Welcome to the Year 6 class page! 

Welcome to the Year 6 class page. This year the Year 6 class will be taught by Mrs West and Mrs Gabe.  

 What are we studying this term? 

Summer Term! 
This term we will studying Brazil. This has a geographical focus and includes work about the Amazon, deforestation and favelas. 
Art and Design Technology 
Art and DT this term will focus on preparing props and scenery for the end of year production. 
This term in Science we will be continuing to learn about Evolution and inheritence. We will then do a unit about animals including humans. 
This half term, we will be doing a variety of ICT activities linked to transition. 
On Friday afternoon, we will be having an outdoor 'striking and fielding' PE lesson led by Cambridge United . There will be a second session during the week, but the day and time may vary, so please ensure children have PE kit with them throughout the week. 
In RE we will be learning about Christianity around the world with a focus on Christians in Vellore in India. We will also learning about the People of God as represented in the Old Testament. 

Remember to check Tapestry by logging on on-line or using the app for updates on our learning including: images, pupil blogs and much more!  Remember you can also add your own posts... 

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5R awards will be given out in a celebration assembly every Friday. What could you do to challenge yourself and achieve one of the awards? 
Above is the White Rose long Term plan for our Year 6 Maths curriculum coverage. This plan will be adapted to fit the pupil's needs. It is therefore a guideline to enable you to support your child at home with their Maths learning. We will also be completing Rainbow Recall challanges twice per week. Please feel free to ask for additional copies of the weekly challenges. 

A quick reminder that PE kit should consist of the following:  Indoor PE kit: White t-shirt and blue shorts. Outdoor PE kit: White t shirt, navy/black jogging bottoms and jumper, suitable trainers 

The Year 6 Summer term newsletter will be handed out to children at the beginning of term and is also on a link below. 
Reading and Spelling 
A polite reminder that we request you to read with your child at least once per week and sign their 'Reading Record'. 
Your child will receive weekly spellings these will usually be handed out on a Monday and tested the following Monday. 
Regular short periods of practice of spellings will ensure the spelling rules and patterns are embedded.  
Reading is an essential life -skill. Reading regularly with you child and discussing the text is incredibly helpful. Exposure to both non-fiction and fiction texts helps to support your child's learning. If you would like a list of prompting question to aid discussion with your child about their reading please do not hesitate to ask. 


Look at our new sofa - a great place to come and read!
Our class text this term will be...Kensuke's Kingdom! The story was written by Michael Morpurgo and is based around a family that decide to travel the world aboard their yacht. We will be using the book as a basis for lots of varied writing oppertunites. I hope you enjoy it the adventures! 

School Childcare and Clubs 


Why not explore our School Calendar Page for more dates? 
Week beginning: 2nd July 2018 
Tuesday 3rd & Wednesday 4th July - Transtion Days 
Tuesday 3rd July - 7pm New Parent's Evening 
Wednesday 4th July - 2pm Teddy Bears' Picnic 
Friday 6th July - Non-Uniform Day 
Saturday 7th July - 11am-2pm PTA Summer Fayre 
SATs 2018 
Week beginning: Monday 14th May 
Selected schools will be required to undertake a Science sampling SAT Monday 4th June - Monday 11th June.  
Details of admission arrangements, selection criteria, appeals procedure and application process. All school admissions are managed by the County's admission team. 
OFSTED is the Office for Standards in Education, Children's Services and Skills. School inspection reports and other information about schools and childcare providers can be found on the OFSTED website. 
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