Gymnastics Term 2
Year 6 have been learning and perfecting how to do a variety of balances (front support, back support, dish and arch) and jumps (straight, tucked, straddle, pike and half turn). They have been focusing on good take-offs and landings as well as creatively using these moves in their own routines.
The class teachers are Mrs Betts, Mrs Bailey and Mrs Salisbury .
The teaching assistants are Mrs Giles and Mrs Clark.
Term 1/2 Newsletter
September to December 2019
Owls & Leopard class
We hope you've had a great summer...welcome to Year 6!
We hope you have all enjoyed a fantastic summer and that everyone is refreshed and ready to go.
In this newsletter you’ll find information about the learning that will be taking place across both classes.
Mrs Betts, Mrs Bailey and Mrs Salisbury.
During Environmental week (9th-13th September) we will be reading 'The Song of the Dolphin Boy' and writing letters to local shops to persuade them to reduce their plastic use. For the remainder of the two terms, we will be focusing our lessons on the Novel 'Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone'. We will also be carrying out reading
comprehension and SPAG sessions each week .
Arithmetic, reasoning and problem solving activities.
Chuck Close portraits
New spelling words will be given to practise and learn each Thursday. On the following Thursday, children will be tested to check their progress. We will focus on specific spelling patterns during the week in class.
We will hand out a piece of maths and literacy homework each week on a Monday - which needs to be handed in by the following Monday.
Occasionally, we may set a piece of homework to support other curriculum work we are doing in class.
In addition, try numerous fun educational games and learning resources at:
Each child will be set a points target which is related to the number of words in books they are expected to read each term. A quiz will be taken when a book is finished, to check comprehension.
To move up a level, every child will be expected to complete five quizzes scoring at least 80% on each quiz. A minimum of 20 minutes reading is expected most evenings during the week.
Forest School - Each group will have 1 whole afternoon per week, they will be working on team building and tree identification, as well as clay work.
Bikeablility - Children will be given the opportunity to achieve their level 1 and 2 Bikeability certificates after passing assessments over 2 days.
Year 6 Trips 2019
Outdoor Games & indoor Gymnastics/Dance every Tuesday
Please ensure Full Kit is in school.