Year 6 Noticeboard

Croeso i Bwrdd Neges Y6

 Welcome to the Y6 Noticeboard

17.9.19

Welcome to Year 6. We’ve had a great start to the year. The children have settled well into the routines of Year 6.

Literacy

Investigating the features of an information text. Writing sentences with embedded clauses. In spelling, learning the suffix -ible and -able.

Maths

Finding common factors and multiples before moving onto place value.

Topic

Researching information on hurricanes and tornadoes. Plotting hurricane routes using lines of latitude and longitude.

Welsh

Dyma Fi and learning the Welsh alphabet in Slot Ddrillio.

Science 

Researching parts of the body and investigating a forensic report.

ICT

Learning to code using ‘Scratch’.

 

Class Information

Dates for your diary

Friday 20th September – NSPCC Assembly

Wednesday 25th September – Theatr Na Nog ‘Eye of the Storm’

Thursday 26th Sept from 5pm – Bishop Gore Open Evening

Thursday 3rd October from 5.30pm – Olchfa Open Evening

Olchfa Challenge and Induction days Transition next year – Tuesday June 30th – Friday July 3rd 2020.

 

 

P.E. Kits

Y6JC – P.E. kits will be needed in school on a Monday. 

Y6LJ – Swimming kit will be needed in school on a Monday. 

Spelling Tests

Spelling tests will now be on a  Monday. Children will have words generated from their work as well as from a prescribed list.

Homework

Maths Homework 

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.

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Reading Homework

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:

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Mr Crofts and Ms Johns’ Recommendations

Sky Song by Abi Elphinstone

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The Girl of Ink and Stars by Kiran Milwood Hargrave

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The Polar Bear Explorer’s Club by Alex Bell

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Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone by J.K. Rowling

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Kensuke’s Kingdom by Michael Morpurgo

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Holes by Louis Sachar

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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

Pupil Recommendations

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