Year 6 - Giraffes

Welcome back to school, Year 6. We hope that you had a lovely time off over the summer and are ready for your final year at St George's.


We have got lots to look forward to- starting with our Y5/6 residential to Castleton in October. The trip will focus around the Alex Rider books, and we will be undertaking a range of spy themed activities. If you haven't brought back your reply slip yet, please do this ASAP to secure your place. The parent meeting for the trip will be held on Thursday 15th September.


Back in the classroom, we will start the year by revisiting and broadening our understanding of place value and the four operations in Maths. To help your child make great progress, it is important that they are using their Times Table Rockstars account regularly to improve their recall of multiplication facts. 


In Literacy lessons, we will start the year by writing character descriptions based on film clips. We will work hard to develop our 'show don't tell' sentences and learn how to add a range of similes, metaphors and interesting adjectives in our work. 


In Science lessons, we will be learning all about light. We will be undertaking a range of experiments to learn about how light travels. We will also be completing investigations into why shadows have the same shape as the objects that cast them.


We will have two PE lessons each week- on Monday and Tuesday. Children will need to come to school wearing their PE kit on these days. As well as our PE lessons, the Year 6 children are also invited to join Coach Ash's football club each Monday and Coach Sharon's boot camp club each Thursday. Please get in touch with the office if you would like your child to join.


If you have any questions, a member of the Year 6 team will be on the gate at the beginning of each day and at home time.


Mrs Briston, Mrs Anderson and Miss Barlow