Osprey Year 6 2019 - 2020

Welcome to the Class 6G (Osprey) page. We are very excited about the coming year and all of the wonderful things that we will be doing. This page will be updated regularly with any class news 'as and when' throughout the year. We look forward to sharing and celebrating your child's learning journey with you.

The Team

Class Teacher: Miss Gilfoyle

Teaching Assistant: Miss Whyte

About Y6

R.E Topic - The Kingdom of God.

“The Kingdom belongs to the poor and lowly, which means those who have accepted it with humble hearts."  Religious Educatoin Curriculum Directory.

The children will:

  • Learn about the kingdom of God and understand that everyone is invited to be part of God's Kingdom.  
  • Understand the words and deeds (actions) that allow us to show our commitment to God's Kingdom.
  • Know that Jesus shows compassion to all who suffer and explore how we can demonstrate compassion towards others.
  • Explore religious figures who helped spread the word about the Kingdom and reflect on what we can learn from them.

Educational Visits:

We enrich our curriculum by arranging the following:

A 5-day residential visit to Oaklands Outdoor Education Centre.

Art days at our feeder school St Mary's Catholic College.

Visits to our parish church Holy Apostles and Martyrs.

Visits to our local theatre the Floral Pavilion.

Sports competitions at local schools. 

Reminders

Please ensure your child brings a water bottle to school every day.

Please label ALL clothing and belongings.

Physical Education (PE)

Our P.E day is Monday, please ensure your child has the appropriate kit on these days. All children should have a white t-shirt, black/navy shorts and black pumps. For health and safety reasons, children cannot wear jewellery for PE, so all children need to either be able to remove their earrings or they should be removed in the morning before school.

Homework

English homework will be sent out on Wednesday and returned by the following Monday. Maths homework will be sent out on Friday for the following Wednesday. It is used to consolidate your child’s learning from that week. Please allow and encourage your child to attempt their homework independently before supporting them if required.

Times Tables

Children are expected to know all of their tables up to 12 x 12 and associated division facts by the end of Year 4. Please ensure that the children keep their recall skills sharp. 

Reading

The children are expected to read independently at home on a regular basis (15 minutes per night). They should keep a record in their diary of what they have read. Please listen to them read out loud once a week and record this in their diary. Discuss any vocabulary that they are not sure of.

Spellings

Children need to be able to read and spell all of the Year 3/4 and Year 5/6 spellings. They also need to learn any spelling patterns and rules that are taught in class and then sent home.

Parent/Carer Curriculum Information

Throghout the year we will attach overviews with more information about what your child will be learning in each curriculum area during each term. We cover a variety of exciting topics throughout the year and may ask your child to bring in items from home to support these.

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