Year 6 home learning schedule:
All home learning activities can be found on Showbie.
The teachers in Year 6 are :
6 Yew 6 Beech
Mr Seedat Miss Sheth
Teaching assistant: Mrs Patel Teaching assistant: Mrs Seedat
Supporting teachers: Mrs Watson and Mrs Shivnan
Year 6 start and end times: 8.30am -3.00pm (Robinson Street)
Welcome back and Happy New Year!
We hope you have had a safe, restful and joyous break and are ready for another exciting term ahead.
Core subject Focus Areas:
The Jaguar Stones, Middleworld written by J&P Voelkel will form our guided reading text this term. Children will embed inference skills and will continue to be given opportunities to develop their fluency and oracy skills throughout the curriculum. In order to continue supporting the school’s priority of reading, please
We will be focusing upon reading a variety of myths linked to the Maya topic including The Rain Player by David Wisnewski as well as exploring the famous Viking saga- How Odin Created the World.
Writing will follow the ‘Talk for Writing’ strategies and children will continue to develop their written skills in a range of ways.
Our Maths lessons will cover decimals, percentages and converting between units of measure. Children will be provided with the opportunity to use concrete, pictorial and abstract methods to gain a strong understanding of mathematical concepts. We will also study: algebra, ratio, perimeter, area and volume.
Arithmetic will also continue to be a focus throughout this term.
Big question: What is light?
This term will focus on the Physics strand, light in particular. Children will be researching and investigating how light travels and how we see objects. They will also deepen their understanding of the formation of shadows.
Foundation subject Focus Areas:
British Value: Individual Liberty
PSHE : Relationships
RE : Eucharist
History: Maya civilisation
Geography: Origin of The Maya
Music : Dancing in the Street
Art : Maya culture and mask making
Computing: Internet safety
PE: Dance and Gymnastics
Passport for Life: Blackburn Rovers sessions and Mad Science (Tuesday afternoon)
It is essential that homework tasks are completed on a daily basis, in the set time. Tasks will be set from the revision books, on the My Maths website and the Showbie learning platform. Daily reading should also take place at home. Please ensure that you discuss books that the children are reading and ask the children questions. Also please ensure that the reading record books are signed daily.