Pluto – Year 6
I am Pluto Class’ teacher and my name is Miss Hall. I am supported in class by Mrs Costa and Ms Goodey. We are looking forward to an exciting year together.
This term we will be learning lots of new things. Our first topic is ‘Back to School’ with a focus on helping the children manage and express their emotions and feelings during this unusual time. Our other topics this term will include Black History and Fairtrade, specifically African Fairtrade.
In English, we are writing stories that build tension and suspense. Our main texts that we will be working from will be based on the Spiderwick Chronicles. Later, we will move onto discussion texts and diary recounts. This term, we are reading the books ‘Clockwork’ by Phillip Pullman and ‘Goodnight Mister Tom’ by Michelle Magorian. The children will also be learning Spanish once a week.
During these difficult times, it is really important that children keep safe and ensure they are washing their hands regularly. Children are recommended to bring their water bottle in to school everyday and ensure it washed every evening.
A few helpful reminders:
We have PE once a week (Tuesday) with Mr Jenkins. Children must have their full PE kits and bring them home the same day to be washed.
Children must read and have their reading record signed every night. If this isn’t completed more than twice in a week then your child will miss playtime to read. Homework will be updated once a week via Google Classroom (the login details for these have already been sent home). Children are required to submit their work and I will provide a written comment on their progress. If homework isn’t completed, then children will be expected to complete it at playtime.
Children are expected to be in school no later than 8:50am and then are to be collected at 3:25pm, except on Fridays when they are to be collected at 1:15pm.
As always, please contact me if you have any concerns regarding your child over the next term, either by phoning or emailing the office. Thank you for your continued support.