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Year 6

Welcome to Year 6
Miss Howarth and Miss Falcon
Mrs Gurney, Miss Flint and Ms Malik

Mr Jarrett and Mrs James 

Welcome back!

We hope that you have had a lovely Summer break. 

We have lots of exciting things to look forward to this half term including a poetry workshop at King Edward's School and our Harvest performance to the rest of the Junior children.

 

 

 

Topic:

Britain at War

 

 

Our topic for this term is Britain at War. We will focus on the following aspects of World Wars 1and 2:

  • Causes of the wars
  • Nations involved
  • Trench warfare
  • Weapons and technology
  • Life on the home front
  • Civilian life
  • Battle of Britain
  • Remembrance

 

 

English

 

 

 

This half term, we will be reading Once by Morris Gleitzman. Our English work will be based around this text. 

 

 

Maths

 

This half term, we will cover:

  • Place value 
  • The 4 operations
  • Fractions
  • Measurement - Converting Units
  • Geometry - Position and Direction

 

Science

 

Our current science topic is animals including humans.

Within lessons, children will learn to:

  • Identify the main parts of the circulatory system.
  • Describe the functions of the heart, blood vessels and blood.

  • Explain how water and nutrients are transported around the body.

  • Describe how diet and exercise affect the body.

  • Explain the impacts of drugs and alcohol. 

 

 

Religious Education

 

In RE lessons, we will begin by studying and comparing different religions within our local area. We will then move on to our 'Incarnation' unit of work where we will consider the question: 'Was Jesus the Messiah?'.

 

Computing:

 

In computing sessions, we will complete a unit of work focusing on the importance of internet safety. Children will then create PowerPoints to demonstrate their understanding of this topic. 

 

PE: 

 

 

 

Year 6 will have PE every Thursday. Please ensure that your child comes to school wearing their PE kit on this day.

This half term, we will be focusing on hockey skills. 

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