Welcome to the Mercer's Wood School Blog.
This page is maintained by our Year 6 class and they will be regularly posting updates and information about the learning across the school.
We have been very busy in year 6, researching the first world war.
To kick of our topic we learnt about famous pepole in the war and what they did.
After understanding about those people, We made portrait with different shades of
After that we read a few war stories (The little red hen and Flanders filelds) about the war they all wherevery sad though).
(In Flanders fields the poppies blow between the crosses, row on row that mark our place and in the sky the larks, still bravely singing, fly scarce heard amind the guns below: from flanders fields).
After all of that, we made pictures of soldiers In the war and made hats and camo backgrounds to put underneath. We tryed to capture all of the emotion that the soldiers were feelng .
By Josh and Stacey
In the past few weeks, there has been a lot of activites . Half of our class went to PGL (Parents Get Lost) Most of the people who went to PGL, climbed a 50ft post, with stumps on. We had to jump of a trapeze and dangled until we were hoisted down.
On the first day we went kayaking and we get absolutly got soked!!!! We were all shivering then we got dry and went to the camp fire.We did vertical challange which was made up of rope lader 5 tyres rock climbing wall and a cargo net.
We went orantirning and had to find pegs by using a map.
When the others where at PGL, we learnt about a couple of great britans that changed the wourld!
We also made a scarecrow of Rumple stiltskin, for a compertishion on scarecrows. All scarecrows are in Grimmsfairytails.
Also we had alot of fun making mini pizzas!!!
In Mercer's Wood Academy we have all been looking forward to CHRISTMAS! To show our exitement, we made christmas crafts for the christmas fair.Year 6 made: Wreaths, Butterflys, Picture Frams, Triangles With Chocolate In Them, Hot Chocolate and Karaoke
Year 5 made:Candy Cane Trees,Candy Cane Lables,Picture Frames,Christmas Tree Decorations
Year 4 made:Chocolate Truffles
Year 3 made:Reindeer Food
Year 2:Ginger Bread
TreeHouse made:Decorated Pine Cones
Year 1 made:Make Your Own Christmas Tree
IT'S CHRISTMAS TIME!!!