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Is it really time for you and your children to start thinking about Secondary School?!

You must apply by 31st October (applications open 1st September 2018).

To apply, visit www.hounslow.gov.uk/admissions

Hounslow Borough will be holding a Parent Information evening at the Civic Centre on 10 September 2018 at 7pm. They will also be holding drop-in sessions from 3-31 October (10am – 2pm) for any families who need assistance with making their application.

Please contact them below for further information.

School Admissions Team
T: 020 8583 2711/2721
E: admissions@hounslow.gov.uk

Autumn 1 IPC PROJECT FOR THE FIRST WEEKs: Brainwave - The art of learning

What's the big idea?

Every day we are learning lots of new and different things – gaining the knowledge, skills and understanding that we will need to become successful adults. By finding out more about how we learn, and how we can improve our learning, we will be better equipped for meeting the many challenges ahead of us.

Can You Help?

Do you have knowledge or resources about our project?

Could you give some time to come into class to help with reading? Please come and talk to your child’s teacher if you can help!

  • We will be finding out:
    • About different methods of teaching and how we like to learn
    • About some of the different areas of the brain
    • How information gets into the brain
    • How relaxation can help prepare us for learning
    • How we can improve our memory
    • How positive thinking can help us to succeed
    • How we can support each other to achieve our goals
    • How we can become more active global citizens
  • Children will also learn:
    • Know about some of the recent evidence and research into the brain and learning
    • Know about some of the different areas of the brain and their function
    • Understand the different ways that they can learn
    • Understand how they can improve their learning and their attitudes to learning
    • Understand the importance of cooperation and global awareness in their learning
  • IN Maths And English :

    Maths:

    Please help your child to know all of the times tables facts up to 12 x 12 and their related division facts. 

    This is incredibly important and is actually a Year 4 objective.

    We will also be working hard to remember how to:

    •  To be able to recognise 2D and 3D shapes.

    English:

    We will continue to improve our SPaG knowledge, skills, and understanding, in particular: spelling rules.

  • Important dates:
    • Monday 3rd September: INSET day School closed for children
    • Tuesday 4th September: INSET day School closed for children
    • Wednesday 5th September: KS1 and KS2 Children start school 8.45am
    • Friday 7th September: Year 4 Swimming starts
    • Monday 10th September: Clubs start
    • Tuesday 11th September: 5.30pm Y6 meeting for parents re expectations
    • Thursday 13th September: House Captain Hustings
    • Friday 14th September: Brainwave Split Assemblies
    • Monday 17th September: Reception children start all day
    • Monday 17th September: Special Assembly from local builders 1.30pm KS1 : 2.40pm KS2
    • Tuesday 18th September: Year 1 Parents into Class session
    • Tuesday 18th September: Governors – Education Committee meeting
    • Thursday 20th September: Year 2 Parents into Class session
    • Tuesday 25th September: Year 3 Parents into Class session
    • Wednesday 26th September: NSPCC PANTS Workshop 9:10am KS2
    • Thursday 27th September: Year 4 Parents into Class session
    • Tuesday 2nd October: Year 5  Parents into Class session
    • Wednesday 3rd October: Skipping Workshops
    • Thursday 4th October: Year 6  Parents into Class session
    • Thursday 4th  October: Skipping Workshops
    • Monday 8th October: Whole school writing task this week
    • Tuesday 9th October: Reception Parent Workshop
    • Tuesday 9th October: Governors – Strategic Committee meeting
    • Wednesday 10th October: Individual and Sibling school photographs
    • Monday 15th October: Year 2 Diwali Assembly – Parents welcome
    • Thursday 18th October: Reception Parents into Class session
    • Friday 19th October: Break up for Autumn Half-term – 3.15pm
    • Monday 22nd Friday 26th October: Half-term
    • Monday 29th October: INSET day School closed for children
    • Tuesday 30th October: Start of Autumn 2 term 8.45am
    • Tuesday 6th November: Full Governing Board meeting
    • Friday 9th November: Year 6 Remembrance Day Assembly
    • Tuesday 13th November: Year 5 & 6 Disability Awareness Workshop
    • Friday 16th November: 9am Y1 – 6 split assembly Anti-Bullying week
    • Wednesday 21st November: Parents’ Evening – school close 2pm
    • Thursday 22nd November: Parents’ Evening from 3.30pm
    • Wednesday 28th November: Shakespeare Production
    • Thursday 29th November: Shakespeare Production
    • Monday 3rd December: Whole school writing task this week
    • Wednesday 12th December: Flu Vaccines for Reception - Year 5 children 
    • Friday 14th December: Last day of swimming for Year 4
    • Friday 21st December: Break up for Christmas Holidays – 2.00pm
    • Monday 24th December – Friday 4thJanuary : Christmas Holidays
    • Monday 7th January: INSET day School closed for children
    • Tuesday 8th January: Start of the Spring term 8.45am

Home Learning

Home learning tasks are set every week :

Task Given out Due Back
Mathletics Monday Following Monday
Spellings & Grammar Monday Following Monday
Reading Passport Ongoing

Dates of Project Homelearning: 

TBC

Remember:

  • To read for at least a minimum of 10 minutes every day. 
  • Practice your times tables and spellings

If in doubt, stuck or worried about anything you can contact the Year 6 teachers. Their email addresses can be found at bottom of this page. Thank you.

Things to remember

P.E is on Mondays & Thursdays

  • School PE uniform is black shorts (or tracksuit bottoms) with a white t-shirt. PE kits should be in school at all times.

  • Remember to have your P.E kits in for both these days (including plimsoles).
  • Make sure you have leggings or tracksuit bottoms as we will be outside for P.E unless it is raining.
  • To avoid athletes foot and other fungal infections please ensure your child has a change of shoes for PE.
  • PE kit should be left in school for the whole half term and washed in the holidays. 

Messages from the Staff

If you would like to contact any of the Year 6 Team about school work, homework or anything concerning school then you may email them (during school hours) at:

Mrs. Sylvester - esylvester.313@lgflmail.org

Miss. Everett - severett5.313@lgflmail.org

Mrs. Uddin - juddin6.313@lgflmail.org

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