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Year 6 Lions

Welcome to the Year 6 Lions' page!

This year the Lions will be working with Miss Johnston, Mrs Sieczkowski, Mrs Ward and Mrs Naeem.

 The Lions' library day will be every other Monday and it is important children make the most of this opportunity and read a range of different texts and genres.



The Lions will be given a piece of maths and English homework each week. They may also be given topic, RE and science homework to complete. Every week they will receive 10 spellings to learn and are expected to get three signatures in their home reading book. It also very important that the Lions know all the times tables and can recall them easily.


Also this half term we will be looking at different dinosaurs. Our value this half term is Trust. This term we will be doing PE on Fridays and we will be doing rounders- please make sure your child has their PE kit in school every day.


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Summer 2 

We have reached our final half term. The Year 6's have worked very hard all year and this half term they have lots to look forward to: we have our end of year performance, reward and treat trip and our annual visit to Shahi Qila. More information about all three events will follow shortly. 

Science Experiment 

The Lions have been investigating what features of a dinosaur would be the most and least successful. 

Summer 1

We are on the final countdown to the SATs. The children are all working very hard and we would like to thank everyone at home for their support. Please continue to encourage your children to keep up the hard work. 

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Well Done to all the Year 6's! They have done fantastic this week and made everyone at SMSJ very proud! 

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World Book Day

Good things come to those who wait!


World Book Day finally happened today and from the book lucky dip we got Tyrannosaurus Drip!


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Tyrannosaurus Drip Investigation

The Lions' Library Visit!

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Spring 2


This half term we are fine tuning all the skills we have learnt over the last few months. Our focus will be on preparing the children for their upcoming SATs. There will be a parents' SATs meeting held on the ​​​​​​8th March and a letter with all the information will follow.


This half term we have also started our Super Writes. Each week the children compose a piece of writing around a different prompt. Keep an eye our for our latest Super Heroes and their Super Work!


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Week 3 

This week our chairs left us because we didn't take care of them. The Lions wrote letters from the chairs including the reasons why they left. 

Seema (Batman- Stand Out Piece of Work),

Ibrahim (The Flash- Most Improved),

Eesa (Superman- Most Effort in Class), 

Noor-ul-ain (Wonderwoman- Most Effort in Class).

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Week 2 

A mystery door appeared after the snow at SMSJ. The children have write what happened when they ventured through to the unknown and magical land.

Parveen (Batman- Stand Out Piece of Work),

Laaibah (The Flash- Most Improved),

M. Junaid (Superman- Most Effort in Class), 

Jade (Wonderwoman- Most Effort in Class).


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Week 1's Super Heroes are: 

Sabiha (Batman- Stand Out Piece of Work),

Amal (The Flash- Most Improved),

Ibrahim (Superman- Most Effort in Class), 

Laaibah (Wonderwoman- Most Effort in Class).

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Spring 1

This half term we are starting our SATs Booster Classes. These take place after school on Monday and Tuesday, 3:15pm-4:00pm. These sessions are a great opportunity for children to ask questions about areas of maths and grammar they are unsure of and also practice existing skills. We would encourage as many children as possible to make the most out of these sessions. 


Autumn 2

We have had a busy Autumn 2. The children have discovered how our bodies work and what things can harm our bodies. They have investigated where all our things come from and were shocked to find out that much of the fruit we enjoy travels thousands of air miles! They have also worked hard on their class collective worship and the Christmas Performance. To finish off a busy half term, we have attempted finger knitting and lots of children accomplished their very own scarf. 


Christmas 'Rapped' Up

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Classic Fiction Week!

This week we have been exploring the book 'The Arrival' and the Lions have created their very own picture book.


We have had great fun designing our own characters and settings. To inspire us we took a trip to Blackburn Library to look for other fantastic characters and settings different authors had created.  

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We finished the week with a book character fancy dress!

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World War Two Museum Exhibition 

This half term, the Lions have been learning about World War Two. As part of this, they have created their very own museum exhibition with everything they have learnt over the half term.

To help us see how the characters of Narnia were feeling, we acted out the scene from Narnia. 

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Help your children win Lion Tokens!

This year we will be giving out Lion tokens. These tokens will be awarded to any children who have demonstrated an excellent example to others. Three tokens will be given out each day. Children can receive a maximum of one a day. For the token to become of value, the children must have it signed on the back by their parent/guardian to ensure that they are sharing the good news with you when they have done something well at school. Once they have been signed, children must bring them back to school to be counted at the end of the half term.  At the end of the half term, the top three children, with the most tokens, will receive some fantastic prizes. Please help your child to gain as many tokens as possible and don’t forget to sign them and bring them back.




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The Lions' Luscious Library!


This half term the class library has opened for business. Children are encouraged to check out books from the library to widen their reading. The library is self check out and children can check one book out at anytime and for any length. Our class librarians (to be announced soon) will check the books back in for the children and then they can take out another. There are a wide range of genres and we have been lucky enough to receive a selection of new books. 

Maths Vocabulary Booklet

Yearly Overview