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Class 11

Year 6 have lots of exciting things planned for the summer term including: the trip to London; leavers assembly; prom and even a show. Our project this term is WW2 and we will hopefully be visiting the Bomber Command Centre. In English we will be looking at some brilliant texts such as: Wonder and Letters from a lighthouse. We are looking forward to seeing the Year 6's thrive in their last term of Primary School. 

 

Spring Term...

 Your class teacher is Miss Naughton

 

We also have: Mrs Brooks, Miss Corner, Mr Harding, Mrs Wray and Mr Starbuck, working with us at various points in the week, this term. 

 

In English this term we will be reading some fantastic new books which include: Skellig and holes. As a result of reading them, we will be writing through genres like: setting descriptions, diary entries, Newspaper reports, balanced arguments and a book review.

 

In maths we will be covering a wide range of topics including: geometry, measures and algebra as well as revisiting concepts such as fractions, decimals and percentages. 

Our project this term is Crime and Punishment. We will be looking at how crimes and punishments have changed over time from the Romans to the present day. We will focus on crime and punishments of Anglo Saxons, Tudors and Victorians and have a visit to The Galleries of Justice in Nottingham planned as well as visits from our local PCSO and a potential forensic science workshop.

Autumn Term

In our classroom, we will also have: Mrs Taylor, Mrs Brooks, Mrs Daly, Mrs Wray and Mr Starbuck, working with us at various points in the week!

 

In English this term we will be reading some fantastic new books which include: Stormbreaker, Mary and Frankenstein, The Snowman's Journey and The Arrival. As a result of reading them, we will be writing through genres like: diaries, newspaper articles, narratives and letters. 

 

In maths we will be covering a wide range of topics including: place value, addition, multiplication, subtraction and division. 

 

Useful revision websites

  • Spelling Shed Children can use their login to play this spelling game.

English books covered this term:

Autumn Term- UK vs South America. This term we are learning about:

Clubs

This term we have the following clubs available to year 6:

 

  • Cross country club (Friday Lunch)
  • Lego club (Friday lunch)
  • Football (Monday after school)
  • Reading club (Tuesday Lunch Times)
  • Mini police (Tuesday after school)
  • Sats Boosters (Tuesday after school)
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