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Year 6 Blog

January 2022

  • Recent news in Year 6?

    Published 30/01/22, by Andy Mari

    Recently, in Year 6, we have been doing a test to show how fit your body is called the beep test. The test consists of a 20-meter run, back and forth. The time between the beeps decreases meaning you must work harder to keep up with the beeps. You must run at the correct pace to complete the activity. In science, we have been making blood soup which consists of the essential ingredients of blood. Firstly, Plasma ,which is 55% of the blood’s formula, is classed as orange juice in this soup.  White blood cells that are 4% of the blood’s formula, are seen as mini marshmallows in this demonstration. Next are red blood cells with 41%, and they carry oxygen. These were Cheerios. Finally, platelets were added (we used rice) There’s your blood soup!

    Year 6’s last activity recently has been a Holocaust Workshop. Year 6 have learnt that the Holocaust was when Jewish followers were discriminated against and looked down on by some of the Germans. Our focus was on a German Jewish girl’s story, Renie. Her family consisted of a sister of Renie (whose story and name is unknown) and a brother of Renie who was unfortunately sent to a concentration camp (a horrid prison for the Jews) but was luckily set free. We were fortunate enough to be joined by two teachers from Thomas Alleyne's Secondary school for this workshop.

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  • Year 6 New Year

    Published 13/01/22, by Andy Mari

    On Roebuck’s first week back after Christmas, we started the day off with an assembly about mistakes and how they help us to learn more. In Literacy,  which was really fun, we went in groups to different tables which had trays with objects in there that you would find washed away on the beach, and we had to guess who they belonged to.  At Roebuck, we are  detectives!

    In Maths, we learnt about 3D shapes. We created 3D shapes with blue tac and straws in maths. The straws represented edges, blue tac represented vertices and the 2D shapes the faces. At Roebuck, we are Geometrists. 

    In Science, we created our circulatory system with the lungs, heart and rest of the body. We drew a figure of 8 on the floor which represented our vessels. We had the lungs positioned at the top of our ‘8’, heart in the middle and the body at the bottom. We then discussed the direction of the blood and the roles of each of the organs and the part they play in the circulatory system. After we understood the direction of the blood, we then learnt how the blood becomes oxygenated and deoxygenated and why this was important.  At Roebuck, we are Scientists! 

    By Leyshana and Eriola 

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