Your child has been given an Easter homework folder, inside they will find a: Grammar paper, Reading paper and 3 Numeracy papers. Please make sure they pace themselves during the holidays but that all work is returned, completed on the 18th April.
In addition they need to be encouraged to do their READING EGGS and additional maths work may be found on My Maths. Also extra grammar sheets can be found on the READING EGGPRESS website.
Again handwriting and presentation is extremely important.
Please monitor your child's work ensuring presentation is appropriate for their age, proper pens and pencils should be used.
In addition you may like to treat them to a new dictionary.
ABLE WRITER'S DAY
Two pupils from year 6: Hadia and Hunnain were delighted to be invited to HOLLINS GRUNDY to enjoy the opportunity of working with a real author of books. They both returned inspired by his enthusiasm. They learnt lots of tools needed to be a creative writer. This week they have been applying their knowledge in class.
HOMEWORK FOR YEAR 6
It is really important that children are supported in their learning. Preparation for SATs is increasing and they do feel the pressure of work so try and build in some quality family time as well.
Welcome to Year 6P!
We have an exciting and challenging year ahead with trips, assessments and class assemblies.
Please bring your PE kit on Thursdays.
Spellings and times tables are given on a Monday and are tested on a Friday. If you are away please ensure you catch up with these before the test.
Daily reading books and record are sent home to be signed by adults four times a week and Reading eggs should be completed three times a week online using either ipads/ tablets, laptop or mobile phone.
Homework in Year 6 will increase as the year progresses
LITERACY - a topic has been given for the rest of the term leading up to Christmas. The topic is based on HARRY POTTER & the PHILOSOPHER'S STONE. All pupils have been provided with a LITERACY homework book. In this there is a table of activities. pupils are expected to select at least one activity per week. A variety of activities must be completed overall.
Books MUST BE returned to school the week before HALF TERM (WEDNESDAY) so teachers can mark. They will be returned to the pupil after half term.
A NUMERACY HOMEWORK book has been given to each pupil. In this there is a one task REASONING task. These tasks expect the pupil to be able to think and use mathematical technical vocabulary to explain their answers as well as providing calculations.
Numeracy are given out on a Friday & books must be returned the following Wednesday.
Will be given out each Monday and tested on Fridays.
It is expected that pupils in Year 6 do know all their tables and are recall them at speed.
WORLD PEACE DAY
Year 6 presented their assembly in front of parents, staff and pupils. This was a culmination of all their hard work in research, homework and performance skills. The assembly was well received by all.
Parents of pupils in 6P were asked to be judges in awarding prices for Peace posters which every class had designed. These were given to three classes: 6P, 6S and 4M
Also prizes were given for the best PEACE PRAYERS written. These were awarded to pupils in year 2 and 4.
Transition in Year 6
Parents have been given forms for the application process to choose a High School for their child. The best and easiest way to return these is online.
Year 6 were visited by the Derby High Ambassadors on Friday last week - this was to help them understand what life at High School will be like in their first year and the kinds of opportunities they will have.
It was delightful to see ex-pupils Joseph and Melissa again.