Year 6

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Hello 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

Spring Term 1

English

In English this half term we will be reading and analysing the classic fiction text- The Wizard of Oz. We will explore the characters, the settings and use what we have read to create an alternative story where our main character meets friends along their way home. We will be creating a persuasive travel brochure which will encourage people to visit South America (our geography unit) and we will explore poems based on songs and lyrics. 

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. 

Geography

Our geography topic this half term is South America. We will be using atlases and maps to explore the countries and capital cities of the continent. We will be conducting research on various cities, mountain ranges and rain-forests and exploring the food, people, climates, weather and buildings that make South America famous. Image result for south america

Science

In science this half term we will be looking at light and how light travels to our brain. 

RE

Throughout this half term we will be exploring how we celebrate the Eucharist.

Computing

Our topic this half term is ‘We are network technicians’ where we will explore how the internet works and use this to present information to the rest of the school on how to keep safe online.

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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