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Shield Road Primary School

"An Inclusive Learning Community"

Welcome to Year 6

Redwood Class

Miss Beighton and Mrs Williamson

Year 6 is all about recapping, revising and taking each topic to the next level.

Key Days to Remember!

P.E: Wednesday afternoon

Spellings: Friday

Reading Journals: Hand in Thursday complete 3 tasks each week.

Homework: Given out every Friday to be handed in on a Thursday

 

We are working towards our SATs this year so please help your children to revise. 

SATs – 13th – 16th May 2019

  • Maths Paper 1 –Arithmetic
  • Maths Paper 2 – Problem solving 1
  • Maths Paper 3 - Problem solving 2
  • Reading Test
  • Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling Test (GPS)
  • Writing –Teacher assessed

Children receive scaled scores and a level:

Greater Depth

Expected level

Has not met expected level

 

House Points!

This year, we will continue with our House Points system to reward children for good behaviour or outstanding work! At the end of each week, the points are counted up and the 2 children with the most points win a prize from Mr Mepham! Pupils throughout the school have been put into of 4 houses - Stars, Sun, Moon and Earth - and the points each child earns will also count towards their house total at the end of each term! 

The Tudors

This term Year 6 are learning about the Tudors. We will be learning about: how it all began with the Battle of Bosworth; Henry VIII and his six wives; Tudor Explorers along with making Tudor crafts and sketching Tudor portraits. 

Year 6 girls have been enjoying Zumba lessons this term every Friday morning take a look below!

Useful Information

We love reading in Year 6.  Please help us to read at home and remind us to write in our reading journals at least 3 times and complete 3 activities.

We regularly use a fun website called Mathletics to consolidate our understanding in maths. You can also use this at home! Just click on the link below and enter your username and password:

http://www.mathletics.co.uk/ 

 Here are some of the other brilliant websites we use in school to help us consolidate our learning:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/ks2/english/

http://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/ks2/maths/

http://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/ks2/science/

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/scienceclips/ages/8_9/science_8_9.shtml