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Welcome to 6LM!

Welcome back to school after the half term holiday. I hope you are feeling refreshed and ready for another exciting half term!

Please see the separate link lower down on our page for the photos linked to our visitor in school as we started back – Mr Egypt an Egyptologist with over 40 years experience. It an incredible day where we all had the opportunity handle real life Egyptian artefacts.  How amazing to think that we held in our hands objects that came from Tutankhamen’s tomb!

This term we will continue learning all about The Ancient Egyptians. We will continue to enjoy reading ‘Secrets of a Sun King’ (the brand new book written by Emma Carroll) and we are excited to find out whether Lil will save her Grandad.  In Science we will be learning about and investigating Electricity. 

In Maths we will be continuing to focus on our arithmetic skills – we will crack the pesky Arithmetic SAT paper! One new thing for this term is the replacement of the Beat That weekly tests. These will be replaced with the new ’99 club’ – a series of mathematical questions still to be completed within a given timeframe. These tests will still take place every Thursday in class and still form part of the pupil of the week eligibility. See the main school website for more details.

We have some exciting projects ahead of us linked to Christmas.  We are all to create our own Winter Art inspired by Winter poems for the display board outside our classroom.  We will also be busy rehearsing Carols for our Carol Service which will be taking place in school on the 18th and 19th of December – we hope you can come and join us.

Things to remember:

P.E. is on a Tuesday (outdoor) & Wednesday (indoor) (remember your P.E. kit)

Spelling test each Friday

’99 club’ test each Thursday

Lastly, the expectation is that reading will be recorded in the diary at least 3 times a week – this diary then needs to be in school on a Friday morning to allow eligibility to pupil of the week.


(1 for reading 3 times a week, 1 for maintaining or beating the ’99 club’ score and a final one for a good effort with the weekly spellings – ideally at least 8/10)