Year 6

Hello and Welcome to Year 6! 

In year 6, we are taught by Miss Hughes and Miss Hetherington. Mrs Watson joins us every morning and also all day on Wednesday to teach numeracy and literacy. Supporting us in class are Miss Stoker Monday to Wednesday and Mrs Hopper Wednesday to Friday

Look what we’ve been up to in Year 6



Autumn term 2019

This term, our topic in year 6 is ‘Under the Canopy’ We will be finding out about South America and focussing on the Amazon rainforest. In Science, we will look at Living things and their habitats again focussing on rainforest animals and classifying different animal groups.

Dates for your diary

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KS2 SATs – Monday 11th May-Thursday 14th May 2020

Derwent Hill trip- 27th-31st  January 2020

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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This term, year 6’s PE slot is on a Thursday afternoon for class 13. Please make sure your child has a white PE top, blue PE shorts and either trainers or sand shoes in school with them on this day. Class 14 go swimming on Thursday afternoons and will need their swimming kits with them in school every Thursday.

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.

Sumdog

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

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 on times tables rockstars:

https://play.ttrockstars.com/auth/school

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

Topic

Under the canopy-autumn term- year 6