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Main Road, East Hagbourne, Didcot, Oxon, OX11 9LR

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Tuesday 31st October 2017

Dear Parents and Carers,

We hope you all managed to catch up with yourselves and your children a little at half term.


This term the topic is ‘Famous Victorians’ with a particular emphasis on the coming of the railway to Didcot and Isambard Kingdom Brunel.  The children will be finding out about the lives of Victorian children and the tireless work of Thomas Barnardo through a text based literacy unit on ‘Street Child’ by Berlie Doherty.  During this topic we will study Charles Darwin through a short science topic on inheritance and evolution.  As part of our Victorians unit we will be visiting Didcot Railway Centre and having our very own Victorian School Day – exciting times ahead!

Dates for the diary

Monday 20th November: Year 6 trip to Didcot Railway centre – warm clothes needed with the

addition of a waterproof coat and suitable footwear. Packed lunch also needed for this day (letter to follow). A parent helper would be greatly appreciated for this trip if anyone fancies it?

Friday 24th November: Year 6 VICTORIAN SCHOOL DAY – Victorian clothing needed!

Wednesday 29th November: Year 6 to lead St Andrew’s Day service in church, parents welcome.


Tuesday – PE kit needed for outdoor PE

Friday –Diaries need to be signed and brought into school

             Homework needs to be handed in

             New homework will be given out

             PE kit needed for indoor/outdoor PE

Water Bottles

Could you please remind the children that they need to bring a water bottle into school each day.

Many thanks for your continued support. Special thanks to mums of Jess P, Corbin, Lily, Harry, Alfie C and Kizzy for helping with Let’s Get Cooking; and Lisa Hedges for running cycling proficiency – we couldn’t do it without any of you, it is much appreciated!

Please pop in to arrange an appointment to see us if you have any concerns.

Many thanks from your Year 6 team,

Nicky Dobson and Jan Heapy