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St Nicholas' Chantry CofE Primary School

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Year 6 - Oak & Elder Classes

Year 6 

Welcome to our Year 6 class page! We are really looking forward to the year ahead and have lots of exciting learning opportunities and experiences planned!

Please be sure to check the website regularly - we will upload newsletters, homework and key letters as appropriate. If you require paper copies of these then please let your child's class teacher know. 

 Teaching Staff

 Elder Class - Miss Christopher 

 Oak Class - Mrs Pillinger

We are available to talk about any issues or concerns at the end of the school day or alternatively, we can be contacted via email on the school addresses below:

cchristopher@stnicholaschantryschool.org.uk

epillinger@stnicholaschantryschool.org.uk

Camp 2020 - Biblin's Adventure Campsite

Newsletters 

Please find below newsletters from the Year 6 team:

Welcome to Year 6 Newsletter - Term 1 - September 2019

End of Term 1 Newsletter 2019

MAWS - March 31st 2020

Please find below a link to the initial interest letter for MAWS 2020. This year, the concert takes place on Tuesday 31st March 2020.

MAWS Letter - January 2020

Year 6 Leavers' Hoodies

Year 6 Leavers' Hoodie Information

Year 6 Leavers Hoodies Letter to parents 

Year 6 Leavers Hoodies Artwork

 Year 6 Recommended Reads

Please find below a list of 50 top recommended reads for Year 6 - how many can you read before the end of the year?! Don't forget our reading challenge!

50 Recommended Reads for Year 6 Part 1

50 Recommended Reads for Year 6 Part 2

Year 6 Homework Overview and Expectations

Letter to parents September 2019

Grammar and Punctuation Homework

To completed week by week and returned on a Wednesday.

Week 1 - Nouns - Due 15.01.2020

Week 2 - Adjectives - Due 22.01.2020

Week 3 - Adverbs - Due 29.01.2020

Week 4 - Apostrophes - Due 5.02.2020

Week 5 - Conjunctions - Due 12.02.2020

Week 6 - Phrases - (Half term homework) Due 26.02.2020

Spellings

Spelling tests will be on Monday mornings each week and the children will have numerous opportunities to learn and explore their new spelling pattern each week before the spelling lists are issued. Your support with regular learning of these is appreciated. 

Term 3 Spellings

 

Maths Homework

1. Weekly homework to consolidate learning in class:

Homework will be added each week and will relate to the topic of maths currently being studied in school. Answers will also be provided so that you are able to check your child's homework when it is completed. This should then be handed in to your child's class teacher, where it will be initialled and recorded. 

 

Homework due 26.02.20 (Over half -term)

Converting between fractions and decimals (including answers)

2. Arithmetic Homework (weekly):

Arithmetic 1 - due 22.01.20

Arithmetic 2 - due 29.01.20

Arithmetic 3 - due 05.02.20

Arithmetic 4 - due 12.02.20

Arithmetic 5 - due 26.02.20 (Half term homework)

 In class, the children have been practising their times tables daily. This has involved completing a strip of 40 mixed times tables in 2 minutes. We have noticed a huge improvement in the children's speed and accuracy in the last couple of weeks and feel this method is hugely benefiting them. If your child would like to practise these at home, we have provided the strips below:

Mixed times tables to 12 x 12

 Year 5 & 6 Statutory Spellings

During Year 6, children will be assessed on their writing. Part of this assessment involves spelling and the ability to correctly spell many of the Year 5 and 6 Statutory word lists independently in their work.  A list has been attached below for your reference:

Year 5 & 6 Statutory Spellings