Hello and welcome to Class 6!
As always, if you have any queries or questions please just email me and I will be there to help.
Email: [email protected]
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 2021-2022
Reading is such an important part of your child’s learning. Do please make sure that your child is reading at home as much as possible.
Please click on the following link to give guidance on recommended books for a child in Year 6: https://schoolreadinglist.co.uk/
In English this half term we will be exploring the playscript Macbeth. We will read the original play with the use of old english and then pause and predict what could happen next. We will then have a go ourselves at using the language to continue writing the playscript. I am sure we are all going to make fantastic playscript writers and I look forward to reading them!!
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.
Year 6 have been busy learning all about World War 2 this half-term! We have explored the reasons why the war started, the countries involved and what happened during the war including the Blitz and evacuation. We will continue our work on World War 2 looking at the Holocaust and the impact the war had on many individuals. When we return after Christmas we have a fantastic trip planned to the Imperial War Museum North which we are all looking forward to!
In science this half term we will be looking at classifying organisms, exploring the different categories in which animals belong.
Throughout this half term we will be learning all about how Christian’s prepare and celebrate Christmas.
Our topic this half term is ‘We are network technicians’ where we will be using our detailed knowledge and understanding of computer systems and online safety to support and guide other classes. We will be preparing powerpoints to advice younger children in school and apply all the skills we have built up throughout our time in primary school.
Please ensure a full PE kit is in school at all times.
Homework- Goes 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.