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Telephone: 0117 903 0077

Email: airballoonhillp@bristol-schools.uk

Headteacher: Tim Browse

Year 6

Welcome to Year 6!

Miss Skuse, Mr Burns, Miss Turner and Miss Prescott are our Year 6 teachers.

As part of their ‘Adapt to survive’ inquiry project, our Year 6 children will learn much about the work of Charles Darwin. However, Darwin is not the only famous botanist whose work has influenced our understanding of how plants adapt to survive and how to harness this understanding to our own advantage. Our Year 6 children have learned about George Washington Carver: the peanut wizard and Dr Tanisha Williams who founded #BlackBotanistWeek.

Spelling Bee:

This term’s Spelling Bee words are: Y6 Spelling Bee Term 1

Year 7 Applications

The deadline to apply for a Year 7 space for September 2022 is 31st October 2021. The application window opens on 12th September.

More information about secondary school applications can be found here:  

Bristol residents – Secondary admissions – bristol.gov.uk

South Glos residents – Secondary school admissions | South Gloucestershire (southglos.gov.uk)

You must apply for a place through your Local Authority (i.e. the council you pay your Council Tax to) regardless of which schools you are applying to.

We will be sending out more detailed information about the application process within the next couple of weeks, but in the meantime, if you have any questions about applying for secondary schools, please speak to Mrs King in the school office.

Open Events

We would recommend that you visit as many secondary schools as possible, before completing your application.  More details about school open events can be found here:

Bristol Brunel Academy: Open Evening Thursday 23rd September 4.30-8pm (doors open at 4.15pm).  Open mornings on 27th, 28th and 29th September at 10.15 (booking essential – email info@bba.clf.uk) For more information, please see the flyer below or visit https://bristolbrunelacademy.clf.uk/announcements/open-evening-2021-thursday-23rd-september/  BBA Open Evening Leaflet

John Cabot Academy: John Cabot Academy Flyer

Bristol Metropolitan Academy: BMA Open Days Flyer 2021

Hanham Woods Academy: Open Events & Tours – Hanham Woods Academy (clf.uk)

Kings Oak Academy: Open Event – Kings Oak Academy (clf.uk)

Bristol Cathedral Choir School: Open Event Information and Key Dates for Year 7 2022 Entry (bccs.bristol.sch.uk) (Please note that the deadline for applications for music specialisms is 9am on Monday 27th September)

Wellsway School (BaNES): Open Events / Wellsway School

Montpelier High School (formerly Colston’s Girls School): Year 7 Open Events for entry in September 2022 – Montpelier High School (montpschool.org)

St Mary Redcliffe School: Admissions (smrt.bristol.sch.uk)

The City Academy: City Academy Open Evening – City Academy Bristol (clf.uk)

Oldfield School: Open days – Oldfield School  0708 OLDFIELD FLYER DIGI v2

Home Learning

If your child needs to isolate due to Covid-19, we will send home learning via Arbor. If you have any questions about the work or you haven’t received it, please contact us by email: airballoonhillp@bristol-schools.uk 

 

Bug Club

For information about how to access Bug Club, please click here:  Bug club letter to parents

To access Bug Club, please visit the Bug Club website and log in with the details sent to you by your class teacher.  If you have any problems, please email the school – airballoonhillp@bristol-schools.uk

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