“ Let There Be Light!”
This half term we will be looking at some of the greatest inventions ever made. As well as understanding light and how it is used in art and RE.
We made electrical circuits
The Invention of Home Comforts!
This week Year 6 have been finding out about inventions found in our homes. We have discovered some amazing facts about: the doorbell, the microwave, the shower and the telephone. We have also learned about the invention of the television and the positive and negative impact of the television on society.
The Invention of Trains
History of trains
This week, Year 6 have learned about the invention of trains and their impact on society. The week ended with a trip down memory lane and we watched “Ivor the Engine” (Mrs Bell’s childhood favourite) and “Thomas the Tank Emgine”. We also made our own trains. Thank you to all the parents who sent in their boxes!
The End of
the Kingdom of Benin
This week, Year 6 will be concluding their study of the Ancient Kingdom of Benin. They will be creating a leaflet full of all the key information they have discovered on their journey into the past. We cannot wait to see their final creations as they work with such care and detail.
Today we began to create our African print designs - look how good they are! They will soon be on display outside our classroom.
Investigating Mark Making for Printing
Understanding Life in the Kingdom of Benin
We have a collection of non-fiction texts from the project loan library. We are using our research skills to identify life in the Ancient Kingdom of Benin.
Martin Bulinya Art
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The Ancient Kingdom of Benin
Our topic this term will be about the Ancient Kingdom of Benin - we will be looking at life in this ancient civilisation. We will be looking at African art and the animals of Africa too - linking our topic to science and modern day Africa.
Click here to find out more about the Kingdom of Benin.