This term we are focussing on music, and how famous composers have utilised music to create idyllic and tempestuous settings, linking to our topic of Islands.
The BBC website, 10 pieces, gives the background to some of these pieces and gives the pupils an opportunity to listen to them being performed.
Building on work across the school looking at different religious teachings, in Year 6, we look at non-religious viewpoints, and compare and contrast this to previous work, and our own values.
The Humanist website gives details on this:
And BBC bitesize looks at other non-religious viewpoints.
In geography, as a part of our unit of work on Islands, we have been looking at island formation, based on plate tectonics. Our particular focus has been on volcanic islands, and looking at the formation of volcanos. The following websites are great for your child to research this topic further.