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Broughton Junior School

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:

Poetry - 'The Hippocrump', 'The Jabberwocky', 'The Snitterjipe' and 'The Catipoce'

We will be writing our own poem about our hybridised creature focussing on evaluating and using high quality vocabulary.

Information Texts 

Using the creatures from our poems, we will be writing a creative information text describing them in further, more formal detail.

 

Maths

Spring Term Topics - 1st Half Term:

Number - decimals

Number - percentages

Number - algebra

 

 

Topic

Our new topic is 'Hola Mexico'

We will be looking at the geography of Mexico, the ancient Maya civilisation and what life is like in Mexico.

Our launch day 'Hola Mexico' was great fun and we all enjoyed meeting the talented 'Las Guadalupes' - a Mariachi Band. Thanks DeAnna and Ingrid!

Magnificent Mariachi Music

After the Mariachi party, the braver members of year 6 sampled an array of chilli sauces!

WOW!

Chilli Sauce Tasting

Chilli Sauce Tasting 1
Chilli Sauce Tasting 2
Chilli Sauce Tasting 3
Chilli Sauce Tasting 4

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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