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 2

TOPIC AND SCIENCE

carbon 2

Our topic is geography based: it is called ‘Going Green’. We will be learning about food miles, our carbon footprints and the impact of tourism. We will be applying our maths and writing skills in afternoon lessons.

Forces

In science, Year 6 will be learning about ‘Forces’. This topic will be investigation based and we will experiment with friction, air resistance and water resistance. We will be learning about forces in machines.

ENGLISH

Zlata

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 are studying in writing (including Zlata’s Diary and War Poetry).

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 including those on factors and multiplies and fractions.

 Homework

Click on these links for this half term’s homework

Autumn 2

ArithmeticAutumn 2

Reading CompAutumn 2

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/

Topic

https://footprint.wwf.org.uk/ 

Science

http://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/ks2/science/physical_processes/forces/read/1/  

Useful Information

PE is on Tuesday. 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.

Children will need to change into trainers to take part in the daily mile.

RUNWAYS END RESIDENTIAL 

10th – 14th June. See Mrs Middleton or the School Office for details

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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