Welcome to Year 6's Page!
*Class of 2020*
** 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! **
Summer Term - What are we learning?
English - Key reading, writing, grammar, comprehension, spelling and language skills taught through a wide variety of genres (Balanced arguments, playscripts, biographies, autobiographies, performance poetry, instructions, explanations)
Maths - Revision of key calculations and applying all mathematical knowledge to solve word problems, gaining a mastery of each area
Whole-Class Novel - Wonder by R.J.Palacio
Science - Living Things and Their Habitats / Evolution and Inheritance
PE - Cricket, Athletics, Rounders, Orienteering, Tennis
RE - The Easter Story, Islam
ICT - Coding and Key Skills
History - Ancient Egyptians
Geography - Africa, Fair Trade, Climate Change
Art - Traditional African Art
Design and Technology - Egyptian masks
Music - Singing / tuned instruments (keyboards)
PSHE - Sex Education / Transition to Secondary School / British Values
French - Revision of key vocabulary including numbers to 100
Year 6 have PE every TUESDAY and THURSDAY. This will change throughout the year so please keep checking back for updates!
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!