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Week beginning 29th October 2018

 

Maths - The children will be starting their unit on fractions. At the beginning of the week, they will be finding equivalent fractions and simplifying their answers. Towards the end of the week, the children will apply their knowledge when answering reasoning and problem solving questions.

 

Writing – The children will start a non-fiction piece of writing based on the children's book 'Rose Blanche'. The children will begin by familiarising themselves with the story and delving deeper into the text through 'book talk'. 

 

Reading - Our new book this half term is the classic novel, 'Goodnight Mr Tom'. We will begin the week with making predictions based on the front cover and throughout the week, will be answering comprehension questions based around this text. 

 

Project - This term our topic is WWII. The children will begin this topic by studying the countries which were involved in the war and and creating 'playdough wars' to re-enact this period of time.  

KS2 Information Evening

The children in year 6 have been working hard to set up their own spy school's. The have advertised their school by making a school website. Please have a browse at the published websites below:

 

Made by:

  • Micah, Liam, Zac - www.totallynotaspyschool.weebly.com/
  • Hassan, Ruby, Caitlin - www.spiesworldwide.weebly.com/
  • Arya, Rishik - www.tsigrammarschool.weebly.com/
  • Holly, Charlie - www.topprivate6chspyschool.weebly.com/
  • Lily, Sophie, Milly - www.silverunicornacademy.weebly.com/
  • Sophie, Michaela, Saniya - www.smsgoldeneaglespyschool.weebly.com/
  • Taya, Emily, Ella - www.midnightacademy285.weebly.com/
  • Ben, Riley, Leon, Ghilly - www.definitelynotaspyschool.weebly.com/
  • Dylan, Ryan - www.bestinclassspyschool.weebly.com/
  • Jake, Francis, Oliver - www.darkx11.weebly.com
  • Kamil, Ollie and Ben - www.superspyhighschool.weebly.com
  • Jayden and Yaseen - www.necromancyspyschool.weebly.com
  • Ania, Sophie and Louisa - www.necromancy1331.weebly.com
  • Alisha and Dayo - www.spysquadcs.weebly.com
  • Callum, Charlie and Harvey - www.spyinc2.weebly.com
  • Yashvita, Poppy and Bethany - www.101trainingschool.weebly.com

 

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Charlie

 

 

 

Week beginning 8th October 2018

 

Maths - Next week, the children will begin the week by translating shape along an axis. Towards the end of the week the children will apply their knowledge when answering reasoning and problem solving questions.

 

Writing – The children will continue to write their descriptive stories based on the story of Space Chimp. They will be including hyphens, noun phrases, similes and metaphors to help build a picture in the readers head.

 

Reading - Our book this half term is Alex Rider - Stormbreaker. Next week this children will find out what happens at the end of the book and discuss how to story has captured their imaginations and interests.

 

Project - This term our topic is Tomorrow's World. The children will continue to design their very own Spy School website. They will be adding various pages to their websites including an outline of the training offered at their school and their lunch menu.

 

Juniors - Book Bingo Reading Challenge

 

  1. Your child will receive a bingo card in their Reading Record book
  2. They will need to read a book relating to each box on the card - please sign it each time they complete a book
  3. When the card has been completed they will receive a golden ticket and can collect a new bingo card
  4. The golden tickets will be placed into a box ready for the prize draw at the end of the school year.
  5. The winning 2 children from each year group, will be taken as a group to a matinee performance of the musical Matilda!
 

 

We are looking for mystery readers to come in to class and read to the children. If you would like to volunteer for this, please let your child's teacher know.

Week beginning 8th October 2018

 

Maths - This week we will be consolidating our learning of the 4 operations in maths and applying these skills into problem solving and word problems. We will be using the Singapore bar model to display our answers. 

 

Writing – This week in writing, we will be writing a descriptive story based on a video stimulus - Space Chimp. We will be focusing on and applying fronted adverbials and hyphens into our writing.

 

Reading - Our book this half term is Alex Rider - Stormbreaker. We will compare information about the characters at the beginning of the book as well as predicting what we think is going to happen. We will also be answering comprehension questions which are based on our class book.

 

Project - This term our topic is Tomorrow's World. This week we will be looking at circuits and how they work as part of our Science lesson. Towards the end of the week, we will be designing and creating our own spy websites.

