Year 6

Image result for autumn termHello and welcome to Year 6!! We are well under-way with our final year at Longridge C of E. To finish of our time in primary school, we have even more exciting topics, enriched learning and of course lots of fun to be had. On this page you will find curriculum information, images of our learning and important dates and events. 

Class Teacher- Miss Slater

Teaching Assistant- Mrs Smith

PPA cover on a Wednesday afternoon- Mrs Parkin

Please click for the yearly overview:  Year 6 curriculum overview 2019-2020

Autumn Term 2

English

In English this half term we will be exploring imagery poems which will be based on WW2. We will read and discuss the vocabulary and the imagery devices used. We will use the existing poems to help create our very own. We will then continue the term by looking at William Shakespeare and his famous play of Macbeth. We will explore the older literature through shared reading and discussions, as well as using the BBC animation of the play. To finish we will have a good at writing our very own ending to Macbeth using older literature. Image result for macbeth

Maths

Throughout the year we will be covering  all aspects of the year 6 national curriculum including place value, all four operations, fractions, decimals and percentages and shape, space and measure. We will explore the arithmetic side to maths and then use these skills to solve problems and reason. 

History

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Our history topic this term is World War 2. We will be exploring what life was like during the war for soldiers, families and the world. We will discuss why the war started, the countries involved and the impact the war had on our country. Alongside this we will compare the differences between WW1 and WW2, including the progression in warfare and intelligence. 

Science

In science this half term we will be looking at evolution and inheritance, where we are exploring the evolutionary theory that humans evolved from apes. 

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RE

Throughout this half term we will be exploring how life is a journey and how we can use Jesus’s life to help guide our own.

Computing

Our topic this half term is ‘We are advertisers’ where we will explore existing adverts and we will use these as a basis of creating our very own through the use of Movie Maker.

Important information

Please ensure a full PE kit is in school at all times.

Homework- Given out on a Wednesday to be returned on a Monday.

Reading- children will read in school at least once a week, please ensure you read with them at home.

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