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Nascot Wood
Junior School

This week's learning

  Week beginning Monday 14th October 2018
English

This week in English we shall be revising and consolidating punctuation and grammar knowledge. We will be particularly focusing on adverbials, prepositions and modal verbs..

Spelling

Spelling rule: use -able if the root word can be heard and -ible if the root word cannot be heard.

  • dependable
  • comfortable
  • reasonable
  • reliable
  • possible
  • terrible
  • incredible
  • visible
Maths This week we shall be focusing on using all four operations (addition, subtraction, multiplication and division) to solve multi-step problems. 
Topic This week we shall be writing film critiques based on R. J. Palacio's award winning 'Wonder'. 
Homework
  • Three hours of reading
  • One hour of Maths Whizz (Only the time spent in 'tutor mode' is counted as usage. The tutorial part of the lesson is not counted as usage; the time starts when the student is asked the first question in each lesson. Students must complete the entire lesson or test for the usage to be recorded and displayed in their report.) 
  • Continual revision of times tables
Year 6 Investigates

Year 6 Investigates: Mental Health Awareness Day

Tuesday 9th October was Mental Health Awareness Day 2018.

You could investigate :

  • what is meant by mental health, well-being, emotional health
  • what is good mental health
  • what influences mental health
School events

Physical Education: lessons take place on Wednesdays (outdoor) and Thursdays (in door). Please ensure your child has the full and correct kit available on these days. 

Tuesday 6th November: Basketball Tournament - named children

Monday 3rd December 2018: Year 6 visit to The Houses of Parliament

Wednesday 23rd January 2019: Year 6 trip to Warner Bros. Studios