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Welcome to Year 6!

 

 

Welcome back Year 6! I hope that you had a great Easter break and that you are looking forward to a very busy Summer term! Below is a little bit about the things that we are going to learn.

 

English

In English, we will be studying a range of genres, including narratives, recounts, persuasion, instructions, letters and newspaper reports. Lots of our writing will be based on and around our Leavers’ Show which we are all very excited about!

 

In addition, we will continue to focus on reading comprehension, spelling, punctuation and grammar.

 

Maths

In Maths, we will be using our skills and knowledge to become entrepreneurs in order to raise money for our upcoming PGL trip. We will be applying our understanding of the four operations in order to solve real life problems.

 

Science

In Science, we will learn about how living things are classified into broad groups according to common, observable characteristics and based on similarities and differences, including micro-organisms, plants and animals. We will then move on to look at animals, focusing on the circulatory human system.

 

Homework

As of January, homework will now be set on a Monday and returned on a Thursday. On a Thursday, you will receive your next piece of homework and this should be returned on a Monday. Homework will be linked to the work that we are covering in class and will help you to prepare for your SATs. Remember that you can always upload your homework to Showbie. Your blue Homework Diaries should be in school every day. Please continue to read daily at home and record this in your blue dairy for extra dojos!

 

PE

Year 6 will have PE on a Friday. PE kits should be brought to school on a Monday and remain here until Friday each week.

 

PGL

 

We are all very excited about our trip to PGL this term (3rd-4th July 2019). More information will follow.

 

 

To support your learning at home, you will be able to find lots of English and Maths activities on Education City. Follow this link to find out how to access Education City on your iPad:

http://staffroom.educationcity.com/uk/blog/primary-schools/2013-oct/educationcitycom-whitelisted-puffin-academy

 

You can practise your multiplication tables on Times Tables Rockstars

https://ttrockstars.com/login

 

You should also encourage your child to explore

www.bbc.co.uk/ks2bitesize.

 

Remember to look in the ‘Gallery’ to see our latest photographs.

 

IMPORTANT DATES

 

13th - 16th May 2019: Year 6 SATs Week

15th and 22nd May 2019: Year 6 Golf Sessions

22nd May 2019: Year 6 Football Tournament

27th-31st May 2019: Half Term Holiday

6th June 2019: Class Photographs/Year 6 Leavers’ Photographs

21st June 2019: Summer Fayre at 1:15pm

24th June 2019: Year 6 Crucial Crew Trip

26th June 2019: KS2 Sports Day

27th June 2019: Year 6 Induction Day at JKHS

3rd-4th July 2019: Year 6 PGL Trip

8th-12th July 2019: Parents’ Evening Week

9th July 2019: Year 6 Science Trip

12th July 2019: Year 6 Leavers’ Bash 6-8pm

15th July 2019: Year 6 Leavers’ Show at 1:15pm and 6pm

16th July 2019: Year 6 Leavers’ Show at 6pm

18th July 2019: Year 6 Leaves’ Assembly

18th July 2019: Last day of Summer Term

 

 

My door is always open and I am happy to chat with parents about our topics and any work that we are covering in class. Please don’t hesitate to come and find me if you wish to discuss anything!

 

Many thanks!

 

Mrs Nicholls

                                                 


 

 

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