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EASTER HOMEWORK

 

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.

 

HAPPY EASTER.

 

Mrs Parker          surprise

ABLE WRITER'S DAY

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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.

Our ABLE WRITERS work with a published author at HOLIINS GRUNDY.

Our ABLE WRITERS work with a published author at HOLIINS GRUNDY. 1 TERRY CAFFREY a well known author .
Our ABLE WRITERS work with a published author at HOLIINS GRUNDY. 2 Hadia deep in creative thought.
Our ABLE WRITERS work with a published author at HOLIINS GRUNDY. 3 St Luke's team meet the author.

6P at work solving a mastery maths problem

6P at work solving a mastery maths problem 1 Habib , explains how to solve a problem.
6P at work solving a mastery maths problem 2 Peer talk - helps to focus our thoughts.
6P at work solving a mastery maths problem 3 Differentiated learning.

SPRING TERM

 

HOMEWORK FOR YEAR 6

 

  1. MONDAYS - This will now be pages given to children from the CPG "ENGLISH SATs ADVANCED LEVEL (purple book). Work must be returned by the Wednesday of the same week. Expectations of standards - work is to be completed to the best of their ability and must be presented neatly at all time. Children are to use either a pencil or pen (black or blue only).no
  2. WEDNESDAY - BOOSTER SESSIONS - at times some children may bring work home to complete before the following Wednesday.smiley
  3. FRIDAYS - GRAMMAR & NUMERACY (CPG booklets) homework will be given which is to be returned completed on the Monday. Children will be told which sections to complete, they must not do more than told in each booklet. Expectations of standards - work is to be completed to the best of their ability and must be presented neatly at all time. Children are to use either a pencil or pen (black or blue only).no
  4. SPELLINGS are given on a Monday & tests given on a Friday. If a child is absent on an Monday it is expected they ask the teacher for a list before the end of the week.no
  5. TIMES TABLE TESTS - are given throughout the week  and again on a Friday. This is a speed test. It is expected children know all their tables up to 12x12 by year 6. In Year 6 we work on the pace of answers - this will help them attempt their SATs papers with confidence.mail
  6. READING - it is expected all children continue their reading at home, especially reading aloud to an adult irrespective of ability. Once a book is read they may attempt the QUIZ in class and then change their books accordingly.no
  7. ADDITIONAL HOMEWORK - may given at times when the year 6 team think it is appropriate.surprise

 

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.smileycool

Our Science topic for SPRING is "LIGHT"

Our Science topic for SPRING is "LIGHT" 1 UP PERISCOPE
Our Science topic for SPRING is "LIGHT" 2 WHO IS THAT LOOKING AT ME

 

 

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.  smiley

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.no

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.smiley

 

Homework in Year 6 will increase as the year progressessurprise

HOMEWORK UPDATE:

 

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.

 

NUMERACY

 

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.

 

Thank you  no

 

 

SPELLINGS

 

Will be given out each Monday and tested on Fridays.

 

TIMES TABLES

 

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.

WORLD PEACE DAY

WORLD PEACE DAY 1
WORLD PEACE DAY 2
WORLD PEACE DAY 3
WORLD PEACE DAY 4
WORLD PEACE DAY 5
WORLD PEACE DAY 6

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.

 

 

Derby High Ambassadors visit year 6

Derby High Ambassadors visit year 6 1
Derby High Ambassadors visit year 6 2
Derby High Ambassadors visit year 6 3
Derby High Ambassadors visit year 6 4
Derby High Ambassadors visit year 6 5
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