We are looking forward to an exciting year, full of enthusiasm, ambition and determination as we come to the end of our journey at St Peter's. In Year 6 we strive to be role models, as we set high expectations in all we do. Recently we have been focussing on various quotes of determination, resilience and perseverance - vocabulary which we use frequently in our learning.
Mrs Huggett, Mrs Norris, Mrs Adey and Miss Neil
What an adventure we have been on; travelling around Ancient and modern day Greece through the use of Atlases, globes and even a live webcam. We have been making inferences based on the daily weather, using our webcam, and looking at Greece at various points throughout the day to see how the weather might be changing (Did you know Greece is 2 hours ahead of the UK?) We have recently tasted an assortment of Greek food and studied some beautiful pottery to understand what life was like in Ancient Greece.
This term we will be travelling to Paris with our runaways: Sophie and Charles as they search for Sophie's long lost mother. In the book 'Rooftoppers' by Katherine Rundell, we have learned that Sophie and Charles are a bit eccentric characters who never shy away from the possibilities. They enjoy eating their dinner of books (mostly Shakespeare and atlases) and are formal to a fault.
In PDL this term we have been working on our goals and the world of work. We have been focusing primary on the UNICEF rights of the child articles:
We have been researching our dream jobs to determine the education requirements, job responsibilities and salaries (which were surprising!) Finally we learned how to write a CV for our dream job, including all our learning this unit.