Year 6 enjoyed programming the Micro:bits in their Computing lesson this week. We are going to use the skills they learned to create their own toy!
In Science this half term Year 6 are looking at the Solar System. We made a scale model of the Solar System using toilet roll. It surprised us just how far away the gas planets are. We then went outside and looked at how the planets orbit the Sun. It soon became very clear that Neptune takes a lot longer to orbit the Sun than Mercury!
Aladdin Trouble 2023
Year 6 had a fantastic visit to The Mix yesterday to take part in Crucial Crew. They spent the afternoon learning about how to keep themselves safe and healthy in different situations.
In Maths, Year 6 have been working on the project 'White Rose Bakery'. They designed their own cupcakes before looking at different shops and working out where would be the cheapest place to buy their ingredients, taking into account special offers. They then had to work out how much they needed to sell their cakes for in order to make a profit. Next, they designed and made their own boxes using their knowledge of nets, before finally making their cakes.
Year 6 have been looking at density in Science. Here are some of their findings: "The orange with the peel floated but the orange without the peel sank. This is because orange peel has tiny air pockets in it." "The scrunched up tinfoil floated because it has air pockets in - you can't remove all of the air. When we scrunched the tin oil up underwater, we removed all of the air so it sank."
Year 6 have been learning about cams and mechanisms. They designed their own moving toy and have started building the mechanism to make it move.
Mersea - Team challenge
Mersea - Beach fun
Mersea - Adventure Course
Mersea - Zip Wire
Mersea - Climbing
Mersea - Bush Craft
Mersea - Pedal karts
Mersea - Kit Karts
Mersea - The leap of faith
Mersea - The Giant Swing
The local community police officers visited Year 6 to talk about drugs and county lines. The children learned about different types of drugs, including legal and illegal drugs, and the impact that these can have on the body.
World Book Day 2023!
Well done to the Year 6 orienteering team! W and J took home the gold medal, closely followed by Land E in silver place. Trinity also won the overall team cup!
8.2.23 - Years 5 and 6 were lucky to be visited by 'Abbie Ayre and the Shed of Science'. The children thought about the causes of pollution, the effects of our health and what we can all do to help.
6.2.23 - Years 5 and 6 enjoyed a trip to Ipswich where they visited St Mary-le-Tower church and Ipswich Hindu Temple.
2.2.23 - WORLD BOOK DAY
8.2.23 - Today we have been finishing off our Greek inspired pots. Don't they look fantastic!
Year 5 and 6 had a fantastic visit from a local STEM ambassador, who spoke to the children about how selective breeding is used in sheep farming. The session was very informative and the children were able to apply what they had been learning to real life situations.
6.12.22 - Following on from our RE learning this half term, we led a Christingle service for the rest of the school.
28.11.22 - Today we visited the local church to find evidence that Christians believe Jesus is God incarnate.
25.11.22 - Today we made our fajitas that we designed. We chopped and cooked the ingredients and made our own guacamole and tomato salsa, before filling our wraps with our favourite fillings.
8.11.22 - The UKS2 football team had a fantastic time representing the school at the recent tournament. They won the first three matches and drew 1-1 in the semi-final. Amazingly, they made it through to the next round!
3.11.22 - We had a great time learning about where different vegeables come from around the world and learning how to prepare and cook them. We are going to use this to help us prepare our own meal later in the half term.
17.10.22 - We had a fantastic trip to Duxford!
26.9.22 - We made some cakes based on a WWII recipe. We weren't convinced that a cake without egg would taste nice, but we were pleasantly surprised.
23.9.22 - Goshawks enjoyed programming the Microbits. We created flashing hearts, name tags and some people even made a game of 'Rock, paper, scissors'.
23.9.22 - Years 5 and 6 took part in the schools cross country competition. Well done to W and E, who came second and third, and for all of the children for coming second overall.
22.9.22 - We enjoyed our video call with Mrs Knight's nan, who told us about her time being evacuated in the war. It was great to be able to ask her questions about her experiences.
15.9.22 - We had a lovely afternoon practising our sewing skills and learning different stitches in preparation for our 'Make do and mend' projects this half term.
Unfortunately not the ones with chocolate chips.
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