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Welcome to Year 6

Flamingo Class Yellowhammer Class

Mrs Johnson

Mrs Thompson

Mrs Stanley (1:1)

Miss Edwards (1:1)

Miss Gunnill (0:8)

Mr Wise (0:2)

Mrs Lanning

Miss Goodwin (1:1)

Mrs Rogers (1:1)

Week Ending 9th March

We have settled back into the school routine well after enjoying our fun snow days last week.

The children thoroughly enjoyed sharing their stories in class about their snow adventures.

We have enjoyed writing non chronological reports in Literacy and have been converting and solving problems involving measures in Maths.

Please could you encourage your children to look at units of measure at home so that they can start to gain more of an understanding in this area in real life context.

Finally, the children all looked amazing in their costumes today.


Week Ending 26th January

The children have worked really hard this week completing their practise tests and should be proud of all their achievements.

If a child seems disheartened with their results and you are unsure of how to help them, please come and see us.

We are looking forward to Maths week next week and will look forward to seeing all the children dressed up as rock stars on Wednesday.

Have a good weekend.

Week Ending 12th January

The children have been hooked on our text this week “Private Peaceful” and have written some amazing diary entries about their first day at school.

They enjoyed taking a trip down memory lane.

In Maths we have spent the week looking at ratio and proportion and trying to get our heads around the many steps.

Finally, the children have enjoyed making periscopes in Science for our light topic.


Week Ending 15th December

Year 6 have had a very busy week.

Christmas dinner was a lot of fun and the children all looked great in their Christmas reindeer hats they had made earlier on in the week.

We have also linked our maths and Literacy to Christmas festivities this week and the children have written some fabulous descriptive stores linked to the John Lewis advert, “Moz the Monster” and have planned a Christmas party in Maths.

The children will have their spellings sent home by the end of term so watch out for these, we will add them on Marvellous Me.

Week Ending 1st December

This week Year 6 have finished writing their flashbacks from the short film the Piano.

The children’s work was very good and very emotive.

 We have also been looking at the order of operations in Maths (BIDMAS) which the children have loved.

We have quite a few scientists in year 6, and have been exploring circuits and the correct scientific symbols to represent the various components.

We will continue to investigate how to make different types of circuits and what will effect them.


Week Ending 17th November

Year 6 have enjoyed writing balanced arguments that have been linked to our class text.

The children have really enjoyed discussing the issues surrounding animals kept in captivity and in turn have produced some excellent writing.

In Maths, we have been immersing ourselves in the world of fractions.

It is really important that all the children have a sound understanding in this area– so please could you discuss this with them at home.

If they can see fractions being used in real life, i.e cooking, shopping etc… it will really help.

Have a good weekend.

Week Ending 3rd November

Year 6 have had a great first week back and are excited about all the new topics we will be covering this term.

If you haven't already then please have a look at these topics on the school website.

In Literacy we have started a new text called Zoo written by Anthony Brown.

The children have enjoyed looking at issues surrounding animals in cages and have also written some great poetry.

In Maths we have been looking at different types of angle.


Week Ending 20th October

This week has been another busy week for Year 6.

We have continued to read Journey to Jo’burg and have written our own narratives based around the students protest.

In Maths, we have been learning the different parts to a circle and how to work out radius, diameter and circumference.

In addition we have looked at how to work out missing angles.

We hope you all have a good half term.

Week Ending 22nd September

We are looking forward to seeing the children return from Swanage and hearing all about their exciting adventures.

We have heard they have been having a lot of fun.

The rest of the year 6 had a fantastic day at the Cinema and bowling on Wednesday and their excellent behaviour was even recognised and praised by a member of the public.

Well done.

They have also had fun this week designing their very own theme park, thinking about how much it will cost to run and build.


Week Ending 8th September

Welcome back to all of the Year 6’s.

We are looking forward to all the exciting things that have been planned for this term and it is going to be very exciting.

This week the children have been learning about the Apartheid and the role of Nelson Mandela—they were quite shocked in our very own segregation activity.

In Maths, we have been reading numbers beyond 1 million and ordering them.

If you would like to know more about the topics we are covering this term, you can find them on the school’s website.

Finally a big well done to the children who completed their 11+ papers this week.