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frown Welcome to 6P frown

 

 

Our teacher is Ms Prosser.

 

We are very lucky to have Mrs Scutt, Mr Nuttall & Mrs Brown  

also working with us.

 

Mrs Bauer teaches us on a Thursday afternoon and

Mrs Cousins teaches us on a Friday afternoon.
 

                   School Council: Chair - Erin Vernon

                                 Treasurer - Sophie Davies

                    Class representative - Mia Howgate

 

                       Eco Group: Mathew Batcheler

                       Star Group: Margot Irvine

                   Digital Leader: Lulu Wright

 

                   Sports Council:  Sean Donovan

                                       Zac Minshull

                                       Ashlea Sephton

                                       Alyssa Stoker

 

Class Information

no P.E. kits are needed on Thursday (indoor) and Friday (outdoor)


no Reading diaries will be checked regularly -
please encourage us to read at home as much as possible!  If Ms Prosser can see that we've read with an adult at home we will win Dojo points! 

 
no Reading books can be changed any day of the week

 

Homework

 

 None for now ...

 

 

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Mathew Batcheler

Zac Minshull

 

frownfrownfrownThis week we have won:

                                  The Attendance Trophy indecisionindecisionindecision

 

Birthdays this week:

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frown frown News ... news ... news ...  frown frown

 

 

 Erin has done her ballroom dancing exams - we now have another long wait for the results ...

 

Well done to the netball team - 2nd in the netball league and 3rd in Wednesday's tournament - a fantastic achievement.

 

Good luck to Ashlea, Margot, Sean, Sophie D and Zac, who are running in the Cross Country on Thursday - 1.5km.... that's a very long way ....

 

Quidditch last week was very exciting ( I did really want a broom though!) - Well done to the winners - Hufflepuff (Mars).

 

Yoga this Thursday ... should be fun!

 

 

laugh SUMMER TERM laugh

 

"Coasting Through Birkdale"

 

Our Summer term theme in Year 6 is a theme of two halves!!

We will have as our constant stimulus the changing coastline of Sefton.

In the first half term we will focus on the HISTORY of the Southport coast.

In the second half term we will concentrate on the GEOGRAPHY of the coastline.

 

HISTORY

Our History work will explore the development of Southport as a seaside resort. We will look back to the Victorian era, the Industrial Revolution and the development of the steam train which brought many visitors into our area and enabled Southport to grow into a seaside destination of great renown. We will ask questions about how it grew, why Southport and just exactly who came to our town...from where...and why!!!

 

GEOGRAPHY

We are so lucky to live so close to the Sefton coastline and we will use this great resource as the centre of our Geography work this term. A visit to the Nature Reserve and the Formby Sand Dunes will enable us to examine, at first hand, the erosion of the coastline and the work that the local Rangers are doing to preserve the coastline from the powers of the elements.

 

SCIENCE

Animals and their Habitats is one area of Science that we will work on in the summer term and this will give us the opportunity to make fabulous links between our Science work and Geography. During our field trip to the Nature Reserve we will be perfectly placed to examine the natural habitats of many creatures, including the Natterjack Toad which makes Formby Sand Dunes it's Natural habitat.

 

 

ENGLISH

Amongst other aspects of our English work this term we will be exploring the work of our great 'Bard', William Shakespeare. Using practical techniques of drama and role play we will look in detail at "A Midsummer Night's Dream". Along with lots of writing and group activities linked to this text, our end of year production will be based around this play...

 

...EXCLUSIVE...EXCLUSIVE...EXCLUSIVE...EXCLUSIVE...

 

In July Birkdale Primary Year 6 (Class of 2018) will proudly present "Dream On"!!!

 

Watch this space for news of our performance dates and times surprise

 

 

SPRING TERM

 

IT'S A DISASTER!

(Natural Disasters)

 

GEOGRAPHY

 

Throughout the Spring term we will be looking at a range of 'Natural Disasters', from tornadoes and earthquakes to tsunamis and wild fires. We will focus on the reasons why these events occur, looking at the geology of the land, as well as looking at where in the world they occur. We will also be thinking about the impact these natural disasters have upon the communities; the people, the animals, the buildings and the natural environment.

 

ENGLISH

 

In English we will be reading the fabulous spy thriller..."Stormbreaker" by Anthony Horowitz. We will be working on a range of different writing tasks, improving our descriptive writing, developing our persuasive work and presenting our very own self-designed spy gadgets!!! ('Q' would be very proud of us!)

 

SCIENCE

 

We'll be looking all aspects of LIGHT in the first half term; considering how lights travels, how we see things, how light refracts and investigation the visible spectrum 

 

Spring term is a very important time for all of us in Year 6 and we begin our journey towards the SATs.

 

 

Autumn Term

English: Our English focus this term is the 'horror fiction' genre!
We will be reading -
 Cirque du Freak by Darren Shan &
 A range of short stories by Anthony Horrowitz

We will be learning how to write persuasively and we will be writing our own horror stories and learning how to write a story with a flashback!  We will also be comparing the text with the film.

In November, we will be working on poetry.  Writing firework poems and reading war poems before writing our own poems of Remembrance to also link with our World at War history topic..  

 

 

 

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