Year 6

 Class 6: The Sensational Sixes

Welcome to the Year 6 page 2019-2020

Keep up to date with all that is happening in class by following our twitter feed:

Curriculum

Our Topics covered this year will be:

Year 6 Curriculum Overview

You can help your child by:

  • Encourage your child to read around the current topic studied and complete homework

 

Our Writing genres covered this year will be:

Year 6 Writing Genres

You can help your child by:

  • Encourage your child to read and discuss reading at home (minimum 3 times per week)
  • Support completion of Grammar and Punctuation Homework
  • Encourage and support your child to learn their weekly spelling rule

 

Our Mathematics topics this year will be:

Maths Content Coverage

You can help your child by:

  • Encourage your child to practise multiplication tables and mathematical method

 

Homework is set on:

  • Friday and to be returned the following Friday
  • Spellings are given on Monday and are to be practised throughout the week
  • Homework can be emailed to Mr Butterwood j.butterwood@smat.org.uk

 

Y6 Autumn 1 Homework

Reading Expectations:

  • Read with an adult or to yourself (parent’s signature required) at least 3 x per week.
  • Complete a reading response activity or a selected Journal Activity
  • Completing the above will enable your child to receive their Reading Challenge Stars

Reading Journal Activities Autumn

 

Our Spellings

Every half term your child will be expected to learn around 15 common exception words.

Find these in the links below:

Autumn 1 All Spellings

Autumn 1 Common Exception Words

 

Other important information:

  • PE kits will be required on Monday – Children come to school wearing them.
  • Y6 Residential – 16th to 18th October

If you would like to discuss any of these aspects further feel free to make an appointment.

Thank You,

Mr.Butterwood   Mrs.Buffon     Mrs.Sykes

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Welcome to the year 6 page.

Keep up to date with all that is happening in class by following our twitter feed:

 

Curriculum

Our Topics covered this year will be:

A Taste of Britain

  • Using maps to locate the different regions within Britain
  • Discussing and sharing your view on what Britain was like for you in the past

Enterprise Project

  • Using skills to plan and make Autumn themed crafts
  • Encouraging children to think of creative business ideas

A Piece of History – The Roman Empire

  • Reading and discussing modern history using the website link provided
  • Researching key historical figures that have influenced the past

The War Room – Words War II

  • Reading and discussing modern history using the website link provided
  • Prompting children to ask questions about the past

Video Star

  • Reflecting on your child’s time at school
  • Discussing the things they would like to look back on

 

In Literacy the genres we will be covering are:

  • Modern stories / stories with modern settings
  • Short stories with flashbacks
  • Author studies – Rosemary Sutcliffe, Kate DiCamillo
  • Classical texts
  • Descriptive writing
  • Classical Poetry
  • Persuasive – speeches, advertisements and formal letters
  • Recounts – Biography and autobiography, news reports (radio/television) and contrasting diaries
  • Journalistic writing
  • Balanced arguments – speeches and newspaper/magazine articles
  • Information texts/report – Consumer product reports/product reviews

You can help your child by:

  • Encourage your child to read and discuss reading at home (minimum 3 times per week)
  • Support completion of Grammar and Punctuation Homework
  • Encourage and support your child to learn their weekly spelling rule

 

In Maths we will be covering the objectives for year  6:

These can be found at

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/national-curriculum-in-england-mathematics-programmes-of-study/national-curriculum-in-england-mathematics-programmes-of-study

You can help your child by:

  • Encourage your child to practise times tables and number facts at home.
  • Support the completion of Mathematics Homework
  • We have purchased a subscription to Times Tables Rockstars – please use it at home to support the learning of multiplication facts.
  • Another Times Table game can be accessed by clicking on the link below:

http://www.mathschase.com/

Homework is set on:

  • Friday and to be returned the following Wednesday
  • Spellings are given on Monday and are to be practised throughout the week
  • Homework can be emailed to Miss Neal at l.neal@smat.org.uk

 

Other important information:

  • PE kits will be required on Monday – Children come to school wearing it.
  • Y6 Residential – 24th to 26th October

 

If you would like to discuss any of these aspects further feel free to make an appointment.

Thank You,

Miss Neal       Mrs Buffon      Mrs Griffiths

 

Homework

This half term’s homework can be found by following the link below:

Year 6 Autumn 2 Homework

Year 6 Autumn 1 Homework

Lot’s of creative homework is happening and we want to provide you with an easy way to share it. Have you just finished making a model? Is your homework a creative project like a science experiment? Any homework that is not in homework books can now be evidenced with a few snaps and emailed to your class teacher! Be as creative as possible and evidence your homework the easy way.

Year 6 Homework Email: l.neal@smat.org.uk

 

Our Spellings

Every half term your child will be expected to learn around 15 common exception words.

Find these in the links below:

Spring 2 Y6 Common Exception Words

Weekly spellings for Spring 2

Spring 1 Y6 Common Exception Words

Weekly spellings for Spring 1

Autumn 2 Y6 Common Exception Words

Weekly spellings for Autumn 2

Autumn 1 Y6 Common Exception Words

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