# OLSJ Talent Show

Congratulations to Malachi Class, who came third in the OLSJ Christmas Talent Show. Malachi were extremely proud to present Christmas No. 1 to the school, which they wrote and composed themselves.

# Science Competition Winner

Well Done to Demi-Rose (from Year 6 Malachi class) on winning the Science competition, where she designed an impressive hat for Miss Harte! ðŸ™‚

# Year 6 Homework WB 22.12.15

Remember to practice your spellings and multiplications for the Christmas Holidays. Use the web links on the year 6 page for Numeracy and Literacy games to practice your skills. Homework is due in on Wednesday the 6th of January (the day we come back after Christmas).

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Literacy

Complete four pages of SPAG- tenses, capital letters, commas and apostropheâ€™s.

We have also included a page describing the function and examples of each.

Numeracy

Mr Cameron â€“

• Multiplication grid- multiply the rows by the columns to find the product of the calculations.
• Area and perimeter- find the area and perimeter of the shapes (remember, for compound shapes you must break them into squares or rectangles).
• Volume- Find the volume of the cubes and cuboids by multiplying height, length and depth.
• Solve the addition problems using the column method.

Miss Lynch â€“ Solve the mathematical equations for addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.

Use either grid method, expanded written method or formal method to solve multiplication.

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Next term we will be reading Kensukeâ€™s Kingdom, the story of a boy and his Japanese friend. In preparation, try and find out as much as you can about Japanese culture, for example festivals, art and national symbol. Write at least two paragraphs on your findings.

Merry Christmas and we look forward seeing you all in the New Year. Enjoy the Christmas break.

# Spellings WB 14.12.15

Word work 4â€“ these are your spellings for this week.

Grammar GamesÂ â€“ Use these to practise your sentence work.

Punctuation GamesÂ â€“ Use this to improve your punctuation.

# Christmas Carols

With Christmas fast approaching, Our Lady and St. Joseph’s are holding a Carol service! Please use the link below to find a list of these Christmas Carols we will be singing, even if you’re not taking part, they’re still fun to learn!

Whole School Carols

# Year 6 Homework WB 11.12.15

Remember to practice your spellings and multiplications for this week. Use the web links on the year 6 page for Numeracy and Literacy games to practice your skills. Homework is due in on Wednesday the 16 of December.

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Literacy

Plan and write your own autobiography. Make sure you use the planning sheet in your homework book.

Numeracy

Mr Cameron â€“ Find the area and perimeter of standard and compound shapes.

Miss Lynch â€“ Convert between units of length to solve problems using decimal notation.

Science

Draw two circuits â€“ Realistic and scientific.

1. The bulb in the circuit lights up
2. The bulb doesnâ€™t light up

Music

Practise the Christmas Carols for next week.

Silent Night

Away in a Manger

Rudolf the Red Nose Raindeer

We Wish you a Merry Christmas

# Spellings WB 7.12.15

Word Work 3â€“ these are your spellings for this week.

Grammar GamesÂ â€“ Use these to practise your sentence work.

Punctuation GamesÂ â€“ Use this to improve your punctuation.

# Year 6 Homework WB 4.12.15

Remember to practice your spellings and multiplications for this week. Use the web links on the year 6 page for Numeracy and Literacy games to practice your skills. Homework is due in on Wednesday the 9th of December.

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Literacy

Write a newspaper report about something that has happened in the school. You can write about anything at all â€“ Yes Yasmina, you can even write about unicorns!

(Remember to include all the features we have used in class)

Numeracy

Mr Cameron â€“ Compare calculations using greater than, less than and equals to. Solve division word problems.

Miss Lynch – Find the area of cubes, cuboids and triangles.

(Look at the power point on the school website if you need help)

Miss Lynch’s Maths Set 4 12 15

Introduction to Area of Triangles

Art

Research toys used in the Victorian era and write a paragraph on your findings.

Competition