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Year 6 - St. Martin


St Martin's class



Year 6 have made a fantastic start to the school year. They have been working hard in all subjects and have been working well together as a class. 

The Curriculum newsletter contains all of the information on what the children will be learning this term and our PE days are on a Monday and Thursday. 


Please ensure your child reads at least three times a week. 

Homework will continue to be set on a Wednesday and will be due in on the following Monday. 

It is very important children are also going on Bedrock and Mathletics as part of their homework. 

NSPCC workshop

Centre of Cell- Genes and Evolution workshop. As part of our Science topic we had a fun workshop all about our genes, DNA and how living things adapt and evolve.

Christmas holiday projects- After enjoying the World Cup, we were set the task to create and design our own versions of the World cup trophy.

Into film festival- Year 6 had a lovely time watching Sing 2 as part of the schools into film festival.

DT- As part of our work on Victorian recipes in DT, we have so far made gruel, brown bread ice cream and this weeks recipe was Victoria sponge.

Half term projects- The Victorians. We did research, drawings and made models to extend our learning on the topic.

St Bernadette Relic tour- visit to the cathedral.

Houses of Parliament tour and workshop. Year 6 thoroughly enjoyed their visit to Parliament today. They saw the House of Commons, the house of Lords and saw the speakers procession. We had our own debate in a committee room and then during the workshop Neil Coyle- our schools MP came to visit and held a question and answer session.

In Science, as part of our work on the circulatory system, we looked at the components of blood and created our own using ingredients to represent each part. The plasma, the red blood cells, the white blood cells and the platelets.

Local Area walk- As part of our local area week in Year 6, we walked around the area of the Imperial War Museum which used to be the site of the Bethlem hospital. We did research and found out more about the hospital.