Year 6 Noticeboard

Croeso i Bwrdd Neges Y6

 Welcome to the Y6 Noticeboard

 

The next couple of weeks are very busy for year 6. Here are  the dates for your diary:-

18th June – Taliesin dance project. leave at 9 am return to school at approx 4.10 pm

19th June – Taliesin dance project. leave at 9 am return to school at approx 4.10 pm

20th June – Taliesin dance project. leave at 10.30 am . Please collect your child from the Taliesin at 8.10 pm

21st June – Taliesin dance project. leave at 11 am . Please collect your child from the Taliesin at 8.10 pm

27th June – Bishop Gore Transition day (please arrange drop off  and pick up)

28th June – Bishop Gore Transition day(please arrange drop off  and pick up)

2nd July – Olchfa Transition day (please arrange drop off  and pick up)

3rd July – Olchfa Transition challenge day (please arrange drop off  and pick up)

4th July – Olchfa Transition day (please arrange drop off  and pick up)

5th July -Olchfa Transition day (please arrange drop off  and pick up

1st  July – Parents meeting for Stackpole residential  5 pm

10th July – Leavers Prom

12th July – Leavers assembly – 2.00 pm (afternoon performance is for grandparents) and 6.00 pm (for parents)

17th -19th July – Residential Stackpole

 

 

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Class Information

Dates for your diary

Potions Fayre: Date TBC

Please bring in used, clean jars as we will be using these to make candles. 

P.E. Kits

P.E. kits will be needed in school on both a Monday and a Thursday.

Spelling Tests

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

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.

 

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