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.
Autumn Term 2020
This term, our topic in year 6 is ‘South America” and we will be learning all about this fascinating continent, it’s weather, geographical features and we will be focussing greatly on the Amazon Rainforest in Brazil. In Science, we will be looking at living things and their habitats and evolution and inheritance.
Dates for your diary
KS2 SATS: Monday 10th May-Thursday 13th May 2021
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 Tuesday afternoon. Children will be working on their athletics skills. Please make sure your child has a white PE top, blue PE shorts and trainers in school with them on this day. Children may go outside for PE lessons so can also bring a sensible sports hoodie into school to wear if needed.
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:
Here are some documents to support your child’s learning at home: