Welcome to Year 6  

          Mrs Dunkin - Class Teacher    Miss Hilton - Teaching Assistant

Year 6 is an important yet exciting final year at Primary School. It provides many opportunities for our children to become mature, conscientious learners. As we prepare for the transition to Secondary School, the children will demonstrate their resilience when faced with challenges. Year 6 will require hard work but by the end of the year, we will be all proud of our achievements!

English

Our first core text that we will be exploring is Kensuke’s Kingdom by Michael Morpurgo. From the text we shall be completing explanation writing, recounts and balanced arguments.

Our second text is Stormbreaker by Anthony Horowitz. From this text we will be looking at persuasive writing, formal letters and compiling non-chronological reports.

Maths

In maths we are continuing our Road Map to SATs and will be covering the following topics:

  • Ordering and calculating with decimals
  • Percentages
  • Understanding algebra
  • Time
  • Area/volume
  • Cubed numbers
  • Solving problems using ratio and proportion
  • Classifying shapes and nets
  • Angles
  • Angles of rotation
  • Circles - radius and diameter
  • Scales
  • Pie charts, line graphs and mean
  • Multi-step problems

Science

In science we will be studying light and how can you light up your life? Within this we will be exploring the eye and how it works, how shadows are formed and how light travels.

In addition to this, we will be evaluating whether Spiderman really exists? Within this, we will be classifying living things and their habitats.

Topic

For Topic we will be studying mapping skills and fieldwork, including orienteering. In addition to this, we will be determining the importance of raw materials such as the water cycle.

 

Timetable for useful information

Monday

Spellings, Comprehension Homework

Tuesday

Maths Homework

Wednesday

Commando Joe’s - Outdoor

Thursday

SPaG

Friday

Forest School

 

CLASS ASSEMBLY

Friday 2nd March 2018 at 9am

 

Useful websites

www.mathletics.co.uk maths games

www.thinkuknow.co.uk

 

Mrs Dunkin - Class Teacher

Email - office.sunnybank@visionmat.com

Please address emails to the school office email and put FAO Mrs Dunkin in the subject line.  Thank you.

 

Non Negotiable Parent Leaflet - Year 6  

Year Six Long Term Planning 2017 - 2018

 

NEW!!!!! - KS2 SATS Information Presentation for Parents