Welcome to the Year Six class page. Miss Chadwick is our class teacher and Mrs Shelton is our class teaching assistant. Here you can find lots of information about Year Six as well as keeping up to date with all of the exciting things that we get up to throughout the school year. You can also follow our class page on Twitter- @STAClassChad - for more photos information about our learning.
This year in school we will continue to follow the exciting Inspire curriculum. As a result it means that we have lots of exciting topics to look forward to over the coming months.
Our topics are as follows:
Rise of the Robots
What's Happening Now?
The Evolution Revolution
Walk Like an Egyptian
Bombs, Battles & Bravery
Walk Like an Egyptian
A Time to Shine
Heart & Soul
Our topics for the Summer term are listed below along with a brief summary of the skills covered.
A TIME TO SHINE:
This unit is based primarily on revision in preparation for the end of Key Stage 2 National Curriculum (SATs) tests. The children will cover, and revise, a wide range of key concepts in all key areas. As a fun addition, the children will also look at the music of the 20th Century, covering all kinds of eras from the swinging 60s to the Brit Pop culture of the 1990s.
HEART AND SOUL:
In this topic the children will explore the impact of exercise, drugs and lifestyle on the human body. They will investigate the circulatory system and consider how we, and other animals, use water and nutrients to help us function. Additionally in this unit, the children will be visited by Positive Health, who will be leading a session educating the children on the harmful effects of drugs and other dangerous substances.
Our final unit of the Summer Term term has an enterprising theme. The children will become entrepreneurs and, over the course of the unit, will create and develop a product of their choosing. Once created they will design the packaging and move on to implementing the marketing strategy for their product too, designing, advertising and even creating their own jingles!
In Year Six our homework is given out on Tuesday and is due back to school no later than the following Monday. It will normally consist of one piece of English, Maths or Topic work, along with IXL practise during the week of a minimum of 45 minutes. Practising times tables will also help in all areas of your child’s maths work - these shall also be tested on a weekly basis.
High Frequency spellings will be given out on Tuesday and tested the following Monday. RWI Spellings are also given out and tested on a two weekly basis, depending on the unit being studied.
Reading is such a valuable life skill and is also relevant across all subjects within school. Regular practise really does make a huge difference to reading ability, as does talking about what has been read with someone at home too. Please try to ensure your child reads at home for at least 15 minutes each night and gets their home/school diary signed to indicate that this has happened.
PE will take place on Monday and Thursday in Year Six. It is expected that your child will have the appropriate indoor and outdoor PE kit available on these days. The correct PE kit consists of: a white t-shirt, navy shorts and plimsolls for indoor sports. Trainers are required for outdoor activities and a navy tracksuit is an option for colder weather. The children will also begin swimming in the final half term of the year. When this begins they will need the appropriate kit to take part. This will comprise of a full swimming costume for the girls, trunks or short bathing shorts for the boys and a swimming cap for all of the children.
downloads & homework
|2017 National Curriculum Test Information for Parents||3MB||Download|
|Y6 Curriculum Framework||101KB||Download|
|Y6 Class & Curriculum Overview Autumn||3MB||Download|
|Y6 Class & Curriculum Overview Spring||3MB||Download|
|Y6 Class & Curriculum Overview Summer||5MB||Download|
|Y6 Homework Autumn||3MB||Download|
|Y6 Homework Spring||29KB||Download|
|Y6 Homework Summer||238KB||Download|
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