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Caythorpe Primary School

Inspiring the future

Hogwarts

 

Year 6

Mr O'Mahoney

Welcome to the Hogwarts Class

Summer Term (4) "Which decade has the best music?"

Here at Caythorpe we have developed an Enquiry based curriculum. Each of our termly topics is based on a question. This term the children will be literally dancing thought the decades as we explore "Which decade has the best music?" 

In science we will be learning about the human body. This will include the circulatory system, blood cells, the human heart. WE will investigate how diet, exercise and lifestyle choices affect the human body as well as the impact of drugs on the human body.

At Caythorpe we follow the White Rose Maths Mastery scheme of work. When taught to master maths, children develop their mathematical fluency without resorting to rote learning and are able to solve non-routine maths problems without having to memorise procedures. Please see the current curriculum overview below for concepts to be  covered this term.

We follow the Lincolnshire Agreed syllabus for RE. 

PE

Please can your child keep a named PE kit in school all week (dark shorts and/or jogging bottoms, a white T-shirt and trainers or plimsolls.) If the weather is fine, PE may take place outdoors so please make sure your child has an outdoor kit. Please can you also ensure that all items of school clothing are named to prevent any mix-ups at the end of the day.

Being able to swim is a vital life skill. All children are expected to be able to swim at least 25m using a range of swimming stokes effectively. If children are still unable to complete this length then they will have the opportunity to continue swimming sessions in Year 6.

Homework

Your child has been given a new homework menu which contains a variety of homework tasks for them to complete in their own time. (A copy can be downloaded below). Each task has an allocated number of points with the aim being for each child to reach 25 points by the end of the half term. This will be checked every Friday afternoon.

Diary

Friday 17th May - FSA Movie Night - "Lego Movie"

Thursday 23rd May - Fitness Profiling

Wednesday 5th June - Water Safety Assembly

Friday 7th June - Year 6 Residential to PGL

Thursday 13th June - Hogwarts Assembly - 2.55pm - All welcome

Wednesday 19th - Friday 21st - Book Fayre in school

Monday 24th June - Sports Day

Monday 8th July - School Games Day

Useful Weblinks

Mayan Information - useful for homework tasks

Bitesize Science - information and games on a range of science topics

Victorian Inventions - Help Hetty Feather identify these Victorian Inventions

Victorians - homework help for tasks

Facts abut Brazil

More Brazil facts

BBC Bitesize English - choose from a wide variety of activities to practise, spelling, grammar, using punctuation, reading and comprehension and lots more!

BBC Bitesize Maths - need more practise with place value? Want to be sharper at addition and subtraction. Great maths revision can be found here!

TimesTable Rock Stars - Become a Rock God! Login here. Who can earn the most this week?

Football and Netball Results

Keep up to date with our league positions at Sporting Success.

 

High Street, Caythorpe, Grantham, Lincolnshire, NG32 3DR

01400 272600