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Welcome

Year 6 is a very important year for your child’s learning. They will start the year with the Wandsworth tests and end with SATs, before moving on to secondary school. As well as learning

new things, Year 6 is a time to consolidate everything else that has been learnt so far in primary  school.

The Year 6 Team 

In 6L there is Miss Lewis, in 6H  there is Miss Hamilton and in 6C  there is Miss Conway. Mr Gash, Mrs Fatima, Miss Dathorne and Mrs Patel also work with us in Year 6.

 

What we are learning this term

 In the Spring term, we will be learning all about ‘World Biomes’ as part of our ‘We are Geographers’ topic. We will be exploring whether there is still such thing as a ‘biome’ due to the impact humans are having on our world today. We have been inspired by Planet Earth to make our own documentaries about the state of different biomes across the world.

 

In English, we will be reading ‘The Varmints’ by Helen Ward to help us with our descriptive writing. We will be creating voice overs to the film version of the book. We will also develop our debating skills and learn how to campaign for something we believe is right.

After half term, we will be reading ‘Shackleton’s Journey’ by William Grill to help us with our non-fiction writing.

 

 

In Maths, we will be consolidating our knowledge of fractions – learning how to add, subtract, multiply and divide fractions. We will explore the relationship between fractions, decimals and percentages. We will then move on to algebra and solve equations involving formulae and mixed operations. We will end the term with converting between measurements and solving mixed problems.

Take a look at our curriculum map below:

 

 Take a look at our curriculum map below: Here

How you can help at home

 Year 6 are using ‘X Table Rock Stars’ to develop children’s confidence and efficiency in their multiplication. Your child has a personal login so please encourage them to access this at home.

X Table Rock Stars: https://ttrockstars.com/login

 

Children also have a Mathletics personal login so they are able to access additional Maths resources at home.

 

Mathletics: http://uk.mathletics.com

 

 Please read with your child regularly; this can be done using a book from the school library or home, or using our online reading scheme: Bug Club. Please record any reading at home in your child’s reading diary.

 Bug Club: https://www.activelearnprimary.co.uk/login?c=0

Important Dates

Book Week – Monday 4th March – Friday 8th March

World Book Day (dress as your favourite book character) – Thursday 7th March

INSET day (school closed to pupils) – Monday 18th March

 

Natural History Museum trip: 

6L - Tuesday 19th March

6C - Wednesday 20th March

6H - Friday 22nd March 


 

 

 

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