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Year 6 have made a very good start to the new year and our new topic...

This term, our children will be learning...


English: to write invitations, instructions and poetry

History: about the ancient Maya

Geography: map work, human and physical geography of Mexico

Science: Light and Shadows

Art: Mayan art

Music: traditional Mexican songs in Spanish

Computing: safe, thoughtful online research and digital presentations, CODING (purplemash)

D&T: food of Mexico

PE: Mexican dance


Maths: number work, including: decimals, fractions, conversion, written calculation methods, algebra, converting units of measurement and mental methods. We will also introduce the BAR model for problem-solving.

As part of our science topic of light we have dissected an eyeball. What a wonderful way to spend a morning. 
We have shared our creative homework. We have had lots of delicious foods, well made instruments as well as facts about Mexico and Spanish conversations. Well done for all of those who have worked so hard on these creative challenges.