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Year 6 – General Information

Welcome to Year 6!

Victorians – Mrs Lloyd/ Mrs Wilson

Edwardians- Mr Murray

Windsors- Mrs Rainford/Mrs Martin

As role models and leading by example, children in year 6 wear a black sweatshirt so that they are easily identifiable to the rest of the school.  As well as exemplary behaviour, we set ourselves extremely high standard and challenge ourselves to believe and achieve in everything we do!

Home Learning

A list of useful websites to help with home learning can be found under the ‘Home Learning’ tab under ‘pupils’ on the website.

Please make use of these to continue your learning at home.

Next term we will be studying the World Wars. As part of your study, please choose some of the following activities:

  • Create a fact file on either World War I or World War II.

  • Write a biography about a significant historical figure from these times.

  • Create a timeline of the wars.

  • Create recipes using ingredients that would have been available during the war- you could even try them out!!

  • Re-create a propaganda poster from World War II.

You could also complete any of the following activities:

  • Create a book review.

  • Use scratch online to practise your coding skills.

  • Design a poster to explain a Mathematical concept e.g. how to add fractions, the long division method, converting between measures, calculating percentages…….

  • Design a poster to explain the meaning of grammatical terms such as: passive vs active, relative clause, subordinating and coordinating conjunctions, parenthesis, colons and semi-colons…………

  • Design a circuit training programme, incorporating exercises that work different muscle groups.

 

English

The children are looking at Alien Invasion and crop circles. This week we will be writing a news report on crop circles, looking specifically at formality in speech and interviews..

Weekly spellings are sent home on  Wednesday to be tested the following Wednesday.

Reminders

As the weather is getting colder please make sure the children bring an appropriate PE kit into school. Some of the PE sessions will take place outside so tracksuit bottoms and a PE jumper would be a good addition to the children’s PE bag.

Children will take part in PE every other Thursday.

If your child takes part in any lunchtime clubs please make sure they have a kit to change into.

 

Homework

Homework is given out on a Friday and is to be handed in by the following Wednesday.

Children receive Maths and English homework.

 

Spellings

Spelling lists are given to the children on a Wednesday to be learnt at home as well as practiced in school. Spellings are tested on the following Wednesday.

Maths

Week beginning 27/01/2020.

In maths this week Mr Murray’s class are looking at conversion of measurements. Mrs Lloyd/Mrs Wilson and Mrs Martin/Mrs Rainsford’s class are looking at reasoning with  fractions.

Creative Curriculum

This term our topic is ‘Space’. The children will be learning all about the Space race. They will learn why the space race occurred, compare periods of history and the impact this has had on modern life .

This week we will be learning about the events of the space race and the key figures who were involved.