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Year 6

Welcome to Year Six's section of the website. Look out for regular updates to find out what the children have been learning and experiencing.

Staffing

Year 6 will be taught by Mr Boardman with assistance from Mrs Hayes, Mrs Smith and Mrs Silverwood.

Topic

Our topic for the Summer Term 2021 is 'World War II'. We will be using 'Letters from the Lighthouse' by Emma Carroll to support this topic. A curriculum map can be found under 'Parents- our curriculum- curriculum maps'.

Key Dates

Bikeability Course - 14th September 2020

PE Days and Kit

Year 6 will have PE on Tuesday and Friday, and should come to school dressed in their kit. Please look here https://www.hanboroughmanor.co.uk/school-uniform/ for further information.

Uniform Reminder

Please look here https://www.hanboroughmanor.co.uk/school-uniform/ for information about the uniform children should wear in school.

Routine and Information

  • Homework will be set on a Wednesday and handed in the following Monday.
  • Spellings form part of the homework. However these will be set on a Wednesday and tested on the following Wednesday.
  • Please listen to your child read five times a week and comment in their reading journals.
  • Children do not need to bring a pencil case as the school will supply all the equipment they need.
  • As a school who aims to nurture, educate and inspire children, members of staff may work with children in small groups. This is to help with progress in different areas and to enable them to have confidence in their ability.

World War II

Our Collective Worship and Jigsaw Themes

This term our Collective Worship theme is "FRIENDSHIPS" and our Jigsaw theme is "Changing Me".

Year 6 had a fantastic time at Hill End last week. The children: had a barbecue, went on a nature walk, toasted marshmallows on a camp fire, celebrated a couple of birthdays, stayed up very late, got up very early, ate breakfast, did some bush craft and finally attempted a challenge trail. What an incredible trip! I'm incredibly proud of all of them.

What a fantastic Sports Day! I was so proud of my class today for being such great sports and for their excellent effort. It was lovely to see them supporting each other no matter what colour team they were in. Well done to the Yellow Team, who were ultimately victorious.

World War II Artefacts

Mrs Silverwood brought some real World War II artefacts into class for the children to see and even wear.

Children in Need

Ancient Greek Pneumatic Monster Mouths

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Year 6 used pneumatics to animate their models of Ancient Greek mythological monsters. Here’s Cerberus.

Ancient Greek Recipes

Our Classroom

KCV History Y5 and 6 Greeks

Year 6 Reading List

Grammar and Spelling overview.

A good place to start with revision for those pesky SATs:

 

http://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/ks2/

 

http://www.primaryhomeworkhelp.co.uk/revision/

 


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