There are two classes in Year 6

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India– Mr Ross, Miss Cornish, Miss Atrill, Mr Clarke          Canada – Mrs Middleton, Ms Morgan, Mrs Thomas

india@miltonparkprimaryschool.co.uk                canada@miltonparkprimaryschool.co.uk 

 Homework

Click on this link for this half term’s homework

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Parent workshop powerpoint 

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The Topic this half term is

Walk Like An Egyptian

Eygpt

Our History topic this half term is Walk Like An Egyptian. During this Ancient Civilization Study, we will be learning about the chronology and geography of Ancient Eygpt. In topic, we will be investigating the ancient civilization including archaeology, buildings, people, hieroglyphics, artifacts and achievements. We will make links to the topic in our literacy and art lessons. Children will be encouraged to complete independent projects.

Topic Overview

Science 

In science, Year 6 will be learning about ‘Fuel For Life’. This topic is about circulation (the heart, lungs and blood). We will be investigating pulse rate and learning about diet, exercise and drugs.

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Reading and Writing

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In reading Year 6 will study a range of genre types. We will build on our skills for comprehension. Year 6 will be revising a variety of genres and learning how to answer questions on texts. We will link our texts to the contexts we savageare studying in writing. hobbit

To link with our literary heritage, we will study extracts from The Hobbit and The Savage.

In writing Year 6 will be focussing on our sentence and text structure. We will develop our use of punctuation and learn to build cohesion across a range of contexts. Spelling, grammar and punctuation will be taught daily.

Maths

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In maths we will be learning about number and place value, written methods for all four operations, fractions, decimals and percentages, geometry, measures and algebra. We will be applying our skills to word problems and maths investigations. Year 6 will be revising the knowledge they need for SATs, mental maths skills and investigations.

PE is on Tuesday and Thursday. Please make sure your child brings appropriate kit (a t-shirt that covers the mid-drift, shorts/tracksuit bottoms and trainers). Please note earrings are not to be worn and if PE is outside, children may wish to bring a jumper.

 

RUNWAYS END RESIDENTIAL

11th- 15th June 2018 – Details coming soon

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http://www3.hants.gov.uk/runwaysend.htm

Some useful websites for the children

Spelling, Punctuation and Grammar

http://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/ks2/english/spelling_grammar/ http://www.funenglishgames.com/grammargames.html

 Maths

http://resources.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/maths/sats/

http://www.primaryhomeworkhelp.co.uk/maths/sats/page1.htm

http://www.maths-games.org/times-tables-games.html

 Reading

http://www.majortests.com/sat/reading-comprehension.php https://www.khanacademy.org/test-prep/sat/sat-reading-writing-practice

General

http://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/ks2/

http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningzone/clips/

How can you support your child’s learning

Support with any homework tasks and research projects

Visit the local library to complete some research

Practice times tables and division facts

Test your child on their weekly spellings

Read at home every day

 Ensure that your child is prepared for school each day

 Ensure that homework tasks are completed

Ensure they bring their PE kit to school – Wednesday and Thursday

Complete the maths challenge and spelling bee

Year 6 Music Festival – World Music

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Hands on fun in Science

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Fire Safety Workshop

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