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Year 6 - Luna

In Luna Class we have lots of fun and laughter! On this page you will find our class news and lots of interesting pictures showing you what we have done.

 

 

Important information about us!

 

Teacher: Miss Hackwood

LSP: Miss Hammond

 

Additional information for this term:

*The children start at 8:30am and finish at 2:40pm

*The children can bring in a named water bottle to go on their tables which needs to contain only water or cordial

*There will be not be any toast on offer at the moment for break time. If your child wishes to, they can bring a break time snack such as fruit or raisins to eat on the playground at break time

*The children can come to school in their PE kit on a Thursday with appropriate footwear

*Your child will be given a reading book specific to their reading level. We would like the children to read as much as they can at home and record this in their reading record. Books will be changed on a weekly basis

*Homework can not be brought back into school so if there are any queries, please email the class email address on luna@reddalhill.sandwell.sch.uk

Thank you for your continued support :). 

 

School Council Representatives:

Elena and Morgan will be our School Council Representatives for Year 6!

Elena and Morgan will take any ideas from our class discussions and then put them forward in the School Council Meetings with Miss Dallison.

 

PE Day:

Every Thursday

Children are able to come to school in their PE kits on a Thursday. Please ensure that appropriate footwear is worn and PE clothing is appropriate for the weather as our lessons will be outdoors on the playground. 

 

Swimming:

Our Swimming lessons are now every Wednesday at Haden Hill Leisure Centre. 

Please ensure that all children have their swimming kit ready for this lesson each week.
If there are any questions regarding our swimming lessons, please feel free to come and speak to one of the Year 6 team :). 

 

 

Homework:

Homework is given to children on a Friday in Year 6. To fully prepare the children for secondary school, we are now including transition style homework, as well as Maths and English work to consolidate any learning completed in school.  Homework can now be brought into school on a Wednesday, where it will be quarantined for 48 hours. Miss Hackwood and Miss Johnson will then look over the homework and address any misconceptions in our lessons the following week. 

 

Reading Challenge:

Each term, we are holding a Reading Challenge in Luna Class.

Each time you read at home, either with an adult or by yourself, write it in your reading record and every time a comment has been written in, you get one raffle ticket in the pot!

Reading Records need to be in school every day if possible so that Miss Hackwood and Miss Hammond can check that you have got all of your raffle tickets and so that books can be changed on a weekly basis as well!

By the end of the term, one ticket will be pulled out of the pot and that child will win a very special prize for their hard work to improve their reading!

Good luck everyone!

 

Mathletics and Purple Mash:

 

Children can access these websites from home, each child has an individual username and password that will be sent home with them.

Mathletics is an excellent resource which allows children to practise their mathematics skills. 

  Every week, we celebrate our successes by having a Writer of the Week, Maths Mind, Sports Player and a VIP!

 

VIP - Annaleja


Maths Mind - Baaruniyaa

 

Writer of the Week - Hiba

 

Sports Player of the Week - Haroon

 

 

 

Important dates for your diary:

 

Easter Celebrations

On Thursday 1st April, we celebrated Easter! We created our own Easter cards, created a bunny basket to collect our eggs and participated in an egg hunt! 

Well done, Luna class! 

We hope you have a lovely Easter break! 

 

Red Nose Day!

On Friday 19th March, we celebrated Red Nose Day by coming to school in brightly coloured clothes so that we could brighten up everyone's day!

We also wrote down a joke so that we could have a LOL-A-THON! We all stood up and performed our joke to the class so that we could end the day with a smile on our face!

A lovely day Year 6, well done!

British Science Week!

During the week commencing 8th March, we participated in British Science Week where the theme was 'Innovating the Future'. 

Our investigation was based around whether citrus fruits could create electricity!

After many investigations, we concluded that a lemon is not a reliable source of electricity as it is very unpredictable!

A brilliant week Year 6; well done!

Mother's Day Cards

To celebrate Mother's Day, we made beautiful cards to say thank you to our wonderful Moms!

Have a lovely Mother's Day everyone!

Internet Safety Day

To participate in Internet Safety Day, we have completed a range of activities this week to understand how to stay safe on the internet!

We discussed what Internet Safety Day is and completed a quiz about what we should do in different scenarios! We then produced a poster to remind ourselves how we can always stay safe and what we need to do if we feel worried about anything!

Well done Year 6; your posters are bright, colourful and include very important information smiley!

 

Chinese New Year

To understand the celebrations of Chinese New Year which begin on Friday 12th February, we discussed the traditions which are celebrated for this festival. We used our knowledge to participate in a quiz and then we made Chinese Dragons!

