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! **
Autumn 1 - What are we learning?
English - Key reading, writing, grammar, comprehension, spelling and language skills taught through a wide variety of genres
Maths - Place Value, Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication, Division and applying these skills to real-life mathematical problems.
Whole-Class Novel - Street Child by Berlie Doherty
Science - Light
PE - Victorian Dance / Swimming
RE - Christian Denominations
ICT - Coding and Key Skills
History - The Victorians / Victorian Barrow
Geography - Coasts (including Barrow)
Art - Victorian artist William Morris
Design and Technology - Weaving
Music - Guitar
French - Revision of key vocabulary including numbers to 100
Year 6 have PE every Tuesday. This will change throughout the year so please keep checking back for updates!
Year 6 will be going swimming at Barrow Leisure Centre for the first half of Autumn Term every Thursday morning. Please ensure children come with a towel, swimming costume/trunks and other necessary clothing in a waterproof bag. Children may bring goggles but it is NOT a requirement.
Please ensure your children have their PE kits in school on 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!