👀Have a look at what is up for grabs at our Summer Fair on Saturday...


Just 6️⃣ days until the Summer Fair!!


The Hedgehog Nursery class have been looking after the growing area. We have been watering the flowers, peas and strawberry plants. We have also enjoyed picking and eating the strawberries, they were !


1️⃣6️⃣ Days to go until the Summer Fair ‼️Don’t forgt to bring back your grand raffle ticket stubbs & money to be in with a chance of winning the fantastic prizes 🥇Nintendo Switch & game 🥈Fitbit Alta 🥉£50 Richer Sounds voucher


On Thursday, we were very lucky to have a visit from athletes, Deji Tobais, Jazz Crawford and para-athlete Ryan Raghoo. The children had a great day taking part in workshop activities lead by these athletes and enjoyed hearing their inspirational stories during assembly.


A fantastic bronze in the triple jump for our Year 4 girls!! 🥉


Our medal winners so far!


A super silver in the 600m for our Year 6 girls!! 🥈 🏃🏼‍♀️


An amazing gold in 600m for our Year 6 boys!! 🥇 🏃🏻‍♂️


A fantastic bronze in long jump for our Year 4 boys!!


Our Year 4 relay girls have come second in their heat! Well done girls! 🏃🏼‍♀️🏃🏽‍♀️🏃🏾‍♀️🏃🏾‍♀️


Years 4, 5 and 6 spectators are ready to go with their chants, flags and banners!


Bumblebees enjoyed having their parents in to read today! They were able to read some fun stories to their parents!


Year 1 have enjoyed being farmers for a day


The Hedgehog Nursery have really enjoyed our Pirate day! We have made treasure maps, been on a treasure hunt and have found pirate treasure! ? ?


Year Four have been using clay to make Ancient Egyptian cartouches. They are looking forward to painting them on Friday as part of their ‘Wow Day!’ 🖌👨🏾‍🎨👩🏽‍🎨🎨


Bumblebees have been learning to tell the time! They can use their own clocks to show us o’clock and half past ? ⏲️⏰


had these fantastic cakes at lunchtime to celebrate tomorrow’s Royal Wedding 🎩👰🏽


are having a wonderful afternoon picnic celebrating tomorrow’s Royal Wedding 🎩 👰🏼

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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



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