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6H Mrs Haines

Hello 6H! Welcome to your new class page. Isn't it fancy? Here you can find out what we're learning about this term in all your subjects. You can also use the links provided to access helpful websites for Maths and English.

 

English

 

We're off to a fun and adventurous start as we dive into Mr Men and Little Miss books by Roger Hargreaves. You will be learning about the features of an adventure text before creating your very own Mr Man or Little Miss character. From here, you will write your own story featuring your made up character. Let's get the imaginations going!

 

Maths

Place value, x and ÷ including decimals, use of + - x ÷ to solve ‘real life’ problems including money, fractions, decimals, percentages, ratio and proportion, handling data, shape and space as well as co-ordinates, working out the perimeter and area of a shape, measures including conversion of one unit to another, properties, pattern and sequences in numbers. Please brush up on your times tables - the quicker you can recall them, the more efficient you will be at using them to solving problems!

 

Science

This term you will be learning all about the heart and lungs. Love learning about blood, heart anatomy and fun medical facts from history? This is the unit for you! As we dive further into the unit, you will be setting up investigations to test heart rate and will even be dissecting a pig's heart and lungs!

 

RE
 

The Story of The people of God. This unit builds on the Old Testament work from year 4 and the work on the Passover from year 5. It also provides a foundation for work on the Sacrament of Confirmation when we consider God's call in the lives of Christians today. Children will study the different books of the bible and understand some styles of literature found in the Bible. They will learn about some significant people from the Old Testament and will be able to discuss their relationship with God and the Commandments.

Advent This unit provides an opportunity to develop their knowledge and to understand the two parts of the Season of Advent. A time to prepare for Christ to come again and a time to prepare for his birth at Christmas.

Christmas In this unit of work, the children will explore the story of the birth of Christ from the Gospel of St Matthew and St Luke. They will also learn about some images of Christ that are found in the Prologue to the Gospel of St John.

 

 

Prayer: You will develop your understanding of prayer as a special way of spending time with God. You will explore the vocabulary, actions, places and aids associated with prayer and practice some meditation.

A very important part of your learning in our school is learning about and practising your faith. You will regularly be invited to be involved in the celebration of Mass and the planning of liturgies.

 

History:

Through our ‘Let’s Blow Something Up’ theme, you will learn all about Guy Fawkes and his plot to blow up parliament.

 

This November marks 100 years since the end of WW1. To mark the occasion, you will be transported back in time to find out what life was like during WW1.

 

Art:

This term you will be experimenting with different pencil and shading techniques in order to produce self portraits.

 

PE

Get ready to work as a team and jump...you are going to be learning volleyball skills. Get those feet moving and enjoy our WW1 dance too!

 

Music

Linking to our ‘Let’s Blow Something Up’ theme, you will listen to Handel’s Fireworks song, before creating and performing your own music using instruments. 

 

Music

Linking to our ‘Let’s Blow Something Up’ theme, you will listen to Handel’s Fireworks song, before creating and performing your own music using instruments.

 

Homework and timetable information

Monday

10 minutes reading homework

10 minutes times tables

Tuesday

10 minutes reading homework

10 minutes times tables

Homework due

Art/Design and Technology (bring in to school aprons/old shirt)

Wednesday

10 minutes reading homework

10 minutes times tables

Thursday

10 minutes reading homework

10 minutes times tables

PE Dance/Gymnastics (PE kit or dance kit required. Indoor pumps)

Friday

Games (PE kit and tracksuit required. Trainers)

10 minutes reading homework

Spelling homework

Please note:

Children have opportunities to ‘try out’ for different teams or to participate in after school games clubs. It is useful to have kit in school every day.

Maths and English homework is given weekly, on various days. The MyMaths website provides many Beat the Clock activities which the children can use to improve their mental maths skills. Spelling, reading and times tables practice should be done throughout the week.

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