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Hello and Welcome to Year 6! 

In year 6, we are taught by Miss Hughes and Miss Hethrington. Mrs Watson joins us every morning and also all day on Wednesday to teach numeracy and literacy. Supporting us in class is Mr Scott and Mrs Purvis.

 

Look what we’ve been up to in Year 6

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 – Thursday 4th October
Class 13 Assembly – Thursday 11th October
KS2 SATs – Monday 13th May-Thursday16th May 2019

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 on Monday to learn for a test.

P.E.

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Class 14 are swimming on a Thursday. Please make sure you have your swimming kit.

Class 13 have P.E. on a Thursday. 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

Autumn Term Plan

The rainforest – Autumn Term – Year 6
 
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