 

Important messages.

We are looking for 'mystery readers' to come into class and read a short book to the children. If this is something you would like to do, or if you know anybody who would be interested in this, please contact your child's class teacher.

 

We are looking to replenish our year group library. If you have any age appropriate books, which are in good condition and would be happy to donate, please speak to your child's class teacher.

Week beginning 1st October 2018

 

Maths - This week we will be revising short division and learning how to carry out long division questions. Towards the end of the week, we will be investigating the method and applying these skills into problem solving tasks.

 

Writing – This week in writing, we will be writing a descriptive story based on a video stimulus - Space Chimp. We will be focusing on and applying fronted adverbials and relative clauses into our writing.

 

Reading - Our book this half term is Alex Rider - Stormbreaker. We will compare information about the characters at the beginning of the book as well as predicting what we think is going to happen. We will also be answering comprehension questions which are based on our class book.

 

Project - This term our topic is Tomorrow's World. This week we will be looking at circuits and how they work as part of our Science lesson. Towards the end of the week, we will be designing and creating our own spy websites.

 

Important messages.

We are looking for 'mystery readers' to come into class and read a short book to the children. If this is something you would like to do, or if you know anybody who would be interested in this, please contact your child's class teacher.

 

We are looking to replenish our year group library. If you have any age appropriate books, which are in good condition and would be happy to donate, please speak to your child's class teacher.

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Week beginning 24th September 2018

 

Maths - This week we will be looking at multiplication and division. We will be investigating the method and applying these skills into problem solving tasks.

 

Writing – This week in writing, we will be writing our own adventure stories using our 'toolkit' which we have made together in class.

 

Reading - Our book this half term is Alex Rider - Stormbreaker. We will compare information about the characters at the beginning of the book as well as predicting what we think is going to happen. We will also be answering comprehension questions which are based on our class book.

 

Project - This term our topic is Tomorrow's World. This week we will be cracking secret spy codes.

 

Important messages.

We are looking for 'mystery readers' to come into class and read a short book to the children. If this is something you would like to do, or if you know anybody who would be interested in this, please contact your child's class teacher.

 

We are looking to replenish our year group library. If you have any age appropriate books, which are in good condition and would be happy to donate, please speak to your child's class teacher.

 

The children will be going to the woodlands on Mondays this year. Children need to have wellie boots or old trainers in for this day.

 

PE days are Tuesdays and Wednesdays however we encourage the children to have their PE kits in school at all times.

Week beginning 17th September 2018

 

Maths - This week we will be looking at factors and multiples in maths. Towards the end of the week, we will be applying these skills into a problem solving context .

 

Writing – This week in writing, we will continue to learn our model text and apply the skills that we learnt last week to create a piece of poetry based on a haunted house.

 

Reading - Our book this half term is Alex Rider - Stormbreaker. We will compare information about the characters at the beginning of the book as well as predicting what we think is going to happen. We will also be answering comprehension questions which are based on our class book.

 

Project - This term our topic is Tomorrow's World. This week we will be designing and creating our own spy gadgets.

 

Important messages.

 

The children will be going to the woodlands on Mondays this year. Children need to have wellie boots or old trainers in for this day.

 

PE days are Tuesdays and Wednesdays however we encourage the children to have their PE kits in school at all times.

Welcome back!

 

Week beginning 10th September 2018 

 

Maths - This week we will continue to investigate number up to the value of 10 million. We will be ordering as comparing and will learn how to round numbers to any degree of accuracy. 

 

Writing - this term we will be looking a writing stories with flashacks. To make our writing detailed we will be learning how to use fronted adverbials and relative pronouns effectively. 

 

Reading - Our book this half term is Alex Rider - Stormbreaker. We will inferring information about the characters at the beginning of the book as well as predicting what we think is going to happen. 

 

Project - This term our topic is Tomorrow's World. This topic is based around spies and technology. All the children in Year 6 will be training to become a spy (sshhh). Next week, they will be creating their own secret identity. 

 

Important messages. 

 

The children will be going to the woodlands on Mondays this year. Children need to have wellie boots or old trainers in for this day. 

 

PE days are Tuesdays and Wednesdays however we encourage the children to have their PE kits in school at all times. 

 

 

 

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