Croeso i Bwrdd Neges Y6
Welcome to the Y6 Noticeboard
What have we been doing this week?
In Literacy, we have written sentences with embedded relative clauses. We will then move onto planning our biographical recount.
In Maths, we have completed our first national test paper, as well as the first set of online assessments in order to generate targets moving forward. This week, we will be looking at calculating area and perimeter before moving onto co-ordinates.
Dates for your diary
Monday 4th March: Used Book Sale. Money raised will go towards Ty Hafan. Can we please have any used, good quality books donated before then.
Monday 4th – Friday 8th March: Travelling Book Fayre. New books available to buy at a discounted price.
Monday 4th March – Friday 15th March: Red Nose Sale. We will have a limited number of red noses available to buy in school. We have a selection of noses from 2018 on sale for 50p and a range of 2019 noses which will be £1. These will be issued on a first come, first serve basis.
Tuesday 5th/Wednesday 6th March: Parents’ Evenings. Please return slips so that an appointment can be allocated.
Thursday 7th March: Dress up as your favourite book character for World Book Day!
Monday 11th March: Cycling Proficiency. Please return consent forms. Year 6 JC W/C 11th, Y6LJ W/C 18th March.
Friday 15th March: Harry Potter Studios Trip. Your child will need to be in school at 6am. The bus will be leaving at 6:15 promptly. Feel free to bring a pillow to have a nap on the bus! Your child can also come in costume if they choose. We should be back in school by 7:30pm. We can dojo message on the way home to give a better idea. There is a gift shop that we will be visiting. Please bring money in a clearly labelled purse or wallet which will be your child’s responsibility.
P.E. kits will be needed in school on both a Monday and a Thursday.
Spelling tests will now be on a Thursday. Children will have words generated from their work as well as from a prescribed list.
Maths tests will be completed every Friday, based on the skills we have developed during the week. These results will be shared with parents. Please ensure children are regularly practising these skills on the SumDog software.
All maths homework will be set via SumDog. Homework will be linked to the topics we have covered in school and help us to identify any misconceptions. Homework cannot be completed after 7pm and is due Sunday of each week.
Year 6 children should be reading daily and logging their reading journals independently. Can parents please check and sign these weekly. See the infographic below to see why it’s so important! A list of reading books recommended by both staff and pupils can also be found below:
Mr Crofts and Ms Johns’ Recommendations
Sky Song by Abi Elphinstone
The Girl of Ink and Stars by Kiran Milwood Hargrave
The Polar Bear Explorer’s Club by Alex Bell
Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone by J.K. Rowling
Kensuke’s Kingdom by Michael Morpurgo
Holes by Louis Sachar
The Explorer by Katherine Rundell
The Skylarks’ War by Hilary McKay
Short Stories by Paul Jennings
Why the Whales Came by Michael Morpurgo
Wizards of Once by Cressida Cowell
Wonder by R.J. Palacio
Ingo by Helen Dunmore (series)
Esio Trot by Roald Dahl
The Midnight Gang by David Walliams
The Twits by Roald Dahl
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child by J.K. Rowling
Fantastic Beasts Screenplay by J.K. Rowling
There’s a Werewolf In My Tent by Pamela Butchart
Demon Dentist by David Walliams
Tirion’s Secret Journal by Jenny Sullivan
The Light Jar by Lisa Thompson
East of the Sun and West of the Moon by Noel Daniel
Nevermoor by Jessica Townsend
The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas by John Boyne (Not for the faint hearted!)
The Tempest by William Shakespeare
Flying Ace by Jim Eldridge
Goldfish Boy by Lisa Thompson
Some Day Angeline by Louis Sachar
Anne Frank’s Diary by Anne Frank
Wave Me Goodbye by Jaqueline Wilson
Percy Jackson (series) by Rick Riordan
If you wish to contact Mr Crofts, please email him on ;- CroftsJ11@hwbcymru.net
Or if you want to contact Ms Johns, please contact her on;- JohnsL2@hwbcymru.net