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We are a hardworking class of 29 who will be exploring a number of exciting topics across this academic year. Our teachers are Mrs Cox (Monday-Wednesday) and Mrs Ross (Thursday and Friday). Our teaching assistants are Mrs Clark and Mrs Cole.

Watch below for important Year 6 diary dates. We aim to keep you updated as much as possible,

IMPORTANT DATES

                                       THE CHILDREN RETURN TO SCHOOL ON MONDAY 7th JANUARY 2019

Tuesday 15th January - SATs Club begins (every Tuesday and Thursday to those children invited)

Wednesday 13th February - Parents' Evening

Friday 15th February - Finish for half term (3.15pm)

Monday 25th February - INSET day

Tuesday 26th February - Children return to school

Friday 5th April - Finish for Easter Holiday (1.30pm)

For your information, SATs week is the week commencing MONDAY 13th MAY 2019. We will provide more information closer to the date.                                                 


 Welcome back. We hope you all had a wonderful Christmas and a super start to 2019.

Year 6 have a busy term ahead of them. We have been enjoying our new class novel 'Boy Overboard' by Morris Gleitzman and will be studying many elements within it: story setting; drama; character analysis; and narrative writing.  We will also study Macbeth as part of our Shakepeare curriculum. Maths will be continuing the mastery curriculum covering decimals and percentages, algebra and measurement.

Our main topic this half term is Early Islamic Civilisation. We will be looking at the the birth of Islam, the importance of the city of Baghdad, The Silk Route and the legacy this period of History left. Our Art will be linked to this topic as we study, design and make geometric patterns. In Science we will be studying The Human Body, looking at how water and nutrients are transported around the body.

 

PE is every Wednesday afternoon and we are really excited about making our own advertisements in Computing! Shake 'n' Vac anyone?

SEE OUR HALF TERMLY PLANNER BELOW FOR FULL DETAILS OF WHAT THE CHILDREN WILL BE STUDYING THIS HALF TERM.

REMINDER:Please remember to label all of your children's clothing and equipment.

WORK OF THE WEEK  

Well done to Ella for a fantastic Macbeth diary entry. You really captured the guilt and confusion that Macbeth was feeling after his ultimate betrayal of Banquo. You edited your work carefully so that when you wrote it up it was neat and clear. Very good work!

         

                  

 

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 Our House Captains must present themselves to each House and explain why they feel they should be chosen to be a Captain. We are looking for students who are kind, hard-working, committed and good role models. Thank you to last term's House Captains for doing such a fantastic job.

Congratulations to the following students who have been voted in as our Spring Term House Captains by the rest of the children in the school:

Image result for house captains   Matilda and James  

     Image result for house captains    Roisie and Jamie  

  Image result for house captains  Callum and Cayden 

Image result for house captains    Mia and Daisy        

 

In Year 6, 3 students are chosen to be Sports Captains. Mrs Tucker and Miss Ufton choose those pupils who have demonstrated a positive sporting contribution to the school, who demonstrate good skills of leadership and who demonstrate attitudes that show good sportsmanship. Well done to Roisie, James and Daisy for being chosen to fill the role for this year.

SCHOOL COUNCIL

In Year 6, 4 students are chosen to be on the school council and they have much more responsibility than in previous years. Well done to Jamie, Alfie-John, Immy and Cayden who were chosen to represent their classmates for Year 6.

 It's snowing! We had great fun today in the snow...

 Curriculum Meeting - 12/09/18

We discussed the structure of the year with parents and also shared important information about Secondary school applications. If you would like to discuss anything, please do not hesitate to contact us.

 

IMPORTANT INFORMATION:

 This year we will be studying the following curriculum:

Autumn: we start our adventure with our topic ‘Ancient Greece' where we will be exploring the wonders of this ancient civilisation and the legacy they left. Our class novel will be Skellig, by David Almond. Skellig is an award winning novel which has won both the Whitbread Children's Book of the Year and the Carnegie Medal from the Library Association. 

Spring: our topic is The Circulatory and Healthy Lifestyles. We will study these areas of the human body through both our Science and English curriculums, using Malorie Blackman's fantastic novel Pig Heart Boy'. We will debate the ethics of organ donation and carry out our on pig heart dissection!

Our Humanities topic is 'River Deep, Mountain High' - The rise of the Islamic Empire.

Summer: our topic is The Spark of Modern Life and Politics. We will read the novel 'Boy' by Roald Dahl

We will also study Electricity, making our own models with working circuits, and Classification. 

 

 Weekly Diary:

Monday:

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Spelling Test

SPAG homework

Mathletics homework set

Tuesday:

 

Wednesday:

Autumn 1 - Swimming

Outdoor Games

Thursday:

 

Friday:

Indoor PE

Weekend reading