Croeso i Bwrdd Neges Y6
Welcome to the Y6 Noticeboard
Thank you to all those who attended the meeting on Wednesday. A copy of our presentation can be found here
We are publishing our ghost stories before moving onto our poetry unit.
Finding fractions of amounts and amounts when you have been given a fraction, e.g.
1/5 of 35 = ?
1/4 of ? = 12
Completing market research for our Potions Fair.
Investigating pulse rate after exercise using Mac software ‘Numbers’ to present results.
Learning to code using ‘Scratch’.
Dates for your diary
Welsh Week – Monday 24th Feb – Friday 28th Feb.
World Book Day – Thurs 5th March – Dress Up as your favourite book character
Warner Bros. Harry Potter Studios Trip Friday 20th March – Letters will be sent home w/c 13th Jan.
Olchfa Challenge and Induction days Transition next year – Tuesday June 30th – Friday July 3rd 2020.
P.E. kits will be needed in school on a Monday.
Please could PE kits stay in school for another PE session during the week.
Spelling tests will now be on a Monday. Children will have words generated from their work as well as from a prescribed list.
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
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