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Year 6

Hello and welcome to the Year 6 class page.

Mr Hulse and Mrs Priday are our teachers and we have Mrs English, Mrs Graham and Mrs Jones working with us.

A big term awaits us with lots of hard work and fun activities to enjoy. Of course SATs will be in week 3 and then in week 4 we shall be going on our residential to PGL.

SATs

In week 3 we will have a SATs breakfast in school where children can come and have a relaxed start to the day where the children can chat and fuel up ready for their day. They will come in at 8:30, slightly earlier than usual; meeting at the main entrance by a member of staff and then taken to the infant hall where we will put on a variety of breakfast items to suit all tastes. These are always very popular as it is a good time to help each other get ready for the day ahead and support each other. An example of what is on offer will be – cereals, toast, fruit, croissants and fruit juices.

The SATs timetable for the week is as follows:

Monday

Reading

 

Tuesday

Grammar

Spelling

Wednesday

Maths Paper 1 - Arithmetic

Maths Reasoning – paper 2

Thursday

Maths Reasoning – paper 3

 

 

PGL residential

This will take place from 17-19th May. Mr Hulse will lead the trip with Mrs Graham and Mrs English. The location is Boreatton Park near Shrewsbury. For further details about the location and activities please visit: http://www.pgl.co.uk/

There will be a meeting week 2 with Mr Hulse about this (4/5/17) where we will sort last minute details. Kit lists have already gone home but if you have any questions please contact the office or Mr Hulse directly.

Any children not going to the residential can expect to have fun too with Mrs Priday. There will be a visit to the cinema as well as bowling.

Curriculum

In English, we are studying the book ‘Kensuke’s Kingdom’ by Michael Morpurgo – We are intrigued by the journey that Michael has started with family! We will be revising all of our spelling, punctuation and grammar in preparation for SATs and doing a variety of writing styles too. In Maths, we are focusing on our problem solving skills, with a particular focus on written strategies and methods to solving problems with multi steps. We are also still encouraging the children to learn their times tables facts and play lots of tables games in school.

Our topic work is based on Mountains – Learning about the geographical, Religious and scientific aspects of these wonderful features of the earth. We will also base our art around this too and the work of Albert Bierstadt and Nicholas Roerich.

Our Science for the first half of the term will be based on Animals (including humans) where the children will learn about the inner working of our bodies and the different systems. After half term we will look at living things and their habitats.

We need our P.E kits on a Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. We are enjoying learning about athletics, running styles, throwing and jumping. We will work on cricket after half term. We shall continue to work on developing our fitness too.

We have English and Maths homework handed out on a Friday and this needs to be returned completed by the following Wednesday.

 

New spellings are handed out each Monday and they are tested on these on a Friday. Please come and see us if children are not bringing their spellings home.

 

Please come in and see us if you have any questions or concerns.

 

 

 

Useful websites

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