Year Six

Mr Abbott
YEAR 6

Hello, and welcome to Year 6!

I hope you’ve all had a fantastic summer and are raring to go at the start of this important year for Year 6 children across the country. The children will be working hard (as will all the adults) throughout their time in Year 6 and we hope to see continued improvements in everything that they do.

During your child’s time in Year 6, they will be expected to consolidate their grasp of a range of fiction and non-fiction texts. They will develop skills related to planning the key features of these texts, as well as practising their ability to write for a given length of time. Your child will also be expected to further develop the speed and accuracy of mental calculations to reinforce calculations as part of problem – solving tasks, as well as covering objectives related to Shape and space, Data Handling and Measurement.

Homework is an essential part of your child’s learning, and children will be expected to read every day and complete an English and Maths related activity each week. We are, of course, more than happy to help children if they need further instruction before homework is due to be returned – homework should not be a cause of extreme anxiety!With the children moving on to secondary school at the end of

Year 6 there will of course also be the opportunity to participate in a number of fun trips and activities, as well as all of the fabulously entertaining lessons that will keep the children amused and educated.

Please feel free to contact myself – Mr Abbott – through the school office should any queries arise.

The children will be working hard throughout this year, ensuring that they are ready for their transition to secondary schools in the summer.  I am confident that they will have a successful and enjoyable final year at St Oswald’s!

 

Year 6 School Council representatives are:

 

What is it like to be a Nurse?

In Year 6 today we found out what it is like to work as a nurse. Ayse's grandma Angie came into our class and spoke to us about her time working as a nurse. It was fascinating. Bethany -  "I liked all the interesting facts Angie told...

Field to Fork – Year 6

Year 6 visited Tesco to find out where our food comes from and how it is sourced. Taylor - "We found out where different fruit and vegetables come from." Bethany - "We all turned into human ice cubes when entering the freezers." Christina - "The fresh yeast, used to...

YMT Expedition Day – Year 6

We loved every minute of our workshop this morning.  We have been learning different ways in which we can pray to God. Cody has inspired us to share the word of God through song. Thank you Cody, from all of Year 6.  ...

Congratulations

We would like to say a huge congratulations to Amie and Olivia in Year 6 who attended a football tournament at Flamingo Land last weekend.  Here they are with their trophies.  Well done...

Roger

We welcomed Roger the hamster in to Year 6, and watched as  he enjoyed running in his...

SATs week

The Year 6 children have been making the most of the beautiful sunshine today.  We took our revision outside, and even enjoyed using the gym...

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