Tower

Welcome all Year 6 parents and pupils.

This is just a little bit of information about what's going on in Tower Bridge.  I am Miss Handley, the Year 6 class teacher and our TA is Mrs Jackson.

We also have a number of other adults who will work with your children over the coming year.  These include: Mrs Pearce,  Mrs Hughes, Mrs Grundey, Mrs Glenn and Mrs Forde.

Important information:

  • Monday-Comprehension homework
  • Tuesday-Swimming, writing journal homework
  • Wednesday 
  • Thursday-Mathletics homework
  • Friday-Fiction express

Week beginning 9th December 2019

December 6, 2019
What are we learning this week?
Maths – We shall be looking at decimals and fractions revision. English – We shall be starting a new unit this week all about short stories with a flashback. We shall be using a clip called ‘The Piano’  as our stimulus. See the source image Science – We shall be starting our new topic of light this week. PE – Swimming lessons will continue after Christmas. Children will have their normal sports leaders session with the secondary students on Friday. History – We shall be looking at the Blitz and how people protected themselves. Music – We shall be practising for our Christmas performance. Art – We shall be making our advent calendar stained glass windows.
Key dates:
Friday 13th December – Christmas Lunch and Christmas Jumper Day Tuesday 17th December 2:15pm – Y5/6 Christmas Concert at St. Andrew’s Church

Week beginning 2nd December 2019

December 2, 2019

What are we learning this week?

Maths – We shall be looking at decimals and fractions revision.

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English – 

We shall be continuing to look at The Pied Piper, this week. We shall be writing and editing our newspaper report based on the key events of the poem.

Image result for pied piper newspaper reportsScience – Our topic this half term is Electricity. This week, we shall be looking at planning an investigation and looking at the importance of variables.

PE – Swimming lessons continue this week. Our Friday PE sessions will be taught by some local secondary school pupils, as part of our Sports Leader Alliance.

History – We shall be looking at the Blitz and how people protected themselves.

Music –  Our learning objective: To understand time signature and metre.

PSHE –  our learning objectives:

  • I know some ways to encourage children who use bullying behaviours to make other choices.

RE –  Buddhism –  our learning objectives:

  • I can recall Buddhism facts

Key dates:

Saturday 7th December 11am- 3pm – Friends of Howard Christmas Fair

Friday 13th December – Christmas Lunch and Christmas Jumper Day

Tuesday 17th December 2:15pm – Y5/6 Christmas Concert at St. Andrew’s Church

 

 

 

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