Year 6

Teachers : Mrs Bridges (6B), Mrs Welch (6W)
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 covering fractions, decimals and percentages. These will be in various forms so the children can apply different strategies. In arithmetic sessions, we will be covering core skills.

PE: Class 6B

6B We will be doing PE on a Thursday and Swimming on 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.

PE: Class 6W

6W will be doing PE on a Thursday 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, spellings and reading in their diary. This is a fantastic resource for the children to use, but also key for parent and teacher communication. Please continue to read with your child, at least 3 times per week and record this in their diary with further comments.

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
*Duolingo
*SPaG.com
*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 7th January – Teacher Training Day
Tuesday 8th January – Teacher Training Day
Wednesday 9th January – Children return to school
Friday 15th February – Break up! 

Main Calendar

Residential Reminder

As many of you will know, the children will go to Woodlands for their residential in Year 6. Please ensure all payments for this trip are up-to-date.

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