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Parks Class - Year 6

The adults working in our class are: 

  • Miss Wilson
  • Mrs Wardle

 

We also work very closely with: 

  • Miss McMaster
  • Mrs Walsh
  • Miss Wilson (art teacher)
Spring Term

Computing Links

This week we have used the laptops to help us with our topic work. We found out all about Fair trade and started to make engaging presentations.

Also, we used the IPads to support our maths work this week. Remember - you can also access mathletics at home to further support your child. 

Investigating unfamiliar words.

This half term we are focusing on the novel 'Journey to the river sea'. This book contains lots of high level vocabulary and the children are working hard to understand this. 

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Welcome back. We hope you had a lovely Christmas and are all well rested for the new term. We would like to once again ask that your child works on their times tables as much as possible. This is a vital skill that they need in order to succeed in their maths lessons. Please download the free app 'Timestables Rockstars' to help. 
Autumn Term

Christmas fun

We have really enjoyed our final week before Christmas. This week we have: met Santa, made Christmas cards and calendars, dressed in our Christmas jumpers, dressed in our party clothes, enjoyed a delicious Christmas dinner and played with our new wet playtime games. 

Enterprise - Year 6

During art lessons, the children have created Christmas cards to sell after school. They have decided to donate all money raised to The RFL Benevolent Fund. This charity helps to support players whose lives are affected by serious injuries sustained whilst playing the game. Please support the children after school on Tue/Wed/Thu this week.  

Hot Chocolate Time

Enjoying a hot chocolate after our carol singing. Yum! Yum!

Christmas Carol Singing

We had a great time entertaining the Christmas crowds at Iceland on Monday.

Christmas Jumper Day

The children really enjoyed wearing their Christmas jumpers today. 

Film Making

In our computer lessons, we have started making trailers linked to our English work. We have used the novel Skellig to inspire us and created the film trailers using the IPads. We will upload the final trailers once they are completed. 

Perform a picture - Art Project

After the art ambassadors visited Leeds Art Gallery, we were inspired by a piece of artwork.

We re-created the picture using our bodies, wrote revolting poetry linked to the artwork and showed off our learning to the rest of the school. 

Children in Need - Dressing up

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NSPCC workshop

Following on from our assembly last week, we had a workshop with the NSPCC. The children were very knowledgeable about how to keep safe and who to turn to for advice. I was also very impressed with the maturity of the children when they were discussing sensitive topics. Well done Parks!

NSPCC Assembly

Today we had a visitor from the NSPCC to talk to us about how to deal with anxiety and worries. We discussed who we could share our worries with and where to turn if we need help. We are now looking forward to our workshop next week. 

Heart and Circulatory System - Visitor

We had a visitor from Leeds General Infirmary (LGI) to talk to us about the heart and circulatory system. Adam told us all about his role at the hospital and discussed the functions of the heart. The children asked some excellent questions and enjoyed the activities we did.

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Bikeability

Year 6 have enjoyed completing their bikeability training over the past 2 weeks. They have worked hard to achieve their level 1 or level 2 certificates and badges.

  

The heart and circulatory system

This half term, our topic is all about the human heart and circulatory system.

The children have worked very hard over half term and produced some wonderful learning logs linked to this. 

Maths Challenges

Working together to solve extremely difficult multiplication and division problems. 

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Opera North - Singing Workshop

Year 6 were one of only 3 schools selected to take part in an opera singing workshop. We enjoyed finding out about Colombian music and completing the singing activities with Patricia and James.

 

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Class Assembly

A huge well done for a fantastic class assembly - you have made us all very proud. Thank you to everyone who came to support the children.  

Class Assembly Reminder

We will have our class assembly on Friday 13th October at 1:35. The children have helped to write it and have lines to learn for homework. They are very excited to show off their learning this half term.  We hope to see you there. 

Non-uniform Day

The children dressed in their own clothes to raise money for 2 cancer charities. As a school, we have raised over £800! Well done! Check out the photographs of our indoor playtime. 

Rugby Skills

This half term we will be working with Michael from the Hunslet Hawks to develop our rugby skills. This week we focused on our kicking and catching skills.   

English

Drama activity linked to our class novel 'Friend or Foe'. The children thought about what it would be like to be evacuated during World War 2. 

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High School Information
  • Rodillian  - Tuesday 19th September 2017
  • Morley Academy - Thursday 21st September 2017 
  • Royds  - Thursday 28th September 2017
  • Cockburn  - Thursday 28th September 2017
  • Ruth Gorse - Saturday 7th October 2017
Year 6 Newsletter

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Hello and welcome to year 6!

The children look super smart in their black school jumpers and have had a brilliant first week back. We have already started our English, Maths and Topic work and are excited to continue these next week. Can we also say a huge thank you for helping your child with their holiday learning logs - they are fantastic!

This webpage will be used to keep you updated with key information, achievements and events that take place in class so please check it regularly. If you have any questions about year 6, please do not hesitate to contact me or Miss McMaster. 

Thank you, 

Miss Wilson

Learning Logs
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Responsible Mobile Phone Use & Walking Home Alone

Please read and sign the letter if you would like your child to walk home from school during September and early October. 

Please return the slip to the year 6 class teachers. 

Homework

In year 6, all homework is given out on a Friday. This is to be handed in the following Friday. The children are also expected to read a minimum of 3 times every week. 

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