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Years 6

Hello and Welcome to Year 6! 

Our year 6 teachers are: Miss Hughes, Miss Thexton, Miss Forster and Mrs Watson

Supporting us in class, we have Mrs Purvis and Mr Scott

 

Congratulations Year 6 for completing your KS2 SATs this week!  We are very proud of you and the hard work you have put in.  You all tried your best and should be extremely pleased with yourselves.  Well done!

Look what we’ve been up to in Year 6

Summer Term 2018

This term, our topic is ‘Down the Mine’.  We will be studying mining in the north-east and looking at the story of James White.  As part of this topic, we will also consider the important role the River Wear has played in industry and carry out a geographical study.  In art, we will be designing our own pit wheels.   

Spring Term 2018

This term, our topic  ‘The Magnificent Mayans’.  We will delving into the history books and finding out about the Ancient Mayan civilization.  In Science, we will study evolution and inheritance learn how animals and plants have evolved over time.

Autumn Term 2017

This term, our topic in year 6 is ‘Under the Canopy’.  We will be finding out about the Amazon Rainforest.  In Science, we will study the habitats of rainforest animals how and how they have adapted to their environment.   

Dates for your diary

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Class 14 Assembly – Wednesday 24th January 9am

Class 13 Assembly – Wednesday 31st January 9am

KS2 SATs – Monday 14th – Friday 18th May 2018

 

 

Homework

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Homework is given out on a Friday and should be returned to school on Tuesday.

Spellings are given out every week to learn for a test.

P.E.

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Class 13 are swimming on a Thursday.  Please make sure you have your swimming kit.

Class 14 have P.E. on a Tuesday.  Please bring your full school P.E. kit including trainers or plimsolls

 

Home Reader

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Please bring your home reader in every day and make sure it’s signed by your parent or carer.

Useful Websites and SATs Revision

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Use the links below to help you revise for your SATs in May.

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BBC Bitesize

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Here are some websites our Year 6 pupils might find helpful with KS2 SAT’s Revision!

Literacy

The English area of the Bitesize website is packed with activities and questions
to help you prepare for the National Tests in English.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/ks2bitesize/english/

These revision pages have been put together by Woodlands Junior School to help students with their revision. http://www.primaryhomeworkhelp.co.uk/interactive/literacy/index.htm

You might like to try some spelling practise on this BBC spelling site

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/spellits/home_y6flash.shtml

For spelling practice, Ambleside Primary offer an automated Look, Cover, Write, Check word bank. Really useful for brushing up on Key Stage 2 spellings.

http://www.amblesideprimary.com/ambleweb/lookcover/lookcover.html

Numeracy:

Get your head around addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. Take a visit to Gere’s Bike Shop and help them read their graphs and charts. Practise working out the mode, median and mean for a set of numbers. Take a look at time, mass and capacity. Investigate the properties of different shapes. Get your brain ticking with some mental maths questions.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/ks2bitesize/maths/

Practise your tables with the games and activities on this fun site.

http://www.xmarks.com/site/www.multiplication.com/interactive_games.htm

Woodlands Junior School has several fun online interactive activities to help not only improve your mental maths skills, but also to help you with SATs Revision too!

http://www.primaryhomeworkhelp.co.uk/maths/index.html

This website has lots of fun maths games:

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/7-11-years/ordering-and-sequencing-numbers

 

Spring Term Plan

Down the Mine – Summer Term – Year 6

Norman Cornish Paintings

In art, we have been looking at the styles and techniques of the Pitmen Painters. Here is a selection of Class 14’s paintings in the style of Norman Cornish.

 
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