Whaley Bridge ER Primary School

Polar Bear

Welcome to our Year 6 class: the Polar Bears! This is a fantastic year group and we have lots of fun learning about WW2; Ancient Greece; and our local area.

To find out more about what we will be learning this year, please see the information highlighted in the long term plan here.

As part of our topic this half term, we are reading 'Letters From the Lighthouse' by Emma Carroll. Below are some of the audio recording links as requested by the children. 

Contact

This is the class teacher’s email – please use this for matters around your child’s learning and continue to use info@whaleybridge.derbyshire.sch.uk for all other matters. 

 

Home Learning

This term, we are learning about how Whaley Bridge has changed over time. Your child may want to conduct their own research into one of the following subjects to support their learning:

  • Todbrook Reservoir
  • Peak Forest Canal
  • River Goyt
  • Industry in Whaley Bridge
  • Whaley Bridge and its links to WW2

They may also want to create their own sketch map of a particular area of Whaley Bridge that interests them. 

Letters From the Lighthouse 

As part of our topic this half term, we are reading 'Letters From the Lighthouse' by Emma Carroll. Below are some of the audio recording links as requested by the children. The links should be advert free, but have been taken from Youtube, so parental guidance is advised.

Chapter 13 - https://video.link/w/lgX5d 

Chapter 14 - https://video.link/w/KjX5d

Chapter 15 - https://video.link/w/kkX5d

Chapter 16 - https://video.link/w/clX5d

Chapter 17 - https://video.link/w/5lX5d

Chapter 18 - https://video.link/w/fmX5d 

Chapter 19 - https://video.link/w/DmX5d

Chapter 20 - https://video.link/w/bnX5d 

Chapter 21 - https://video.link/w/koX5d 

Homework

Please continue to read regularly and use TTRS to practise your times tables.

Homework will be set on Friday and is to be completed by the following Wednesday.

Thank you 

Homework Tasks:

  • Log onto TTRS to practise your times tables. (Please spend at least 10 minutes a day on this.) 
  • Please log onto Spelling Shed and complete the task.
  • Please log onto Deepening Understanding and complete the tasks.
  • Please listen to your child read at least three times a week and remember to ask them some of the VIPERS questions to check their understanding. 

OWL Homework