Welcome to Oak Class 2017-18

We are taught by Mrs C. Strangwood. Our teaching assistant is Mrs T Lawson. This is a Key Stage Two class of 32 Year 6 children.

Oak Classroom

Our classroom is located on the Upper Mall. Our cloakroom is shared with Heron class, where we can store our coats, PE kits and book bags. We have a lovely reading corner with comfortable cushions, which is a relaxing place to go to read quietly.

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Oak Class Newsletters 2017-18

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Oak Class Mission Homework 2017-18

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Maths SATS Organiser

The following document offers a range of maths past paper questions - just download and click on the subject areas you want.

All questions contain a youtube button next to them, so if you need help, then simply hit the youtube button to zoom off to a mini tutorial, specific to that question on GHammonds channel.

Also included are the One-A-Day Mini Maths Vidamins for Year 5 & Year 6 plus links to Thinking Outside The Box puzzle videos !

File icon: pdf KS2-Ultimate-3-in-1-Organiser-2017-Maths-SATs [pdf 1MB] Click to download

Reading

Children should be reading regularly at home. We ask parents to continue to listen to your children read, talk about their books, and sign their reading record at least four times a week. We tell the children often that reading gives them knowledge and knowledge brings power – to influence their lives, get even better jobs, and earn more money. It’s more than that though – reading also brings huge amounts of pleasure. Please encourage them to read as much and as widely as possible.

Library visits - Tuesdays.

Maths

Counting, partitioning and calculating

Securing number facts

Understanding shape

Handling data

Parents can help by continuing to work with your child to practice their Times Tables and by helping them with their homework.

File icon: pdf Year 6 Maths Curriculum [pdf 293KB] Click to download

English

Reading and performing poetry of different forms and Narrative storytelling/writing  through poetry of different forms and from different perspectives) Reading the book Cloudbusting by Mallorie Blackman

Narrative- Mystery stories- reading and writing- reading the Shadow Cage by Philippa Pearce

Non- Fiction- Information texts

File icon: pdf Upper KS2 English Objectives Year 5 and 6 [pdf 258KB] Click to download
File icon: pdf Year 5 and 6 Text and Overiew September 2015 [pdf 416KB] Click to download

Home Learning

Reading Books: Children are provided with a reading book and reading record. Please encourage your child to read a little each night and please sign in their reading record.  Please keep in the plastic bag we have provided. Further/replacement bags 50p each.  Reading Records are checked throughout the week and children change their books when required. 

Spellings: Will be given out on Mondays to learn for their spelling test the following week.

 

P.E.

Games/PE Lessons are on Mondays, children will need indoor kit (shorts and t- shirt) and outdoor kit including trainers to change into.

SATs Support

 

Should you have any further questions regarding the tests or require passwords to access your child's account on any of the websites (see right) please don't hesitate to contact either Miss Allen or Mrs Whittle. 

We are currently using a number of web-based platforms to support the children's learning.  Children are using on a regular basis:

Khan Academy (www.khanacademy.com - maths tuition)

Read Theory (www.readtheory.org - personalised reading comprehensions)

and SPAG.com (www.spag.com - online spelling, punctuation and grammar tests)

The SATs organiser (see box below) also comes highly recommended.