# Category Archives: Year 6

## The Tacoma Narrows Bridge Disaster

The Tacoma Narrows Bridge opened on July 1, 1940, and dramatically collapsed on November 7 of the same year. At the time of its construction, the bridge was the third longest suspension bridge in the world. Watch this dramatic video … Continue reading

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## 100 Word Challenge – Week 20

I hope you all have had a lovely start to your half term holiday and have had the chance to enjoy the glorious sunshine. Even though we are on holiday, there is still a 100 Word Challenge this week and … Continue reading

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## 100 Word Challenge hits 1,000 Entries!

Great news about the 100 Word Challenge at Miriam Lord. This week we have passed the 1,000 entries mark. This means that since January 2012, children have written pieces of writing more than 1,000 times!! This is a truly amazing … Continue reading

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## Year 4′s Visit to Bolling Hall

On Wednesday 30th January, Year 4 visited Bolling Hall to learn more about the Tudors for our History topic. We took part in different activities during the day. We went into the kitchen and guessed what some Tudor artefacts were used for.We thought the sheep … Continue reading

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## What’s the problem with Fractions?

Year 4 have been learning about fractions. We have done allsorts of work around fractions, including finding fractions of shapes and numbers. We have learnt that to find a fraction we need to divide. Our last challenge was to tackle word problems involving fractions. When … Continue reading

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## Silly Science in Year 4

At the moment Year 4 are learning about materials and their properties in Science. Last week, we had to think carefully about and explain why it was “silly” for certain objects to be made from certain materials. Some of the silly objects that … Continue reading

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## Can you recommend a good book?

We love reading in Year 4 and we are very much looking forward to the new library opening so that we can enjoy an even greater range of books as we know that great writers are also great readers. We have … Continue reading

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## Taiba and Laiba are in the 100 Word Challenge Showcase!

Exciting news for Miriam Lord! Taiba and Laiba in 4WS have had their entry in Week 12 of the 100 Word Challenge chosen and published on the actual 100 Word Challenge blog! Over 500 children entered the challenge that week and … Continue reading

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## Another New Landmark…

Can you believe it?  We have reached another landmark.  This morning as I was checking the blog and reading the wonderful comments on offer, I noticed that we had just gone over the 150,000 mark for page views.  Our blog … Continue reading

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## Collective Worship Y5&6 – Which special days do you celebrate?

November and December are very special months in many religious calendars. There was Diwali, which is celebrated by the Hindu religion, followed by the Muslim festival called Ashuru. This Wednesday is the Buddhist Sangha friendship celebration and on Thursday Sikhs will celebrate Guru … Continue reading

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