During the first half of the Spring term, year 6 will be covering the following topics:
Numeracy: Fractions, decimals, co-ordinates, reflection, translation and rotation of shapes, areas and perimeters and addition, subtraction, multiplication and division techniques.
Literacy: Reading paper techniques, myths and legends and imagery in poetry
Science: Interdependence and Adaptation of plants and animals within their habitats.
Reversible and irreversible reactions
History: Ancient Greece
PE: Tag Rugby, Netball, gymnastics and Swimming
Music: Tuned percussion, improvising melodies and graphic score notations
DT: Pneumatics – moving monsters
RE: Christianity: baptism, confirmation, Eucharist and prayer
French: Fairy stories
PSHE: Bullying and local democracy
The following homework will be given each week:
A Numeracy game to be played at least twice; Literacy, Topic or Science and reading. Spelling homework will also be given weekly, please encourage your children to read regularly and to play word games as this is beneficial to so many areas of the curriculum.
Each piece of work should take no longer than half an hour and your child should be able to complete this independently. If children regularly have difficulty with homework, please let me know.
I hope this will give you further insight into your child’s education.
Miss S Laws