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Welcome to Year 6 Autumn 1

English

Year 6 enjoyed their woodland walk. We used our noticing skills to enhance our descriptive writing.

Learning Challenge

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Year 6(6)

Year 6 Letter

Dear Parents,

Welcome to Year 6! My name is Mrs Potts and I will be teaching your children this year, along with Mrs Boult who is the year 6 teaching assistant. I am getting to know the children quickly and they have all made a positive start to Year 6. Year 6 is a very busy and exciting year with lots for the children to enjoy. There will be a range of trips and visitors throughout the year which will support the children in their learning. Later in the year, the children will be going to Hollowford where they will take part in a range of outdoor activities and, for some, this will be their first time away from home. There is no doubt they will have a wonderful time! The SATs will take place in May 2018. The children will be also making their choices for secondary schools. This is quite an important and sometimes difficult decision to make and we will help in any way we can.

Reading

Your child will be given a reading book to take home as well as a reading book which is kept in school. Your child should be reading daily at home and recording it in their diaries. In school they will take part in daily reading sessions within their English lessons.

Homework

Homework will be sent home on a Friday and is to be completed by the following Wednesday. This will link to work we have done in class but children may need your support. Remember also, reading and times tables need to be practiced regularly.

PE

We will be doing PE on Wednesday and Friday each week. Wednesday morning is a session with the sports coach. Please remember to keep your PE kit in school so that it is available for lessons. Also, could you please check that your child’s PE kit has their names in all items to reduce the chance of loss.

Thank you for your support, please feel free to come and see me if ever you have any queries or concerns or you simply want to discuss your child’s progress.

Mrs Potts