There are two classes in Year 6
India– Mr Ross, Miss Cornish, Miss Atrill, Mr Clarke Canada – Mrs Middleton, Ms Morgan, Mrs Thomas
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The Topic this half term is
Origin of the Species
Our topic this term is science based. We will learn how animals and plants change over time through the study of fossils. We will learn how plants and the bodies of animals have evolved and adapted to suit their environment and how offspring can vary. We will write biographies about famous scientists and non-chronological reports.
Reading and Writing
In writing, Year 6 will be studying the text Skellig. We will be learning to analyse a text and its themes. Inspired by the novel, we will write narratives and descriptions, newspaper reports, non-chronological reports, diary entries and discussion texts. Spelling, grammar and punctuation will be taught daily.
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 be studying the text Skellig by David Almond. We will learn poems by heart and perform these.
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 Monday and Tuesday. 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.
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11th- 15th June 2018
Some useful websites for the children
Spelling, Punctuation and Grammar
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 – Monday and Tuesday
Complete the maths challenge and spelling bee