Year 6

Year 6

Welcome to the new academic year.

In Year 6 you will be expected to:

  • Become more independent and do things for yourself.
  • Read lots of different things, including newspapers.
  • Take responsibility for doing your homework and handing it in on time. Use your homework diary to help you keep track.
  • Keep practising your times-tables: you need to know them inside out!
  • Present work to a high standard.
  • Set a good example to the younger children in the school.
  • Work collaboratively, helping and supporting one another.
  • Try your very best and never give up!

What will I be learning?

You will learn to become more independent and better at organising yourself.

You will learn to solve an increasing range of number problems, using knowledge you already have.

You will learn more about the world around you and find out information about new places and different periods of time.

You will enjoy working and learning more independently and solving problems for yourself. You will become better at making sensible and responsible decisions.  You will have a go at leading, taking charge and have opportunities to become a captain of a team.

RE

This year is a special year as our students prepare for their Confirmation in June.  Please pray for them.

 

Look forward to studying these themes. . .

 

Britain in World War 2-local history

How was life in Britain and lives across Europe affected?

Benin (West Africa) c. AD 900-1300

We’ll find out about this fascinating period of history.

Light

We’re going to do lots of experiments to investigate light and shadow.

Electricity

You’ll make your own circuits to make a fairground, which you have designed and made which will have moving parts.

Geography

Rivers. Describe and understand key aspects of physical geography, including: climate zones, rivers, mountains and the water cycle.

Study the continent of Africa.

Describe and understand key aspects of human geography, including: types of settlement and land use, economic activity including trade links, and the distribution of natural resources including energy, food, minerals and water.

IT and Computing

Use technology safely, respectfully and responsibly; recognise acceptable/unacceptable behaviour; identify a range of ways to report concerns about content and contact.

This term we are learning to use augmented reality apps.

PE

Please ensure kit is in school Thursday and Friday. We will be swimming until October half-term.

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