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Year Six

Welcome to Year 6

 

On this page you will find out about all of the wonderful things that we have been doing in Year 6.

 

Year 6 staff

 

We have an excellent team working in Year 6 - Miss Beardsmore, Mrs Passmore and Mrs McKnight are all looking forward to getting to know you.  Other members of staff that will be working with the children this year are: Miss Turton, Mrs James, Mrs Neville, Miss Sherwood and Mrs Mclean.

We have lots of interesting and exciting lessons planned for this year as well as doing lots of hard work and preparation for our National Curriculum tests. If you do have any questions, please come and speak to any of us. 

 

How can you help your child?

 

You can help your child by:

  • Listening to them read their reading book every day .
  • Practise times tables.
  • Helping your child with their homework (see homework schedule below).
  • Signing up to Class Dojo to track their progress in school (link below).
  • Ensuring that your child has their PE kit in school on the appropriate day.

P.E

 

6A - Miss Beardsmore - Thursday am and Friday pm

 

6B - Miss Coleyshaw - Thursday am and Friday pm

 

6C - Mrs Mcknight - Tuesday am and Friday am

 

Please make sure your child's kit is in school on the appropriate day.

Homework

 

This year your child will be allocated homework and independent learning in line with the homework schedule. 

 

Reading - 10 minutes every day - Reading diary should be signed by an adult daily.

 

10 Year 6 Spellings - Given out on Friday and tested the following Friday.

 

40 Revision Spellings - Given out on Friday and tested the following Friday.

 

Learning Log - This will be given out on a Monday. Please see the homework overview for the topic for that week.

Autumn 2

Our topic for this half term is 'The Vikings Are Coming'. We are looking forward to exploring whether the Vikings were vicious or victorious.

Autumn 1

Our topic for this half term is 'The Magnificent and Mysterious Mayans'. We are looking forward to finding out about this ancient civilisation. 

We have been sketching some Maya temples! Can you see the illusion?

In R.E we learnt about different places of worship, made na interactive poster and presented it to the class

In R.E we learnt about different places of worship, made na interactive poster and presented it to the class 1
In R.E we learnt about different places of worship, made na interactive poster and presented it to the class 2
In R.E we learnt about different places of worship, made na interactive poster and presented it to the class 3
In R.E we learnt about different places of worship, made na interactive poster and presented it to the class 4

We have been playing the glockenspiels during our music lessons!

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Here is a video of us coping a tune, by the end of the lesson we could read some of the notes and understand what we needed to do!

Year 6 Rugby !

During our creative topic we have learnt about how the Mayans lived and how civilised they were. We have also created our very own Mayan god and wrote a character description in English.

During our creative topic we have learnt about how the Mayans lived and how civilised they were. We have also created our very own Mayan god and wrote a character description in English. 1
During our creative topic we have learnt about how the Mayans lived and how civilised they were. We have also created our very own Mayan god and wrote a character description in English. 2
During our creative topic we have learnt about how the Mayans lived and how civilised they were. We have also created our very own Mayan god and wrote a character description in English. 3

In R.E this week we have been discussing places around the school that we find friendly, thoughtful and peaceful. This is to start of our topic 'Places of Worship'.

We have started our topic by using a relay to gather information about the Mayans. We also thought about what we already know about them and what we would like to find out. 

Dates for your diary

The timetable for this year's tests are as follows:

 

Monday 13th May 2019 - SPaG paper and Spelling test

 

Tuesday 14th May 2019 - Reading paper

 

Wednesday 15th May 2019 - Arithmetic paper and Reasoning paper

 

Thursday 16th May 2019 - Reasoning paper

 

It is vital that your child is in school for all of these tests - if you require any more information please speak to your child's class teacher.

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