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 based around our science-themed topic that will focus on forensics, materials and light. During our reading lessons, we will be focusing 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. We will also add in more SATs style questions in preparation for May.

maths

In maths, the children will be continuing their work with fractions, decimals and percentages. This will be in various forms so the children can apply different strategies. In arithmetic sessions, we will be covering core skills in this area and revising previous skills such as multiplying and dividing by 10, 100 and 1000.

PE: Class 6B

6B We will be doing PE on a Wednesday and Friday. 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 Wednesday and Friday. Please could you ensure that you child has their PE kit 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

Wednesday 11th March: Science Fair Project Deadline
Thursday 12th March – SEN drop in; 1pm-3pm
Friday 13th March – Deadline for Nursery Applications
16th – 20th March – Mother’s Day secret room open to children
Tuesday 17th March – Boccia competition Y5/6
Thursday 26th March – Basketball Y5/6
Thursday 26th March – Pop-Up Market
Thursday 2nd April – Easter Egg Competition and Easter Bonnet Parade
Friday 3rd April – Break up for Easter
Monday 20th April – Children back to school 

Main Calendar

safeguarding

Please ensure that you have read the attached addendum to our safeguarding policy. which explains how we will be working during the Coronavirus Pandemic.

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Our main psafeguarding policy is below

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learning at home

We will continue to set meaningful work for students in all year groups via the Learning At Home area.

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Sing and dance along to our Spring Chicken Song

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easter

Upload your Easter bonnet and decorated egg photos

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View our Easter assembly now on YouTube

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