Elder Class Updates

Welcome to Elder class, year 6

Reminders

A letter has gone home about our class trip to Golden Wood for the final Seed to Tree session. We do not require consent forms or medical forms but the children need to be dressed appropriately on the day. Any helpers would be greatly appreciated. Please contact me if you would like to help.

Seed to tree 2019

Spellings this term will be on Friday weekly instead of Thursday. Homework will continue to be Monday (due in Thursday) and Thursday (due in Monday).

PE this term is on Tuesday mornings and Wednesday afternoons. Both sessions will be outside (weather permitting) so wrap up warm!

The week ahead

In maths we are learning to:  use different strategies to find percentages of amounts; find missing numbers or percentages when other values are known.

In English we are learning to: edit and publish a balanced argument text.

In science we are learning to: understand electricity and construct simple circuits.

This week

In DT, Elder class continued with their WWII hankies. They are decorated and are now being sewn. Superb creativity.

Elder class planned their own investigation in science this week. They were investigating whether different materials were attracted to a statically-charged balloon. There was great cooperation evident and lots of motivation too.

Look at all the books we received from our sponsored read event! All classes received lovely new books to read and share. Well done to all of our readers who took part in the event and helped to add to every class’s library.

In DT, Elder class practised their sewing skills ready to sew a message onto their World War I decorated hankies. The thimbles were out and levels of concentration were high! Fabulous focus Elders and great sewing skills.

 

 

Newsletters and timetables:

Elder Class Spring term 2019 newsletter

Timetable Year 6 Spring Term 2019

Timetable Year 6 Autumn 2018

Elder Class Newsletter Autumn 2018

Home help

100 Books for Year 5 and 6

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Reading with your child booklet a-guide-to-reading-with-children (1)

Help with spelling at home – top tips.http://blog.pobble.com/supporting-with-spelling-at-home/

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Year 5 and 6 word list