Year 6 Science Week
This last week was Science Week for our children and what a busy time they had too.
The week began with a 'wow' assembly looking at different science experiements that we offer in our new After School Science Club.
We also met a scientist - Matt - who works at the University of Cardiff…
Year 6 Human Circulatory System learning
What a busy few weeks Year 6 have had since their return after the holidays!
Year 6 were learning about the human body with reference to the circulatory system. This resulted in the children being engrossed in many different activities and experiments including cutting up a heart to see the…
Year 6 homework task - Plastic Ocean
As part of our Geography topic, Year 6 learnt about two locations that are being affected by the important issue of plastic ocean. The children showed so much enthusiasm about this issue that we decided to produce a homework task that they needed to complete regarding this issue.
Year 6 have been explorers and geographers
During last half term, Year 6 were Geographers learning all about 2 'Hidden Worlds'. These were Antarctica and The Great Barrier Reef.
As part of the leanring sequence, the children researched and discovered all about the following things:
- Physical Geography of the place,
FDP Equivalents games
Today, Year 6 had 'one of the best' Maths lessons ever (in their words)!
We have been learning about FDP equivalents all week and this ended with lots of different games which the children played.
We were against the clock when playing pairs, playing against our friends in dominoes and…
The Elves and the Shoe Makers
Just before Christmas, Year 6 were the Elves and the Shoe Makers - quite literally! They were learning about Antarctica and so had to design a shoe covering for an explorer who may visit there. The children worked through the whole of the designer process from looking at shoe…
Year 6 were visited by Safe Squad 2021
On Monday, Year 6 had a visit from Tameside Safe Squad. They were part of some different workshops on how to keep safe including fire safety, CPR, bullying/hate crime and keeping safe online. A fun but very educational time was had by all. Thank you Safe Squad for coming out to…
Year 6 have gone spotty for Children in Need
Dowson Primary Academy recognised Children in Need by having a dress down day.
Year 6 had fun wearing clothes of their choice including pyjamas!
Odd one out
During anti bullying week Year 4 have been looking at using kind words on line. We looked at the affects on a person when they receive negative comments. We looked at how negatives comments have affected Jesy Nelson from Little Mix. We have made a video we we have tweeted to her.
This afternoon, Google led a KS2 assembly all about keeping safe online so that the children could become ‘Internet Legends’
Year 3 spent the afternoon learning about the process of mummification. However, instead of mummifying a human, we mummified an orange!
Google expedition - Ancient Egypt
Year 3 had a fantastic afternoon exploring Ancient Egypt on Google Expeditions