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Slyne-With-Hest St Luke's Church of England Primary School

Listen, learn, love and laugh as part of God's family

Year 6

Welcome to Year 6

Our teacher is Mrs Pennington (Mrs Jennings teaches us on a Wednesday afternoon)

We are helped by Mrs North..

Year 6 Curriculum Information

Hello and welcome to Year 6!

 

I hope that you have all had a lovely time over the summer and are ready for a new school year. I am very excited to be teaching Year 6 this year and looking forward to working together to ensure that we all have a very exciting and productive final year. I am sure that you and your child will enjoy the new challenges and approaches to learning that Year 6 has to offer - we have a lot to look forward to!

 

If you have any questions or queries, please do not hesitate to contact me, either by email, at e.pennington@slyne-with-hest.lancs.sch.uk, or at the end of the school day, and I will do all that I can to help.

 

Many thanks,

Mrs Pennington. 

 

Homework

 

Homework books - Homework is a key part of learning in Year 6, as it helps to embed skills we have been learning in class. Weekly English and Maths homework will be set on a Tuesday and a Thursday to be completed for the following week. I would appreciate your support in encouraging your child to complete their homework and ask for extra help, if they need it, before it is due to be handed in.

Reading - In order to continue to make good progress, it is very important that you continue to listen to your child read regularly. We will also listen to your child read as much as possible in school, so please ensure that your child has their reading book with them each day. When your child has finished their book, they will be responsible for changing it themselves, by selecting a book that they have not read from our reading book library. The children will also be given lots of other opportunities to read and share books in class and are encouraged to read a range of texts including class library books, books from home, and other texts that interests them.

Times tables - Your child’s log in for Times Table Rockstars is stuck in the front of their reading records. Children have time in school to access their accounts but regular short bursts of time at home will really help them consolidate their times tables knowledge. It is a national expectation that children have a secure knowledge of the 1-12 times tables, so it is really important that children are prioritising any tables that they do not know! This is especially important in preparation for SATs, which heavily rely on children having a sound times table knowledge.  

 

General Reminders

  • Our PE days are Wednesdays and Fridays. Please send your child to school in their PE kit on these days (trainers, white T-Shirt and blue shorts/ tracksuit bottoms (on colder days), with their school jumper). 
  • Children are asked to bring in their own water bottle to keep in class, which they can access throughout the day. These will be sent home at the end of each day to ensure that their water is changed regularly. Please make sure your child’s name is written clearly on their water bottle.

 

 

 

The information below relates to the academic year 2021_22 or earlier

Summer 1 Curriculum Sheet

Summer Term 2 Curriculum Sheet

One Planet One Life Workshops - Tuesday 8th and Wednesday 9th December

Year 6 enjoyed two Zoom workshops with Dr Jan Maskell from Scientists for Global Responsibility this week.

They learnt a lot about climate change and their carbon footprints.

Maya afternoon - Tuesday 10th November

Another great afternoon of learning. The children asked some fantastic questions about the Maya civilisation.

 

All information below relates to last years class (2019  - 2020). It gives you an overview of what the children enjoyed up to lockdown. This year, while following a similar curriculum overview, there will be changes to the content and delivery to meet the needs of the new group of children. Watch this space to see more information and in time see some pictures of the children at work.

Hothersall Lodge 2019

 

What a fantastic week we had at Hothersall Lodge this year.  The children were amazing and learned so much about themselves and each other.  They forged new friendships, learned new skills and challenged themselves.  The walk to Malham Cove, Gordale Scar and Janet's Foss was enjoyed by everyone.  Each day the children had activities that made them work together as a team, conquer their fears and develop strategies to overcome problems.  They enjoyed shelter building, canoeing, climbing, orienteering, biking, archery and team challenge as well as the fantastic night activities which included man hunt ( guess whose team won???), a night walk, beetle drive and a film night.  As always the food was lovely with plenty of choice for everyone and the children had a great time spending their money at the tuck shop. We had a very early wake up call with the fire alarm, again the children were sensible and we were very proud of them. 

 

The staff also had a fantastic time again because of the behaviour, attitude and resilience of the children.  So a big thank you from

Mr A, Mrs Barnes, Mrs Bennett, Mrs Chippendale and Mrs Winder. 

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