Y6 Sycamore

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06/11/2017 08:57 AM
How did Rotherham help win the war?
As we approached the end of our topic, we considered how Rotherham helped win the war. We discovered that the creation of the Bailey Bridge was an essential factor that assisted the allied forces in WW2. With this in mind, we created replica Bailey Bridges that had a similar structure to those used in WW2.

16/10/2017 03:03 PM
Come to our phenomenal farmers market!
This week, we are creating artwork that is inspired by nature. This artwork will replicate the work of Andy Goldsworthy. Our product will be presented on high quality photography paper and completed with a motivating quote. All the money raised by our school will be donated to a charity. So come down to our stall […]

17/09/2017 12:37 PM
How did Rotherham help win the war?
This week, Y6 Sycamore visited Bailey Bridge to see how Rotherham had an impact on WW2. We considered the features of the bridge and discussed why it was important that is was made out of steel and wood. We identified the features of the bridge so we can recreate the bridge in our classroom.

08/06/2017 01:41 PM
As our production of Olivia quickly approaches, the children are continuing to practise their lines and further develop their acting skills. It looks like the performance will be full with brilliant dance moves, tuneful singing and expert acting… We look forward to seeing you on the night of the show!  

17/02/2017 08:52 AM
This week, the children created and edited trailers that sum up their learning this half term. They were all really effective and entertaining.   We will upload one of the trailers very soon…

30/01/2017 08:27 AM
The House of Wisdom
This week, year 6 have been researching the influences the House of Wisdom has had upon the modern era. They discovered the House of Wisdom was very innovative; they created hospitals, observatories, universities and even mechanical devices. Understanding that the House of Wisdom must have been a glorious place, our class created some persuasive extracts in […]

16/01/2017 08:22 AM
The Golden Age of Islam – Geometric patterns
This week we have created artwork using pastels and crayons. We used examples from the Golden Age of Islam as inspiration for our work. 

08/12/2016 09:27 AM
Banana experiment – Day 3
We have recorded our observations in our results table and compared the reactions so far.

06/12/2016 09:00 AM
Experiment Day 1
And we’re off… Each day we will note down any observations that we notice. One banana is coated in powdered yeast, the other left with no added micro-organisms.

06/12/2016 08:49 AM
Yeast Experiment
Y6 Sycamore Yeast Experiment This week we are going to conduct an experiment into the effects of yeast on a banana. We made predictions…