Year 6 Home Learning: Super Scary Horror Stories

During our Home Learning English lessons, via live online teaching, Year 6 have written our very own horror stories.

Our aim was to include a balance of setting description and narrative, incorporating figurative language such as high-level metaphors and personification.

We focused on manipulating grammar and punctuation in order to create variety in our sentence structures and keep the readers engaged. We wanted to create both tension and suspense and we are extremely proud of our final drafts!

Here are just some of our super scary narratives… read our starting paragraphs and continue on if you dare…

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Primary School – Science Fair, 2020

The Primary School Science Fair Team have worked extremely hard this term investigating the question ‘Does colour impact memory?’ They have conducted both preliminary tests and final tests to investigate whether or not colour improves memory retention.
The Yr 5/6  students who took part in the investigation were all eager to represent Provo Primary School at the Fortis TCI  Science and Technology Fair, on Thursday 5th of March, to the best of their ability and that’s exactly what they did! We are all super proud of our students and how well they were able to relay their hypothesis, results and conclusion to the judges. Although we did not place this time, we are already looking ahead with ideas for next year’s Science Fair!

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Tarsia Puzzles in Year 6

In Year 6 we have started our new fractions topic in Maths. This week we have been working on equivalent fractions, simplifying fractions and problem solving.

On Wednesday, Miss Iman challenged us to a tarsia puzzle; with collaboration and communication we were all able to solve it!




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Year 6 have the Vision to See… Believe… and Achieve!

Over the past few weeks in Year 6, we have been creating our own vision boards. A vision board is a tool used to help clarify, concentrate and maintain focus on a specific life goal. Literally, a vision board is any sort of on which you display images and words that represent whatever you want to be, do or have in your life.
Here are a few statements from the children in Iguana class about their understanding of visions boards and their purpose:

  • Vision boards display what we hope to achieve in our futures. 
  • Our goals and targets are colourfully illustrated on paper or as 3D models.
  • We all hope that one day, in the near or far future, we will be able to think how much we have achieved and how our vision boards helped us.
  • The reason why we created vision boards is to show what we envision ourselves achieving.
  • We made them to showcase what we are going to accomplish. 

In Year 6, we really hope that these vision boards allow us to take our ideas and goals to the next level by seeing exactly what it is that we want to achieve.
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