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Week beginning 21st February
Home learning if you are well enough to do it !!
I want you to write a newspaper article about something you did
over the holidays, it could be something as mundane as walking the dog
or going to Bluewater or you might have even gone on holiday
You have to make it an exciting read use the article below to help you
structure your article. You need to engage the reader by using interesting vocabulary.
Use this resource to help....use the ipad
As the article says make sure you use the 5 W's
History / English- Street Child
Who was Dr Barnardo ?
Thomas John Barnardo was the man who was responsible for creating a charitable foundation that took in almost 60,000 neglected and disadvantaged children. Throughout London, these children were given care and education at his foundation's 'homes'.
Research this famous Victorian and present your findings any way you wish
Welcome to the Class Six webpage! Have a look below to see homework set, any key information or news and photos of what we have been up to in class.
Year Six Curriculum Newsletter
Autumn Term 2021 - 2022
Thank you for your support and help during the start of Year Six. The children have had a great start to the year!
We will be continuing with the curriculum which you can view on the Yearly Overview, on the website, and there is a summary of this term’s learning below. Maths and English will have a high priority as we work towards the 2020 SATs tests which at present will be held the week beginning Monday 9th May. Further information and a meeting about the SATs tests will be held on closer to these dates-
As the last two years they have been cancelled we will await further confirmation as the year moves on.
Topic (History): our overall topic for this term is World War 2
English: a range of genres, texts and animations will continue to be studied and used as stimuli for both writing and reading. Please discuss with your child on a weekly basis the genre and stimulus we are currently studying and using.
Weekly spelling patterns will be taught and spelling lists will be given to the children to learn.
Geography: Our Local Area
Maths: We will be following the White Rose Scheme to the right and have purchased workbooks to work alongside the children’s Maths books
Art: Art Illusions
Computing: Computing skills and e-safety.
‘We are app designers and planners’ unit will be taught as a block in the summer term.
PE: Swimming – as this takes up the whole afternoon we will revert to two sessions a week after October Half term
PSHE: Relationships and Health and Wellbeing
RE: Islam and Judaism.
Science: Animals including humans & Evolution and inheritance.
The homework timetable will continue as it did in Year 5. Remember, if your child is unable to do a piece of homework then just drop me a small note or speak to me in the morning.
The plan for homework is:
Monday: Maths via diagnostic questions- children will be issued with a login if they have forgotten it
Tuesday:Topic see Homework task sheet- to be sent out ASAP
Wednesday: Grammar/punctuation (Due in Wednesday)
Thursday: Reading to someone or a comprehension
Friday: Spellings (spelling test every Thursday)
Thank you for your continued support and I look forward to another exciting term! J
Mr Endersby & Miss Hughes