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Class 6B

The children

There are currently 21 pupils in this mixed ability year 6 class comprising of 10 girls and 11 boys. The class have made an excellent start to the year. Their learning attitudes and behaviour is excellent. All pupils are keen to learn, whilst also being kind to each other. Pupils are enthusiastic about our new reading incentive 'The Reading Arcade'. With nearly every pupil meeting or far exceeding their targets. 

 

Adults working in class

Alongside the class teacher, TAs, Dawn Milne and Becky Morely are supporting across year 6. Mrs Milne works Monday to Friday and Mrs Morely on Tuesdays and Thursday

 

Please keep you eye on this page for, photos and updates throughout the year.

Key Extracts from the Autumn 1 newsletter

 

Topic

This half terms exciting topic is: World War 2. Starting with a bang, as this has always been the most engaging and exciting topic in year 6. Pupils will learn about key events, people and changes during this period of history.

 

Homework Project:

Last year I saw many of Y6’s creative homework projects and they looked excellent. Theses projects are a brilliant way to really engage with the current topic out of school. It would be wonderful if we could get everyone in the class to present something this half term. Not only is the creative homework fun, it’s the perfect opportunity to build self confidence before secondary school.

 

Here are some ideas that you may wish to consider:

  • Why not bake/cook some war time food with an explanation about rationing.
  • You could write a diary entry as a soldier on the battle field or as a Jew hiding from the Nazis (e.g. Anne Frank)
  • Learn and sing a song or dance from the 1940s
  • Make model of a Panzer Tank or Spitfire

It’s totally up to you…as always, if it’s linked to WW2 then go for it!

 

Maths

Maths homework will be set weekly on a Friday, due in on the following Wednesday. All homework is compulsory and aimed to either embed or extend the weeks learning. Failure to bring in homework will result in pupils having to complete it during their break times.

 

English

Reading is the key to English. Good readers are constantly engaging with new words, punctuation, grammar, spellings, structure and imaginative ideas. In short, regular readers are often good writers and go on to do well in their reading, writing, and GPAS SATS later in the year. Aside from all this it’s a wonderful thing to relax the mind and enjoy. So please read at home a minimum of 3 times per week. Raffle tickets are available for every adult signature shown in homework diaries.

 

English homework will be set every week on Friday and will be due in by the following Thursday (Exception first 2 days). As with the maths homework, failure to hand this in will result in you completing the homework at playtime.

Getting into character - year 6 enjoying some well earned soup and bread after a long evacuation journey.

Getting into character - year 6 enjoying some well earned soup and bread after a long evacuation journey.  1
Getting into character - year 6 enjoying some well earned soup and bread after a long evacuation journey.  2
Getting into character - year 6 enjoying some well earned soup and bread after a long evacuation journey.  3
Getting into character - year 6 enjoying some well earned soup and bread after a long evacuation journey.  4

Year 6 launch The Reading Arcade! 5.10.18

Year 6 launch The Reading Arcade! 5.10.18 1
Year 6 launch The Reading Arcade! 5.10.18 2
This week is Dyslexia Awareness Week and we will be holding a No Pens Day on Friday! It is also Big Me Week - where we will be looking at different careers and children will get to dress up as what they want to be when they are older at the end of the week!
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