Year 6 Willow 2018 - 2019
Welcome to Willow Class
Class Teacher - Mrs Blackwell
Teaching Assistant - Mrs Reid (mornings)
Here you will find out everything you need to know about our class. Keep updated with information, class letters and our termly newsletters. Check back throughout the year to see photographs of our learning. Also, keep up-to-date with our learning on our school Twitter and Facebook pages.
Welcome back to our last term – where has the year gone!
With this being the children's last year in primary school, everyone at Sutton Green wants to make this last term as special as possible. The children have got lots to look forward to, in particular, their residential to France; continuing to learn a musical instrument; their Leaver’s production and transition days at their new high schools.
Before all that though comes those little letters... SATs which commence the week beginning 13th May. These are statutory tests which ALL Year 6 pupils across the country have to complete. It is therefore important that your child is in school ALL of May.
Below we have attached our presentation from our SATs meeting, yet if you have any queries about what was discussed, please don’t hesitate to come in and have a chat. There are also some practice SATs-style workbooks to download below if you would like to continue your learning at home.
Welcome to Mexico! Get ready to explore this unique country, from its towering temples and stunning geography to its pulsing rhythms and fun-packed festivals.
This topic, we will discover the mysterious world of the ancient Maya civilisation; make and sample some traditional and delicious Mexican meals; take part in curious rituals and conclude our topic with a Mexican festival.
Have a look at our subject overview to see how we will be creating cross-curricular links throughout this exciting topic.
As you will see from our class timetable, attached below, indoor P.E is taught on Tuesday afternoons and our Outdoor Games session is on Thursday afternoon. Please ensure the correct kit is clearly named and brought to school on the these days. In the colder months, for Outdoor Games, this will mean a warm top, tracksuit bottoms and trainers.
Catch-up swimming lessons will start on 5th June until 24th July running for 8 weeks for non-swimmers. A letter will be sent home nearer the time to inform you if your child will be taking part in these sessions.
English and Maths homework tasks are set alternately on a Thursday and are to be returned on Monday. Alongside that, your child will be given spellings in their lesson on Tuesday to learn ready to be tested the following Wednesday.
Children are expected to complete independent reading daily and this should be clearly recorded in their Reading Journals which will be checked every Monday. It is vital that children choose a book which interests them and is at the right level for them to enjoy it.
Please can all maths work be completed in pencil and English work in black pen. It is important that standards of presentation remain high. Please not that any homework handed in late will not be marked by the teacher.
If you have any questions or queries about anything, please do not hesitate to contact us.
Don't forget to log in to SumDog weekly to complete Maths, Reading and Spelling activities. Remember the more games you complete, the more points you earn and the more levels you unlock! What are you waiting for!
As we know, times tables help us in all areas of Maths and it is important that we know times tables facts up to 12x12 as well as related division facts. Log in to your Times Tables Rock Stars to practise those facts for quicker recall.
Be a SUPER MOVER and get active while you learn. Follow the link to practise your times tables or SPaG. www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/supermovers
Check out the following links for SATs Revision too
BBC Bitesize SATs Revision - https://www.bbc.com/education/levels/zbr9wmn
Files to Download
Year 6 Willow: News items
Red Nose Day, by Mrs Kervin
Cake Sale, by Mrs Kervin
Down's Syndrome Awareness Day Thursday 21st March 2019, by Mrs Richards