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In the links above you will find out all about the exciting learning that is yet to come this term! Please have a browse.

 

Below you will find important information regarding your child's PE time slot and information on reading.

 

The links below are for the platforms used for online homework, along with others that your child also has access to.

 

J2e/TT Blast - https://www.j2e.com

SATS Companion - https://satscompanion.com/

Language Angels - https://www.languageangels.com/schools/

TT Rockstars - https://ttrockstars.com/

 

If you have any questions regarding any work set or being able to access any online learning, please email the Year 6 team at Year6@phoenix-pri.essex.sch.uk.  

 

Reading Books

Children in Year 6 are expected to read at home each day, either to a family member or independently.  Please ensure reading records are brought to school daily and signed when your child has read so it can be included in their termly reading challenge.  We can then also write in them when they read with adults in school.

 

Each Year 6 pupil is aiming to have read 12 books by the end of each term. If completed the pupils will receive an exciting reward. If a pupil reads 12 books in each of the three academic terms they will receive a final reward at the end of the year.

6M are reading lots in school, please continue to read with them at home to help them reach their target!

 

P.E

Year 6 will have weekly P.E. although sometimes the day it is on may change. Therefore please ensure that your child has their P.E kit at school every day. Your child will need a white T-shirt, black shorts and suitable footwear (trainers/plimsolls).  In the winter months your child can wear black tracksuit bottoms and a jumper.  Hair should be tied up and earrings MUST be removed. Your child will not be able to join in with P.E if they have earrings in. 

 

Class Blog 

22.3.24

 

 

 

 

 

This week in English we have continued to read poems by Joseph Coelho. We explored the use oh homonyms and wrote our own stories about conflict. The children had some fantastic ideas and related them back to conflict involving war as well as conflict with friends or siblings.

 

In Maths we have continued to learn about algebra and algebraic expressions. For fun some children looked at finding an nth term which at GCSE level!

‘At first it was confusing but once I followed the steps, it was actually quite easy!’ YS

 

In music we continued to explore music used in film and identify the instruments used.

As part of our R.E lesson, ‘We created double paged spreads about the stories of creation – God or Science.’ DS

‘We compared plants in Science to see how they have adapted in order to survive’ KS

 

‘I designed my own that was toxic and had a flytrap style flower.’ YS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

In PSHE we learnt about charity and how it can support others

We played White Cliffs of Dover on the glockenspiel

Our Paralympian Medals

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