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WELCOME TO YEAR 6

Summer Term 2018-2019

Welcome back,we hope you had a restful and enjoyable break.

The children will be continuing to work hard in advance of the national test week from the 13th may.We welcome parents emphasising our key message of children simply trying their best.The children worked incredibly hard this year in the face of a very tough assessment system.We will be spending the next few weeks continuing to build their confidence and address gaps in their understanding.

 

English

This term we will be reading: 


London Eye Mystery

The London Eye Mystery is a children's mystery novel by English author Siobhan Dowd.It tells the story of how Ted, a boy with Asperger Syndrome, and his sister Kat, solve the mystery of how their cousin, Salim, vanishes from a sealed capsule on the London Eye.

 

 

 

 

 

Reciprocal Reading:
We will be reading 'A Little Princess' and explore author's intent, along with developing prediction and summarising skills.

Maths

 

We will be focusing on:

  •  Shapes
  • Geometry-properties of shapes
  • Geometry,position and direction
  • Problem solving
  • Number and algebra
  • Measurement-converting units
  • Measure (area,perimeter,volume)

 

 

 

SCIENCE

 

We will learn about Lining things and Evolution/ Light and electricity.

ICT:

Designing App logo

History/Geography:

We will be learning about London underground and research facts on London and in geography we will learn how to use a map to locate places in London and plan a journey.

Art:We will be drawing an evolution art piece and recreate London Skyline

Art:We will be drawing an evolution art piece and recreate London Skyline 1
Art:We will be drawing an evolution art piece and recreate London Skyline 2

RE:

We will writing  a letter of thanks and appreciation for inspirational people on religions and our lives.

 

Why is prayer important for religious believers?

Handwriting
Picture 1

 

This year, at Highlands we are starting an exciting endangered animals project with children across the school. Year 6 animal is Otters ! Children will be learning about them and why they are endangered and how they can help them.

Please use the link below to read more about Otters.

 

In English we learnt about WW1 during Autumn term. We read War Game and explored the text and opportunities within it to write creatively.

Year 6 IWM Trip.mp4

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Please open the homework bag( below) every week.

Please open the homework bag( below) every week. 1 Please open the the homework bag(below) every week
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