Run a Mile!

6MJ have started this week running a mile (10 times around the playground) and even over the course of 1 week,  individuals have improved their stamina and fitness.  It has also increased our energy for working. Their teacher is improving slowly as well!

 

 

Spellings

See below for the spellings for the Christmas holiday.  Please comment on this blog with a quality sentence using 5 of these spellings.

accommodate

accompany

according

achieve

aggressive

amateur

ancient

embarrass

environment

especially

exaggerate

excellent

existence

persuade

physical

prejudice

privilege

profession

pronunciation

KS2 Christmas Service

This week KS2 celebrated Christmas at St John’s Church with two services telling the story of the Nativity through Carols, readings from the Bible and the children’s own writing from the perspective of a character in the Christmas Story.

A lovely start to Christmas!

Woolton Pie!

As part of their studies into World War II,  Year 6 made Woolton Pie in the café with Mrs Walker.   Woolton pie, at first known as Lord Woolton pie, is a pastry dish of vegetables, widely served in Britain in the Second World War when rationing and shortages made other dishes hard to prepare.
It was both healthy and  delicious!!
 

Black History

We have been learning about Black History and have in particular looked at the life of Nelson Mandela. We read and learnt the poem “Life doesn’t frighten me” by Maya Anglelou and used this as a model to write our own poems about Nelson Mandela.  We also worked on art works similar to those illustrating the original poem by artist Jean-Michel Basquiat.

 

Red Cross Refugee Awareness

On Thursday Year 6 had a visit from the British Red Cross to promote Refugee Awareness. This involved discussing why people would become refugees, where they might currently be escaping from, and what might happen to them when they finally get to a country which will accommodate them.  The children are now more aware of refugees/asylum seekers and more aware of issues involved.