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Year 6 TLC Appointments

Dear parents/carers,

 

TLC appointments have been sent out with the children in letters today. 

 

I have tried my utmost to accommodate requests, however, it is not always possible and is arranged on a first-come, first-served basis. 

 

If I did not receive a slip from you, I have allocated a 10-minute time slot for Zoom. Unfortunately, my day is fully booked so I will be unable to amend appointment times.

 

Please email me at lions@eye.peterborough.sch.uk if you are unsure of your time and I will respond to you to confirm your appointment as soon as possible.

 

Thank you for your understanding and I look forward to speaking to you next week.

 

Miss Wren

Summer term in year 6 is an exciting place to be learning!

In English, we are delving into the mysterious depths of ‘The Nowhere Emporium’, exploring fantasy and writing our own biographies after digging deeper into the characterisation.  We will then move onto some scientific explanatory writing on the heart, incorporating our learning in science (Animals, including humans).

 

In mathematics, we are exploring ratio and proportion, statistics and even…algebra!  Following this, we will then be taking part in the £5 money challenge to unleash our inner entrepreneur!

 

What is the story of medicine through history?  Why was there so little change in medicine during the medieval era?  So many questions, so many exciting new things to learn in this topic which takes us back through our chronological learning over our time at Eye.  From trepanning to vaccination, let’s investigate when it happened first and why it matters.

 

In RE, we are exploring Buddhism and comparing the religions that we have studied to help us explain how faith can help us through challenging times in our lives, as well as our best times.

 

As well as all of this, we are looking at Pulleys and Gears in DT by making our own mechanical systems; photography in our art sessions; a 3-way comparison in Geography; and exploring changes as we grow in our PSHE learning.

Oh yes— AND we are beginning our end of term play… Darwin rocks!

 

Let’s rock the final term of year 6 together!

Miss Wren

Year 6 Zoom Class- War Triolet Poem

 

L1- The screams of men are all I hear.
L2- I look around, all I see is ash.
L3- Trying not to shed a tear.
L4- The screams of men are all I hear.
L5- The sound of bombs piercing my ears.
L6- We see gas and leave in a dash.
L7- The screams of men are all I hear.
L8- I look around, all I see is ash.

Hi Year 6,

 

To save a little on time each week, starting on Monday, all of your documentation will be uploaded to the Jaguars class page only. It will still be available on Tapestry as well. I delete the tasks weekly to avoid confusion for you all, so this means I only have to upload the documents once and delete them all once.

 

Please look on Jaguars page daily for your tasks from now on.

 

Miss Scane

Happy New Year, Year 6!

 

Welcome back to a brand new year of learning! We know that it isn't exactly how we pictured 2021 to begin; however, it is important that we all do our bit to ensure everyone is safe. 

 

This half term, the children who are learning from home will do so online via Zoom and you will be required to submit all of your work through Tapestry, which can be done by scanning documents through the printer or simply taking a picture of your work and submitting it on the app/website. All of the relevant information regarding this will be shared with parents via email this evening, so please ensure that you keep checking your emails.  We will be uploading the Zoom session links to Tapestry (the links for each session will always stay the same throughout the whole half term).

 

It is extremely important that you attend these 'live lessons' as they will provide you with all the relevant subject knowledge required to perform your tasks. These will be delivered by Miss Scane and Mrs Hobbs will be available to help you if you need it too.  If you miss a Zoom session, all PowerPoints and resources will be uploaded to Tapestry for you to view at a time that suits you as a family.

 

Resources will not be uploaded to class pages.

 

Each day, you will have 3 sessions of learning to attend online:

 

Session 1: 9am-10am

Session 2: 11am-12pm

Session 3: 1.30pm-2.30pm

Story time: 2.45pm-3pm (this will be live in classes with the children who are attending school)

 

There will also be additional tasks to complete when you are not logged into Zoom, such as TTRockstars and Spelling Shed. A list of these will be on Tapestry to remind you.

 

Please note, you can still email your class teacher if you have any questions regarding any of the learning. A reminder of the emails are below:

 

Miss Stafford and Miss Wilson: tigers@eye.peterborough.sch.uk

Miss Scane: jaguars@eye.peterborough.sch.uk

Miss Wren: lions@eye.peterborough.sch.uk

 

We have attached the timetable of learning below:

 

We are looking forward to seeing you all, whether that be in person or virtually!

 

For this week only, Thursday afternoon will be a PE session. Details will be available on Tapestry.

Timetable (Updated)

Have a look at the website below and see if you can complete any of the Christmas challenges.

 

http://www.iseemaths.com/christmas/?fbclid=IwAR3frQbRfBPIfpKWaTMsrjk7YrNpiLJi-eyyIP-vu1i_4ycZY0_ZAGHJx7k

16th October- Today, to launch our Spooky Recipes unit in English, Lions class made Pumpkin Soup! It was delicious! Check out our photos below...

Alexa, Oliver C and Morgan S spent some of their time in Wraparound making a Lego model of the Titanic. Their attention to detail was VERY impressive. You can clearly see the four funnels, lifeboats and the crane that was used to lift passenger luggage. Well done you three! What an excellent way to spend your time.

Karl Nova Visit - 02/10/20

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Alice in Wonderland Launch: The Mad Hatter's Tea Party

What are we learning this year?

Welcome to Lions Class Page!

 

The Lions class is taught by Miss Wren.

 

Remember: The Year 6 School Day will now be from 9:10am - 3:30pm.

 

PE STARTS ON MONDAY 14TH SEPTEMBER.

 

PE will be on a Monday. Please ensure that you wear your PE kit to school every Monday. We will not be getting changed prior to the lesson. This is an important part of our school curriculum and we encourage all children to take part. Appropriate PE kit consists of a white t-shirt, black or blue shorts or jogging bottoms and suitable footwear such as trainers or plimsolls.

 

Home Learning this year is going to be slightly different. It will consist of weekly tasks set on both TTRockstars and Spelling Shed. Your log in information will be sent out to you by the end of the first week back. Some additional home learning tasks or projects may be set at additional times throughout the year.

 

As was the case last year, individual reading records will not be given to children in Year 5 and 6. Instead there will be a class reading diary with individual pages for each child to track the books that they have read when they have finished them. Raffle tickets and prizes will still be in place for UKS2 and Miss Reed will be in charge of this.

 

Overview of Autumn 1

 

I am looking forward to an action-packed first half term with you all. I have some fantastic learning opportunities lined up, kick-started by our first History topic - The Titanic. This was a HUGE hit with the children last year and I am thoroughly excited to enjoy exploring the events that occurred on 14th April 1912 with you too. 

 

In English, we will be immersing ourselves in the classic novel 'Alice in Wonderland' by Lewis Carroll. To introduce this text, we will be starting off with our own version of the Mad Hatters Tea Party before spending the rest of Autumn 1 following the White Rabbit down the rabbit hole and into the bonkers world that is Wonderland!

 

In maths, we will be studying number and place value ensuring that we are secure with numbers to 10 million. This will then be followed by revision of the four operations. Please come and speak to us if you have any questions about concepts or methods taught in class if you wish to support your child at home.

 

A gentle reminder: if you wish to provide your child with extra revision materials, please do not use previous SATs papers as these will be used for assessment throughout the school year. 

 

Please keep an eye on our class page for updates and snapshots of our learning :)

 

 

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