There are two classes in Year 6

     Cowell

Cowell Class 

Teacher – Mr Ross

Teaching Assistant – Mrs Mills

cowell@miltonparkprimaryschool.co.uk

 

RosenRosen Class

Teachers – Mrs Middleton (Monday, Tuesday)

Mrs Mansbridge (Wednesday, Thursday, Friday)

Teaching Assistant – Miss Glenn

rosen@miltonparkprimaryschool.co.uk

Learning – Autumn 1

TOPIC AND SCIENCE

Eygpt

Our topic is history based: we will be learning about the chronology and geography of Ancient Egypt. In lessons, we will be investigating the ancient civilization including archaeology, buildings, people, hieroglyphics, artifacts and achievements. We will make links to the topic in our art lessons. Children will be encouraged to complete independent projects.

circulation

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

ENGLISH

hobbitsavage

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

Our class reader is Pig Heart Boy.

Pig heart

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

MATHS

maths

In Maths, we will be learning about number and place value and written methods for all four operations. We will be applying our skills to word problems and maths investigations. Year 6 will be revising the knowledge

 Homework

Click on this link for this half term’s homework

…..Coming soon!

Some useful websites for the children

Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling

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

 Maths

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/

Useful Information

PE is on Thursday and Friday. Please make sure your child brings appropriate kit (a white or pale blue 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 – Information coming soon!

runways-pic runways-end

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

Ways to support children at home

Read with your children at least 4 times a week – remember the Reading Challenge

Times tables

Spellings

Talk to them e.g ‘Tell me about your day’

Read to them

Make sure they eat healthily and have a good night’s sleep ready for their learning the next day

Visit the local library to complete some research

Ensure that your child is prepared for school and on time each day

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