Hello and Welcome to Year 6!
In year 6, we are taught by Mrs Barker and Miss Hetherington. Mrs Watson joins us every morning and also all day on Wednesday to teach numeracy and literacy. Supporting us in class is Miss Stoker Monday to Wednesday.
Spring Term 2020
This term, our topic in year 6 is ‘The Ancient Maya” and we will be learning all about this fascinating ancient civilization from their rise to their decline. In Science, we will be looking at the human body and how to keep it healthy with a focus on the circulatory system and the effects of exercise.
Dates for your diary
KS2 SATs – Monday 11th May-Thursday 14th May 2020
Derwent Hill trip- 27th-31st January 2020
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.
This term, year 6’s PE slot is on a Monday afternoon for class 14. 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 13 go swimming on Thursday afternoons and will need their swimming kits with them in school every Thursday.
Please bring your home reader in every day and make sure it’s signed by your parent or carer.
Useful Websites and SATs Revision
Use the links below to help you revise for your SATs in May.
Here are some websites our Year 6 pupils might find helpful with KS2 SAT’s Revision!
The English area of the Bitesize website is packed with activities and questions
to help you prepare for the National Tests in 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
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.
Practise your tables on times tables rockstars:
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!
This website has lots of fun maths games: