Year 6

Waka Waka

The Year 5/6 Tigers have been working hard in their dance lessons with Mr. Wattam. They have done a great job at choreographing a Benin style dance using African inspirations to the song ‘Waka Waka’.

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Birkwood Remembers

  This year, we are remembering in our own, special, Birkwood way. Classes from across school created poppies in a range of different styles, and these have been attached to our school fence to bring our community together...

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Using Musical Notations

    Year 6 are trying really hard in their music lessons. This term, we are focusing on ‘Classroom Jazz’ and the children worked well in small teams to use and understand musical notations while playing the...

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Poppy Art

The Leopards produced pieces of micrography art work, using relevant vocabulary, ahead of...

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Happy!

    This term, we have listened to a range of songs which aim to make you feel happy, learned the lyrics of the song ‘Happy’ by Pharrell, played glockenspiels in accompaniment to the song and started to...

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Happy Halloween – Tigers

  The Tigers had a brilliant Halloween-themed day in school, thank you for all our treats Mrs Allen and to our community for the fantastic outfits!  

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Egg Drop Eggsperiment

    In Science, we have been learning all about forces. During this lesson we investigated the force of gravity. We investigated if you could drop an egg without breaking it, considering the effects of height, speed,...

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Housewife Soup

  During our Cook It Week, we learned how we can make use of vegetables which can be easily grown in gardens and allotments. Our ‘housewife soup’ was scrumptious – many children wanted seconds! We also...

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Bread and Butter Pudding & Anzac Cookies

    For bread and butter pudding, we learned how to make good use of stale bread and dried fruit. The Anzac cookies were inspired by Anzac biscuits which have long been associated with the Australian and New Zealand...

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Trench Cake

    The children discovered that ingredients were scarce during World War 1, so they learned about a cake recipe which could be made with a few ingredients… one being vinegar! Even though this may sound a bit...

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