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Blwyddyn 6 / Year 6

Class Teacher - Mr Mark Christopher

PPA - Mrs Kelly Jones

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Summer Term 2021 Year 6

Mr Christopher

 

Year 6 – Mr Christopher    Summer Term 2021

 

Maths

Maths New

Literacy

Literacy New

Science

 Science New

Our Cornerstones topics for the Summer Term are “Frozen Kingdom” and “Hola Mexico”.  The children will be taught the subjects across the Curriculum throgh these topics.

The children will learn:

  • Number and place value
  • Problem solving, reasoning and algebra
  • Fractions, ratio and proportion
  • Measurement
  • Geometry, properties of shapes
  • Mental and written calculation for four operations and calculation.
  • Decimals, percentages and their equivalence to fractions..
  • Statistics
  • Geometry, Position and direction

Pupils will also be studying the different aspects of Big Maths, and will have “CLIC” and “Learn Its” tests every Friday.  Pupils will have “Rockstars” tests three times a week. Pupils are encouraged to use online learning tools as often as possible.  Pupils will be set online challenges periodically to test their knowledge.

During the term pupils will be given opportunity to use skills that they have learned in Mathematics across the curriculum.

 

 

Our novels are:

“Kensuke’s Kingdom” by Michael Morpurgo and “Holes” by Louis Sachar

The children will learn:

  • Comprehension
  • Dialogue/Play scripts
  • Non Fiction Information Writing including Fact files
  • Presentation skills
  • Non Chronological Reports
  • Non Fiction Explanation
  • Debating ethical issues
  • Newspaper reports
  • Websites
  • Thriller Narratives story
  • Podcasts
  • Poetry

To help with their writing, pupils will be given the opportunity o develop their oracy skills through a range of different tasks which will be directly linked to the development of reading and writing skills. Pupils will take part in guided reading sessions and will be encouraged to read every night at home.  Weekly spelling tests will be given as well as spelling homework.

 

In addition to the science element of our topic work, pupils will develop their scientific skills through practical work and develop their overall scientific skills whilst working as individuals, in pairs and as part of a group.

 

The children will learn:

  • Classification of animals
  • How to construct an investigation
  • Recognise observations or measurements that need to be made.
  • Communicate findings using scientific vocabulary.
  • Construct and draw appropriate graphs and diagrams with suitable scales.
  • Construct food chains and webs.
  • Classification of animals
  • Biodiversity
  • Thermal Insulation
  • Materials and their properties and changes.
  • Forces
  • Investigate different types of forces
  • How to send coded messages