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Spellings 7.12.20

Please learn these spellings at home in preparation for the test on Friday.

  1. Matilda had a day off work to attend the
  2. Ben’s lie was not
  3. Penny’s hero was a very influential
  4. Jack asked for a receipt when he bought his game.
  5. There was no doubt that green team had won the competition.
  6. Mittens is a very independent cat who doesn’t need us.
  7. Mike didn’t think that he had enough whipped cream on his hot chocolate.
  8. Joe’s favourite lesson was reading comprehension.
  9. Some hazardous material had spilled over the road.
  10. When he went on holiday, Jason tried to get used to the culture.
  11. Happiness is an antonym for sadness.
  12. When Jamie was being naughty, his uncle called him a rogue.
  13. Knights are well-known for their chivalry.
  14. Maisie arrived just in time for registration.
  15. The sail of the boat swung crazily in the wind.

Well done to our ACE children this week!

Don't forget your PE kit on Thursdays!

Well done to the eight members of 6TW who read poems during our Remembrance Day service.

Monday 9th November

Please learn these spellings at home in preparation for the test on Friday.

  1. The laundry chute led straight down to the washing machine.
  2. The angel was Angie’s favourite Christmas decoration.
  3. Amazingly, the children all turned up to school on time!
  4. Matt’s cousin Elsa came to visit them from Canada.
  5. The chorus of the song was very catchy and had the whole audience singing along.
  6. They painted a mural on the side of the wall to brighten it up.
  7. Polly took the scenic route on the way to Scotland.
  8. It was unusual to have snow at this time of year.
  9. It seemed like an impossible situation to begin with.
  10. Petra walked down to the superstore to buy some milk.
  11. Milly hit the brake on her bike but she didn’t slow down.
  12. Maisie’s most precious possession was the bracelet her grandma had given her
  13. I prefer lemon over orange.
  14. The holiday was an enjoyable
  15. It will be beneficial to your health if you eat healthily.

Well done to our three ACE children this week!

Spellings 2.11.20

Please learn these spellings at home in preparation for the test on Friday.

  1. Poppy let out a groan when she heard that it was wet play.
  2. Corey was a very ambitious child who always wanted to be the best he could be.
  3. Laura asked her sister if she had a preference of cup.
  4. The weather was changeable and it had been sunny and rainy all day.
  5. The torrential rain meant that the game was cancelled.
  6. Lila was desperate to seize the opportunity.
  7. The plumber fixed the broken pipe.
  8. Polly was hesitant when she first went in.
  9. Milly and Jason fought all day.
  10. The cake had an infusion of lemon which made it really juicy.
  11. Mary thought that they play had been fabulous
  12. Sarah loved nature and went for long walks every weekend.
  13. The multiplication symbol is a cross.
  14. Lucy’s eyes were heavy with
  15. The laundry chute led straight down to the washing machine.

Congratulations to our ACE winners this week!

6TW on Yellow Day - a day where we learned all about the importance of our mental health.

Well done to 6TW's ACE children this week!

Spellings 12.10.20

Please learn these spellings at home in preparation for the test on Friday.

  1. When picked up some shampoo and conditioner from the chemist.
  2. The nurse giving the injection was struggling to find the vein.
  3. Mr Jones pulled a muscle playing rugby.
  4. Gillian accidentally miscounted the money and had to start again.
  5. Mackenzie stated that the world was an imperfect
  6. The quality of the food was substandard as it was not very fresh.
  7. The puppy couldn’t decide which toy he wanted to play with.
  8. Lizzie was so tired that she struggled to stay conscious.
  9. Ellie asked her mum to transfer some money to her bank account.
  10. After climbing the mountain, Ben and Simon felt invincible.
  11. Surprisingly, the flowers were artificial.
  12. It was hard to perceive it as a good idea.
  13. Max’s knuckle made a loud noise when he cracked it.
  14. Imogen’s face was a picture of innocence.
  15. At the weekend, Samantha bought a lovely new dress.

Spellings 5.10.20

Please learn these spellings at home in preparation for the test on Friday.

  1. The children didn’t dare disobey their mum.
  2. The science teachers taught biology, chemistry and physics.
  3. Max was a very dishonest child who told lies all the time.
  4. They set the scene on the stage with some props.
  5. The soup was absolutely delicious.
  6. Archie asked his teacher for a reference when he applied for a new job.
  7. The cat snuggled comfortably into the bed.
  8. An official invitation arrived on Thursday.
  9. Coffee and chocolate both contain caffeine.
  10. The mouse ate a crumb from under the table.
  11. The magician asked for an assistant to help them
  12. The sandpaper was rough.
  13. The politician was running for Prime Minister.
  14. An anonymous person donated £1000.
  15. The necklace was the rarest treasure ever found.

Spellings 21.9.20

Please learn these spellings at home in preparation for the test on Friday.

