Welcome to Year 6's Page!
Twitter - @MissCorlessY6
** If you scroll to the bottom of our page, you will find extra information regarding PE, Homework and the things we are learning in class at the moment! **
Spring 1 - What are we learning?
English - Key reading, writing, grammar, comprehension, spelling and language skills taught through a wide variety of genres
Maths - Translations, rotations, co-ordinates, perimeter, area, shape, revision of key calculations and applying all mathematical knowledge to solve word problems, gaining a mastery of each area
Whole-Class Novel - Holes by Louis Sachar
Science - Electricity
PE - Badminton / Netball
RE - Christian Denominations / Rites of Passage
ICT - Coding and Key Skills
History - Native Americans / American Civil War / American slavery / Civil Rights Movement
Geography - Rivers / Mountains / North America
Art - Landscapes / Sculptures (clay - totem poles)
Design and Technology - Dream catchers
Music - Violin
PSHE - Sex Education / Transition to Secondary School
French - Revision of key vocabulary including numbers to 100
Year 6 have PE every MONDAY and TUESDAY. This will change throughout the year so please keep checking back for updates!
Please ensure your children have their PE kits in school on Mondays and Tuesdays:
- Yellow PE shirt (COMPULSORY)
- Black shorts (COMPULSORY)
- Black pumps (COMPULSORY)
- Trainers for when we're lucky enough to do PE outside (OPTIONAL)
- Outdoor bottoms/jacket (OPTIONAL)
- All jewellery is to be removed before every PE session and long hair is expected to be tied back.
Wednesday due in Friday - Maths
Friday due in Wednesday - English
The children receive two pieces of homework a week in Year 6 to prepare them for Secondary School. Children are also expected to read daily and learn their spellings/times-tables.
If children do not complete their homework, they are to do it in their own time in school.
If you have any questions or want to speak to me, please do not hesitate to contact me by coming into school, phoning school or signing up to Class Dojo and speaking to me directly there through its secure messaging system. Thank you!