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Immanuel and St.

Andrew CE Primary School


Year 6 Class Bulletin
Spring Term January 2009

Dear Parents / Carers,


Welcome back from Christmas and can I take this opportunity to wish you a HAPPY
NEW YEAR! I was very pleased with the work covered last term and the hard work
the children put in.

We have a busy term ahead of us - I shall be cracking down on our Literacy,


Numeracy and Science, alongside RE, PSHCE, PE and ICT. This Friday I have selected
a few Year 6 children to compete in the Lambeth Indoor Athletics Championships at
Brixton Rec. Letters will be handed out if your child has been picked.
I have also organised for 3 trips next term, with the possibility of 1 this term-I shall
keep you posted!
Any questions about the term or work being covered in class please ask!
Vicky Walsh

Topics this term PE will be on Tuesday and


Science Friday afternoons. Tuesday is
1st half- Reversible and Irreversible changes – Indoor PE and Friday afternoons
consolidates learning regarding reversible will be cross country running,
changes and introduces the idea of irreversible therefore sensible trainers and
changes where new materials are produced. track suit bottoms are
2nd half- How we see things- how does the eye vital.Children will also need to
work? What are shadows and reflections? How carry a small water bottle with
does light travel? them.
Literacy with Mrs Hoare- Poetry
Science with Mrs Hoare- Revision of Year 5
units, including Sound, Healthy Body, Sun,
Kit required will be : trainers,
Earth and Moon shorts and t-shirt, or
RE- The Christian Community tracksuits. Tracksuits are
PE important during the cold
I have spoken to the children about getting fit weather so please provide!
this term and they have all assured me that Children will be asked to
they are committed to getting fitter. Therefore complete alternative work in
we will be doing circuit training and aerobics another classroom if they do
during indoor PE on a Tuesday and I am going not have ALL of their PE kit
to trial Cross Country Running on the common with them (especially trainers).
on Friday 23rd January to see how it goes!

HOMEWORK
I will continue to hand out homework on TUESDAYS (to be returned the
following MONDAY)and will also continue to ask children to complete their
homework during a Thursday or Friday lunchtime if they do not provide a
good reason for not handing work in. Please remember parents are welcome
to explain any reasons for lateness or incompletion of homework to me. If
there are ANY problems that you are encountering with the homework,

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