Presentation on theme: "Year 6 Welcome Evening Year 6 Team Mr Kann Mrs Jane Jeans & Mrs Jacqui Lillie Mrs Natasha Chester & Mrs Janice Godden Mrs Baker & Mrs Childress."— Presentation transcript:
Year 6 Welcome Evening Year 6 Team Mr Kann Mrs Jane Jeans & Mrs Jacqui Lillie Mrs Natasha Chester & Mrs Janice Godden Mrs Baker & Mrs Childress
Aims for Year 6 Prepare the children for the end of key stage assessments. Prepare them for a smooth transfer to secondary school. To help the children to gain more independence. For a fun and enjoyable final year at Chepping View!
11+ Tests All children have been receiving 1 hour a week teaching. 3 practice tests will be sat before the real tests. Practice papers will be sent home on Friday 28 th September. 2 real test papers - 4 th Oct and 10 th Oct Results will be sent to you around the 30 th November.
Free 11+ Practice FREE test papers FREE practice questions User name: cheppingviewschool Password: cheppingview
Secondary School Transfer Application forms to be filled in and returned to school by 9am on 17 th October or completed online by midnight 19 th October. For allocations done on line - please send a letter into school. You will receive a letter informing you of your child’s secondary school placement around the 1 st March.
End of Key Stage Assessments Show what the children have learnt throughout Key Stage 2. They last 1 week. Monday 12 th - Friday 16 th May. Please ensure that you child is in school during this week.
Sets Children are set for Numeracy, Literacy and Science. Ensures correct level of support and teaching. Children are covering the same topics but at a different pace. Children are regularly assessed and could therefore change sets.
Booster Groups 3 days a week. Split 2 sets into 3 smaller groups of 20 children. Less children per group. Even greater level of support and is more tailored to children’s needs. Children are covering the same topics but at a different pace.
Targets All children have targets that they are working towards in Literacy, Numeracy and Science. Copies of targets will be given out at parents evening. Achievable. Raise attainment and understanding. Mental Maths - whole school target
Integrated Topic All art, music, DT, History and Geography will be taught through a main focus, which for this term is The Ancient Egyptians. We will be using a variety of learning approaches to support and enhance all children’s preferred learning styles.
Modern Foreign Languages We are extending our MFL teaching in Year 6 to offer the children more experience, prior to starting secondary school. Each class will continue to extend their French from Year 4 & 5. Half a term of French, Half a term of German.
Homework All children- 15minutes reading daily. 40 minutes twice weekly. Numeracy- given on a Tuesday to be handed in on a Thursday. Literacy- given on Friday to be handed in on a Tuesday.
Homework Children may receive weekly science or topic homework. Tables Spelling strategies Occasionally may be asked to bring in news articles for discussion in PSHCE.
What more homework?! Homework diaries to be checked and signed at home. Signed by teacher on a Friday. Please use the homework diaries as a way of communication if necessary. ICT is school target. Some homework may be internet based.
PE Kit / Uniform Indoor PE - Tuesdays Outdoor games - Mondays All head scarves must be removed for PE. Girls can wear ‘hats’ to cover their hair but must have nothing across the front of the neck. Stud earrings only, no necklaces.
Trips Autumn Term- Ancient Egyptians History off the page Workshop- Egyptian Day Spring Term Hazard Alley Summer Term – Victorians Katesgrove Schoolroom/Black Country Living Museum France
Residential Trip Normandy, France. Educational history based visit. 5 days. Fantastic opportunity to extend skills and learning beyond the classroom. Still places available.
Summer term Activities Cadbury World- Project week Leaver’s BBQ Chessington World of Adventures.
Cadbury World Learning at Cadbury World
Mrs Pitwell-cooking at the BBQ
Chessington World Of Adventures
Parent Evening Dates 19 th and 21 st November
Healthy, Healthy, Healthy! Healthy lunches Your child’s physical health Behaviour Concentration & attention Small changes make big differences!
Medicines in School Provide information about illness/conditions Original containers only With prescribers dosage instructions. Check expiration dates. Non prescription medicines only with prior agreement. All medicines to be given to staff.