Year 6

Year 6 team

Mrs Wynne (Class Teacher)
Mrs Crozier (Teaching Assistant)

Welcome to Year 6!

We have had a fabulous start to year 6, our children have adapted well to their new surroundings and routines. We have so much to look forward to this year.

Important Information

  • Homework will be sent home on a Friday to be returned the following Wednesday. Homework will comprise of: set games on Mathletics; revision of multiplication facts on Times Table Rock Stars and handwriting practise.
  • Spellings will be sent home on a Friday to be tested the following Friday.
  • Reading books need to be returned frequently, at least twice per week.
  • We encourage one piece of healthy snack and a non-fizzy drink
  • Swimming 14/10/2019 to 24/10/2019.
  • SATS Week 11/5/2020.
  • Robinwood residential 18th-20th May 2020.

Shakespeare

We are proud to be a part of the ‘Shakespeare School’s Festival. Led by Mrs Darsey, our talented children will perform ‘The Tempest’. The performance is on Friday 22nd November 2019, remember to buy your tickets!

Learning in the autumn term:

English

Our current core text will be Shackleton’s Journey. This non-fiction text is about Ernest Shackleton’s attempt to be the first expedition team to cross Antarctica. We will then explore the novel ‘Goodnight Mister Tom’ by Michelle Magorian, which is based around the time of WW2.

Maths

We will be learning about number (place value); developing our understanding of the four operations (addition, subtraction, multiplication and division); fractions and geometry- position and direction. Throughout the week we will practise our arithmetic skills.

Our children have their own login to Mathletics and Times Table Rock Stars, these can be found in homework folders.

https://login.mathletics.com

https://ttrockstars.com/home  (use our school postcode L32 9PF)

Science

During the autumn term we will be learning about light and the classification of living things. Children will have opportunities to take part in some fun scientific activities and experiments.

Come and See

Our topics for autumn are:

  • Loving
  • Judaism
  • Vocation and Commitment
  • Expectations

PE

Children will refine their invasion games’ skills throughout the term. We will also have swimming lessons commencing 14th October to 24th October (except Fridays).

Geography

In our topic of Rivers we will be learning about how rivers are formed, the uses of rivers, the impact of damming and researching famous rivers of the world.

History

Alongside our core text ‘Goodnight Mister Tom’, we will be learning about the events of WW2.

Art

Our artist study is Katsushika Hokusai, we will be exploring the wonderful Japanese water art.

Design Technology

To celebrate ‘the most wonderful time of the year’ we will be deigning and making Christmas Stockings.

Spanish

We will be learning Spanish greetings.

Curriculum Overviews

Mathematics Overview of Learning

Year 6 Gallery