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Maths SATs Guidance

As discussed during the SATs Parents’ Workshops, an extremely useful resource for Maths SATs practice is the Ultimate KS2 SATs Organiser.  The organiser is arranged into maths curriculum sections and includes links to a range of SATs questions and You Tube videos showing how these questions can be answered.The link below takes you to the […]

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Year 6 Weekly News

This week we have been learning about the beginning of World War 2 including the Dunkirk evacuation in May/June 1940. Did you know that one of the little ships in Operation Dynamo was from Clacton? You can see the flag in the lifeboat house. In Art we have also been looking at the propaganda posters […]

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Year 6 Weekly News

This week we have been taking an extended review of the SATs papers we sat before the Christmas holiday. We have been looking at what we did well as well as areas in which we can develop our skills. Next week we will be learning about percentages, fractions and decimals in Maths. In English and […]

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Christmas Games in Year 6

Over the course of this week, Year 6 have been designing, creating and decorating Christmas games in order to raise some early funds for the PTA’s bazaar later in the week.  On Monday and Tuesday the children worked in small groups to plan their games then construct them from cardboard boxes and a range of […]

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Year 6 Weekly News

In conclusion of our Science unit on light, 6M explored shadows. In this lesson pupils’ created a variety of extravagant Christmas themed plays. It was an amazing display of the children’s ability to manipulate light and put on an energetic performance. The puppets were fantastic with everyone from Spongebob to Scrooge making an appearance. It […]

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Yr 6 at Crucial Crew

On Tuesday 31st October, Yr 6 took part in the annual ‘Crucial Crew’ – an event run by Tendring District Council aimed at alerting students to potential dangers and offering advice on how to avoid them in the future. This year, the event followed a slightly different format to normal, not least because it was […]

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Year 6 Weekly Blog

This week Year 6 have been working extremely hard completing their practice SATs. Over the course of four days they undertook the reading comprehension, grammar and spelling papers as well as the three Maths papers. We are pleased they are over but are looking forward to our results! After the holiday we will be putting […]

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Harvest at Hanover Gardens

This morning, Year 6 delivered the last of the Harvest parcels to our neighbours at Hanover Gardens. The children in Year 6 carefully carried the parcels over the road and were greeted by many of the residents in their lounge at Hanover Gardens.  After giving each resident their parcel the children then spent a very […]

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Harvest Parcel Delivery

Following the extremely generous donations of Harvest parcels from children and families at Holland Park, the local Lions Club arrived to collect the parcels ready to deliver them to vulnerable and elderly residents in the Clacton area.  As usual Year 6 created a human chain transporting the parcels out from the sports hall to the […]

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