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Welcome to Year 6

Welcome to Year 6

Staff

The teachers in Year 6 are Miss Madigan, Miss Bennett, Mrs Williams, Miss Martin and Miss Slattery (Learning Lead)

The teaching assistants are Mrs Mozsarik, Mr Andrews and Mrs Carella.

 

Topic

We teach the subjects through a topic based curriculum. The topic for Term 2 is A Child’s War (World War 2)

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

Term 2 curriculum information and enrichment opportunities: https://sway.office.com/DPp90p2HtgPM885m?ref=Link

English

The text for Term 1 is Private Peaceful and from this we will be writing a diary entry and a newspaper report.

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 1, we will be learning to read, write and order number up to 7 digits.

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

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

 

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 or create an idea of their own. The children will vote for the most create homework (green hat thinking) from each class. Good luck!

Below is the link for the Cornerstones homework. This should be returned to school by 11th December.

Cornerstones homework Year 6 Term 2

 

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/

 

 

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