Welcome to Ms Pateman's class!
Our first topic this spring is called SH! TOP SECRET! where Year 6 will learn how to be a great detective or spy. Fred, our LEGO man, has already found himself in the danger zone again as we started the topic with a two day science project, carrying out parachute tests to see which size canopies work best and investigating air resistance. We used the results of these tests for each house team to launch a small egg spy down the stairwell at the end of the project - none of them were scambled! Success!
Our class book study is Stormbreaker by Anthony Horowitz. We are using this as a basis for writing balanced arguments about Alex Rider's decision to become a spy, and we will be creating our own spy stories too.
Our geography work will take us around the world in our maps and mapping unit where we will be using grid references and knowledge of physical and human geographical features to liaise with international spies!
PE will be dance on Wednesdays (70s disco!) and games on Thursdays.
Our Year 6 swimming slot is Thursday mornings.