Wednesday, 14 July 2021

Transition to High School

We know year six are feeling a mixture of excitement and nerves about starting high school next year. Below is the BBC Bitesize page which has some information and videos about starting high school. 

Monday, 5 July 2021


At Iveson the children all work hard to learn and use lots of new vocabulary every week. Some of the vocabulary Year Six have been working on is below. 

Can you explain the meaning of each word, think of a synonym and use it in a sentence?

Wednesday, 30 June 2021

Religious education and art

This week in year 6 the children have been learning about Islamic art. After learning about calligraphy and geometric patterns, the children had a go at creating some of their own artwork. Here are some fantastic examples:

Saturday, 26 June 2021


This week in Science we have been creating circuits. 

The children created their own and then drew circuits using symbols, recapping their prior learning in Year 4. 



Year 6 next week will be learning all about reflection

Watch this video and see if you can answer the questions. 

Thursday, 17 June 2021


Next week, we are learning all about 

Position & Direction

Watch this video to help you understand the first quadrant. 

Can you solve this? 

Wednesday, 16 June 2021


Constructing periscopes became tricky when lining up the mirrors. 


But, with a little resilience, we tested them out. 


What can you see through this gap here.


Wow! The chicks have hatched in Year Five. There are eighteen so far. 

Friday, 7 May 2021


The girls realised there was a problem with the wording of the problem. 👍 for their perseverance. 


Challenge Two!


Whilst the children do the chores, the adults can try to solve this problem.

Crest Awards

Today we received our certificates and badges for British Science Week.

Tuesday, 4 May 2021


This morning we are taking Tom Palmer's advice on how to plan for our adventure narrative. 

Thursday, 29 April 2021

Wednesday, 28 April 2021

Book Week

They're in there somewhere. 

World Book Week

Discovering and researching with non-fiction texts.

Celebrating Book Week

We enjoyed the sanctuary of reading by torchlight under the table. 

Friday, 19 March 2021

British Science Week

When we made close observations we could identify the radicle which will form the root. 

British Science Week

Here are the results of our germinating seeds investigation. 

Wednesday, 10 March 2021

British Science Week

Before PE, we measured our resting pulse, measured it again during exercise and repeated the measurement after getting changed. 

British Science Week

We are celebrating Science and engineering. Mohammad built a Rainbow Bridge. 

British Science Week

We wiped our dominant unwashed hand on a slice of bread and placed it in a sealed bag. After washing our hands, we wiped our clean dominant hand on another slice of bread. This too was placed in a sealed bag. In ten days we will observe the results WITHOUT opening the bags!

British Science Week

Today we took our fingerprints using a variety of materials. Then we observed the different patterns between them. 

Monday, 8 March 2021

Constructing Bridges

Some of us used Play-Do and pasta to construct a bridge. 

Tumbling Toast

And some of us were able to write results and a conclusion. 

Tumbling Toast

What a welcome back! This morning we worked on probability according to Murphy's Law. We investigated different types of toast to see if it landed butter-side up or butter-side down. 

Wednesday, 16 December 2020

Leaf Blower II

When amazing got better!

Leaf blower Magic