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Week Beginning 23rd September


The sets are well underway in Year 6 now. In English the focus remains on the texts linked to WWII with groups producing some interesting work based on Letters From a Lighthouse and The Boy in the Striped Pajamas. The children are really enjoying these texts.


Our maths focus next week is looking at written methods for addition and subtraction. This will include some reasoning/problem-solving work based around this topic.


Our History work continues with the children looking at how people on the home front kept themselves safe during WWII.


The children continue to work hard to push themselves and increase their fitness in our 'Boot camp' PE sessions this week. 


The RE focus this week begins to look at the Jewish faith with an introduction to this for the children.


Another busy week!

Don't forget:

Homework Club is Monday lunchtime in 6CB

Please keep your PE kit at school during the week

Week Beginning 16th September


After a successful first week in year 6, this week we will be continuing to look at Place Value in our Maths lessons. In English, the groups will continue with their topics on Letters from the Lighthouse and The Boy in the Striped Pajamas. They will be reading more of the stories and doing some interesting writing based around them.


Science continues to look at inheritance this week with children thinking about what characteristics they have inherited from their parents.


Our History work continues to look at WWII with a focus this week on 'The Blitz'.


PE remains on a Monday (6CB), Tuesday (6DH) for indoor PE and Friday (both classes) for outdoor PE. Please have kit in school everyday as these days could change


Another busy week in Year 6!

Welcome to Year 6!


We hope you all had a restful summer break and are looking forward to the new academic year. On this page you will find details about what is happening each week in year 6. There will also be other information about homework, visits and trips and other events which Year 6 will be taking part in. 


Some useful information:


PE will take place on a Tuesday (indoor) and  Friday (outdoor) for 6DH. Monday (indoor) and Friday (outdoor) for 6CB. Please do keep kit in school as due to the weather/hall availability these days could change on occasions.


Homework will be issued on a Thursday by your Maths and English set teachers. It is due in on a Tuesday and is to be given to your set teacher. Homework club runs for year 6 on a Monday lunchtime (12:50-1:15pm in 6CB room) if you need help or access to a computer for your work. Remember to speak to your set teacher before Tuesday if you are struggling to complete homework.


Week Beginning 2nd September 2019


The first couple of days back will involve settling in and getting to know the routines in Year 6. Jobs will be announced by the teachers (some are selected by the staff and others you can apply for). 

We will also be looking at some PSHE about having a growth mindset for the year ahead and Zones of Regulation for when we have emotions we are not sure how to handle.


Our topic of World War II starts this week with an introduction to the topic and looking at how the war began. 


Week Beginning 9th September 2019


This week our sets begin for English and Maths. You will be told on Monday who your teachers will be and the rooms to go to. 

In English, the sets will be introducing World War II themed texts that will be our focus for the next few weeks. We will be doing lots of work based around these.

Our Maths lessons will be based around place value for the week. There will be some revision of the topic and some problem-solving based activities for you to tackle.


Science this week will see us start our work on Evolution and Inheritance.

Please note that PE will also begin this week so make sure you have your PE kit in school.


Wow! A busy first full week back ahead!smiley


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