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Year 6

Welcome to Year 6!

We are very busy working our way through this half term, having already made Christmas cards and tree decorations for our school tree at the Museum of East Anglian Life. (Why not pop along and see what we have been up to?)

 

Our topic for this term is 'The Blue Planet' and all the information about what we will be covering will be available in the curriculum booklet.

The home learning grid is available at the bottom of the page.

 

In year 6 this year, our teachers are Miss Read and Mrs Childs. Mrs Aldous and Mrs Jewers are our teaching assistants and Mrs Barker is our HLTA. Children may also be invited to work with Mr Cole within a small group.

School's Accumulator Challenge

As you all know we have signed up for the School's Accumulator Challenge, where we will be raising money for St Elizabeth Hospice.

Our first fundraising event, as suggested by one of our pupils, will be a Christmas Tuck Shop, which will be held after school on Friday 6th December, Friday 13th December and Tuesday 17th December. Why not come and buy a tasty Christmas treat, whilst supporting a very important local organisation? We look forward to seeing you.

Visit from the author Ross Montgomery to develop our pleasure for reading

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Visit from the author Ross Montgomery to develop our pleasure for reading 3
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Visit from the author Ross Montgomery to develop our pleasure for reading 10
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Visit from the author Ross Montgomery to develop our pleasure for reading 12

Anglian Water Visitor

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Hilltop residential 2019

Hilltop residential 2019 1 Conducting a river study
Hilltop residential 2019 2 Learning about coastal erosion
Hilltop residential 2019 3 Helping friends on the agility course
Hilltop residential 2019 4 Helping friends on the agility course
Hilltop residential 2019 5 Mealtime
Hilltop residential 2019 6 Teamwork on the Big Zipper
Hilltop residential 2019 7 Being brave at the Air-jump
Hilltop residential 2019 8 Showing our archery skills

Spellings

Spelling tests will be conducted on a Friday morning - this term's lists are available at the bottom of the page.

 

Some children will have individual lists provided by Mrs Starling - spelling tests for these children will take place on a Tuesday afternoon.

2019-20 SATs Parent Information

Please find above the information shared with parents at the SATs information evening.

Home Learning

The home learning grid has been sent home and can be viewed at the bottom of the page. Home learning is due every Friday and, as usual, children who do not hand in home learning will attend a lunchtime detention and be expected to hand in the outstanding piece the following Monday.

 

Home learning club is available on a Tuesday lunchtime for all children to attend. A member of staff will be available during this time to give any advice and guidance required.

Clubs

Please be aware that if children sign up to one of our clubs, we expect them to attend every week. Any non-attendance will need to be reported to the office by a parent/carer. This is especially important to children in years 5 and 6 who have permission to walk by themselves. Thank you.

Times Tables Rockstars

We have a competition running for all children in years 2-6, which aims to improve the children's times tables knowledge using the Times Tables Rockstars website.

 

Each week, the child with the highest correct answers in their class will be awarded with a certificate, which will be displayed on our Rockstars board. At the end of the week, they will be able to bring this home. 

Spiritual, Moral, Social and Cultural understanding in Year 6

 

  • Our topic 'The Blue Planet' allows us lots of opportunity to discuss our world and the way we treat it, especially with regards to rivers and oceans. We will be looking in detail at plastic pollution and the effects it has.
  • We have talked a lot about weird and wonderful sea creatures from around the world and we have been been 'wowed' by their features.
  • Throughout the year we will be taking part in the School's Accumulator Challenge for St Elizabeth Hospice. Here we will be looking at ways to turn £30 into lots more funds for this charity.
  • We will continue to have fortnightly class council meetings for us all to share our ideas and our school council representatives will then take these to school council meetings.
  • In Year 6, some of us have the extra responsibility of being head boy, head girl, a prefect or a house captain. These require great leadership skills and for us to be role models for the rest of the school.

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