Unit 4 Blog


In Unit 4 we can describe how information is transported across the internet.

Can you answer the following questions about how the internet works?

What components are needed to allow the internet to work?

Can you explain how the internet provides acess to the WWW?

What is the differnece between the World Wide Web and the internet? 

 

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Posted by Clare Fleming on 22 November 2016

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Guy Fawkes

This week, Year 6 have been learning about Guy Fawkes. We created reports in Purple Mash and really enjoyed it. We hope you do too?

 

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Posted by Clare Fleming on 9 November 2016

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Ancient Greeks

The children from Unit 4 went to Touchstones to partake in an Ancient Greek workshop at Touchstones.The children took part in a variety of activities including: dressing up as Acient Greeks, drama and voting in a democratic way.

 

We also had a Ancient Greek Dressing up day on the 18th…

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Posted by Clare Fleming on 17 October 2016

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Roald Dahl

On Tuesday 13th September 2016 the children of Shawclough School took part in Roald Dahl Day.  We all had lots of fun dressing up as our favourite character from one of Roald Dahl's amazing books.  Throughout the day children took part in a variety of activities that celebrated the life and works…

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Posted by Clare Fleming on 26 September 2016

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Bikeability

Unit 4 really enjoyed bikeability as you can tell! 

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Posted by Clare Fleming on 26 September 2016

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Year 6 memories

Year 6's reflect on their times at the school and the history they have made or been a part of’, before heading off to Big School.

Please share an important memory in the blog below. 

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Posted by Clare Fleming on 28 June 2016

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Meeting Nadiya Hussain

 

 

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Posted by Clare Fleming on 18 May 2016

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Stormbreaker

Miss Pollard's English group have been typing a letter as a characters from Stormbreaker to persuade each other that Alex Rider should or should not be a secret agent. After we finished our letters, we printed it, proof - read it and edited it to make a final draft. 

Miss Pollard is really…

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Posted by Clare Fleming on 29 April 2016

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Is coding the most important language in the world?

Is Coding the Most Important Language in the World?

Activity

What things did they say and show to change people’s understanding of coders and coding?

Can you list as many cool places you can work or cool jobs you can have that use coding?

 

Please answer the following questions…

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Posted by Clare Fleming on 22 April 2016

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SPAG

The English language is notoriously difficult. Make sure you brush up on your SPAG skills on the links below:

 

Do you know what all the words mean at the top of…

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Posted by Stuart Clegg on 24 March 2016

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Fractions, Decimals and Percentages

FDP is an essential part of year 6 maths.

Below you will find plenty of revision to help keep you busy at home:

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Posted by Stuart Clegg on 24 March 2016

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Ratio Questions

Try these Ratio questions at home.

 T2-M-466-Ratio-and-Proportion-Maths-Challenge-Cards.pdf

T2-M-523-Recipe-Ratio-and-Proportion-Challenge-Cards.pdf

 

 

 

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Posted by Stuart Clegg on 17 March 2016

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Fun Discovering Ratio in Unit 4

Unit 4 have been applying ratio in practical maths this afternoon. They did so in the following ways:

  • Made cocktails with different ratios of orange juice and lemonade.
  • Made fruit kebabs - thinking about how many pieces of fruit (eg pineapple) in relation to others (eg melon)
  • Mixing…

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Posted by Clare Fleming on 17 March 2016

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Preparing For SATS

Getting started on your revision isn't easy, here's some helpful ways to keep you focused...

  • Create a revision timetable and allocate time each day to revise subjects
  • Practice mental arithmetic often and in small chunks, timing yourself between questions
  • Pick a focus for your revision…

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Posted by Stuart Clegg on 15 March 2016

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Share a Story 2016

It's back and bigger and better than ever! Here at Shawclough we encourage creativity  and would like to take this opportunity to encourage our young and budding writers to enter this fantastic competition.  Now in it's 7th year, CITV's share a story is a creative writing competition which…

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Posted by Stuart Clegg on 9 March 2016

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Tags: #shareastory2016

World Book Day celebrations

What an amazing day. Waking up to snow and World Book Day costumes for school. You all looked fantastic Unit Four. 

A big WELL DONE to each and every one of you!!

Tell me about three books you love. They cannot be from the same author and must have been read within the last year or so.

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Posted by Clare Fleming on 5 March 2016

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Unit 4

 

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Posted by Clare Fleming on 1 March 2016

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