Superstars of the Week

This week many Year 6 children have really impressed the staff in maths, literacy and science.

A huge congratulations to Ben and Samuel  for their hard work in maths this week. You really impressed us with your place value knowledge especially when you were working with negative and positive integers. Well done, keep up the hard work!

We would like to award Shanice and Riley H with the star writer award this week. We have started our new topic (WWII) and were  really impressed with their vocabulary choice and ability to empathise with a character from the 1930’s. Your diaries were emotional and in role! Well done! We were also equally impressed with your mystery writing, you ensured you included all the features of a mystery writing and made your writing tense and exciting.

Finally, our superstar scientists this week are Daniel, Josh, Harvey D and Steven. Your science knowledge and ability to link facts and enquire about new learning was infectious today!  The Year 6 team were really impressed with the questions that you asked and the links that you made. Excellent effort!

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Circuits and Electricity

Our new science topic this half term is Circuits and Electricity. The children have enjoyed exploring the circuits equipment and building their own circuits this week during their introduction to the topic.

You could continue your science learning at home.  You could research and find the answer to your questions and could add this to your new learning in your topic book. You could write some new facts for our working wall or even take the project in any way you choose and impress us with you own invention!

We would be really interested to see your learning!

 

 

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World War II

This week, Year 6 started their new topic for this half term: World War II (WWI).  We all enjoyed our first immersion lesson on Monday where we had the chance to explore a variety of  sources. Some of the items that we got to explore were primary sources from WWII! We recorded all our new learning on a mind map that we will continue to add to throughout our topic.

We are really looking forward to our first Year 6 trip on Friday to visit Eden Camp. We can’t wait to visit a real prisoner of war camp and explore the different huts.

Our WWII learning will continue up until October half term and we would be really interested and impressed to see any home learning that you can do related to WWII. We have a display ready to include all your amazing creations!

 

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Autumn 1 Newsletter 2018

A huge welcome back to all our new Y6 pupils who have settled into their first week back really well.  We have already started all our new topics and are enjoying our learning so far!

Here is our Autumn 1 newsletter. Please take a look, it contains lots of important dates and information.Y6 Newsletter Aut 1 2018Year 6 parent meeting 2018

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Welcome Back

A huge welcome back to all our new Y6 pupils who have settled into their first week back really well.  We have already started all our new topics and are enjoying our learning so far!

Here is our Autumn 1 newsletter. Please take a look, it contains lots of important dates and information.

Y6 Newsletter Aut 1 2018

Year 6 parent meeting 2018

 

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Prom 2018

On Tuesday 10th July Year 6 returned to school for their end of year prom celebration. It was a wonderful occasion that was thoroughly enjoyed by all! I think the photographs say it all! A huge congratulations to Cole and Kasey who were our 2018 prom King and Queen.

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Transition

Yesterday all the children met their new class teacher for 2018-2019.

Miss Senior will be teaching Emerald class from September and Mrs Vaughan will be teaching Amethyst.  We both really enjoyed writing our class charters with you yesterday and we can not wait to have you in our class! You are all going to be amazing!

Here are a few challenges that you could have a go at over summer.  We would love to see any of your home learning that you have completed in September.

Summer reading challengehttps://summerreadingchallenge.org.uk/

Maths challenges – 37744-Algebra magic square37745-Area and perimeter37746-Brick wall problems37747-Challenge cards37749-Percentage increase worksheet37750-Factorising quadratics37751-Double brackets

 

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Celebration Assembly

On Friday 29th June 2018, Year 6 held their final celebration assembly to celebrate their  time at Prince Edward.  All the children sung the songs beautifully and thanked many teachers and helpers for all their hard work over the years.  It was really special to share the celebration with the whole school and all our Y6 parents.

We would like to wish all our children who are moving on to transition the best of luck in the world!

We look forward to seeing you all on Tuesday 10th July 2018 for prom and Friday 20th July for our final day together!

 

 

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Fiver Challenge

IMG_0209IMG_0210IMG_0233IMG_0234IMG_0235IMG_0236IMG_0241IMG_0243IMG_0247This half term Year 6 have participated in the national Fiver Challenge.  We used £5 pledges to get our pupil business ideas off the ground during the four week challenge.  Our aim was to make as much profit as possible!

During the first week we had to work together to decide what product or service we wanted to invest our fivers in.  We worked in our teams to source materials, products, prepare sales pitches and plan our selling event.  In the third week of the challenge we had to prepare and promote our event and at the end we repayed our £5 pledges (plus 50p interest) then worked out our profit.

Our pop up shop was a huge success on Thursday 28th July 2018. All our businesses made a profit!

Carwash and valet made £92.41

Cards and crafts made £15.10

Slime Stall made £86.75

Stress Balls made £51.29

Colouring book stall made £17.20

Lucky dip made £18.46

Penalty shoot out made £13.70

Basket ball shoot out made £7.80

Altogether this gave us a grand total profit of £302.71

Some of our Year 6 children will be entering the National Fiver Challenge Competition hoping to win an award for the most profitable business idea or the best group. Keep an eye on our blog to see if any of a fabulous entrepreneurs make it to the final!!

 

 

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Andy Messer the AMAZING story teller!

Last week we were very lucky to have a special visit from Andy Messer the story teller.  Andy took us on a journey back to Ancient Egypt where we took part in a mummification, embalmed a body and even mummified our friends.  We learnt so many new, interesting facts from his stories about the different Gods.  It was a very interesting, exciting immersion to our new topic and we can not wait to study Ancient Egypt.

 

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