Classes

Welcome to Year 6!

Year Six staff are Miss L Bushell and Mrs M Cowell.

A warm “welcome” to Year 6! We have a very exciting and year ahead for your child. The children are very enthusiastic and are looking being excellent role for the rest of the school. Here is an outline of the Year 6 curriculum for the first half of the autumn Term.

ENGLISH

The children must be learning spelling patterns and punctuation rules. Each week the children will develop their reading skills during Guided Reading lessons. Our class reading book is “Running Wild” by Michael Morpurgo .We will do a lot off reading response work from this text, recognising themes, Inferring character feeling, thoughts and motives from their actions . Predicting what might happen from information stated or implied. Participating in debates and using a reading journal to record on going reflections and responses to reading.

SCIENCE

This half term, we will be learning about how animals and plants survive and survive and adapt to their environment.

R.E

We will be earning to understand and reflect on God’s love and God’s family and how this relates to ourselves and our school!

MATHS

Your child will be learning to order decimals and to understand the value of digits in numbers. In lessons , they will learn to use written calculation methods for addition, subtraction, multiplication and division and to apply these methods to solve problems and investigate numbers. Times tables must be learnt from memory.

TOPIC

Our topic this term is ‘Survival’. We will be learning about how species evolved and how they have adapted to survive in extreme environments’. In Art we will be using camouflage as inspiration for our work.

PE

Children will need PE kits each day. PE is planned for Wednesday which will be delivered by an outside coach.

HOMEWORK

This will be set each Friday and be handed back in the following Wednesday. Your child is expected to read for ten minutes each night and ensure their diary is signed every night.

Thank you for your continued support! If there is any problems then please don’t hesitate to call in and see us!

Miss Bushell  and Mrs Cowell.