  1. Scott researched some information about squirrels.
  2. Immediately, Colin woke up and turned off the alarm.
  3. Sammy touched the wall to see if the paint was dry.
  4. Lucy had an ache in her leg after playing football all afternoon.
  5. The weight of the bag was surprising.
  6. The flowers had a pleasant scent.
  7. The cleaner had to disinfect the floor.
  8. Jake was incapable of sitting still.
  9. Mum told Chris off for being antisocial.
  10. “I don’t know!” shouted Paul.
  11. Lila had to stay in bed as she had an infectious
  12. Simon preferred chocolate over sweets.
  13. Mrs Carter had a horrible
  14. Mrs Monk told them it was essential that they all bring in their letters on Tuesday.
  15. Dad didn’t believe Luke when he blamed the broken vase on the dog.

6TW have loved learning to code this week!

Spellings 14.9.20

Please learn these spellings at home in preparation for the test on Friday.

  1. When the teacher announced that he was giving out homework, Carl sighed.
  2. The dog was ferocious and scared everyone away.
  3. The referee blew the whistle to end the game.
  4. They stayed inside as it was probably going to rain.
  5. Monty was a special dog who knew lots of tricks.
  6. Liam went up to receive his medal.
  7. Somebody stole the gnome from the garden pond.
  8. His work was excellent!
  9. He thought carefully about how to solve the problem.
  10. They had a discussion about which charity to raise money for.
  11. The children were very
  12. Mrs Smith told the children to measure classroom objects.
  13. Tabby made a model pyramid for her class project.
  14. Arsenal were knocked out of the premier league.
  15. The chef cooked a delicious meal.

6TW had a great time trying to explain why shadows are formed and proving that light travels in straight lines.

Spellings 7.9.20

Please learn these spellings at home in preparation for the test on Friday.

  1. Adam knew he needed to use division to solve his maths problem.
  2. The mission was extremely dangerous.
  3. George added some different liquids to his mixture and gave it a stir.
  4. Many pharaohs have ruled over Egypt.
  5. Evie burned her tongue on the hot drink.
  6. The machine broke down so a repair man came to mend it.
  7. Leo had a fixation on knowing everything about football.
  8. Callum was originally from Swindon but he now lived in Kent.
  9. Many young athletes do exercise every day.
  10. A new scheme meant that all children had free school dinners every day.
  11. On Tuesday, a new neighbour moved in next door.
  12. In their science lesson, Amina and Brett dissected a daffodil.
  13. Suzy was late as she had misplaced her keys.
  14. Luke’s work was inaccurate as it was full of mistakes.
  15. The submarine was the best thing at the museum!

Mr Waldron

Miss Wrigley

Mrs Roe

Miss Muldoon

What we're learning this term...

World War Two – The Battle of Britain

We are going to be looking at a key event during World War Two – The Battle of Britain. We look at how Churchill inspired with his speeches, how technology helped to win and start to understand the consequences that winning this battle had on the outcome of the war. We will also look at some amazing artefacts from the Imperial War Museum North and visit the Air Raid Shelters in Stockport (Covid permitting).



The children will be looking at our new Mission Statement and thinking of ways we can live this in Year 6. We will also be learning about unconditional love and our community. Through this unit the children will learn about pupils will know and understand ‘the love and care of people’. They will know and understand God’s love is unconditional and never ending. The children will develop their understanding that we are all loved and that we can grow in love. An understanding that forgiveness is a crucial part of unconditional love will be developed. We will learn Vedran Smailovic - the Cellist of Sarajevo and look at the experience of St Paul who experienced God’s unconditional love. 


The children will be writing Biographies to start with this half term. We are reading Letters from the Lighthouse and will explore Emma Carroll’s themes and style of writing as well as analysing how she creates atmosphere, character and imagery. Children will be writing a biography about someone they know as well as researching a person of their own choice to write a biography about.
Children will write to inform and use a wide range of techniques in order to build cohesion within and across paragraphs. Children will also be writing a formal letter as though they are a Billeting Officer in World War Two.




This term we will be starting by looking at place value and then move on to addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. Number and Place Value: The children will read, write, order and compare numbers to 10,000,000 and determine the value of each digit, determine the value of digits to tens of millions, round numbers to the nearest ten, hundred, thousand etc. They will use negative numbers in context and calculate intervals across zero. Addition, subtraction, multiplication and division: The children will solve addition and subtraction multi step problems in contexts, deciding which operations and methods to use and why. The will multiply multi-digit number up to 4 digits by a 2 digit number using the formal written method of long multiplication, divide numbers up to 4 digits by a 2 digit whole number using the formal written method of long division, and interpret remainders as whole number remainders, fractions or by rounding as appropriate for the context. The children will identify common factors, common multiples and prime numbers and perform mental calculations, including with mixed operations and large numbers. It is crucial that your child knows their times and division tables and can recall them quickly.



We will be carrying out lots of interesting investigations during our Science unit this half term in order to recognise that light appears to travel in straight lines. We will use the idea that light travels in straight lines to explain why shadows have the same shape as the objects that cast them. We will look at how light travels in straight lines to explain that objects are seen because they give out or reflect light into the eye. We will be able explain that we see things because light travels from light sources to our eyes.

Spellings  will be sent home each week and tested on a Friday. Please practise them with your child.  We will also test Timestables on a Friday too.

Homework books for English and Maths will be sent home on a Thursday to be returned on a Tuesday.

Please read with your child every night and sign their reading diary.

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