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Brinsley Primary And Nursery School - Year 6


    Who’s in the class

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    Mr B Elliott
    Assistant Head Teacher
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    Mrs C Bamford
    Teaching Assistant

Class Name: Nightingale

This term our topic is:
Were The Vikings Always Victorious And Vicious?

This term our topic is: Were the Vikings always victorious and vicious?

Welcome to Year 6 Class Nightingales!

Mr Elliott will teach Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday.

Mrs Bamford will teach on Thursday.

  

Autumn 1 

Were the Vikings always victorious and vicious?

 

 

 

 

PE will be Thursday mornings. Please send your child in PE kit.

Please check Class Dojo regularly for updates, photos and information

 

 

 


Welcome to Year 6

 
We hope your child enjoys their time in our class. Please read our Topic section to see what we'll be doing this term! 
 

Learning from Home

Should you wish to access any further resources in addition to those provided by school, here is a list of recommended sites. 

 

Maths:

White Rose Home Leaning: https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-6/

Times Tables Rock Stars: https://ttrockstars.com/

Top Marks: https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/7-11-years/times-tables

Maths is Fun: https://www.mathsisfun.com/

 

English:

BBC Home Learning: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/collections/year-6-and-p7-english-lessons/1

Bug Club: https://www.activelearnprimary.co.uk/login?c=0 (your child will have been given an access code)

 

Science: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/ztgh7yc

 

Homework

In KS2, children will be asked to complete the following pieces of homework on a weekly basis: 

  • Spellings
  • Times Tables Rock Stars (3-4 mins per day)
  • Read at least 3 times a week

In addition to the above, you may be asked to complete topic-based homework such as a piece of art or conduct some research at home. When this happens, your class teacher will post instructions via the class Dojo page. 

 

 

 

Times Tables 

Every child in Years 2-6 have their own Times Tables Rock Stars log in which can be accessed via: https://play.ttrockstars.com/auth. It is recommended that they take a little and often approach, aiming for 3-4 minutes, 5 times a week. The children will be rewarded with certificates- if they earn them- every Thursday. In order to move up to a new Rock Status, they need to play on ‘Studio’. After every 10 games, a new average score will be calculated which may lead to a change in their status.

Reading 

Your child will bring home a book banded book in addition to a library book. The book banded book gives you an indication as to where your child is in terms of age related. By the end of Year 6, ideally your child will be on ‘Red’ book band. The children do not need to wait to be told to change their books, they may do so when they see fit.

 Please encourage your child to read for 10 minutes a night. In Year 6 it is absolutely acceptable that they will read to themselves.

 

Spellings 

Your child will receive up to 10 spellings each week. In KS2 we follow Twinkl spelling. In addition to practising their spellings at school, please encourage them to do so at home. Again, little and often is a good rule of thumb to follow.

 

Reminders

PE for this term will take place on Thursdays. Thursday's session will be guided by coaches from Next Level Sport. We ask that children come dressed in PE kits on these days. 

PE kits consist of: 

Plain white top

Black shorts or joggers (no leggings)

Black hoodie

Trainers 

 

Other bits...

Each child should bring their own water bottle. It should be taken home each day to be washed so they can bring it to school the following day.

Year 6 children are required to equip themselves with a pencil case with essential items. 

 

 

 

 

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