Year 6 Summer Second Half Term 2019

The year 6 teachers are:

 

Class 6AF – Mrs Fox

Class 6AD – Mrs Dubouchet

Class 6RW – Miss Winders

Class 6SH – Mr Halsall

Class 6RM – Mr Maskell

 

In addition Year 6 are supported by:

Mrs Mepham

Mrs Farrell

Miss Flewitt

 

Our topic for this half term will be ‘How has life in Britain changed since 1948?’

Through an enquiry based curriculum we teach Maths and Literacy daily and a range of foundation subjects such as: History, Geography, Computing, PE, Art, PSHE, Music and DT.

 

Maths:

Year 6 have 2 parallel challenge sets and 3 parallel support sets, which are timetabled for the first hour every morning. This half term our learning focus is:

 

Maths this half term will focus on real life problems involving timetables, money, probability and World War 2 maths.

 

Literacy:

Year 6 will be covering the following themes in literacy for this half term:

  • Poetry
  • Stories
  • Letters

 

In addition to the genres above we teach regular spelling, punctuation and grammar lessons through English starters.

 

Foundation Subjects

Our foundation subjects will include:

  • Science – healthy living
  • Art/DT – 3D models and looking at war artists
  • Computing – coding
  • Music – World War 2 songs
  • RE – Judaism
  • PSHE – changes in our lives
  • History – World War 2
  • Geography – countries linked to World War 2
  • PE – Lindy hop dance, rounders and cricket

Please click on the homework tab for our homework policy and suggestions for creative homework tasks for this topic.

 

We expect all children in this year to work hard. We have high expectations and hope you will support us, you can do this by:

 

Organisational aspects:

  • Ensuring that your child is at school on time and dressed appropriately;
  • Dinner money is sent into school on Monday;
  • Make sure that your child has a PE kit which is clearly labelled;
  • All children my bring a healthy snack;
  • Encourage your child to be prepared for the school day with the correct equipment.

 

Educational aspects:

  • Ensure your child reads every single day for at least fifteen minutes, preferably to an adult
  • Mathematics, encourage your child to practise the 4 operations (+, -, x, ÷), learn times tables and use mathematical skills in everyday life, e.g. time and money.

 

Communication with your child’s class teacher can be made through the home/school diary or informally at the end of the school day. If you wish to make a longer appointment please telephone the school office and this can be arranged at a mutually convenient time.

 

Year 6 Summer Second Half Term 2019