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Welcome to Minotaur class

We are the Year 6 pupils

 

Blood Heart

In English we will be examining, innovating and writing suspense and adventure stories. Our SPaG sessions will support our writing and will look at types of adverbs, relative clauses, active and passive voice, fronted adverbials, uses of commas, hyphenated words, types of clauses, tenses and different sentence types. Having thoroughly enjoyed reading Holes during the last two topics, we will be moving on to a new novel which links to our topic. Pig Heart Boy is a fantastic read and we're sure you will be hooked by this powerful story!

 

In Maths our learning will revolve around geometry, time and statistics. We will also continue with our weekly reasoning sessions to develop skills needed to unpick and tackle multi-step word problems. 

 

Our  PE days this half-term will be Wednesdays (Rugby with a professional coach) and Thursday (games with Mr Roberts). Please ensure PE kits are in school on these days.

 

We are pleased to see that the pupils are completing their SATs reading booster booklets well and it is brilliant to see their progression. These will be marked in school and returned to pupils when the next section is set for homework. If you are unsure of your homework for the week, please see the Homework section on our class page.

 

 

Key dates in Minotaur class:

  • Tuesday 27th and Wednesday 28th February- Parent consultation evenings until 6pm.  
  • Thursday 1st March- World Book Day. Come to school dressed as your favourite character!
  • Monday 5th-Friday 9th March- PTFA Mothers Day gift shop
  • Tuesday 6th March- SATs information evening at 5pm.
  • Friday 23rd March- Deadline for Chester Zoo slips and money to be returned to school
  • Friday 30th March- Last day of half-term
  • Monday 16th April- First day of half-term 5
  • Monday 16th- Thursday 19th April- Practise SATs tests
  • Thursday 26th April- Y5/6 visit to Chester Zoo

 

Start of 'Blood Heart' letter- HT4

Homework-HT4:

- Friday 16th February- Arithemetic work (on sheet) and Set B:Test 3 from your SAT Buster homework book. Don't forget to practise your spellings (vehicle, vegetable, curiosity, dictionary, immediate, sufficient, apparent, hindrance, sincerely,  rhyme). Test on: 26th February

 

 

 

- Friday 19th January 2018- Having spent time in class writing your 500 word competition entry, your homework this week is to type up your entry and submit it online. Don't forget to email Miss Lembo a copy too so that we can choose a 1st, 2nd and 3rd prize winner for our class. If you do not have a computer at home, you are welcome to use a school laptop during lunch hours. Closing date: 7pm on 22nd February. Good luck, Minotaurs!!

 

Please click the link below to find out more information and to check the rules. 

 

 

Volume STEM lesson (and a test of patience!)

Meet the Author- Writing workshop with Colin R Parsons

Operation Chocolate- Day 2- Tasting and evaluations!


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