Welcome to the Lions and the start of the autumn term. We have made a superb start to the year and it is fabulous to see the children keen and eager to learn.
Our project this term will be all about the tortrous Tower of London; children will learn about all aspects of life in the tower across a range of eras. Our project links well with our class book The Executioners Daughter. The Science topic is 'Working Scientifically; children will learn more about how to plan investigations; write appropriate predictions and interpret data presented in a variety of ways. We encourage children to continue their learning at home - if they choose to do some extra work, please send it into school! We offer merits as a reward!
Developing writing across the curriculum is a key part of Year 6, so we will be taking lots of opportunities to write in different styles. Reading is key to developing both reading and writing skills, so we would be grateful if you could encourage your child to read at home as regularly as possible. Your child is familiar with our online reading resource, Scholastic Reading Pro, and this is a great way for them to assess their comprehension of the text they are reading. If you require a new username or password, please speak to a member of staff. The following link will take you to the page you need: https://slz03.scholasticlearningzone.com/slz-portal/#/login3/GBRXYTW
Homework will be given twice a week: On Monday, Maths homework is given to be handed in on Friday of that week. On a Friday, English homework is given, to be handed in on Tuesday the following week. If you find your child is struggling with something, please encourage them to speak to an adult. Mrs Bensley is always happy to help!
We have a class twitter page @lionsclass. Please follow us and comment on our learning. We regularly update the page with things we have been learning about.
As always, if you have any questions about our learning or anything taking place in school, please contact a member of Lions.