• The curriculum provides pupils with a rich blend of experiences. It promotes pupils’ spiritual, moral, social and cultural development successfully and prepares them well for the next stage of their education.

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  • "I feel happy about learning here, its exciting what we get to learn"

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  • "We have a lot of after school activities to choose from."

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  • "I really love my year group teacher who inspired me and helped me through tough times."

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  • "We are very pleased with the progress that our daughter has made at Joy Lane and feel that this has put her in good stead for the rest of her learning life - thank you."

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  • "My child’s class teachers are available for me to speak with them at the end of every day if l so wish – this is very reassuring."

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  • "There are a lot of opportunities to learn different things"

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  • "We have tons of fun things here like a swimming pool, nice lunches and I think the teachers are really special"

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  • "We have the best playtimes with lots of areas to play in."

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  • "If we ever have a problem, the teachers always deal with it and help us."

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Year 6 Learning Themes

jigsaw Curriculum Jigsaw Year 6

2016 -2017
Year 6 Newletter Term 1/2 2016 
Year 6 Newsletter Term 3/4 2017
Year 6 Newsletter Term 5/6 2017

2015 - 2016
Year 6 Newsletter Term 1/2 2015
Year 6 Newsletter Term 3/4 2016
Year 6 Newsletter Term 5/6 2016

Click here to see our work on display in the classrooms:Year 6 Displays

ENGLISH: Homework will vary between grammar/punctuation  (www.studyzone.tv) or a reading comprehension task. 
READING: The children will be awarded reading mile points from 1-4 based on the quality of the text they are reading (according to their    reading ability). If you could support your child by hearing or witnessing them reading and then signing their reading record, this will ensure that they get their points!
SPELLINGS: Rainbow spelling cards will be sent home for the children to learn at their own pace, as well as weekly class spelling rules. Look below for some fun ways to practise spellings:
Rainbow Write – First write each word in pencil. Then trace over each word three times. Each time you trace, you must use a different colour pencil.
Silly Sentences – Write silly sentences using a spelling word in each sentence. Underline your spellings.
Backwards words – Write your spelling words forwards and then backwards. Example: where / erehw
Colourful Words – Write each of your spelling words. Write each letter using a different coloured pencil.
Across and Down – Write each word across and down, sharing the beginning letter.

MATHS HOMEWORK: Check www.mymaths.co.uk weekly for homework. Look below for how you can practise your times tables at home.

The children practise their times tables on a daily basis as we recognise the importance of becoming fluent with our multiplication and division facts. Each week, the children will focus on the facts from a different number and we encourage children to practise becoming fluent in this at home to help them in school. A set of flash cards to test your children will be given out to support their learning at home and hopefully have an impact on their learning at school. Try www.topmarks.co.uk for a range of times table activities.

ENGLISH: Homework will vary between grammar/punctuation  (www.studyzone.tv) or a reading comprehension task. 
READING: The children will be awarded reading mile points from 1-4 based on the quality of the text they are reading (according to their    reading ability). If you could support your child by hearing or witnessing them reading and then signing their reading record, this will ensure that they get their points!
SPELLINGS: Rainbow spelling cards will be sent home for the children to learn at their own pace, as well as weekly class spelling rules. Look below for some fun ways to practise spellings:
MATHS HOMEWORK: Check www.mymaths.co.uk weekly for homework. Look below for how you can practise your times tables at home.
Homework will be sent out on a Wednesday and is due back on Monday.
We will be holding a Homework club every Wednesday lunchtime.

 

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