🎁 It’s Christmas Jumper Day! 🎄 AND 🍽 It’s Christmas Dinner Day! 🍴


❓Which classes will receive the certificates today❓ 🏆There are certificates for the classes in KS1, LKS2 & UKS2 with the fastest speed, beat average score & most users!!🏆 🌟There are also certificates for 3 children who have the fast speed in their phase!!🌟


On Monday, we all had a special treat! It was the pantomime! We loved getting in to the festive spirit and joining in with Dick Whittington!!


On Monday evening the Harris Kenley Elf made her way to Year 5! This time it looks like she may have brought a friend with her! 🎅🏼#ChristmasFun


The Harris Kenley Christmas Elf is back...On Thursday evening she created a real mess in Year 6!!


🎄CHRISTMAS FAIR🎄 📆TODAY 🕞 3:30 🏢School Hall 🎅🏼Santa will be in the academy all day for those who have pre-booked to see him!🎅🏼


🎅🏼Get’s now only 4️⃣ days away!! 🎅🏼


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What a year for books it's been. Here's 36 for primary that have been amazing.


🎅🏼Children who are booked in to see Santa in the academy day will be collected and taken to see Santa by his elves🎅🏼


🎅🏼Only 5 days until Santa visits the Academy🎅🏼 ‼️Don’t forget to book your child’s place for a visit within the academy day‼️ 🎅🏼Santa will also be at the fair, so those not at the academy can tell him what’s on their Christmas lists too🎅🏼


Our wonderful PTA are very busy preparing for our Christmas Fair on Friday 1st December from 3:30. We’re looking to seeing many of you there


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Santa is coming on the 1st December🎅🏻 Booking now open! If your child would like to visit Santa during the Academy day please pre book your space via parent pay. There will be an opportunity to visit Santa at the fair but we advise to pre book to advoid disappointment.


You have now had your logins for a week now - we hope you are enjoying learning and practising your times tables in a fun and engaging way!!


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A big variety of results in this article but are very proud of all the schools we supply uniform for! Special mention for & who scored exceptionally high! Well done to everyone....


The PTA would welcome any chocolate donations for the chocolate tombola at the fair. Collections in the playground day before and after school this week.


Santa is coming on the 1st December🎅🏻 Booking now open! If your child would like to visit Santa during the Academy day please pre book your space via parent pay. There will be an opportunity to visit Santa at the fair but we advise to pre book to advoid disappointment.


We are very excited to now be using at HPAK!! A letter has been sent home regarding this & you can find your child's log-in in their Reading Record. We look forward to sharing the leader boards with the children during celebration assembly.


KS2 had a wonderful morning watching The Smart Brothers Road Safety Show!


The Hedgehog Nursery have been finding out about Remembrance Day. We talked about wearing a poppy to remember the Soldiers. The children then made their own poppy.

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Year 6 - Curriculum Overview 2017/18

Class Teachers: Miss McLeod, Mrs Spink and Mrs Piper

Teaching Assistants: Mrs Pollington, Miss Walters and Mrs Fairfowl

PE day: Tuesday

Home Learning: Your child’s home learning tasks will be set weekly on a Friday and will be due in by the following Thursday. These will consist of an English, a spelling, a maths and a mental arithmetic task.

Reading at home: It is expected that your child reads for 20 - 30 minutes every day. This must be recorded in their Reading Record Books and initialed by an adult. It is an expectation that Reading Records are brought in to the academy each day so that teachers can monitor the reading happening at home.

Spelling Focus: Children should revise the spellings on the Year 3 & Year 4 spelling list and practice the Year 5 & Year 5 spelling list words. Children should also be learning the personal spellings sent home each week in their Spelling Log.

Arithmetic Focus: Children should be practicing their times tables (up to 12 x 12) and be able to rapidly recall them.

English overview:

This term, our key text will be The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe. The children will have the opportunity to write figurative poetry, fictional recounts ( rom different character’s viewpoints), a persuasive one–sided letter, reports, arguments, debates (was Mr Tumnus guilty?), narratives about the imaginary world (including setting description) and non-chronological reports about how to look after the environment. We suggest the pupils read the following texts: Narnia series, Alice in Wonderland, Lord of the Rings/The Hobbit, Northern Lights.

Maths overview:

This term the topics of place value, multiplication and division will be covered. The children will develop their skills on statistics and fractions and decimals. Additionally, basic mental maths skills (including number bonds and times tables) and basic arithmetic skills will be covered and the children will have the opportunity to apply these skills within a context or problem. 

All other subjects (including French)

Science: The children will be focusing on animals, including humans. Children will be learning how living things (micro-organisms, plants and animals) are classified into broad groups according to common observable characteristics based on similarities and differences. They will be also able to give reasons for classifying plants and animals based on specific characteristics. The children will recording their data using scientific diagrams and labels, classification keys, table scatter graphs, bar and line graphs.

RE/PSHE: Journey of Life- Exploring Changes. What are the circumstances that that change things in peoples’ lives? Why are some people admired because of their qualities? Why are special moments in some people’s lives marked by religious ceremonies? How do non-religious people mark special times? What special ceremonies do we have at the beginning of our life, Why is marking a change from childhood to adulthood to adulthood still important to many people? What promises do people make at their weddings?

French: The children will be learning the vocabulary relating to the weather and seasons