Welcome to Year 6
Miss Gibson and Mr Burton
Ms Malik, Mrs Rigby
Mr Jarret and Mrs James
Welcome back! We hope that you have enjoyed your half term break and are well rested and ready to continue with all of your hard work!
We have so much to look forward to this half-term, with the new national curriculum providing some exciting and thought provoking foundation topics.
Half Termly Topics
• Autumn 1- Tomorrow’s World
• Autumn 2- A Child’s War
• Spring 1- A Child’s War
• Spring 2- Darwin’s Delight
• Summer 1- Frozen Earth
Summer 2- Lake District & Moving On
This half term we will begin our topic:
A Child's War
This foundation topic primarily has a history and geography focus.
As part of this topic children will learn to:
Don't forget to join us for our topic launch day on Wednesday 8th November!
The Garden of Abdul Gasazi
We will begin this half term with a short unit of work based on this text. As part of this work, children will learn to:
We will then begin a unit of work based on 'Shackleton's Journey' by William Grill. As part of this work, children will learn to:
In Year 6 the children are split into 2 maths groups.
Children will study: Number, Measurement, Geometry and Statistics. (Please see Maths Curriculum Page for more information on the Year 6 Programme of Study)
The pupils will be set regular challenges on the Manga High and ActiveLearn websites. The challenges help the children to practise and consolidate maths concepts, which are being covered during lessons. Last year, it had a very positive impact on the progress of the children who regularly completed the challenges, so please encourage your child to log onto their account at home.
Science this half term will focus on 'Living Things and Microorganisms'
The children will continue to develop their scientific ability to carry out observations and investigations.
Children will also learn to:
This half term, children will cover topics including being fair and just and creating harmony. Children will also begin a Christmas scheme of work focusing on 'The Mystery of Christmas'.
This half term, both year 6 classes will continue to have a weekly PE lesson on a Wednesday afternoon. This half term's lessons will have a gymnastics focus.
Dates and Events
Homework is to be handed in every Wednesday
'A Child's War' topic launch day
6B class assembly
Non-uniform day for Christmas fayre
6G class assembly
Finish for Christmas