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Year 6 - Miss Ashdown and Miss Lankester

 

We break up on Friday 12th April at 2pm. 

Well done to everyone for working so hard this term. We hope you have a lovely Easter and we will see many of you for SATs club.

See below for more details.  

If you are unable to attend we return to school on Monday 29th April. 

 

 

 

 

Well done to all those in Year Six who entered the Young Writers poetry competition. Quite a few students in the class have been offered the opportunity to have their literature published in a book called 'Poetry Wonderland - Poets of South London'. Letters have gone home with those students today and will require parental permission. Please return permission slips by 19th April.

 

Well done Year Six - what a fantastic bunch of writers you are!

SATs Easter Club

 

We will be running SATs Easter Club on the 24th, 25th and 26th of April between 10am and 3pm. Students can wear their own clothes and must bring their own lunch.

 

This will be a really valuable time for the students to revise and boost their confidence before SATs week in May.

 

Looking forward to seeing as many Year 6s as possible there!

 

Lent has begun

Well done to the whole of year six for fabulously representing the school at Ash Wednesday mass on Wednesday morning. The children's behaviour was exemplary as was their attitude to singing solos, reading and receiving their Ashes. Benjamin wrote this fantastic reflection on Unity during Lent and our time at mass. 

 

                                       

7th -10th June

Please bring the completed medical information form back to

school asap. 

We have some very exciting activities to look forward to.

A list of what you will need to take will be sent out after the holidays. 

 

Recycled Rivers!

Bring in your recycled plastic and cardboard to make our river models in Geography. Please make sure it is clean and not an old meat container. Black bin bags at the back of the classroom to store them. We will start to make them on the 10th of April, so please ensure they are in by then. 

 

Thank you to Tullie for writing this informative brief for all!

 

Miss Lankester

 

 

Some great Geography work from Lohima this week - detailed and beautifully presented.

Don't forget to bring in your recycling for our river models. Many thanks to those that have brought in already, we have quite a nice collection starting!

 

Well done to Gabriella for this delightful planning of a business that could take place using the Thames as a base! Informative and fun for all!

Our  science topic is .......................................

 

 

 

We had great fun dissecting a flower.

We worked in groups and identified all of the parts.

Take a look at the photos below.

Can you remember what the following parts look like :

filament, stigma, stamen, anther, ovary, petal, sepal ?

 

Dissecting a flower

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Wednesday 10th April - Recyclables for river modelling due in

 

Friday 12th April - Last day of term (school closes at 2pm)

 

Wednesday 24th April - Friday 26th April - Easter SATs club

 

29th April - Children return to school

 

6th May - May Bank Holiday - school closed

 

Monday 13th May - SPAG test

 

Tuesday 14th May - Reading test

 

Wednesday 15th May - Maths papers 1 and 2 (arithmetic and first reasoning paper)

 

Thursday 16th May - Maths paper 3 (second reasoning paper)

 

Friday 17th May - Year 6 trip to Clapham Common

 

Monday 20th May- Science Week- Our Planet

 

Friday 7th June to Monday 10th June- PGL

 

Tuesday 16th July - Year 6 End of Year Production

 

Thursday 18th July - Leavers' Mass

 

Thursday 18th July - Graduation and last day for Year 6

 

Continue to read our new class novel,Black Beauty.

Also keep learning the  

 song lyrics for our production.

Clapham Leaf Club

We are all going to be taking part in the community project,

The Clapham Leaf Club,  which will take place in July.

As a school, we will be growing our own produce and selling it at Venn Street Market. See the link below for more details. 

As part of this project, every pupil will be growing some seeds.

 

We had a visit from the author Chitra Soundar . We had lots of fun and worked in groups to create and retell our own story.

Take a look at the photos at the bottom of the page. 

Thank you to the PSA for organising this special event. 

SATs meeting presentation

Our trip to the Imperial War Museum

We worked in groups to carry out our own investigations into which materials were soluble.

Soluble or insoluble ?

Read a selection of our War Poems to commemorate 100 years of the end of World War One.

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Outdoor PE will take place with the Sports Coach on Thursday afternoons.

Indoor PE with Miss Lankester will take place on Friday afternoons.

Please make sure you have the correct kit with you on these days.

 

This year, our class representatives are:

Ella and Amanuel.

Representing Nursery are:

Tullie and Helder

Representing Miss Cullen's Reception class are:

Lulia and Nelson

 

Congratulations to all children and good luck for the year ahead!

Reading Recommendations

 

We have many avid readers in our class, which is fantastic! We are so pleased that lots of you really enjoy reading for pleasure.

Maybe for your next book though, you could try a different author or even a different genre to continue to expand your reading knowledge.

Much of the reading tests nowadays expect a very broad range of vocabulary to be used and continuing to read widely may help with this.

Please see below for some ideas of books you may like to try.

If you have any recommendations, why not let us know?

Lexia Reading

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Please find below a link to Lexia - a spelling and reading programme.

Your log in is your first name and the first letter of your surname (eg Sarah Smith would be sarahs).

Your password is read.

Please note that Lexia does not work in Internet Explorer, please try another browser such as Google Chrome or Safari instead.

Science Investigations

Lunch box investigation

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