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Easter School ’18

Children from Year 6 have just completed 2 days of Easter School as part of their preparation for the KS2 SATs tests which will take place in May. Over the course of Tuesday and Wednesday they all took part in sessions covering grammar, reading comprehension, arithmetic and reasoning.  The sessions were led by Mrs Blyth, […]

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Yr 6 Weekly News

In Maths this week we have been revising our understanding of area and perimeter.  As well as calculating the area of rectilinear shapes we have also been calculating the area of triangles and parallelograms, making sure that we know the formulas for these calculations.  Towards the end of the week we have moved on to […]

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Battle of the Bands

A new Battle of the Bands between 6R and 6M will go live at 8.00am today and will run until 7.00pm this evening.  Which class will be victorious this time? Good luck!

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Year 6 Weekly News

6M have been having a fantastic time finishing off our World War 2 propaganda poster painting. They have taken the task very seriously and have put immense effort into their work. We’ve also continued our investigation into the structure of biographies. The children displayed  excellent team work skills today and sorted through information on David […]

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Battle of Britain Research

Over the course of the last two weeks, Year 6 have been learning about the Battle of Britain as part of our history unit on World War II.  Rather than simply being told information about this important part of British history, the children have been finding out for themselves by reading copies of historical documents […]

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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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