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Year 6 Flamingos

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We had a really enjoyable Open Hour on Friday when some of our parents joined our maths lesson. It was also the UCI World Championships in Harrogate and so we applied our addition and subtraction skills to plan a family trip to the event. We thought about budgeting, paying for accommodation, souvenirs and parking and planned out our weekend using the events timetable. Lots of us got rather carried away with staying in posh hotels and buying everything available in the fan park! 

Later that morning we enjoyed tasty treats from the Macmillan Coffee morning and helped raise money for this worthy cause.

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Poetry Week

Important Information

Homework is set on a Monday and is due in the following Monday. Children are expected to record their reading books in their homework diary and for this to be acknowledged weekly with a signature. We also ask children  to practise their times tables and related number facts regularly. 

PE days: Monday and Friday (Children wear their PE kits for the full school day)

Library day: Tuesday


Welcome to Year 6

Flamingos have made a positive start to the new academic year. We have had fun getting to know each other as well as becoming familiar with our new rules and routines. With being the eldest children in the school comes lots of responsibility, we are looking forward to our Vice and House Captain speech house assemblies as well as our Pupil Voice Group elections.


Our Class Novel

We have started our new class novel in our English groups. We have chosen The Explorer by Katherine Rundell. The novel is about a group of children who become lost in the Amazon Jungle, we are intrigued to find out if they survive on their travels!


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Pupil Voice Groups


As we do every year, children in Flamingos Class have worked hard preparing speeches for the class about why they should be elected for a role. We have carefully selected the following children to represent our class in the pupil voice groups:

Our topics this term:

  • Science: Forces
  • Geography: Mapping (Local study)
  • RE: Being a Christian
  • PE: Invasion games Tennis and Real PE 
  • Computing: Designing webpages
  • Music: mini musical performances
  • Art: Architecture
  • French: Les Portraits and Les Cadeaux


We always welcome visitors into school so if you have any extpertise in the areas we are looking at and are willing to sahare these with the class please do not hesitate to contact you child's class teacher.

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  • Beechwood Grove, Harrogate,
  • North Yorkshire, HG2 8QP
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