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Year 6 News:

Royal Society Young People’s Book Prize

Out of hundreds that applied, our school was chosen to take part in a prestigious reading competition.
A group of us read five books about science while taking part in the Royal Society Young People’s Book Prize. Once we had read them, we formed a judging panel and rated the books. 
After discussing their appeal, interest and appearance, we then selected our favourite.

The winning book was How Machines Work by David Macauley.
The students that took part were Keyley, Jake, Raghav, Eleana, Eshan, Jack, Ben, Lucy, Amber and Ilya.
Keyley said: “I read Project Body – it was appealing because I learnt things about my body that I didn’t know.”
Mrs Claire Foad said: “It has been a privilege that children at our school have contributed to such an important award. The books will now be put in our school library for all the children here to enjoy.”

Our Creative Curriculum topic this term:

On the Move

National Curriculum 2014

We will continue to teach the children the necessary skills required for each National Curriculum subject.

To see details of the Curriculum this term, please click here

For information about the new Mathematics Curriculum, please click here

For information about the new English Curriculum, please click here

To see the class ‘Meet the Teacher’ presentation, please click here

Getting started on your revision isn’t easy, here’s some helpful ways to keep you focused…

  • Create a revision timetable and allocate time each day to revise subjects
  • Practice mental arithmetic often and in small chunks, timing yourself between questions
  • Pick a focus for your revision each day
  • Work on areas that have been taught at school which you may feel you need longer on
  • Revise in a space you feel is quiet and can concentrate
  • Allow yourself treats for good revising sessions!
  • Make the effort to concentrate in class
  • Complete assignments
  • Keep up with reading daily
  • Sleep plenty to relax! 🙂

Below are some handy resources for you to look at to help support revision. 

Maths Revision Support

Grammar Revision Support

 

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