6 Redwood Category

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?

Anglo-Saxon Artefacts

We created Anglo-Saxon artefacts using our knowledge of this historical period in British history. We think we could have opened up a museum with our wonderful and accurate creations!    

Fraction Skills

Redwood Class Year 6 have been using their multiplying fraction skills to solve jigsaw puzzles. When we had moved through the different level of challenges, we had a go at creating our own puzzles for partner to solve. Who knew we were such talented jigsaw makers as well as mathematicians!

British Science Week

To mark British Science week (5-14 March) Redwood Class have been conducting fun and interesting investigations. This week we learnt how to grow our own rainbows to investigate the scientific process of capillary action.

Redwood Class UFO Sightings!

Year 6 wrote some truly out of this world newspaper reports based on UFO landings around Aycliffe Drive School.

Observing the effects of volts

We investigated what different volts would power in electrical circuits we created. We predicted before recording our findings.

5 and 6 Oak Viking afternoon

Yesterday Oak had a fantastic afternoon being vikings. They all took part in activities such as weaving, building a long boat and cooking. At the end of the afternoon they sat around the fire pit and tasted some Viking food cooked by the children. This was carrots and leaks mixed with honey and butter stuffed […]