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Year 6

Welcome back and a Happy New Year! We hope you all enjoyed a lovely Christmas with your families and friends.  

This half term we are looking forward to another exciting term - this term children have the fantastic opportunity of experiencing a weeks residential.  The children will also experience life as a Roman through tasting Roman food through to talking to a real-life Roman.


Below are the dates for Year 6's SATs. If you have any questions, then please do not hesitate to come and and see the Year 6 team. 


Year 6 Spring Term Topic Journey


This week's Very Important Persons were:


 Chestnut Class: Lily Rawlinson for her perseverance and enquiring mind to her learning.  

Sycamore Class: Archie for his good behaviour and attitude to learning. 

Katie  for her fantastic Volcano description writing. 


Well done   - keep up the fantastic work!!!smiley

This week's spellings 

Week commencing 4th February 2019















Home learning this week is to complete pages 12, 13, 14, 15, 16 and 17 of the SPAG revision book. It is due in on Monday 4th March. 


History- World War One Timelines

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History- World War One Timelines 2
History- World War One Timelines 3
History- World War One Timelines 4

As part of our History topic, Year 6 had the opportunity to create their own timelines based on the battles of WW1. Here are some brilliant examples of timelines by Chris, Chloe and Phoebe. The children used a range of information to present this in any way they wished, ensuring it was clear, bright, colourful and eye catching. Well done!

Reading Workshop

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This morning as part of the whole school reading workshop, Year 6 had the chance to analyse a text all about the Christmas Truce. The children annotated their work with tools and found out the definitions of tricky words.

Design Technology Skills Lesson- Which glue is the best?

Design Technology Skills Lesson- Which glue is the best? 1
Design Technology Skills Lesson- Which glue is the best? 2

This afternoon Sycamore class had the chance to explore all different types of glue. The children were able to evaluate which glue would be the best for making a shelter, by experimenting with super glue, PVA glue, glue sticks and even a hot glue gun! The children have made some brilliant fences ready for their shelters next week. 

Well done!


 Welcome back, we hope you all had a good half term smiley.


This half term we have many exciting opportunities in store for the children.

On Tuesday 13th November - Cinema visit

On Friday 16th November - Visit to Fort Purbrook for Junior Citizen workshops.

On Wednesday 21st November - anti-bullying production (parents are invited too) 9:20am.


Again we appreciate your support and expect every child to complete 10 minutes times tables practise and 10 minutes of reading (please send your child in with their reading diary signed) every day. Additionally, the children will often be sent home with practise SATs papers to work through at their own pace. 


On Thursday 4th October parents and carers are invited to our Year 6 Parents meeting at 3.30 pm. 


During our PSHE time, Year 6 were visited by The Art of Brilliance' This amazing opportunity allowed them to learn how to be the best they can be! #nomoodhoovershere

The Art of Brilliance

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The Art of Brilliance 2
The Art of Brilliance 3
The Art of Brilliance 4
On Friday, Year 6 were transformed back in time when they visited Milestones museum. They enjoyed many activities and met many people from the past. 


Milestones 1
Milestones 2
Milestones 3
Milestones 4
We are looking forward to our visit to Milestones museum on Friday 28th September. Please ensure you have signed and made payment so that your child can experience this exciting opportunity. 

Home learning


It is imperative that our Year 6 children develop their independence and responsibility so they are ready for their next journey - Secondary school. With this in mind we expect the children to complete:


Daily times tables practise.

Daily reading 

Weekly spellings

Topic work when set. 


We want children to go above and beyond and be the best they can be, therefore if they wish to complete other home learning activities then this extra effort is praised and goes towards moving onto the next band.


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