Bacup Holy Trinity Stacksteads C.E. Primary School

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Year 6 Open Afternoon

Thank you to those who attended. It was a great afternoon (even for those adults who competed in the times table challenge). Below are a selection of the photos from the afternoon.

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Please find the Year 6 SATs PowerPoint presentation below.  If you have any questions about the SATs in May, please do not hesitate to contact myself or Mrs Burns via the school office. 

Many thanks

Mr Doidge

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Year 6 have now been given revision books to prepare them for the end of KS2 tests. The pages they need to complete will be given out every Friday and will need to be completed for the following Friday.

 

Due 26.4.19

Grammar book

Punctuation book

Numeracy advanced: Ten for Ten maths booklet

Numeracy Standard:

We are offering a homework club every Wednesday to support the children with their homework books or for children to come along and do extra revision. Snacks are allowed and we recommend that if a child can attend, they should, as it would be hugely beneficial. 

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TTrockstars

 

The school now has access to a fantastic educational tool that helps with times tables. It is fun and is tailored to suit your child's level. We are encouraging children to access it at home where they can challenge themselves at learning each times table.

TTrockstars - timestables

Here is a link explaining how TTrockstars can help your child.

https://youtu.be/1VqPOdfSquE

 

Spellings for the spelling test on Friday 26th April

If the root work begins with m or p, im is the prefix

immortal

immature

impossible

impatient

imperfect

immovable

immoral

improbable

imbalance

imperfect

 

World War 2 Afternoon.

Many thanks to those who managed to attend our World War 2 afternoon. Everyone had a great time and some even learned a new dance!

Below are a selection of photos from the day.

Year 6 Blog!  Keep an eye out for the updates every week!

Week commencing 8th October 

In Year 2, they have been using dance mat typing BBC.

In Year 3 have created models of Stone Henge.

Year 5 have been designing and making dragon eyes.

Year 6 have been drawing portraits of the Queen and as a school, we raised over £300 for McMillian Cancer Support.

A new club has started – chess club! Image result for chess

 

Week commencing 24th September

This week in reception they have been learning to count and are starting to learn their phonics.

In Year 1 they have been up to the forest finding dead, alive and never been alive.

Over in Year 3 they have been making brilliant phone cases and investigating exercise.

In Year 4, they have started their topic on Romans whilst year 5 have been learning about human rights.

Year 6 – the Macmillan coffee was a great success.  Thank you to everyone who donated.  

Harvest took place at church on Wednesday afternoon, all the children performed well and we all enjoyed the service. 

 

Literacy

 

Our focus for Literacy will be surrounding World War II. We will be starting by recreating our own extracts from a diary. The children will be listening to personal experiences from people who were alive during the war.

 

A great source of information, as well as having a range of activities can be found by clicking the link below.

 

BBC WWII

 

Numeracy

We are currently completing our topic on ratio and proportion.

 

We will then be revisiting all the areas of the curriculum in order to prepare for the end of Year 6 tests.

 

It is important that your child is encouraged to engage with the resources on offer to help practice fluency, reasoning and problem solving.

 

Homework books will be sent home soon to assist your child in revising for the tests.

 

SUMDOG has a great range of games that are tailored to your child's level.

History

Our new topic is based around the events of the Second World War!

 

Learning about the experiences of evacuees.

 

Exploring the kinds of shelters that kept people safe...

 

Discovering how women were enrolled into various wartime jobs...

 As well as looking at propoganda, modes of transport, key events and more.

 

There are many websites you can explore that will give more information on this subject please click on some of the links below

 

BBC website WW!!

Imperial War Museum North

National Geographic

Computing

The children will be covering the unit 'Computational Thinkers'. They will be exploring algorithms and learning about binary and linear processes.

 

Scratch is a great online tool that the children can use.

SCRATCH

P.E.  

P.E is on a Monday and a Friday.  All children must have a plain t-shirt, plain shorts and the correct sized pumps in school at all times.  They will be sent home at the end of every half term. P.E. on a Monday will be taught by Mr. Doidge.  P.E. on a Friday will be taught by Mrs S. Barnes.

Here is the presentation that was shown at the Welcome Afternoon.  If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to ask. Many thanks.

A warm welcome to our new Year 6 children!  We hope you have had a relaxing summer holiday and the children are ready for what Year 6 brings!

 P.E. kits will be required on Monday 3rd September.  

Our Year 6 welcome meeting is on Wednesday 12th September at 2pm.  We hope to see you there. 

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