Welcome to Year 6's Page!
*Class of 2019*
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 Term - What are we learning?
English - Key reading, writing, grammar, comprehension, spelling and language skills taught through a wide variety of genres (Journalistic/Historical Fiction/Figurative Language through Poetry/Mystery & Thriller Fiction/Persuasive writing/Comparative writing (media and classic fiction)
Maths - Revision of key calculations and applying all mathematical knowledge to solve word problems, gaining a mastery of each area
Whole-Class Novel - Street Child by Berlie Doherty
Science - Light / Electricity
PE - Football / Swimming / Dance / Gymnastics
RE - Christianity
ICT - Coding and Key Skills
History - The Victorians / Victorian Barrow
Geography - Coasts
Art - William Morris (printing) / Lowry (charcoal)
Design and Technology - Weaving / Victorian dollhouse
Music - Singing / tuned instruments
PSHE - Sex Education / Transition to Secondary School / British Values
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 swimming for the first 9 weeks of term every THURSDAY.
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!