Class 6J 2017 - 2018

Mr Jones

Welcome to Year 6J

Your Year 6 team is Mr Emes and Mr Jones, along with Mrs McDonough and Mrs. Prince.

Your Class Councillor is ...

Vice Class Councillor is ...

Homework

Year 6 homework will be given out on Mondays and reviewed on Fridays.  Children will need to learn their spellings and focus times tables, have five entries in his/her reading journal (50 pages per week minumum, please), and earn a Mathletics certificate.

Spelling tests (5 spellings only to encourage deeper learning) and speed times table tests are done on a Friday.  Try to complete 12 x 12 grids regularly.  Children in Year 6 must know all their times tables facts (multiplication and division) and number bonds instantly.

Please make sure that your child reads for at least 30 mins five evenings each week and makes a note of it in their reading journal, either at home or in school in the morning.  Also, it would be great if you had some time to discuss and share the book with your child.  We are really trying to promote reading for enjoyment and pleasure.  A record will be kept of the reading completed by your child and rewards can be earned.

Weekly Spellings (week beginning 25th September 2017)

Group 1: edible, reversible, invincible, legible, possible

Group 2: horrible, terrible, possible, incredible, responsible

Web links for the statutory spelling lists:

Statutory Spelling list for Years 5 and 6

Statutory Spelling list for Years 3 and 4 

 

P.E.

P.E. kits are to be brought to school every Monday and left in school until Friday

Swimming

6J -  Monday A.M ; 6E -  Wednesday P.M.

P.E. - athletics every Tuesday a.m.

What are we learning?

This autumn term, some of our topics are:

Literacy - 'Talk For Writing' pieces covering the genres of poetry, persuasion, narrative and biography 

Maths - problem-solving and imagery; working with numbers beyond 1 million and decimals; negative numbers in context; calculation strategies; statistics, charts and graphs; 2D shapes, area and angles; multiples, factors and primes; fractions and percentages; estimating, rounding and equivalence; 3D shapes, nets and surface areas.

Topic: North America

Science - The Circulatory System; Evolution

Computing - research

R.E. - Hinduism

P.S.H.C.E. - Drugs and alcohol; philosophical discussion

German - my everyday life; school; penpals; dates and ordinals; time

P.E. - swimming; athletics

Music - T.B.A.

Art - T.B.A.

 

Contacting the team

jonesm@leighton.cheshire.sch.uk

emesg@leighton.cheshire.sch.uk

 

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Contact the School

Leighton Academy

Principal - Mrs Joanna Young
Leighton Academy
Minshull New Road, Crewe
CW1 3PP
Principal email address -
principal@leighton.cheshire.sch.uk

Tel: 01270 685185
admin@leighton.cheshire.sch.uk