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Year 6

Books We've Read (Updated throughout the year!)

Summer Term One 2024 Knowledge Organisers

Weekly Timetable

*Summer Term - What are we learning?*

English - Key reading, writing, grammar, comprehension, spelling and language skills taught through a wide variety of text-types (disaster stories, newspaper reports, explanation texts, narrative poetry, stories with a moral, discursive writing).

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Maths - Revision of place value and fractions, reflection and symmetry, imperial and metric units of measure, decimals and percentages, properties of 2D and 3D shapes, area and perimeter, statistics, algebra, ratio, volume and problem-solving.

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Whole-Class Novel - The Wonder Brothers by Frank Cottrell-Boyce / October October by Katya Balen

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Science - Living Things and Their Habitats / Evolution and Inheritance

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PE - Yoga / Badminton / Athletics / Netball / Rounders

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History - The Blitz and how it affected Barrow

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Geography - Settlements, Land Use and Economics / Comparison of The Lake District, Tatra Mountains and Jamaica

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ICT - Internet safety, Digital Literacy, Introduction to Spreadsheets, SAMLABS

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Art - Photography

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Design and Technology - Come Dine With Me 

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RE - How do people explain the suffering in the world? What does it mean to be human? (Christianity and Buddhism)

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PSHE - Relationships / Changing Me

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French - Key vocabulary revision (including numbers to 79), Days, Months, Clothes, Colours, Family, Pets

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Music - Singing

 

Important Information

 

PE

Year 6 have PE every TUESDAY afternoon and THURSDAY afternoon.

 

Please ensure your children come to school in their full PE Kits every Monday and Thursday.

  • Yellow PE shirt (COMPULSORY)
  • Non-branded, plain black shorts (COMPULSORY)
  • Black pumps (COMPULSORY)
  • All jewellery is to be removed before every PE session and long hair is expected to be tied back. Children MUST be able to take their own earrings out for swimming.

 

Homework

  •  Reading- children should be reading daily, covering a wide range of genres (please ask for advice)
  • Weekly homework will be given out on Mondays, due back the following Monday.

 

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!

 

 

 

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