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Y6 parents leaflet – Kingfishers 2019-2020

Routines in Kingfishers Adults in Kingfishers
PE Indoor — Monday Mrs Tate
PE Outdoor — Friday Ms Stevens
Spellings — Friday Mrs Dolan
Times tables — Thursday Miss Allison

 

Class governor: To be allocated September 2019

This Week’s Homework – Click the title for more.

UKS2 Brainwave Entry Point Homework

To introduce our new topic, Brainwave, we would like you to teach your class mates a new skill. This skill can be anything: tying your shoe laces, origami, counting to 10 in a foreign language, sketching a butterfly, knitting, dance move, juggling, magic tricks, playing an instrument – anything which you can do really well …

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This Half-Term’s Topic Homework and Knowledge Organiser – Click the title for more.

UKS2 Knowledge Organisers and Homework Grid – Autumn 2

56 homework grid Brainwave.doc Knowledge Organiser – Brainwave.docx English Knowledge Organiser – Autumn 2 Maths – Year 5 – Autumn 2 Maths – Year 6 – Autumn 2 UKS2 Forces KO

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Years 5/6 Muddy Puddle Day

Puffin and Kingfisher Classes had a great afternoon exploring the local area. We linked the event to our topic, ‘Brainwave’, and thought about how the different environmentS affected our mood. As befits a muddy puddle day, we all arrived back, wet and muddy!

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Puffins and Kingfishers Muddy Puddle Day reminder

Just a quick reminder that it is our muddy puddle day on Monday. The children have already been told and wrote a note in their planners. They need to come in their own clothes that they don’t mind getting muddy and appropriate footwear e.g. walking boots or wellies.

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Year 6 Muddy Puddle Day

At the end of the last week of term ( Autumn 1) Year 6 took part in a variety of tasks to improve their team building skills.

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Year 6 Muddy Puddle Afternoon

We all enjoyed outdoor and adventurous activities, building our team working and communication skills. We worked in different friendships group across the year group to solve various scavenger hunt problems. Take a look at our photos to see what we’ve been up to!

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Year 6 Complete the Time Tunnel with Ross Welford

For the exit point of our topic, The Time Tunnel, Year 6 went to Bradford Grammar School to an event with Ross Welford, who is an author of several children’s books, including ‘Time Travelling with my Hamster.’ We were delighted that one of our pupils, Abby Clay, was announced as a winner in the recent …

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Sweet Science!

Using Skittles and Jelly Worms, Kingfisher Class carried out some experiments to show how diffusion and osmosis are used to carry water and nutrients around the body.

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Global Climate Change Day.

Kingfisher class enjoyed taking part in the activities held to mark Global Climate Change Day, last Friday. BulkResizePhotos

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Year 6 cut straight to the heart of the matter!

Year 6 were very interested to have the chance to closely observe the dissection of a pig’s heart and lung. An impressively large number of students were able to touch it (with gloves on), and some students had to leave the room.  Thanks  again to Mrs Bowman for giving up her time and sharing her …

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Welcome Back!

Welcome back! We hope that all of our families have had a wonderful Summer break. The children have come into school this morning looking extremely smart and have been excited to move into their new classes with their new teachers. The school has been a hub of activity with PE lessons, writing, maths and so …

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Weather – Exit Point

As part of the Exit Point for our topic, Weather and Climate, the class took it in turns to present a weather report from different parts of the world.

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Year 6 have a historical afternoon!

As part of the ongoing transition process and as preparation for the trip to France, Year 6 were given a history lesson by a teacher from a local high school. This was about World War One, especially life in the trenches of Northern France and the stories of some soldiers from our region.  

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Top Secret Visit from the Moon!

On Thursday last week, we had a top secret visit – so top secret we’re only now allowed to tell you – from the Moon and a meteorite! Colleagues from Bradford Grammar School had been entrusted by NASA to look after a sample of moon rock and a piece of meteorite from the Campo del …

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Weather and Climate – Entry Point.

For the entry point to our topic, weather and climate, year 6 constructed shelters and discussed survival strategies for different extreme weather conditions.

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Kingfisher Class Assembly

Thanks to everyone who came to see our assembly today.We were really proud of all the children. In amongst all the hard work we’ve been doing, it’s been good to have a bit of fun as well.  

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Y5 and Y6 SPRING MATHEMATICS KNOWLEDGE ORGANISERS!

Spring 2 Knowledge Organiser – MATHS Y5 Spring 2 Knowledge Organiser – MATHS Y6

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ENTRY and EXIT: TEMPLES!

Doves and Kingfishers have been building some pretty epic temples in our ‘The Great, The Good, and The Bold’ topic, this week. Check out the gallery of pictures, and cast a critical eye over our creations…imagining that you’re Kevin McCloud presenting Grand Designs. What else have you got to do on a rainy Friday evening? …

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The Great, The Bold And The Brave – Entry Point.

Rome wasn’t built in a day. However,  Kingfisher Class  made these models of Greek and Roman buildings in less than two weeks!  

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Kingfishers and Skylarks Buddy afternoon!

This afternoon Skyarks were invited in to watch Kingfishers perform the poems they had written.  Kingfishers did a great job and Skylarks were a fantastic audience. 

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It’s Christmas!

Kingfisher class have enjoyed this last week at school. We have had a visit from a mobile planetarium which was out of this world!             We’d like to take the opportunity to wish you all a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year and have included some photos from our …

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Homework Upper Keystage 2 Year 5&6

Doves -1.  Create a list in the style of Bradley’s list from the story of ‘There’s a boy in the girls’ bathroom’  2. Learn the song words for the Xmas production. Kingfishers – 1. Learn the song words for the Xmas production. 2. Complete the reading comprehension set by Mrs Tate. Puffins – 1. Learn the song …

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