Year 6

Update for Week beginning : 21.01.2019

 

Maths and English:

This week in Maths, we will be looking at ratio and proportion. Alongside that, we will be continuing to revise fractions, percentages and the four operations in arithmetic. We would love the children to keep practising their times tables so that they can be really secure in number facts using both multiplication and division.

In English, we will be using our travel writing skills to carry out a ‘ Dragon’s Den style activity creating our own Galapagos tour companies. In grammar, following on from last week’s subjunctive form, we will be looking at phrases and clauses . We are also doing spot checks on who can identify parts of speech such as verbs, nouns, pronouns etc. We will also be beginning to test some of the spellings from the Year 5 and 6 list.

Other curriculum news:

Our ‘Galapagos’ project is in full swing and we are moving on to some human geography this week and exploring environmental tourism and the impact of humans on wildlife.

Our MFL lessons will now be moving on to French – we’re spreading our European wings – so we will be learning basic greetings in French.

In RE, we will be beginning to explore the concept of God and His holiness and love.

General Information:

Outdoor PE will be on Tuesday afternoons when we will generally be going to Kings Park together with Year 5. Please ensure that suitable kit, including tracksuit bottoms, is in school so that we can all participate fully.

Indoor PE will usually now be on Thursdays.

 

Homework:

Homework will be set by the end of this week . As well as the project work and MyMaths, this term we may also occasionally send out some additional maths or grammar to consolidate our learning. Please do keep using Times Tables Rocks, Prodigy etc to keep on top of our skills.

Key dates :

 

Any questions, please do catch us in the playground.

 

Mrs Dodd and Mr Smith

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