Welcome back to the new school year, we hope the children are well and are looking forward to their final year at Elston Hall.
Click on the icon below to register an interest in Moreton's Virtual Open Day.
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We’re delighted to be able to announce the details of our open e-vents for September. Students and their parents will be able to access and experience a whole range of virtual experiences and activities which will help them make a decision about their secondary school in September 2021.
Families are encouraged to register their interest in our open events so they don’t miss out on any of the planned activities. The form takes 2 minutes to fill in and can be found here: CLICK HERE
Principal, Craig Cooling, said: “We’ve come such a long way in the past 12 months despite the pandemic and I am delighted to see that the progress we are making is being recognised. Our open events last year were a huge hit and this year we look forward to building on that success.
“Of course, we are disappointed that we can’t invite families in through the door but safety comes first for everyone. We’ve been meticulous in our planning and communications throughout the pandemic and it’s really important that we provide a safe, enjoyable experience for one of the biggest decisions that a family will make together.
“These open e-vents will give families the opportunity to make the right decision for their child’s education. We are a digitally capable school with a large community on social media, we’ll be engaging with prospective parents and utilising some of the skills that we’ve learned over lockdown to provide some fantastic content for the whole family to enjoy.”
In year 6, your children will initially continue to be taught in their own class and will be grouped by ability, ensuring that work is set at the correct level.
Homework in Year 6 will be a little different to other year groups as we focus on consolidating learning but also exposing the children to test style questions. The children will be given English, reading and maths homework fortnightly on a Tuesday. They will be stapled together or formed as a booklet. This homework will then be stored, in a folder, in their drawer. Children will be expected to complete a reading journal activity once a week, more details will be given to the children in the first couple of weeks.
Phonics will initially be class based this year, with two groups within the class. Children will receive 10 spellings on a Wednesday, to be tested on the following Wednesday. Additionally, children will also receive 10 spellings from their class teacher, which are related to their age, these will be given out on a Monday (class 19/21) and Tuesday (class 20) and tested the following Monday/Tuesday.
Our PE sessions are as follows:
Class 19 – Monday and Thursday
Class 20 – Tuesday and Thursday
Class 21 – Monday and Thursday
Please be aware that these sessions may be flexible, therefore children need a PE kit (consisting of black shorts, a white top and pumps) in school at all times. As we get into the winter months, children will need an outdoor kit. Please can we remind parents that no jewellery should be worn in school with the exception of stud earrings, and in line with Health and Safety guidelines these should not be worn on PE days.
We have a fantastic topic this term linked to chocolate where the children will be learning about the continent of North America and in history they will be learning about the Mayans. The children will also be having their drumming workshop this half term, which has been rescheduled from Year 5.
Our residential has already been booked (June 2020) to Laches Wood. We can take the entire year group at the same time, which will allow the children to share the experience with their peers and enjoy some fantastic memories before they move on to a variety of secondary schools. More details will follow about this in the next couple of weeks.
We look forward to working with you over the next year to ensure your children have a pleasurable and valuable year. Year 6 is a very important year and we look forward to excellent progress being made. If you have any concerns or worries, please arrange a time to speak to one of us, as you play a vital role in your child’s education.
Mrs Tromans Mrs Howell Miss Fellows Miss Hubble
Class 21 (Year Leader) Class 21/20 Class 20 Class 19
Click on the tabs for photos from your last day! Leavers Group 2
Click on the tabs for photos from your last day! Leavers Group 1
Class 20 enjoyed music at Aldersley and Class 19 had a lesson in art.