmm?