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10 01, 2020

Ev3 Robot Programming at the CLC

By |2020-01-10T16:32:38+00:00January 10th, 2020|Year 6 2019-20|

Year 6 visited the CLC today to learn how to program Lego EV3 Robots.

 

We had to be extremely resilient and ensure we were using efficient problem-solving skills in order to get our robots to do what we wanted them to. It was not an easy task but Year 6 showed fantastic teamwork and perseverance skills […]

7 01, 2020

Decimal number learning in Year 6

By |2020-01-07T15:51:31+00:00January 7th, 2020|Mathematics, Year 6 2019-20, Year 6 updates|

Year 6 are learning about numbers with digits up to three decimal places.  We use a concrete, pictorial and abstract approach to learning so we began our learning journey today by using place value counters to make various numbers.

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18 12, 2019

Bulbs for London

By |2020-01-09T18:12:43+00:00December 18th, 2019|Outdoor Learning, Year 6 2019-20|

A group of Year 6s have been extremely industrious during the last few days of term since a large box of bulbs arrived from Bulbs for London!

As well as potting up loads of daffodils, hyacinths and tulips in large pots using their ‘school made’ compost from our wildlife garden, they also put some of the […]

18 12, 2019

Circuits and buzzer games

By |2019-12-18T12:45:37+00:00December 18th, 2019|Science, Year 6 2019-20|

To finish off our Electricity topic, year 6 spent the morning making predictions about circuit diagrams, and then testing them out to see how they got on. After that, each group made their own steady hand buzzer game (a basic version of Operation for those who remember that one) and then tried to beat themselves […]

9 12, 2019

Exploring Light and Electricity at the Science Museum

By |2019-12-09T13:21:58+00:00December 9th, 2019|Science, Year 6 2019-20|

Year 6 had a fantastic day exploring the Wonderlab at the Science Museum last week. We explored independently in our groups before focusing on light and electricity activities in the Wonderlab.

 

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17 10, 2019

Lego WeDo

By |2019-11-22T14:19:01+00:00October 17th, 2019|Year 6 2019-20|

Today Year 6 experimented with ‘Lego WeDo’ which is a Lego program that operates alongside ‘Scratch’, a coding program. We began by building models using Lego blocks, ensuring we worked in groups to follow a set of instructions. Although most of the blocks in Lego WeDo are standard Lego blocks, they also include advanced blocks […]