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Autumn 2018

Week beginning 12th November 2018

This week year 6 visited the holocaust centre in Newark. It was an eye-opening experience. Their behaviour was impeccable - the staff even commented on how wonderful our children were.

Alongside this, we have continued our circuits work in Science; learnt French vocabulary related to the family and raised lots of money for Children In Need - what a busy week! We also enjoyed 6RN's class assembly.

 

Next week

Next week is Careers Week. On Wednesday there will be a careers workshop in the hall which our children will visit. Our literacy will be based around careers week too.

Next Friday, children are invited to dress in clothes of their dream career. For example, a doctor, footballer, teacher (Mr Newell has spare ties!), plumber, gymnast - the list is endless!

 

Team 6 :-)

Week Beginning 5th November

This week we have had a Remberance assembly and shared your fantastic homework- we were very very impressed with your efforts.

We have looked at electricity in Science and found out about the Hindenburg disaster in Literacy. We have also looked at empathy in character curriculum lessons and had some brilliant discussions about how to resolve different scenarios.

 

Next week :

We are going on our trip to Beth Shalom:

Tuesday 13th 6SC and 6CN

Wednesday 14th 6HC and 6RN

 

On Thursday it is going to be 6RN's class assembly - we would love to see as many parents as possible.

 

On Friday it is Children in Need Day so don't forget to wear pjyamas or spots!

 

 

Week 7 (week beginning 15th October)

This week we enjoyed 6CN's class assembly which took us on a journey around the world - it was brilliant! We also had two great parents' evenings - we enjoyed sharing all of your hard work so far.

We have had a great first half term in year 6. From all the teachers and TAs in year 6, we would like to say a big thank you for how you have settled; we have an incredibly hardworking cohort of children. Well done!

 

Next half term we have lots to look forward to: Beth Shalom, designing and making WWII aeroplanes and our WWII day on the 5th December.

 

Enjoy your two break - we all deserve it!

 

See you back in school on Monday 5th November.

Team 6 :-)

Week 6 (week beginning 8.10.18)

 

This week you have all been working very hard completing your assessments. We are all very proud of the effort you have put in. These will be sent home over half term for you to go through with your parents.

 

Next week is our last week of this half term. On Monday and Tuesday we have parents evening.

In maths we will all be looking at time- this is an essential life skill so make sure you practise at home too. We will be finishing our science topic on the eye and light. We will also have our last gymnastic and basketball sessions.

 

Reminders:

Next Thursday (18.10.18) is 6CN's class assembly. We would love as many of 6CN's parents to come and watch as possible.

Also, just a little reminder that Conwy deposits are due by November the 9th. Payments can be made online

 

Team 6 :-)

 

Week 5 (week beginning 1.10.18)

 

What a fun week we have had! We particularly enoyed watching 6HC's class assembly all about different character traits.

In maths this week, we have continued our work on the four operations and applying this to problem solving. Remember to keep practising your times tables!!

In French we have been learning about different subjects in school and constructing sentences.

 

Next week is the start of Autumn 1 assessments. You child will sit a papers in reading, SPaG and maths. They will be sent home with your child in the final week for you to have a look over. Please be mindful that these are past SATs papers; there will inevitably be gaps in their knowledge as we have just scraped the surface of the year 6 curriculum.

 

We look forward to see you all at parents' evening on Monday 15th and Tuesday 16th October - if you haven't already, please return your appointment requests, although the slot you want may well have been taken as we give them out on a first come first served basis. Speak to your teacher if you have any concerns.

 

Finally, just a little reminder that Conwy deposits are due by November the 9th. Payments can be made online.

 

Team 6 :-) 

Week Four (Week beginning 24th Septmeber 2018)

This week we have investigated how light travels in science, we have started our twisted fairytales in literacy and we have found out the effects of smoking in PSHE.

 

Next week we will be continuing our fairytales in literacy, looking at the blitz in history and creating WW2 scenes in art.

 

Important notes for parents:

- 6HC's class assembly next Thursday (4th) at 10am.

- Inset day on Friday 5th October

 

Week Three. (week beginning 17th September 2018)

 

This week we have enjoyed learning about how to create effective narratives in Literacy and about the important of religious symbols in R.E.

 

Next week we will delve deeper into our PSHE topic of drugs and medicines. In Literacy we will be creating our traditional tales (with a twist). In Art we will be looking at the work of Norman Wilkinson and shading techniques. Another interesting week ahead in year 6.

Please remember if you have any queries or concerns, come and see us! We are here to help J

 

Important notes for parents:

  • Heads up – 6HC's class assembly is on Thursday 5th October at 10am. We would love to see as many 6HC's parents as possible.

 

Team 6 :-)

 

 

Update (Friday 14th September)

 

This week we have enjoyed learning about the causes of WWII. We have also written some wonderful poems - what a talented bunch of kids we have in year 6!

 

Next week we will delve deeper into our topic work on WWII.  In Science we will making pinhole cameras (please bring a box in if you haven't already!). Another exciting week ahead in year 6.

 

Important notes for parents:

  • Heads up - 6SC's class assembly is on Thursday 20th September at 10am. We would love to see as many 6SC's parents as possible.
  • Please return any consent forms (brown envelope) if you haven't already

 

A number of parents requested the slides from Wednesday's meeting, due to license issues we cannot put it on the website. If you would like a copy please see your class teacher.

 

Team 6 :-)

 

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