Year 6

Hello and welcome to Class 6! 

Please find the link to access our class One Drive page where you will be able to find all the work set for Spring term 1 while learning at home:

https://8883583-my.sharepoint.com/:f:/g/personal/g_slater_longridge-cofe_lancs_sch_uk/EjgQUX4ujWlDu78hTQ4Q1X4BV4Ug1Gw3ezdmbLHVWW6HXg?e=zIFIco

If you would prefer to work inside a lined book or a maths books, I have prepared one of each for you that you can collect from the school office.

If you have any queries or questions please just email me and I will be there to help.

Email: g.slater@longridge-cofe.lancs.sch.uk

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 2020-2021

Homework will be slightly different this year. My first plea is that you read as much as possible at home- find a book that you enjoy and get reading!!!! It helps in all aspects of your learning.

I also ask that you practice any times tables that you are unsure of. If you need your timestables rockstars password please come and see me.

Finally, you will find your weekly homework by clicking on the link below. You can either print it out and take a photo to upload or save the document and type it out and upload. You will all have your own folder to save your work. If you are struggling to access it from home, I will come and help you during a Thursday playtime in the ICT suite.

https://8883583-my.sharepoint.com/:f:/g/personal/g_slater_longridge-cofe_lancs_sch_uk/EjgQUX4ujWlDu78hTQ4Q1X4BV4Ug1Gw3ezdmbLHVWW6HXg?e=zIFIco

Spring Term

English

In English this half term we will be reading and analysing the classic fiction text Wizard of Oz.The Wizard of Oz (Puffin Classics): Amazon.co.uk: Baum, L. Frank, Funke,  Cornelia: Books We will explore the journey of Dorothy and her companions and use the text to plan and write our own stories where our main character has an important journey to undertake. We will also be writing an explanation text on the circulatory system linking our learning in Science to our English. 

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

South America • FamilySearchOur geography topic this half term is South America where we will be using our atlas skills to explore the countries and cities in South America. We will be learning the human and physical features of the continent, as well as exploring its culture and weather. 

Science

In science this half term we will be looking at keeping our bodies healthy including the food we eat and its nutritional content as well as our circulatory system .

RE

Throughout this half term we will be exploring the Eucharist. 

Computing

Our topic this half term is ‘We are travel writers’ where we will explore google earth and trip advisor and discuss the reliability and purpose of such online systems.

Important information

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

Homework- Uploaded to onedrive 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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