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Maple Year 6


Welcome to Year 6!

Welcome to the Maple Class page! This page contains photographs, examples of children's work and activities that take place in our class. Continue to visit our page to keep up to date with our Maple Class learning journey 😊

You can also check out our Netherton Moss Twitter feed to keep up to date with all the latest news @netherton_moss 

This year, we have Mrs Houghton, Miss Hegerty, Mr Hird, Mrs Roxburgh, Miss Harrington and Miss Roxburgh as part of the Maple Class team.

School opens at 8.45am and home time collection will be at 3pm.

Spelling homework will be handed out every Monday. The children can also access Education City 
and TT Rockstars at home to help support their learning. 

Remember, if you need anything, do not hesitate to contact a member of the Maple Class team via Class Dojo, or you can email us.

Miss Hegerty - ahegerty@nethertonmoss.co.uk.

Mrs Houghton - Choughton@nethertonmoss.co.uk

The Maple Class Team 

 

Maple Class Updates...

 

As a school we are always looking for opportunities and ways to educate our pupils on how to keep themselves safe. We have decided to team up with #kNOwKnifeCrime campaign and London Marathon 2024 and we will be fundraising for bleeding control kits and cabinets for outside our schools in Sefton.
We held a mini marathon event in our school this week where all pupils will participate in running 2.6 miles in our school grounds. For participating in this event all children will received a London mini marathon certificate and our school will receive a trophy.

On Wednesday 17th April representatives from Y5/6 took part in a relay event passing on a bleed control kit to The Grange. This is to demonstrate how we are working together to keep our communities safe and how we want our localities well resourced in the event someone is in need of medical assistance.

Well done to all the children involved and a huge thank you to everyone that donated!

 

23rd January

A micro:bit is a tiny, pocket-sized computer. It was created by the BBC. This term we have been exploring how to create code using Make Code. Students have been developing their use of some core computing concepts by coding and making practical projects including step counters, rock, paper, scissors and much more !

 

20th December

 

We had great fun out in the forest today. The children enjoyed exploring, using the mud kitchen and playing outdoor games. Others made Christmas decorations and some even made their own Christmas trees out of logs and twigs! We toasted s'mores on the camp fire and sang some Christmas carols. It was very festive and everyone enjoyed having fun outdoors with their friends.

 

19th December

Great non-fiction writing from Y6 this morning! All the children worked really hard!

18th December

Reminder: Forest School session tomorrow!

Children to attend school in old clothes with a coat please as we will plan to go out even if there's a little rain (although thankfully not forecast!).

Please also send in a change of trousers/leggings for the end of the day. If your child wishes to bring wellies that's great, just send these in with the children as they perhaps won't want to be wearing these all day long.

Thanks everyone! We're looking forward to lots of festive fun in the forest!

14th December

5th December 

Please look out for a letter coming home this evening regarding an exciting festive trip we have coming up!

4th December 

We've had a busy few weeks, here's a few of the things we've been up to...

We visited our library in our odd socks and did some great coordinates work in Geography. In PE, we all practised some fantastic balances and ways to travel ready for our routines next week. We had yet more award superstars and finally the children stood up and did some great presentations in History today!
Great work everyone!

Reminders- Wednesday is our school fair in the afternoon and on Friday we have our Christmas Jumper Santa Dash. Please note- PE kits as usual with optional jumpers on top!

14th November

Parents' Meetings are being held on Wednesday 29th November. Letters have been sent out this evening- please return by Friday 16th, thank you!

8th November 

A big well done to this hard-working member of our class who has shown amazing progress with his handwriting today!

7th November

Congratulations to our reward winners for their fantastic work in Maths! Some children chose a special lunch with friends and others opted for tea and toast at breaktime with the rest of the class!

6th November 

How exciting, more trophies for our Morris Dancing champs! Well done girls!

Take a look at this wonderful painting Everleigh brought in, it looks fantastic on the door to our classroom!

18th October

Extra-curricular Y6 Football updates for after half-term:

Girls Football: Monday and Friday 

Boys Football: Tuesday 

Please ask if your child doesn't usually attend and would like to join! 

17th October

We had such fun during our class treat to Rowan Park for earning lots of Dojos this term...

 

11th October

Y6 showed great enthusiasm in today's PE lesson. They enjoyed a high-energy workout and applied their skills of attacking and defending.

