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Dosbarth 6

Croeso i
Flwyddyn 6

 

Welcome to our class page

 

Class teachers:

Mrs Vigliotta (Mon-Wed)

Miss Thomas (Wed-Fri)

Teaching assistant: Miss Moon 

 

"Hakuna Matata- what a wonderful phrase! Hakuna Matata- Ain't no passing craze! It means no worries for the rest of your days. It's a problem free philosophy! Hakuna Matata!" Keep smiling year 6 smiley

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nbY_aP-alkw

 

This Term our Topic is 'Hakuna Matata'.  We are excited to be learning about Africa as a diverse continent; studying specific countries within Africa focusing on culture, traditions, economy, Art and History. We will use the film 'The Lion King' for some of our learning; focusing on well being.  Did you know how many lessons there are to be learnt throughout the film?  There is so much to learn, we may need more than a term! smiley Please check this page as well as twitter to keep up to date with our learning in year 6.  Thank you-Mrs Vigliotta, Miss Thomas and Miss Moon

 

 

Useful Information:

 
  • This Term we will be learning Spanish.  We are very excited that Mrs Jo Morgan will be teaching us every Thursday.
  • P.E this term will be on Wednesday.  Please ensure that suitable kit is worn to school.  
  • Reading books:  Due the the current situation, reading books will be kept in school.  You are able to access online books for the stage your child is at from the link below.  In addition to their individual reading books, the children will also take part in Guided Group Reading tasks daily.   https://home.oxfordowl.co.uk/
  • Ongoing homework should be to focus on revising questions from Big Maths, activities from the homework menu and to read frequently.

 

 

 

MATHS 


When solving reasoning questions we encourage the children to use the RUCSAC method;

R- Read the question carefully twice, what is the important information?
U- Understand the question. What do you have to find out?
C- Choose the right operation (x-+÷) and method of calculation.
S- Solve the problem! Make sure you follow all the steps.
A- Answer- Have you answered the question? What were you meant to find out?
C- Check your answer. If possible use the inverse operation.



 

Our topic this term is:

Frozen Kingdom 

 

During our immersion day pupils decided they wanted to find out:

What happened to the Titanic?

Who lives in the polar regions and what is life like there ?

What animals live in the Arctic and Antarctica and how do they survive?

What are icebergs? Why are they dangerous? 

What are the northern lights?

Who has explored these areas and what happened?

Plus much more..... 

Here is this terms Take Away Homework Menu

Growth Mindset - Dream Crazy

We have talked a lot this year about maintaining a Growth Mindset and celebrating mistakes that help us learn. We watched the recent Nike video and discussed some of the themes raised.

Don't ask if your dreams are crazy. Ask if they're crazy enough.

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