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Norbridge Academy

‘Be The Best You Can Be’

Annual Attendance
  • F1 Canary Class AM
  • F1 Canary Class PM
  • F2 Heron Class 95.9%
  • F2 Kingfisher Class 95.3%
  • Y1 Parakeet Class 97%
  • Y1 Penguin Class 96.7%
  • Y2 Peacock Class 98%
  • Y2 Woodpecker Class 96.6%
  • Y3 Flamingo Class 97%
  • Y3 Merlin Class 97.7%
  • Y4 Kestrel Class 97%
  • Y4 Red Kite Class 97.6%
  • Y5 Macaw Class 96.4%
  • Y5 Toucan Class 96.1%
  • Y6 Bluejay Class 97%
  • Y6 Goldfinch Class 96%
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Y6 Goldfinch Class

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Goldfinch Class is a group of 31 Year 6 children, who are enthusiastic about sharing their learning with the world.  They are taught by Miss Smith and Mrs Pressley.

 

To find out more about what we are learning about in class, visit our class twitter page: https://twitter.com/y6goldfinch and our class blog: http://goldfinch2019.norbridgeblogs.net/

 

Key Dates:

Tuesday 3rd August - Back to school

Thursday 5th August - DARE briefing for Year 6 parents

Wednesday 3rd October - While school photos

Friday 18th October - Break up for October half-term

Monday 5th November - Children return back to school for Autumn 2

 

P.E / Swimming: Children have a weekly P.E session with Mr Scott on a Friday afternoon, please ensure your child has their kit in school.Swimming will take place after February half-term, more information will be provided nearer the time.

 

Karate: Children will have a weekly Karate session with Sensei Slaney on a Friday afternoon.

 

Social Media: In the notes section of your child's reading diary, you will find the login details for the class blog.

 

Book Bags: Your child will be provided with a reading diary and a library book. Please ensure your child brings them to school every day.

Diaries will be checked and signed weekly and children will have the opportunity to change their library book each week.

Don't forget to record any reading that your child does at home as this will help them to earn stickers on our reading chart.

 

Homework: Homework will be sent home weekly, this will include a list of spellings and a focus times table.  Children will be tested on these the following week.

 

Water Bottles: Please bring fresh drinking water to school every day.

 

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Autumn Term - World War 2!

 

Our Autumn Term topic is World War 2.  We will be looking at and researching the main events of the war, life during the war and the impact it has had on the world today.

 

History: During History we will be looking at how the war began, Wartime Britain and the impact of war on everyday life.

 

The Arts: We will be looking at how colour can be use different mediums and understand the history behind Wartime crafts.

 

Science: Our Science topics this term are Light and Electricity.  We will be looking at how we see, electrical circuits and Morse Code.

 

Computing: This term we will be learning about e-safety.

 

Music: During this term, we will be learning how to play a range of instruments as part of a class band.

 

French: During the year we will continue to have weekly French sessions with Madame Walsh, focusing on language to describe objects in the classroom.

Annual Attendance
  • F1 Canary Class AM
  • F1 Canary Class PM
  • F2 Heron Class 95.9%
  • F2 Kingfisher Class 95.3%
  • Y1 Parakeet Class 97%
  • Y1 Penguin Class 96.7%
  • Y2 Peacock Class 98%
  • Y2 Woodpecker Class 96.6%
  • Y3 Flamingo Class 97%
  • Y3 Merlin Class 97.7%
  • Y4 Kestrel Class 97%
  • Y4 Red Kite Class 97.6%
  • Y5 Macaw Class 96.4%
  • Y5 Toucan Class 96.1%
  • Y6 Bluejay Class 97%
  • Y6 Goldfinch Class 96%

Safegaurding Information

Designated Safeguarding Leads

  • George Huthart
  • Catherine Bartlett
  • Camilla Mercer
  • Megan Williams
  • Lynne North
  • Sally Townsend
  • Kelly Whittington

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Awards

  • Food for life
  • QES
  • Healthy Schools
  • Eco Schools
  • Outcomes School Award
  • Ofsted
  • Pupil Premium 2015
  • National Support School
  • The Primary Network
  • Pupil Premium 2016
  • Artsmark
  • International Schools Award
  • Investors In People
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