Welcome to Year 6’s class page

Our Teacher is Miss Nixon

Our Teaching Assistant is Mrs Wright

Our SEN PPG Support Assistant is Mrs Denyer

Our current Year 6 Curriculum overview: Please see our Curriculum Pages on the website

Parent Booklet: Year 6 Parent Booklet Autumn 2022

Our PE days are Wednesday, and Thursday. This term we are studying Tennis and OAA (team building). Both lessons will be outside. Please make sure the children have tracksuit bottoms and a sweatshirt (in dark colour with no large logos) to keep warm. .

We ask that children bring their PE kits into school on a Monday and worn home on Thursday to be washed. .

 

Reading

Reading books need be in school everyday. We do whole class guided reading at least four days a week and there are daily opportunities for the children to read their own books from home or from the class or school library, when we are reading for pleasure

Reading Book List: Books for Year 6 pupils aged 10-11 in KS2 | School Reading List

 

Home Learning

Our Home Learning is sent home on a Friday and due in the following Thursday. It will consist of spellings, maths and English. There is also a home learning menu which relates to our topic.

 

Announcements

Certificates have been awarded to the following children:

LEARNER OF THE WEEK – year 6

Our workshop educator at Cadbury World was so impressed with you. He was astounded at your knowledge of the Maya, how sensibly you behaved when demonstrating the artefacts and said, “What a wonderful class you were.” Great job Year 6.

WORKER OF THE WEEK – hanithra

Our workshop educator at Cadbury World was so impressed with you. He was astounded at your knowledge of the Maya, how sensibly you behaved when demonstrating the artefacts and said, “What a wonderful class you were.” Great job Year 6.

STAR OF THE WEEK – olivia

You are working so hard on your writing in Macbeth. I love your description of him. Using fantastic, precise vocabulary you have managed to capture both sides of the character very effectively. I can’t wait to read more.

KINDNESS AWard – Logan

You are always caring and willing to help others. Mrs Wright loved the way you helped Dexter in maths, and made sure he was feeling confident with his workings. This compassion shows in everything you do; making you a fantastic friend.

 

 

half term highlights

 

world cup dance workshop

As part of our PE and to celebrate the World Cup we took part in a dance workshop. Our chosen country was England so of course we used the music ‘Three Lions’ by The Lightening Seeds as our inspiration.

 

Computing

We were lucky enough to have a Virtual Reality Workshop about protecting the environment. Using the headsets we were able to travel around to see the impact on the world and how we could make a change to help reduce landfills and global warning.

 

For World Mental Health Day on Monday 10th October we looked at the 8 tips to improve mental health. We then picked one tip to create a poster.

 

ENGLISH

We have looked at the picture book Wisp a Story of Hope. Taking inspiration from this beautiful story of a refugee called Idris we created our own Wisp picture books.

     

     

 

art

We have looked at a variety of South American Artists. We drew self portraits inspired by Frida Kahlo, created abstract images inspired by Joaquin Torres-Garcia, wove God’s Eyes and created layered paper Molas. We have looked at urban art and created our own 3D ‘yellow people’. Our display is really looking brilliant.

 

Maths

We have moved on from place value and we are now learning about fractions. We have been developing our fluency and confidence with adding and subtracting them. To show our learning we completed an NRich investigation using A4 paper to show different fractions and adding and subtracting them.

We are learning about place value in maths and have covered the vale of each digit and rounding. This week we have used an NRich rounding investigation to show our understanding and develop our discussion and reasoning skills.

 

topic

Our topic this term is The Ancient Maya, we are reading the Curse of the Maya in guided reading and have been learning about their daily life.

     

 

Useful Links and Things to KNow

Children are asked to bring in their own water bottles which will be returned home every day to be cleaned.

Personal items, such as toys or Pokemon cards, are not allowed in school to avoid things being lost.

Children are expected to have their own pencil case with coloured pencils, felt tip pens, glue stick, pencil, sharpener and eraser. A handwriting pen and red pen will be provided by the school.

Trainers are needed for outdoor sports.

 

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