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When a donkey arrived…
While working hard in Mathematics, a miniature donkey arrived to brighten our day. It had been visiting the younger classes and we were lucky enough to receive a short visit too.
World Book Day 2023
Class 6 created their favourite books on hats this year! They joined in with the WBD live on BBC teach and participated in the activities.
History of Dickleburgh
In Class 6 we have been researching the history of Dickleburgh. We visited the Reading Rooms and looked at primary and secondary sources to help us to learn more about the past. We invited some residents from the village to come and talk to us about the changes that they had seen in Dickleburgh through … Read more
Art – WW2 The Blitz
To improve their mastery of art and design techniques, Class 6 thought about about scale, proportion and tonal contrast when creating their Blitz silhouette artwork.
We have been learning how the inventions of Ancient China have influenced the world and discussed the importance of paper. It was the Chinese Han Dynasty that invented paper. We created our own out of recycled paper using a mould and deckle.
European Language Day
In Class 6 we focused on the country Austria. We learnt many facts about the country and found out that in Austria they speak German! We learnt some phrases and practised speaking German to each other. Finally we practised and performed a traditional Austrian folk dance called Schuhplattler. It translates as ‘shoe’ and ‘flat hand.’
WW2 in the Local Area (100th Bomb Group)
Class 6 spent the morning with Clive, an expert on WW2 who collects military uniforms and vehicles. He spoke to the children about the 100th Bomb Group who were stationed at Thorpe Abbott’s airfield and told them what life was like for the American troops who came across here during what became known as the … Read more
Silent Debate – RE
Class 6 took part in a silent debate in RE, exploring the question: Is Easter a festival of sacrifice or of new life? The children showed such maturity when completing this activity and thought really carefully about responding to others’ comments as well as using their prior learning in their arguments.