They look brilliant Year 6, well done smiley!

PSHE - Express Yourself

During the week beginning Monday 8th February, we discussed Children's Mental Health week and how we all are individual and unique!

We discussed 'What makes you, you?', completed a quiz about understanding what to do if we need to talk to people about how we are feeling and then completed an 'Express Yourself' sheet too! We also created a piece of art work to 'express ourselves'!

Well done Year 6, super work!

Christmas Week in Luna Class!

Christmas Party!

On Thursday 17th December, we had our Christmas party!

We started off playing pass the parcel and our winners were Hiba and Archie!

We then played musical statues, musical heads and best dancer and our winners were Elena, Reyaan and Sam!

We then finished our party with our wonderful buffet of food!

A fantastic party everyone!

 

 

Christmas Crafts!

Throughout the week, we have made a range of different Christmas crafts!

We made a wool star bauble, a pipe cleaner wreath and a springy reindeer!

Fantastic crafts Year 6!

 

Lockdown Pantomime!

Due to the current situations, this year we watched a Lockdown Pantomime on a live stream!

Norfolk Music Hub performed Rapunzel and it was brilliant!

We all had an amazing time watching it!

 

Breakfast with Santa

On Wednesday 16th December, we had our breakfast with Santa!

We watched The Polar Express, ate croissants, cookies and muffins and had a wonderful visit from Santa Claus! We must have all made the good list this year as we all received a gift from him!

 

2021 Calendars

We also made calendars for 2021 which look absolutely amazing!

Fantastic work Year 6!

 

Christmas Cards

We made some wonderful Christmas cards this year with a Christmas tree made from strips of paper! Well done Year 6; they will look amazing on display in your homes!

 

Christmas Jumper Day

On Friday 11th December, we all came to school in our Christmas jumpers!

We brought in a donation and looked wonderful and festive in our Christmas outfits for the day!

Thank you to everyone who donated!

 

Christmas Dinner

On Wednesday 9th December, we kick started our Christmas activities with our Christmas dinner in the hall!

We all went down to eat our dinner together, pulled crackers, told jokes and wore our lovely Christmas hats!

A lovely way to start Christmas Year 6; we cannot wait for all of the fun activities next week!

 

 

My Identity Bag

In PSHE, we watched a video linked to REWIND all about racism and extremism. 

We discussed about the benefits of having our own identity and how this would help us to understand that we are all able to have our own unique opinion about different things.

Our Identity Bags highlighted how individual we all are :).

 

 

Diwali

In RE, we learnt all about Diwali - the Festival of Light! We watched a brilliant video explaining the traditions and special activities that take place on the day. We created beautiful Diwali artwork on magical black paper! We drew Rangoli patterns, Diva lamps and traditional Hindu patterns.

Well done Luna class; they are absolutely beautiful!

Christmas Card Competition

For Christmas this year, James Morris set his annual competition of completing a Christmas card. We produced a range of Christmas cards, using different designs, ready to send off to James Morris to see if any of us can win the competition!

Good luck everyone; your designs are amazing!

 

 

British Values

As part of our British Values learning, we wrote a letter to James Morris regarding the different issues that we felt we needed to discuss at the moment. We wrote letters about the NHS, the environment and the housing around our area. 

Ellie-Mai wrote a letter to James Morris about how hard the NHS has worked throughout the pandemic and how they deserve to be recognised for their amazing efforts! James Morris wrote back to Ellie-Mai stating that the NHS will be getting a pay rise next year!

Well done Ellie-Mai for making a difference!

Remembrance Day 2020

For Remembrance Day this year, James Morris asked schools in Sandwell to produce a special piece of Art work to remember the different Poppy Day we had this year. 

We created a poppy collage as a class and sent it off to James Morris.

He was extremely impressed with our design and mentioned us on his social media!

Well done everyone!

We have also received a certificate from James Morris for our participation in the competition!

Fantastic work everyone!

On Wednesday 11th November, we looked at the poem 'In Flanders Fields' and created our own version of it. We then wrote it on tracing paper and stuck it to a Remembrance Day picture. 

They look absolutely brilliant; amazing work Year 6!

To commemorate 75 years since VE Day, we had an amazing poppy wreath sent into us. 

We spoke about what this meant and how important it is to World War II. 

 

 

Meet our Class!

Luna Class 2020-2021

 

 

Please meet your new Class Teacher and Learning Support Practitioner (LSP).

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