Year 6

Image result for autumn termHello and welcome to Year 6!! We are excited to start 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 1

English

In English this half term we will be exploring the text Letters from the Lighthouse, which is based in WW2. Image result for letters from the lighthouseWe will read and discuss the vocabulary, characters, settings and features and use what we have read to write an ending to the book. We will finish the half-term by writing an explanation text, where we will explain what to do during a WW2 air-raid.

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 classifying organisms whereImage result for categorising animals by domain ks2 display we will look at the categories in which different animals belong, looking in detail at the scientific terminology and investigating how you decide on an animals domain.

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 adventure gamers’ where we will explore how to use SCRATCH 3 in order to create our own game. 

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.