Yr 6 2014/15 Term 3

Here's our topic web for this term, available to download below.
 
 
This was the practical part of our science investigation testing how different materials affect the distance travelled by paper aeroplanes.
 
Today our classroom was transformed into a WW1 trench the evening after a day of battle.  We imagined what it might have been like to be a soldier in the trenches... the discomfort, fear and longing for home and loved ones.  Remaining totally in character, we wrote letters home to our families or sweethearts. It really made us think... the atmosphere was very sober indeed.
 
Some of the 'letters home from the trenches' were extremely moving.  Here's just one example...
 
Here is a selection or our impressive observational drawings of feathers and birds in flight.