Well…they came, we saw and we conquered! A huge well done to all of Year 6 who have tacked this week’s tests with enthusiasm, determination and concentration. We could not have asked for more and we are incredibly proud of the way that you have applied yourselves. Job well done! And , it was particularly lovely to hear from so many of the children how much they have enjoyed this week – keep hold of that positive feeling for every test you come across for the future and our job will have been well done too!
This week we will be exploring political statistics in Maths and writing manifestos and persuasive information documents in English. Even though SATS are done, there is still plenty to learn, don’t worry!
This week sees the start of our ever popular Election project and the students have been asked to decide, this weekend, which party they would like to belong to.
The four choices are:
Life Party – promoting real life learning in skills that will be useful throughout life.
Green Eco Party – focusing on improving green issues and perhaps climate change awareness etc
Education Party – putting resources and energy into an excellent education for all and rewarding achievement .
Well being Party – looking after the health and fitness of both mind and body .
The specific policies and actions for this year will be decided by the parties themselves once they have been formed and we will be expecting a high level of independence and input from all of our students throughout this project. Winning over the electorate is no easy task!!
We are really looking forward to having some help from Bournemouth School A level politics students who will be visiting us on Wednesday.
Outdoor PE will be on Tuesday afternoons when we will generally be going to Kings Park together with Year 5. Please ensure that suitable kit, including tracksuit bottoms, is in school so that we can all participate fully.
Indoor PE will usually now be on Thursdays.
Once they have been allocated a political party, we will be expecting students to complete some work at home on publicity and information to promote their party. They will need to liaise as a party to decide who is going to carry out certain tasks but everyone will need to pull their weight to get enough done so please check with your child what their assigned tasks are.
Over the next two weeks we would also like the children to complete a book review for a book of their choice so that we can recommend some reading to each other and to learn a poem of their choice off by heart. We look forward to hearing and seeing the results of this during the first week back after half term.
Friday 21st June – SPORTS DAY
Tuesday 2nd July – Leavers’ Day at The Priory, Christchurch
Tuesday 9th and Wednesday 10th July – Production performances
Thursday 18th July – Leavers’ Eucharist service ( afternoon) and Leavers’ presentation evening, 7pm
Any questions, please do catch us in the playground.
Mrs Dodd and Mr Stow
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