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EVOLUTION

We made a 'toilet roll timeline' to look at how scientists think life on Earth has evolved. We found out that they think humans have only been around for a very short period of time - the last few cm of a very long piece of toilet roll paper. 

HISTORY OF EARTH TIMELINE

We made it !! The SATS are finished.

 

Well done to all of Year 6 for their hard work, particularly in the last few weeks.

 

Also a big THANK YOU to all the staff involved with providing the 'Breakfast club' last week; it really gave us a sense of togetherness and set us up well for the tests.

Here are some photos from BOOK WEEK - better late than never !

Happy New Year !

 

A gentle reminder that Year 6 pupils get weekly homework sheets and, if possible, are expected to login in regularly to 'Mathletics' and 'Reading Eggs' to keep up to date with work set or to practice any areas that need further support. If you have forgotten your login please ask in class.

ELECTRICITY INVESTIGATIONS

 

We've been looking at variables in Science experiments -

Independent (what we change); Dependent (what we measure); Control (what we keep the same)

 

We made different circuits to test our ideas about what affects the brightness of a bulb.

Electricity investigations

"Many thanks to everyone, but especially my new class, for making me feel so welcome at Northwood. It's a joy to be part of such a wonderful school." - Mr Fisher

Shadow Photos

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In Maths, we had a play with 'Tarsia puzzles'. It's like a jigsaw puzzle, but each piece has a mathematical sum on it which has to match with an equivalent piece. Some of us even made our own puzzles; Samina gave her puzzle to Mrs McNulty to try out. 

Tarsia Puzzles

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Tarsia Puzzles 3
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What an 'enlightening' start to the year!

 

In Science, we have been looking at LIGHT and SHADOWS. Come and try our 'interactive light display' - it's just outside the school hall.