Class 6 are our Year 6 children. They are taught by Mrs Swankie.
Your children are very important to me and i am committed to providing a happy, safe and fun environment in which to nurture the children to reach their full, rounded potential. Please feel welcome to come to talk to me about any concerns you may have, ask questions or to share any information you may feel I need to know, in order for us to work in close partnership for your child.
The children have made an excellent start to the term. They are focused and engaged in their learning and have been a delight to teach. In addition to preparing for end of KS2 SATS, we shall be learning about Africa.More details are contained in the topic web. topic web 2018
PE This term, PE will be delivered by Premier Sports on Tuesday afternoons. The focus will be fencing. Please ensure your child has their PE kit in school and appropriate footwear.
DATES FOR YOUR DIARY
Monday 14th May English grammar, punctuation and spelling papers 1 and 2
Tuesday 15th May English reading
Wednesday 16th May Mathematics papers 1 and 2
Thursday 17th May Mathematics paper 3
More details about SATS breakfast and Zumba will follow.
This week’s homework:
NSPCC Workshop 5th March 2018
The children showed their mature understanding of bullying and effects of their choices and the influence of peer pressure. The people from NSPCC were very impressed by both their knowledge and the way they conducted themselves and interacted in the debate. As usual
World Book Day (rescheduled) 9th March 2018
Thank you to all the children for the impressive costumes they made for World Book Day. We were really impressed with their book reviews and the way they read an extract from their favourite books. The class were keen to try their peers’ recommendations.
The children have made a very impressive start to the term and have shown an enthusiastic focus in their learning. This half term our whole school topic is Who Wants To Be A Scientist and year 6 are focusing on inheritance and evolution. More details of what we are learning this half term can be found in our class topic web. topic web
Homework Your child will receive homework on Mondays which should be returned by the following Friday. Please record any reading you share with your child during the week in the children’s reading records. The children will continue to have spellings to practise at home, which they will receive on Thursdays. Spelling tests will also take place on Thursdays.
This Week’s homework
Previous Homework due in Friday 2nd March World Book Day Dress as a favourite character and prepare a book review
Half Term Homework Make a costume for World Book Dressing Up Day
PE This half term the children will have PE on Wednesdays and Thursdays. On Wednesdays your child will either need their swimming kit or PE kit. The children know which groups they are in. If your child is swimming and you would like them to wear goggles, please fill in the appropriate form at the school office. On Thursdays the children will be receiving skill development and tactical coaching from Nottingham Forest.
The children have done a fantastic job seeing through their enterprise project from costing, production, advertising and merchandising.
Thank you very much for the contributions of party food. We had a great time bowling. The children made very snazzy elf party hats.
Christmas Ice Skating
A great time was had by all.
This half term we have been learning about making Podcasts.
We have thought about Christmas traditions and how they might differ in our different homes.
Hannah, Emily and Cara
Ahmed and Rhianna
Archie and Elsie
Bodhi and Leon K
Danyal and Reuben
Fynn and Maya
Harry and Dante
Lana and Grace
Zainab, Gabriel and Jai
Thank you to Fynn’s mum and Reuben’s mum for coming to bake with us. The children baked delicious biscuits and decorated them beautifully.
Winter Music Assembly
Well done to all involved. You played and sang beautifully and got our Christmas celebrations off to a great start.
This half term our topic has a social and historical focus and we have planned a number of cross curricular links. Please see the attached topic web for more information. topic web 17
PE This half term the children will continue to have PE on Wednesdays and Fridays. From September 13th the children will have tennis coaching at Mapperley Tennis Club. On Fridays we will be developing balance, co-ordination and key skills through the REAL PE scheme. Your child will need appropriate clothing and footwear.
Class Dojo We will continue to use Class Dojo and look forward to sharing news with you through this app. If you need to update your contact details or would like to add your name to our mailing list, please come and talk to us about how to do this.
Residential Our trip to Edale was a great success. The children showed resilience, perseverance, a great sense of fun and were a joy to be with. Wonderful memories were created for us all.