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Welcome to Year 6

Welcome to Year 6

Staff

The teachers in Year 6 are Mr McKinlay, Mrs Stroud, Miss Cabrera, Mr Hinkley and Miss Oke.

The teaching assistants are Mr Dear, Mrs Gillen,

 

Topic

We teach the subjects through a topic based curriculum.

Long Term Plan for 2020-2021: Long Term Plan Year 6

 

The topic for Term 1 is Fallen Fields.

Term 1 Curriculum information and enrichment opportunities: https://sway.office.com/m6GxLfuFLeU56uVI?ref=Link

 

 

Homework

Children are given a reading book appropriate to their level, which they are expected to read daily. Please write in your child’s contact book when they have finished reading it so the teacher knows when to change it. Your child will receive weekly English and Maths homework which is based around their learning in class. They will be given this on Thursday and expected to return it by Tuesday of the following week. There will also be spelling lists given each week from the Year 5/6 spelling list.

As well as the academic homework, including daily reading that the children complete, we want to encourage and celebrate the children’s creative side. The children are encouraged to use their thinking hats to create a piece of homework that we can share with the whole school community, including parents, at parent’s evening.  They can pick from one of the suggested ideas from the curriculum information above or create an idea of their own. The children will vote for the most creative homework (green hat thinking) from each class. Good luck!

 

English

In Term 2 we are reading Goodnight Mr Tom and writing a non-chronological report and a persuasive letter.

The information below provides details about the areas of learning that your child will cover in Year 6. Children are expected to meet these requirements by the end of Year 6. These are based on the guidance from the National Curriculum 2014.

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/national-curriculum-in-england-english-programmes-of-study/national-curriculum-in-england-english-programmes-of-study

 

Maths

In Term 2 we are developing our arithmetic skills and focusing on problem solving.

The information below provides details about the areas of learning that your child will cover in Year 6. Children are expected to meet these requirements by the end of Year 6. These are based on the guidance from the National Curriculum 2014.

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/national-curriculum-in-england-mathematics-programmes-of-study/national-curriculum-in-england-mathematics-programmes-of-study

 

Year 6 Knowledge Organiser

The children in Year 6 use a Knowledge Organiser to help them with their next steps in learning. Please see below for the information for GPaS, Reading, Writing and Maths which is included in the Knowledge Organiser.

Knowledge organiser Writing

Knowledge organiser TAF GDS

Knowledge organiser TAF EXS

Knowledge-organiser-TAF-WT-1

Knowledge organiser Reading

Knowledge organiser Maths

Knowledge organiser GPaS

Knowledge organiser spellings Year 5&6

 

KS2 SATs Revision Ultimate 3-in-1 Maths Organiser

Please click here for the KS2 Maths organiser resource.

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It is important for your child to be exposed to different types of text. Below is a list of recommended classic texts to read:

The Secret Garden

Charlotte’s Web

The Phoenix and the Carpet

Five Children and It

Treasure Island

Robinson Crusoe

Tom Sawyer

The Water Babies

Little Women

Anne of Green Gables

Black Beauty

The Railway Children

 

Curriculum Website Links

The below websites may be useful for supporting your child further with their learning:

BBC Bitesize https://www.bbc.com/education

Top Marks https://www.topmarks.co.uk

Timetables Rockstars https://ttrockstars.com/login

Grammarsaurus https://grammarsaurus.co.uk

National Geographic https://www.natgeokids.com/uk/

NASA Kids Club https://www.nasa.gov/kidsclub/index.html

Natural History Museum https://www.nhm.ac.uk/