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Welcome to our Year 6 class!

We have 20 pupils in our class. We work with a range of teachers and teaching assisstants. In the mornings, Mrs Jeffery teaches on Mondays and Tuesdays and Ms Catchpole teaches on Wednesday to Friday. In the afternoons, we work with the Year 5 children. Mrs Jeffery teaches on Monday afternoon, Miss Whitehead teaches on Tuesday and Thursdays, Mrs Williams on Wednesdays and Ms Catchpole teaches on Friday. We also work with a specialist PE coaches - Mr Seagrave. Mrs Anderson, Mrs Clarke and Mrs Want are our Teaching Assistants.

Autumn Term

This term we will be covering a history theme based on the Anglo Saxon adn Viking periods of British history. We will also take inspiration from the legend of Beowulf, using the theme of Monsters across the curriculum. Please see our curriculum information sheet for more details.

What do you need for school?

You will need:

To know if you are having school dinner or a packed lunch and what your after-school arrangements are (going home on the bus, going to Puffins, going to a club, being picked up or walking home on your own).

Your reading book, reading record and any completed homework.

A drinking bottle of fresh WATER.

A fresh fruit snack for break time.

A coat or waterproof jacket - we work and play outside in all weathers!

Outdoor shoes and a change of clothes for the school field in winter.

Your PE Kit (team coloured T-shirt, shorts and trainers, plus track suit type trousers and top during the winter months). This is kept in school for the half term.

A warm hat and gloves in cold weather.

A sun hat during in hot weather.

All stationery is provided so you do not need a pencil case.

Feedback to improve our learning

We have all been involved in a dialogue about the high expectations we have of all our pupils. Effective feedback involves a dialogue between teachers and learners to identify what has been done well and the next steps to learning. Pupils are regularly given verbal feedback about their work and areas to work on. Where appropriate, we use pink highlighting to identify where we are Tickled Pink that the Success Criteria (expectations set out at the start of the lesson) have been achieved. Green highlighting identifies a next step (Green for Growth). Children are also encouraged to self-edit and correct or improve something using their purple polish pen. For more information, please do ask your child.

Non-Negotiables

In Yew Class we take pride in our work and we make sure that certain things are always correct.

BE READY TO LEARN

HAVE A CAN-DO ATTITUDE

RESPECT YOUR RESOURCES

LAY OUT EACH PAGE CORRECTLY

HAVE HANDSOME HANDWRITING

SHOW OFF YOUR SPELLING

PERFECT YOUR PUNCTUATION

KNOW YOUR ONIONS - One Number In ONe Square

MISTAKES ARE IMPORTANT TO LEARNING - Cross mistakes out neatly

CIRCLE SELF-ASSESSMENT FACES CLEARLY

RESPOND TO ALL MARKING

PE in Yew Class

PE lessons will take place on Tuesday and Thursday in Yew class, although this might occasionally change to accommodate special events, combined curriculum activities etc.The children will need to have both inside and outside PE kits in school throughout the week.

SATs

This year the Key Stage 2 SATs will take place from Monday 11th May to Thursday 14th May 2020 inclusive.

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Ms K Catchpole
Teacher - Ms K Catchpole
Mrs L Jeffery
Teacher - Mrs L Jeffery
Mrs A Williams
Teacher - Mrs A Williams
Mrs J Clark
Teaching Assistant - Mrs J Clark
Mrs S Sirett
Teaching Assistant - Mrs S Sirett
Mrs C Want
Teaching Assistant - Mrs C Want

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