Welcome to Year 6  

       

  Mrs Dunkin - Class Teacher 

 

Welcome to Year 6 with Mrs Dunkin and Miss Hilton

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

During this term we will be focusing our work around Holes by Louis Sachar. We will be writing diary entries and newspaper reports based upon the text.

Maths

At Sunny Bank we continue to develop a ‘mastery’ approach to maths. This term, children will be covering the following areas in maths as part of our Journey to SATs.

Read/ Write whole numbers to 10,000,000

Positive integers Negative integers

Adding and subtracting including decimals

Multi-step problems

Long Multiplication

Long Division

Symmetry

Calculations with four operations

 

Science

Our science topics this term are animals including humans and electricity. I will link our learning in science to our class topics as much as possible.

Topic

We will start off the Year with a history focus learning about the impact slavery has had on the world and investigating why we should be ashamed of it.

 

 

 

Timetable for useful information

Monday

 Comprehension homework

Tuesday

 Maths homework

Wednesday

 SPaG homework

Thursday

P.E.

Friday

 Spelling homework

Mathletics homework

Forest School Dates:  14/09/18, 05/10/18, 02/11/18, 23/011/18

 

Reading

Please ensure that your child has their reading book in school every day. Year 6 are continuing with the Accelerated Reading scheme and it is vital that they read daily and quiz on a regular basis.

PE

Please ensure your child has their indoor and outdoor PE kit in school, with the correct footwear for each session, and that all items are clearly labelled.

Forest School

The timings of Forest School have changed this year, as each class will have a rolling programme of sessions throughout the term. Please see the above timetable for the Year 6 Sessions. All children must have appropriate wet weather clothes, including a waterproof jacket and suitable outdoor footwear different to their school shoes.

Homework

The children will have homework based on the CGP revision books each week including reading comprehension tasks, maths and SPaG activities.

The children will also be allocated Mathletics tasks and activities from Spelling Shed.

 

Our Learning Challenge questions this term are..

What a journey through our body would look like.

Why we should be ashamed of slavery.

 

Class Assembly 26/09/18

Our next class assembly will take place on Wednesday 13th February 2019 at 2.45pm.

  

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 6 Long Term Planning 2018 - 2019