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Welcome to Year 6's class page. Here you will find what we are learning about this year. You will see pictures of our classroom, our work and all of the fantastic things we will see and do this year.

 

This year, Miss Richardson, Mrs Dames and Miss Armstrong will be working in Year 6. 


You will also find links to any websites we find useful in our learning.

We hope you enjoy looking at our class page.

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IMPORTANT INFORMATION:

 

The School Day:

  • Children should arrive between 8:45 and 8:55 when registers will be taken promptly. If your child arrives after this time, they should enter via the main school office.
  • School finishes at 3:30pm Monday to Thursday and 2:15pm on a Friday.
  • Children wishing to be provided with a light snack at morning break should bring 50p to school every Monday.

 

PE:

  • PE and swimming will be on a Monday. 
  • Children must come to school dressed in their PE kit and are not permitted to wear jewellery of any sort.

 

Homework:

  • School reading books need to be read daily and the reading record signed by an adult. They will be checked every morning at school. If children wish to complete reading quizzes at home they can do so by accessing Accelerated Reader online.

  • Children are expected to practise their times tables daily by accessing TimesTableRockstars. 

  • Children will be set Maths homework tasks on Mathletics each Monday. These tasks will consolidate their learning from the previous week and must be completed by the following Monday when new tasks will be set.

  • Your child has been sent home their login details for each of these online learning tools. If they have lost or misplaced them, please inform a member of staff immediately so we can replace them. They can access the activities by following the links below.

Spring Newsletter 

Share our learning journey so far...

 

Academic Year 2021 - 2022

 

We performed our gymnastics routine to our class.

We used the poem 'In Flanders Field' as inspiration for a watercolour picture. We used layering techniques to intensify the colour. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

We wrote poems in the style of 'In Flanders' Fields'. 

We created travel brochures for our own fantasy island. 

Invasion and Belonging 

We used a dictionary to define the words ‘invasion’ and ‘belonging’.

 

We discussed the following questions:

  • What do they mean?
  • Have you been/felt invaded?
  • How did it feel?
  • What is belonging?
  • What is the difference between ‘a sense of belonging’ and ‘belongings’?
  • Which is more important?
  • How are invasion and belonging linked

 

 

We created a continuum line on our tables with ‘Belonging’ at one end and ‘Invasion’ at the other. As a group, we explored each of the concepts and how they are linked. We used post-it notes to give examples of each which related to our personal experiences.

Belonging means…

Invasion is when…

I have felt…

Belonging and invasion are linked …

 

We discussed the question – ‘Can invasion ever become belonging?’

Our English text is 'The Rabbits' by Shaun Tan and John Marsden. This stunning picture book examines the consequences of the arrival of a group of rabbits with entirely unfamiliar ways.

Eight Times Table Song (Cover of All About That Bass by Meghan Trainor)

This 8 x table song is extremely catchy!

Six Times Table Song! (Cover of CHEERLEADER by OMI)

The best way to learn your 6 times table..with a song.


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