11th October 

Y6 did some super writing today! The children really worked hard on describing their own imaginary 'Fire Dragon'. Well done to this week's writing award winners, they both wrote with great effort and detail.

10th October

It was fantastic to hear all about the girls’ trip to their Morris Dancing event this week. They even returned with medals and a trophy, a huge well done to them all!

We are starting a display in our classroom where the children will be able to share personal achievements or any other things they wish to show and tell from home, such as drawings or things they're proud of!

9th October

Y6 have taken part in some excellent speaking and listening activities this week, they learnt lots about the Ancient Greek Agora.

3rd October 2023

We did some tricky Maths today and all of our Y6 children worked really hard. Well done everyone!

These four children achieved 'Maths Master' certificates for their hard work, perseverance and growing confidence.

Multiplication tables played a key part in being able to understand and access today's Maths lesson. We are working on our multiplication tables each week in class but we will be sending home the children's 'TT Rockstars' website passwords tomorrow for any children who are able to access it at home.

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/hit-the-button is also a great game to help practise tables online.

2nd October 2023
Today in History, when studying Ancient Greece, we learnt all about Athens and Sparta. The children were then able to write a comparison of the two very different city states. We awarded this week's Sparkling Effort Awards for great topic writing, well done girls!

2nd October 2023

There will be no football training or match this week for the boys' football team, it will be on as normal next week. Details for next week's match will be handed out in due course!

28th September 2023

Reminder- tomorrow we will be selling cakes in school to raise funds for Macmillan Cancer Support. The children will be able to buy cakes in class at playtime. Cakes will be 50p each.

26th September 2023

Big smiles for our certificate winners today! One award was for super effort
in Maths and another for beautifully presented work!

19th September 2023

Hopefully everyone received the following letter that was sent home on Friday. If you’d like any support completing the online application form, please give the school a call and we will arrange a date/time to meet with you.

18th September 2023

Well done to our first certificates winners this term for their fantastic writing this morning! We'll be awarding certificates each week for lots of the wonderful work the children are doing in class.

13th September 2023

Today we all really enjoyed our first PE session, focusing on the skill of co-ordination
and our ability to send and receive with accuracy.

It was great to see the children in their correct kit looking extremely smart, well done everyone!

Reminder- our next PE session is on Friday which will be sport led and
we will be playing Tennis. 


12th September 2023

A great start to the week in Y6 today! The children worked particularly hard with their first piece of writing in Literacy. Well done everyone, keep up the great effort!

 

11th September 2023
Please see below details of High School Opening Evenings coming up this month...

St Michael's- Thursday 14th September 5.30pm
Maghull- Thursday 14th September 6-8pm
Holy Family- Monday 18th September 4.30pm-8pm
Litherland- 20th September 4.30pm-7.30pm
Deyes- Thursday 21st September 4.30-7.30
Maricourt- Thursday 21st September
Chesterfield- Thursday 21st September 4-6pm Booking necessary via website
Savio- Wednesday 27th September 4-7pm

Please remember, you must complete and submit your child's admission form online by 31st October 2023 via the Sefton School Admissions website:

School Admissions | Sefton Council 

 

8th September 2023
Great fun was had by all of our Y6 children who went on our residential trip to Crosby Hall. Here's a
snippet of fun throughout the week...

 

5th September 2023
All the children have settled brilliantly well into Y6 today!
This afternoon they worked hard and were focused during their first Geography lesson, well done everyone!

 

4th September 2023

Attached is our Autumn Topic Letter with some information about what’s coming up this term.

Please note that our PE days this term will be Wednesday and Friday. It is important that all children attend school on these days in our school PE kit and not their own sportswear. On PE days, the children's kit replaces their school uniform and so it is important that they are wearing the correct PE kit.

To remind you, our school PE kit is as follows: a navy t-shirt with either navy shorts or navy joggers/leggings. Navy t-shirts and shorts are available from the school office at £2.50 each.

To keep warm throughout the day, the children can wear either their school cardigan, school jumper, plain navy hoodie or hoodie with school logo on (see below). Again, please ensure children are not arriving wearing their own branded hoodies.

Tracksuits with our school logo on are available from Prima Donna in the Marion Square. Please note that purchasing a tracksuit with the school logo on is not essential.

There will be no PE this week, it will begin the following week (Wednesday 13th Sept).