Savile Park Primary School

Headteacher: Mrs J Boylan

Eagles

Our Teachers are: Mr Kitchin, Mrs J Edwards, Mr M Costello and Mrs L Ovenden

Classroom Assistant is : Mrs A Barlow

Support Assistant are: Mrs J Mitton and Ms D Munday

The Year 6 experience is a pivotal one for any child – they are at the end of their primary schooling and about to embark on a new phase of their lives at secondary school.

Year 6 is the culmination of a child’s time at Savile Park and is therefore hugely important, both academically and emotionally. Our aim is to provide all children with a rich curriculum and a positive and happy final year. Our challenge is to ensure that they are ready to meet the demands of secondary school and move confidently onto the next stage of their learning journey.

The children in Year 6 are aware that they face statutory national assessments this year. We call them the ‘s’ word, as we do not want to make the whole year about these tests! However, the children know that this is a year where they need to work hard and that coping with assessments is a part of life.

 

Homework: Given out Wednesday and due back by the following Wednesday.

PE: Tuesday and Thursday

Reading: Children must read three times a week and get their reading diary signed.

Autumn 2018

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Displays

    

Children’s Work

Vikings

As historians we will be:
• developing knowledge about the Vikings from the first Viking raids through to Edward the Confessor 
• developing historical enquiry into what the Vikings did for Britain including, treaties leading to co-existence and development of democracy and its links to today.

Self-portraits

The children created self-portraits using tone to model the features of their head.

Science

As scientists we will be:
• studying micro–organisms including identifying categories and looking at reasons for some common illnesses.
• learning how micro-organisms cause decay and how they feed and grow.
• drawing conclusions using scientific knowledge and understanding.

Macbeth

As readers and authors we will be:
• continuing to explore the classic Scottish play ‘Macbeth’ by the famous play-write William Shakespeare.
• accessing the text through drama and role play.
• developing narrative skills with a focus on developing settings and characters.

  

Our Water Topic

Numeracy

We are applying our mathematical knowledge to solve problems of finding angles around a point.

Euphoric Patriotic Duty Poems

Marsden Field Trip

As historians and geographers we will:
 we will be visiting Marsden to participate in field study activities, including mapping and river flow rate and depth tests, so that we can identify and recognise the physical features of a river at various stages on its journey.
 study the effects that a river can have on its locality.

Eagles have been practising their drawing skills. They used a multi-media approach of pencil and feathers to create our class emblem.