Welcome back to the Easter and Pentecost terms. We would like to thank you all for the lovely Easter cards and gifts and hope that you had a peaceful and blessed
holiday. The Year six children did us all proud last term as they explored the meaning of Eastertide and performed the Passion play for you. They will continue their understanding of the season into this term and look at how they are ‘called to serve’ as a result of the Easter events.
This is a very busy time for your children as they take part in a final push before SATs, which take place in the week beginning 9th May. After that, we have
many wonderful things to look forward to including our year six residential trip and end of year production. Nearer the time, a meeting to finalise arrangements for the Kingswood residential trip,will be scheduled.
Our topic this season is ‘Chasing your dreams’ which explores chasing dreams and aspirations. We will touch on several themes, including migration and why
people choose to relocate. We would ask families to discuss with the children, how they ended up living in the Canterbury area. We will look at the fate of the
passengers on the Titanic and on the ship MV Empire Windrush.
PE will be on a Friday and kits MUST be in school.
Homework will continue to be given on a Wednesday via TEAMs and is due in the following Tuesday. Thank you for your support with this.
We have now run out of the tissues you all so generously donated and with it being the season of summer colds, hayfever and SATs tests, we would put a
plea out, that while you are shopping you get one extra box of gentle on the nose tissues to get us through the summer. School does provide tissue but if you
are feeling a bit under the weather, they are not the kindest!
The children will learn through their RE, PSHE and SRE that they are going to continue to grow and change and experience love in different ways. They will be,
called to serve in many ways, perhaps as parents, perhaps by following other dreams alongside or instead of this. Anything is possible, with education, with
kindness, in love, and in our democratic country.
Our end of topic celebration will take place on Thursday 25th May at 2.45p.m. The playground gate will be open for parking and we will open the main gate at 2.40p.m
The final term will involve continued curriculum study and transition work in readiness for secondary school.
Mrs Brooker, Mrs Smith, Ms Dean and Mrs Swinerd
The Y6 Team.
The children also took part in a 'Book Cafe' where they read the first chapter of a range of new books. They then, wrote a brief review of the books.
Safer Internet Day:
On Tuesday, 7 February 2023, we celebrated the 20th edition of Safer Internet Day (SID), with the Y6 children looking at the text 'Troll Stinks'. This tied in really well with work we've been doing in class on images and some of the negative issues that can arise, along with how to deal with it.
Young Voices - January 20th at the O2
We had an absolutely fabulous time at the O2. It was a long day but the children (as always), acted in a really responsible and incredibly well behaved manner.
We were immensely proud of them.
Also, we feature very heavily in the official O2 video so if you wanted a keepsake of the concert - check out the Young Voices website to order it.
Create learning -
Epiphany and Lent terms
Nativity - 08/12, 13/12 and 14/12
Thank you to all of you who managed to join us in church for our whole school nativity. We hope you enjoyed it as much as we enjoyed sharing it with you. We are sure you will agree that the children's reading and singing were magnificent.
It was lovely to see so many parents who attended our 'light up Christmas card workshop' where children showcased their science and DT knowledge and skills.
We were very proud of the children today as they performed a range of Christmas songs, carols and hymns to the old folk at the Age Concern centre in Canterbury.
Visit to the Beaney 30.11.22
As always, our children were exceptionally well behaved on our visit. They took part in a workshop and tour of the museum which supported our learning about evolution and adaptation.
Languages Day 31.10.22
What a wonderful day we had!
We very much enjoyed seeing the children come into school dressed up in national colours and costumes.
Thank you parents for your support with this.
We explored some Yoruba poetry, listened to the Gruffalo in Spanish and labelled the Gruffalo using our new language skills. We did some atlas work looking at countries around the world in which Spanish is the main language.
We would like to thank Leah's mum for coming in and introducing us to the famous Nicaraguan poet, Ruben Dario. Leah also showed us a Nicaraguan dance.
It was a day that truly celebrated the diversity of our whole school community as each class celebrated different languages and cultures.
Our class assembly -15.09.22
Thank you to all those of you who were able to attend our class assembly. The children did us proud with their singing, reading and the showcasing of their learning so far.
Welcome to Year 6 -
Michaelmas and Advent terms.
Meet the teacher
Thank you to those who made the meet the teacher evening.
Please find the power point used, below.