Year 6

Teachers : Mrs Bridges (6B), Mrs Kinsman (6K)
Teaching Assistant:  Mrs Gibbon

ENGLISH

In our writing lessons we will be using a range of texts, as well as stimuli such as images and film, to inspire children’s writing, which will all be related to Shakespeare (in particular the plays Macbeth and A Midsummer Night’s Dream) for our new topic. During our reading lessons, we will be focussing on the children’s ability to understand a wide range of different types of texts. We will give the children lots of fun learning opportunities where they will be interpreting art work, animations and song lyrics as well as more tradition novels, poems and non-fiction texts.

maths

In maths, the children will be covering multiplication and division and solving a range of problems in a variety of ways, building on various skills along the way. In arithmetic sessions, we will be covering all of the core skills.

PE: Class 6B

6B We will be doing PE on a Wednesday and Friday we will also start swimming on the 18th November. Please could you ensure that you child has the appropriate PE or swimming kit/towel with them on these days. It would be extremely useful if children could bring in a pair of gym pumps and a pair of trainers.

PE: Class 6K

6K will be doing PE on a Thursday and go swimming on Friday until 11th November. Please could you ensure that you child has the appropriate PE or swimming kit/towel with them on these days. It would be extremely useful if children could bring in a pair of gym pumps and a pair of trainers.

Learning Diaries and Keeping in Touch

Your child will be expected to still record their homework (which will be linked to Aladdin or Social Enterprise), and reading in their diary. This is a fantastic resource for the children to use, but also key for parent and teacher communication. Even though we have Accelerated Reader time in school, please continue to read with your child, at least 3 times per week and record this in their diary.

homework

The children will be continuing to use their revision books, for reading, SPaG and maths homework, and will be given set pages for each one to complete each week. The children’s login details for their educational apps can be found in their learning diaries.

Supporting your child at home

*Go on Times Table Rock Stars
*SPaG.com

*Duolingo
*reading 3 x a week
*learning year 5 and 6 keywords spelling  

Attendance and Punctuality

Good attendance and punctuality is essential to help your child achieve the best they possibly can.
Every week the attendance cup is awarded to the class with the best attendance – hopefully our class can win the cup lots of times this coming term!
We will also be awarded points in the Punctuality League. Let’s see if we can beat last year’s score.   

Stamps

Children can achieve reward stamps for trying hard with their work! Every time they collect 50 stamps, they are awarded with a certificate.

Uniform and Jewellery:

Please ensure children wear the correct school uniform, including black shoes and plain socks. Jewellery must not be worn. Please label all items so that they can be easily reacquainted with children if they are mislaid.

snack

We aim to teach the children about the benefits of a healthy lifestyle. With this in mind, our fantastic chef provides a range of healthy snacks. Please pay £2.00 per week to the class teacher if you would like your child to receive a snack and drink.

school meals

We are committed to providing excellent food that is healthy, tasty, nutritionally balanced and is presented in an attractive way that the children will enjoy.A School Dinner is £2.10 per day

Dates for your diary

Monday 11th November – Remembrance Assembly
Friday 15th November – Children in Need – Dress up (More info to follow)
Mon 18th Nov: Whole school flu vaccine
Thursday 28th November – 6K to Stratford-Upon-Avon
Friday 29th November – 6B to Stratford-Upon-Avon Jewellery must not be worn
Friday 6th December – Christmas Fair (2:30pm – 4pm)
Thursday 12th December – School closed for Elections
Thursday 19th December – Christmas Parties
Friday 20th December – Break up! 

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