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Spring Term 2 

 

Amazing effort today Year 6 for World Book Day! There were lots of different costumes and a lot of thought put into them, you looked great. Thank you to the parents and carers for their costumes no. 

The children in Year 6 also worked really hard on World Maths Day (06.03.19). The children took part in mathematical challenges and activities throughout the day. It was lovely to see them all applying their skills that they have been learning since September. Mr Wibberley, as Maths leader, was very impressed!   

 

Welcome back to all of Year 6! We hope you had a well rested half term :) 

 

First week back has been already been a busy one! Miss Morgan, Miss Campbell, Mr Wibberley and Mr Lander were lucky enough to take 58 children to The Lea Green Centre, which is one of the country's leading outdoor education and adventurous activity centres, in the heart of Derbyshire. The rest of Year 6 stayed at school and also had lots of fun! They spent a few days with Mrs Insley making slime, baking bread, coding their own computer game and doing lots of PE! All of the Year 6 children have had an amazing three days back and have started this half term with a blast. 

 

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08.02.2019 WELL DONE to all of the Year 6 children this week! They have worked hard during their assessment week, impressing their teachers with their self-motivation and resilience. To all Year 6 parents and carers you should be very proud of your child as they are continuing to grow in confidence and develop their skills. Well done again from all of the Year 6 team. 

On Wednesday 24th January, Year 6 are fortunate to be able to view the play about Bill and Lil two local Burton on Trent war heroes, which is on at The Brewhouse on Wednesday 23rd January (evening). The attached images are of Stuart Ash who plays William Coltman VC and Phoebe Indigo Cresswell who plays Lil Thomas.

Welcome back Year 6! This half term (Spring 1) in English, the children shall be writing about Charles Darwin, producing a biography about his life. Each maths group will continue to work through the Year 6 curriculum, continuing to secure their knowledge in the four operations.  Applying their skills across both arithmetic and reasoning. In Science they will be learning about Electricty and how electrical circuits work. Last term all the children worked really hard with their assessments and made great progress. The year 6 team are looking forward to yet again another exciting half term with the children as they continue to work hard and impress us everyday. Keep checking back to see what your child has been getting up to in their lessons... 

 

 

20.12.2018 Just to say a BIG thank you to all parents and carers for their support this half term. The Year 6 children have worked incredibly hard this half term and it has not gone unnoticed. The Year 6 Team would like to wish all families a Merry Christmas and are very much looking forward to the New Year. 

10.12.18 A big well done to all of Year 6 last week during their assessment week. There was resilience, determination and perseverance shown by all. Well done again Year 6, you are all working really hard. Your teachers are VERY proud of you! 

Autumn Term 2 

Welcome back Year 6! What a busy Autumn Term 1 we all had. All of the children worked their socks off and made lots of progress - making all of their teachers very proud! This half term we are looking forward to having just as much fun. 

In Reading we will continue to look at a range of text types exploring different types of questions linked to the text. In Maths each group will have a slightly different focus depending on the needs of the children. Across writing the children will be writing a balanced argument and a persuasive letter about whether or not graffiti is art or vandalism.

As well as all of their hard work that the children are going to be taking part in we are also really looking forward to going to the Pantomime - oh no we're not, oh yes we are frown...

Also as year 6 enjoying taking part in the World War Workshop so much he will be returning to school to help celebrate the 100 year anniversary. 

The Piano - Amazing Short

Our next genre of writing will be a short narrative based on the short animation of The Piano by Aidan Gibbons. So far the children are really engaged with the short film and have been looking at figurative language and inference.

Parent Guide for English and Maths in Year 6

Parent Guide to SATs 2019

REVISION SECTION Long multiplication

If you want a little extra help at home for revision, take a look at some of these videos.

REVISION SECTION Change an Improper Fraction into a Mixed Number

REVISION SECTION Finding Prime Numbers

1 is NOT prime.

REVISION SECTION Equivalent Fractions

REVISION SCTION Equivalent Fractions (part 2): Reducing Fractions

REVISION SECTION Change an Improper Fraction into a Mixed Number

REVISION SECTION Change a Mixed Number to an Improper Fraction

REVISION SECTION Comparing & Ordering Fractions for Beginners

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