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Year 6: Hawks

 

 

Welcome to Year Six (Hawks) 

 

Teachers: Miss Brereton and Mr.Hunt 

 

Autumn 1 - Frozen Kingdom

 

Our learning for this project began with a visit from a real-life Arctic explorer, Mr. Hall. He talked to us about the dangers he faced when visiting Greenland and he let us explore some of the equipment that he had to take with him. All equipment was 'light-weight' but when put inside his bag, they made for a very heavy rucksack! Some of us got to lift it so we could see exactly how heavy it was. We also explored the different types of shelters that are used when out exploring and a snowstorm suddenly strikes. We even had a go at putting up a lightweight emergency shelter that can be used in a small snowstorm.  

 

 

Another amazing experience that we have been able to participate in is going to the Time and Tide Museum to take part in the 'Titanic: Honour and Glory' event. Here we got to meet people who sailed on the Titanic and experience what life was like for them. We became a member of the upper class and learned to dance the Waltz. All of us looked very smart in our bow-ties and long, black gloves! We became a member of the crew and learned to scrub the deck, bow or curtsey to important people as well as salute the captain whenever he was on deck. Finally, we got to explore the belongings of some of the passengers and used what we found to infer who they were and why they might have been traveling to New York on the Titanic. 

 

 

 

 

Sparkling Start

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Sparkling Start 2
Sparkling Start 3
Sparkling Start 4

Titanic: Time and Tide Museum

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Titanic: Time and Tide Museum   3
Titanic: Time and Tide Museum   4
Titanic: Time and Tide Museum   5

Shared Reading

This half term, we have been reading the text Northern Lights as a class. The children are really enjoying this book and have been asking lots of questions to improve their knowledge. We can't wait to see what Lyra gets up to next

Home Learning

 

Home learning will be given out daily so it can be completed and returned by the following day. We would appreciate your support in helping your child to complete these activities as they are critical to their academic development and will promote our Learning Value of responsibility. In addition, to support their mathematical development, it is essential that times tables are learned and practised at home on a regular basis.

 

Daily reading of 15 minutes should be completed and recorded in Home/School  Dairies previously provided. Children who complete daily home reading and home learning will be entered into a raffle and will have the chance to win a prize at the end of the week.

 

PE and Forest Schools

Children will have P.E. sessions on Tuesday and Friday. For children to participate fully in these sessions, it is essential that they have their PE kit with them on a daily basis. In addition, children will be partaking in Forest School sessions on Friday. Please ensure they have welly boots or other appropriate shoes available in school for these sessions.

Dates to remember

 

Tuesday 7th November - Parents evening

Thursday 9th November - Parents evening 

Thursday 16th November  to Tuesday 21st November - Bookfair

Monday 20th November - Individual photos

Wednesday 22nd November - Year 6 SATs reading workshop

wb 4th December - Science week

wb 11th December - PIRA/PUMA testing

Friday 15th December - End of term

Wednesday 3rd January - Start of term

Monday 12th February - Friday 16th February - Half term. 

Monday 15th January 2018 - Year 6 parents timestables and maths workshop. 

Monday 12th February - Friday 16th February - Half term. 

 

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