Erupting Volcanoes

  • Posted by P6 Mrs Beattie
  • On February 21, 2017
To bring our Natural Disaster topic to an end we built our own volcanoes. We then used fizzy lemonade and sweets to recreate an eruption. We used these items because they caused the best eruptions. We loved making them explode!
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Nov/Dec Helpful Links

  • Posted by P6 Mrs Beattie
  • On November 16, 2016
Numeracy http://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/7-11-years/times-tables http://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/7-11-years/multiplication-and-division http://www.linkslearning.k12.wa.us/Teachers/1_Math/6_Learning_Resources/2_SuperMath/content/games/Decimal_Detective.swf http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/mathgames/decimals/scooterQuestDecimal.swf http://www.numbernut.com/fractions/activities/decimal_4bar_10th.swf Literacy http://www.scholastic.com/teachers/story-starters/ http://www.topmarks.co.uk/english-games/7-11-years/spelling-and-grammar W.A.U http://www.bbc.co.uk/science/earth/natural_disasters https://www.esa.int/esaKIDSen/Naturaldisasters.html https://www.ready.gov/kids/know-the-facts
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Quadrilaterals

  • Posted by P6 Mrs Beattie
  • On November 16, 2016
In P6 we learnt about some new 2D shapes called quadrilaterals. We have learnt that a quadrilateral is a four sided shape. We worked in pairs to make quadrilaterals on geo boards and we asked each other questions. We also learnt about perpendicular and parallel lines and were able to use these to describe our […]
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Shadow Puppets

  • Posted by P6 Mrs Beattie
  • On November 16, 2016
During our last topic we worked in groups to create our own shadow puppet shows.  We started by completing a storyboard and writing our story. We made all our own puppets and mini shadow puppet theatre. We performed our shows for each other and recorded them. There are plenty of budding actors and actresses in […]
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Making Thaumatropes

  • Posted by P6 Mrs Beattie
  • On September 29, 2016
We have been learning about different types of entertainment through our topic Lights, Camera, Action. The children really enjoyed learning about entertainment in Victorian times and they designed and made their own thaumatrope. A thaumatrope is a scientific toy devised in the 19th century, consisting of a disc with a different picture on each of […]
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Investigating Light and Shadows

  • Posted by P6 Mrs Beattie
  • On September 29, 2016
We have been learning about light and shadows in P6. We have learnt there are two different types of light source, natural and man made. We conducted an experiment to investigate which materials are transparent, translucent and opaque. We used torches and different types of material to carry out our experiment. We predicted most of […]
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European Day of Languages

  • Posted by P6 Mrs Beattie
  • On September 29, 2016
This year, to celebrate European Day of Languages, our class learnt some Portuguese phrases and a song called O meu chapeu tem tres bicos – My hat has three corners. We sampled some food from different European countries including bread from France and Greece, Olives from Cyprus, oranges from Italy and chorizo  from Spain. We really […]
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Science in P6

  • Posted by Russell Crawford
  • On July 6, 2016
In P6 we love doing science experiments! This year we have been investigating yeast and how it works. We discovered that when it is heated to the right temperature it releases carbon dioxide. This is why our bread rises when it’s baking.
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