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Year 6

Breaking News:

New Daily Club:

IXL Revision Club - lunchtimes in Year 6.

All invited - lunch can be eaten in the club instead of the hall.

Welcome to Year 6

English

Spring Term Topics - until half term:

Diary entry, empathy, author's voice:

We will begin our new topic 'A Child's War' by creating a diary entry from the viewpoint of Bruno - the main character in our class spine text 'The Boy In The Striped Pyjamas'.

 

Narrative Writing

We will gain a further understanding of 'The Boy In The Striped Pyjamas' resulting in us writing alternative outcomes to the story

 

Maths

Spring Term Topics - 2nd Half Term:

Measure - Converting Units

Measure - Perimeter, Area, Volume

Number - Ratio and Proportion

 

 

Using ratio to mix different shades of paint

Using ratio to mix different shades of paint 1
Using ratio to mix different shades of paint 2
Using ratio to mix different shades of paint 3
Using ratio to mix different shades of paint 4
Using ratio to mix different shades of paint 5
Using ratio to mix different shades of paint 6
Topic

Our new topic is 'A Child's War'

We will be empathising with wartime children and discovering what it was like to be evacuated to an unknown place with unknown adults looking after them. Children will learn about key moments in World War 2, identifying which nations were involved and how their roles differed. Our art will be inspired from the covers of our class novel 'The Boy In The Striped Pyjamas' and DT will look at the 'make do and mend' mentality of the era. As the weather warms up we will do a bit of digging for victory.

 

PE

Our PE days are Tuesday and Thursday but please bring clean PE kit in on Monday each week.

Winter Weather Reminder

Please ensure that children bring warm sports clothing for outdoor PE.

  • Plain tracksuit bottoms
  • Plain sports top/hoodie or sweatshirt
  • Separate outdoor shoes (these may get wet or muddy)
  • Spare socks
  • Plastic bag for muddy shoes.

 

We are currently being coached by The MK Dons on a Monday who are teaching us football skills.

 

Indoor PE is gymnastics on a Thursday. 

Please ensure the correct indoor PE kit is brought in:

  • Shorts and team colour t-shirt
  • Gymnastics lessons are taught in bare-feet but plimsolls may be worn if a veruca is present.
  • Trousers, sweatshirts and leggings are not permitted for indoor PE.

PRACTISE AT HOME

Year 6 Revision Books - these were handed out at parents evening. Please continue to work through them with your child.

Expected Home Learning

Times Tables Rockstars: 20-30 minutes per week.

Reading Eggs : 20 - 30 minutes per week.

Spellings - Evidence of practise at home in written work and spelling tests.

Spellings are taught daily. They should be taken home and practised throughout the week. Spelling books must be in school each day.

Homework - Issued Friday, returned on/before Wednesday.

Homework will consolidate a skill taught in the previous week's lessons.

Hola Mexico! Topic Home Learning

We encourage children to attempt at least one piece of home learning relating to our topic. Please revisit the topic letter that was sent at the start ofd the term for ideas.

 

Please check out these useful revision tools that you could purchase to further assist your child.
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