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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

56 homework grid What Price Progress Knowledge Organiser What Price Progress Spring 2 English Knowledge Organiser Y5 and Y6 Spring 2 Knowledge Organiser – MATHS Y5 Spring 2 Knowledge Organiser – MATHS Y6

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Kingfishers measure up!

To kick-start our maths topic, on Measures, we had a practical morning, using weights, trundle wheels and measuring jugs, to give us a better understanding of weight, length and capacity.

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Muddy Puddle Day

Upper Key Stage 2 – Muddy Puddle Day at Esholt Woods Last Wednesday,all of Upper Key Stage 2 walked to Esholt Woods and took part in team building activities. The weather could have been better and the conditions certainly lived up to the ‘Muddy Puddle Day’ name!

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World Book Day 2020

Another World Book Day has flown past in spectacular style. Throughout the classes the children took part in various activities including: live reads, buddy reading, quizzes, story sharing, listening to audio books and much more. We loved seeing everyone in their costumes. Thank you for making such an effort.    

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Kingfisher Class Are Inventors For The Afternoon!

For the entry point to our new topic – What Price Progress? – we designed prototypes for our own inventions,using junk and scrap materials. Ideas included: shoes for all weather, pet playgrounds and happiness boxes.

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Yorkshire Rascals!

No – we’re not talking about the children but the baking we did as part of our exit point for this term’s topic:Earth as an Island! We made Yorkshire Rascals,following a traditional recipe from our own region of the U.K.

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Kingfisher Class are Tranmere Taxonomists!

As an introduction to our new science topic, Classification, we were given images of different animals that could be found in a zoo. Then, we had to classify the animals into groups, based on similar and contrasting characteristics.

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Kingfisher Class – Entry Point – Earth As An Island.

We used atlases and globes to locate a variety of islands around the world. We discovered that there are many different types of islands,such as: hot,cold, coral, tidal and volcanic. Naming all the different islands around Great Britain was a challenge!

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It’s Christmas !

The Christmas party, yesterday, was a great success and we would like to take the opportunity to wish everybody a Merry Christmas and all the best for the New Year.

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Year 6 – Brainwave – Exit Point

For our exit point, Mrs Ross visited our class and taught us a variety of different Brain Games. Each game required us to use and exercise a different part of our brain.

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Kingfisher Class – Drop In

A huge thank-you to all the parents who came to our drop-in this morning. Your help with our experiments was appreciated and the children loved showing you their work. Hope you enjoyed the cheesey french song!?

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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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