Year Six Curriculum Newsletter
Autumn Term 2019 - 2020
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 will be held the week beginning Monday 11th May. Further information and a meeting about the SATs tests will be held on closer to these dates
Topic (History): our overall topic for this term is Victorians
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.
Number - Place Value
Number- Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication and Division
Geometry - Position and Direction
Art: Art Illusions
DT: food (celebrating culture and seasonality) and electrical systems.
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 and Dance
PSHE: Relationships and Health and Wellbeing
RE: Islam and Judaism.
Science: Animals including humans & Evolution and inheritance.
Please ensure that your child’s PE kit is in school every day. If your child is unable to do PE, please supply a written note as to the reason why. Please note that on colder days they should bring in tracksuit bottoms and a warm top to wear as PE will continue in all weathers! Earrings are to be removed for PE or not worn on PE days if easier. Please ensure all kit is named!
Thank you for your continued support and I look forward to another exciting term! J
See what our weekly homework is below and have a look at what we have have been up to in class.
Monday: Maths (due in every Friday)
Tuesday: Reading to someone or a comprehension
Wednesday: Grammar/punctuation/writing (Due in following Wednesday)
Thursday: Topic see Homework task sheet
Friday:Spellings (spelling test every Wednesday)