Year 6

Welcome to the Year 6 class page for Salamander class (Miss O'Toole), Springbok class (Mr Gould) and Shark class (Miss Dunk).
Welcome to Year 6.
Homework will be given out on Thursday and is due in the following Tuesday. You will be given Maths homework which will include a Maths activity as well as weekly times tables. English homework will consist of a writing or grammar activity, along side your weekly spellings. Spelling test will take place on Tuesday.
Please make sure you are reading a range of texts at least three times a week and recording it in your reading diary.
Please make sure you are learning your year group spellings. These will be stuck in your yellow homework books.
On shuffle up day we found out what our new Year 6 pupils were made of by giving them a challenge! 
The focus was TEAMWORK!
Check out these photos to see how they got on.
As part of our Geography topic on comparing localities in the UK and France, Year 6 have been learning to read grid references and work out distances using map scales. 
Important dates for your diary:
Fri 8th Feb  2019  - WW2 Day
Mon 18th - 22nd March 2019 - Year 6 camp
Mon 13th - 16th May 2019 - SATs week
Tues 9th July  - Year 6 performance in the afternoon (1:45) and evening (6:30)
Weds 17th July 2019 - Brean Year 6 leavers' trip
Thurs 18th July Year 6 Disco (5:00- 6:30)

Fri 19th  July Leavers' assembly (9:15)

Red Ridge Camp 2019.
Hot off the press, a few pictures from camp so far.
The children are having an amazing time.
We had a great day in Glastonbury as part of our Geography topic.  The sky was clear and the views were fantastic from Glastonbury Tor. We used out ordnance survey maps to identify human and physical features of the land and learnt lots about medieval times at Glastonbury Abbey. 
Art trip to Clifton Downs
As part of our studies on the artist Andy Goldsworthy, who creates art from the things he finds in nature,  we visited Clifton Downs to recreate out own 'art in nature'. 
The children produced some fantastic art work as a group and then worked in smaller groups to create their own. 
Check out some of their fantastic work below. 
Aspirations Day
We had great fun on Aspirations Day finding out about the children's aspirations for the future. 
We had gamers, vets. doctors, teachers, cooks and footballers to name a few. 
Great 'job' everyone! : )

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