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Year 6

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Mr James Mann

Year 6 Class Teacher

YEAR 6!!!

Term 4: Exploration

This term our class topic is Exploration. In English, we will be writing diaries, job applications, narrative description and dialogues based around the journey of Ernest Shackleton to Antarctica on his ship, Endurance.

We will also be learning about the main events and characters of his expedition, the ship they travelled on, the food they ate as well as learning about the geography, weather and climate of regions..

In science this term, we will be investigating the circulatory and respiratory systems.

Our learning in maths this term will include algebra, ratio and developing our learning across a range of problem solving. The focus on Maths fluency will continue with skill building around using a range of operational skill and knowledge to solve problems quickly and efficiently.

Our school values during term 4 are Honesty and Kindness .

Many thanks for all your support,

Mr Mann.

Year 6 Priorities

Improving the use of a wide range of punctuation including colons and semi-colons.

To apply understanding of number facts to more complex numbers.

 

Term 3: World at War

This term our class topic is World at War. In English we will be writing stories, poems and non-fiction texts about the lives of people in Britain, Europe and around the world and how they were affected by the experience of the Second World War.

We will also be learning about the main events of the war such as; the Battle of Britain, the Dunkirk landings, D-day, the holocaust and how these events shaped the lives of those who lived through them.

Our science learning this term will be about inventors and inventions.

Our learning in maths this term will include fractions including decimals, handling data and using co-ordinates. The focus on Maths fluency will continue with skill building around multiplication and division bonds and the use of place value to apply these skills to larger numbers.

Our school values during term 3 are Courtesy and Honesty.

Many thanks for all your support,

Mr Mann.

Year 6 Priorities

Improving the use of a wide range of punctuation including colons and semi-colons.

To apply understanding of number facts to more complex numbers.

 

Term 2: Our Fragile Planet

This term the class have chosen to learn about Our Fragile Planet. In English we will be writing non-chronological reports about climate change, making and giving presentations about endangered species, writing letters to protest about the way that humans are treating our natural environment and creating our own imaginary creatures to fit into our stories based on Greek Mythology.

We will also be learning about many of the processes and systems involved in keeping our Earth a healthy place for all plants and creatures to live. Our science learning will be all about evolution and adaptation. We will be visiting the Aquarium as part of this.

Our learning in maths this term will include fractions including decimals, handling data and using co-ordinates. The focus on Maths fluency will continue with skill building around multiplication and division bonds and the use of place value to apply these skills to larger numbers.

Our school values during term 2 are Considerations and Humility.

Many thanks for all your support,

Mr Mann.

Year 6 Priorities

Improving the use of a wide range of punctuation including colons and semi-colons.

To apply understanding of number facts to larger numbers.

 

Term 1: The Stone Age

This term the class have chosen to learn about The Stone Age. In English, we are going to be learning about the story of Wolf Brother and writing our own imaginative adventure stories. We will also be producing our own non-fiction texts to explain about the way of life in pre-historic times.

We will be making Stone Age tools for hunting and eating. We will cook and eat some Stone Age food and will try our hand at some Stone Age crafts such as cave painting and carving.

Our learning in maths this term will include place value and the use of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. The mental recall of number facts such as number bonds to 10, 100 and 1000 as well the learning of all times tables will be very important for all children in Year 6.

Our school values during term 1 are Friendship and Equality.

Another busy term is certainly ahead of us!

Many thanks for all your support, Mr Mann.

Year 6 Priorities

Improving the accuracy of spelling and proof-reading our writing to ensure clarity of punctuation.

To improve knowledge of all times tables and division bonds.