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Year 6

Welcome to Year 6!

 

Your class teachers are Mr Bate in Class 6B (Phase manager for Year 3 & Year 4), and

 

Miss Hefford in Class 6H (Phase Manager for Year 5 and Year 6).

 

Our Topics for this year are:

The Tudors: Crime and Punishment

Black History - The Civil Rights Movement

World War 2 and The Holocaust

Come to the Cabaret - production based activities

 

Our Class Readers this year will be:

treason by berlie Doherty

The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas by John Boyne

Wonder by RJ Palacio

Children are encouraged to read a range of books at home that link to our topics, these can be borrowed from our class libraries. reading for 20 minutes each night is the expectation.

 

Mathematics is taught every day and children are encouraged to practise number bonds, multiplication tables, division facts, doubles and halves, knowledge of formal methods of the 4 operations and conversion facts between fractions, decimals and percentages.

 

Writing and SPaG is taught every day, children are encouraged to write for a purpose at home using grammar and punctuation taught at school. children are encouraged to revisit capital letters, full stops, commas and other higher level punctuation when ready. Spellings are highlighted in the planner and are tested throughout the week. children are expected to be able to define the words as well as spell them. Children are introduced to higher level vocabulary and are actively encouraged to learn their meanings, and use them in their writing and verbally at school and at home.

 

Our Science Topics for this year will be:

Living things and their habitats - with introduction to microorganisms

Animals including humans

Evolution and Inheritance

Light

Electricity

Children are encouraged to use their local environment to enrich their understanding of scientific topics.

 

PE Days

On Tuesdays and Thursdays Year 6 will do indoor and outside PE.

Please ensure your child has a full PE Kit in school.

Long hair should be tied back and any earrings removed on these days.

It is helpful if girls wearing tights could have a spare pair of socks in their PE bags. Tracksuit bottoms are allowed in the colder months.

 

Please make sure all of your child's clothing is named, especially jumpers and cardigans which they take off during the day.

 

Homework

Most homework set will be available to access on online portals. The requirements for these will be stated in your child's planner, where log in details will also be available.

 

SPaG.com

Read theory

Prodigy maths

J2blast

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