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Nascot Wood
Junior School

This week's learning

  Week beginning 24th September 2018
English

This week in English we shall be revising and consolidating punctuation and grammar knowledge. We will be particularly focusing on identifying main and subordinate clauses and use of colons and semi-colons.

Spelling

cious and tious endings

  • vicious 
  • gracious 
  • spacious 
  • malicious
  • conscious
  • ambitious
  • cautious
  • infectious
  • nutritious
Maths This week we shall be focusing on place value up to 10,000,000 with decimals up to three places. 
Topic This week we shall be reading R. J. Palacio's award winning 'Wonder' and completing activities based on the text.
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: Hurricanes

You could research:

  • the scientific definition
  • how/why they are named
  • where in the world they occur most often
  • how people are affected
  • whether they are becoming stronger/more frequent

 

 

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. 

Wednesday 26th September 2018: Year 6 trip to Hillingdon Outdoor Activity Centre (HOAC)

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

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