Year 6 Parent Letter Term 5

Dear Parent/Carer

Welcome to Term 5

Topic/Science: This term we will be combining our topic theme of Dinosaurs and Fossils with our science topic: Evolution and Inheritance.

Maths: We will be focusing this term on Shape, Position and Direction and to continue revision for SATs.

Literacy: In Literacy we will be continuing work with The Harry Potter series, revising all literary devices previously taught.

Whole Class Reading: This term we will be reading Stig of the Dump by Clive King.

RE: Our focus this term is The Kingdom of God. We will be looking at and discussing the big question of What kind of King was Jesus?

PSHE: Our topic of conversation will be ‘Citizenship and Economic well-being’.

Art & DT: We will be looking at drawing, printing and carving fossils.

PE: This term our PE lessons will be on Thursdays and Fridays. We will be concentrating on striking and catching which includes Cricket and Rounders.

Computing: We will be having fun with Text Adventures.

Homework: Homework will be given each week as a handout where and when it is needed. It will be focused around SATs questions and work we do in the classroom that week.

Google Classroom: All homework and weekly spellings will be put on to the Google classroom for Year 6. Any updates or stand-alone lessons that are needed for home learning will be uploaded for individuals when needed.

REMINDERS:

PE is on a Thursday and Friday but children must have a named PE kit in school at all times please, as we also have workshops going on throughout the term.

If there are any questions or queries please do not hesitate to ask.

Yours faithfully

Mrs Edgar

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