Bacup Holy Trinity Stacksteads C.E. Primary School

Welcome to the Holy Trinity Stacksteads C.E.P.S. Website

Thank you to everyone who came to the World War II Morning - we hope you enjoyed the carrot cookies and the dancing!

World War II Morning

Friday 31st January 9:30 am - 11:15 am.  We hope to see you there! 

Extra letters will be available at the school office if you need one.

Thank you

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Spellings for test on Friday 28th February

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horrible

terrible

visible

incredible

sensible

forcible

legible

responsible

reversible

 

Remember to learn the meaning of the words as well as the correct spelling!  

Homework pages

Grammar - 20, 21, 22 and 23

Punctuation - 16, 17, 18 and 19

Mrs B and Mr A Maths - 18, 19, 20 and 21

Mr D Maths -60, 61, 62 and 63

Due in on Friday 28th February

 

Homework Club coming soon...

Welcome to the Spring Term!

Literacy - we are learning about Diary entries and recounts and will be writing a recount as if we were Willie from Goodnight Mister Tom. 

Goodnight Mister Tom By Michelle Magorian

Maths - We will have two maths sessions daily.  Fluency - looking at the four operations and reasoning focusing on multi-step worded problems, measures, statistics, geometry, shape etc.

Science - Animals including humans.

History - World War 2 - we will be holding a WW2 morning later in the term. 

PE - Dance 

PSHE - Drug, alcohol and tobacco education

Class Novel 

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Dates for your diary

Monday 2nd December – Parents’ Evening

Friday 6th December – Elf Dressing up day!

Thursday 12th December – Year 6 War Museum Trip

Thursday 12th December – Christmas Fair – 3:20pm

Friday 13th December – EYFS Nativity – 9:30am and 2:30pm

Monday 16th December – Carol Service in Church

Monday 16th December – KS1 Nativity – 9:00am

Tuesday 17th December – KS1 Nativity – 2:30pm

Wednesday 18th December – Nursery and Reception Christmas party

Wednesday 18th December – KS2 Party

Thursday 19th December – KS1 Party

Friday 20th December – Christmas lunch and end of term – 2pm finish.

Back to school Monday 6th January 2020

 

Wishing you all a Happy Christmas and a wonderful New Year!

 

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Remember to use our Kindness Box to share acts of kindness that happen every day! 

Spellings for the test on Friday 7th December

 

referring

referred

referral

reference

referee

preferring

preferred

preference

transferring

transference

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Our next topic is learning about Christmas in Spain.

The children will be learning about the traditions, the songs and what people do when celebrating Christmas.

A useful website about Christmas around the world (including Spain) is available here

Year 6 are reading 'Who Let the Gods Out' by Maz Evans.

In R.E. Year 6 have been learning about Buddhism. 

 

Rainbow meditation

Rainbow meditation website used in class.

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Remembrance Service

Year 6 have been invited to the Peace Gardens in  Stacksteads to take part in the Remembrance Service on Friday 8th November. 

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If you need to apply for a secondary school for September 2020, click the link below. 

Applying for a secondary school

Thank you to those that attended the meeting.  Please see below the information that was discussed.  

Maths

In Maths we are concentrating on:

Addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, place value and time tables!  Any extra practice at home will be most helpful at this early stage. 

Times tables - click here for an online game!

English

Our new unit will be writing a biography about 'Children Changing the World'! The children will be researching Boyan Slat and Greta Thunberg. It is part of our wider topic of climate change and plastic pollution.

 

 

 

 

 

Science

Image result for science year 6 lightWe will be investigating how light travels in straight lines, how objects give out or reflect light into our eye and how shadows work!

 

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R.E. 

Over the Autumn term Year 6 will be learning about Hinduism, Sikhism and Islam.  

 

Art

During our art lessons we will be perfecting our drawing and painting techniques and will apply them  to different portraits.  We will also be experimenting with relief and impressed printing. 

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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

 

P.E.  

P.E is on a Tuesday 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 Tuesday will be taught by Mr. Doidge or Mrs Burns.  P.E. on a Friday will be taught by Mr Doidge.

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 Tuesday 3rd  September.  

Our Year 6 welcome meeting is on Wednesday 11th September at 2.15pm.  We hope to see you there. 

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