Our teachers in Year 6 are Miss White and Mrs Preece,
Our teaching assistants are Mrs Donaldson and Mrs Davies.
Welcome back. We hope you have all had an lovely summer. The children have settled well into Year 6 and are ready and raring for another busy year.
In English this term, we are reading Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. We will use this story to support our writing this term linked to biography, description, advertisements, poetry, narratives, fact files and recounts. Spelling and grammar will also be covered every week.
Maths this term, we will be focusing on place value and number which includes counting, ordering and comparing numbers. We will then move onto addition and subtraction using written formal methods and then multiplication. We will focus on times tables all term.
Geography, History, DT and Art
During this term, in Geography, we will be learning about the different Biomes of the world. In History, we will be learning about WW2 and airbases. Our DT will be linked to food (please ensure we are aware of any allergies as the children will be cooking) and our Art will be focused on drawing.
In Science, we will be learning about Electricity for the first half of the term. Then, we will move onto Animals including Humans considering our bodies and keeping healthy.
In RE this term, we will be discover more about the Hindu faith, considering how Hindu’s worship and what is important within their faith. We will also learn about Ghandi and what we can learn from his actions.
We will focus this term on preparing children for their transition to secondary schools, as well as healthy relationships.
PE and Healthy Snacks
In PE this term, we are learning how to play Netball, football and HRE. We will be boxing this half term over at Hinton community centre. Letters will come out separately about this.
6W and 6P both have PE on Wednesdays and Thursdays.
Children are welcome to bring in a healthy snack
Reading and Homework
All homework will be sent home on a Wednesday to be needed to be handed in on the following Wednesday. All children have reading books and diaries. Please read with your child fives times a week and fill in the diary to get your child Rainbow Reader Certificates (five certificates for a book to keep).
Any concerns at all, please let us know.
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