Year 6

Autumn Term 1 (2017-18)

Whole School Theme: Who's Who?

English

Maths

Connected Curriculum

The children will be following the Language and Literacy programme.

  • Fiction – Historical Narrative
  • Non – Fiction – Impersonal/formal writing
  • Report Writing

MBB – Goodnight Mister Tom

Number/Calculation

  • Secure place value & rounding to 10,000,000, including negatives
  • Mental and written methods for addition, subtraction, multiplication and division
  • Fractions – ordering, simplifying, adding and subtracting
  • Identify factors, multiples & prime numbers
  • Statistics
  • Geometry – angles and circles
  • Solve multi-step number problems

If the World were a Village.

How does change affect us?

Why do people leave their homes?

Geography

  • Use atlases, globes, maps and plans.
  • Locate places and environments.
  • Describe where places are.
  • Human, physical and political features

Writing Outcome – News Report

Design and Technology

  • Design, make and evaluate
  • Making shelters

Art

  • To develop ideas and master techniques using digital media

Computing

  • E-Safety

PE

RE

To develop practical skills.

Games – Invasion – Rugby

Outdoor adventurous activities

Please ensure that your child’s PE uniform is in school every day. 

PE days are:

Monday and Thursday

Is it better to express your religion in arts and architecture or in charity and generosity?

  • To understand beliefs and teaching – explaining how some teachings and beliefs are shared between religions
  • To understand practises and lifestyles – compare and contrast the lifestyles of different faith groups

 

Science

PSHE

Animals including humans

  • Nutrition and health
  • Life cycles
  • Habitats and adaptation

Citizenship

  • Rights, rules and responsibilities – expressing views appropriately on a social or moral question

Homework - Supporting your child at home

Spelling – pupils will receive two sets of spellings each week.  Spellings will be tested every Friday and new spellings given out each Friday.  Please help your child to learn the spellings and support them with writing them in a sentence or a ‘sketch story’.

Reading – at the GPFS it is expected that children read at home every day for 20 minutes.  Each child will be expected to blog/test/quiz on the books they have read as part of the My Book Blog programme.  It is important that you ask your child about what they have read.

Writing – every other week a writing task will be set.

Maths – each child will be issued a maths book and will be expected to complete specific pages.  This will be sent home on a Friday and needs to be returned by the following Wednesday.  Every other Thursday, children will be tested on their times tables, please practice with your child.  Daily maths homework will be issued on a Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, this is to be completed overnight and returned to school the next day.