Welcome Y6!

Welcome Y6!

Over the Autumn Term, these are the subjects we will be studying:

Literacy – Recount writing, letters, newspaper reports, diaries, biographies and narrative writing.

Numeracy –A key focus will be on fractions, decimals, percentages. We will also be solving related word problems involving all 4 rules of number. We will investigate properties of shape and also begin a topic on Data Handling. Please ensure your children have a good working knowledge of multiplication tables and measures

Science – Electricity followed by Micro-Organisms

RE –Over the term our topics are Loving, Vocation and Commitment and Expectations. We will also focus on Judaism for one week. During the term, we will take part in the annual retreat day for our partnership schools at All Saints School. I will send you more details when the date is confirmed.

History Topic –Children in World War 2. This will include a trip to Eden Camp, a Living History Museum, on 10 October. I will send further details in due course.

Art – People in action (focusing on sequencing and movement)

ICT –Web design and E books relating to our class topic

PE – Wednesday is Gym/Dance and Thursday is games. Please ensure your child has the correct PE kit in school on these days. (Invasion Games concentrating on football/hockey and our Dance focus is flight)

Homework is sent out on a regular basis though there is not a set day for any one subject as there is in other classes. This is to try and encourage children to be more organised prior to starting Secondary School!

I look forward to meeting you over the next few weeks and please do not hesitate to contact me if you need to discuss any issue concerning your child.

Best Wishes,

Mrs Connolly



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