Weekly News 15/12/2023
Thank you for your kind Christmas wishes and for our gifts! We hope you have a lovely Christmas and we will see you in the New Year!
Congratulations to Year 6 for their OUTSTANDING reading results (again) in Term 3. Our results for reading in Term 3 are:
Team Cobalt Total Quizzes Passed – 205
Team Cobalt Total Words Read – 2,241,513
Team Sky Total Quizzes Passes – 175
Team Sky Total Words Read – 2,005,550
Team Ocean Total Quizzes Passed – 176
Team Ocean Total Words Read – 1,239,505
Term 3 will start for children on Wednesday 3rd January 2024. Doors open at 8:30am.
Year 6 will be competing against Upton Junior School and RAPS in a TTRS competition. This competition will start on 8th January 2024!
In Term 3, Year 6 will spend the first three weeks reading the text: Leon and the Place between. The children will explore the illustrations and the narrative and then plan and write a setting description from the book, focusing on figurative language.
In Term 3, Year 6 will return to shape, focusing on 3D shapes. They will spend time learning the properties of 3D shapes, building them and exploring the shape’s nets.
To start Term 3, Year 6 will be learning about the Year 6 Champion of Courage – Richard Rogers a well-known architect. We will discuss what it means to be courageous and what barriers Richard Rogers overcame to succeed in his field.
We have set a MyOn home learning task for the children to read. There are three books to choose from and to then take a quiz on! All three books are linked to either Science in Term 3 and their English. Access MyOn here https://www.myon.co.uk/index.html The children’s username and password is the same as their AR one (these are on the front of their Reading Records).