Year 6

Year 6

Hello Year 6 and your parents/carers!

Myself (Mrs Hamilton) and Mrs Whittaker (was Mrs Riley) are your teachers this year  – together we will be working as a team to make this a fun and successful year for all! Our main priority is to look after you all, support you all in your learning and prepare you for your next journey to High school. 

We will be adding all the amazing learning to this page over each half term so please keep checking!

For parents/carers, we operate an open door policy and we are available at the end of the day, alternatively please get in touch by phoning the office or message on Class Dojo and either myself or Mrs Whittaker will get back to you as soon as we can. 

Lets make 2023-2024 a brilliant year! 

Many thanks

Mrs Hamilton and Mrs Whittaker

General information: 

Physical Education: P.E lessons will be games on a Friday. 

Homework: Your child will receive maths, English, spelling, R.E value thoughts and Creative Curriculum homework on a home learning log sheet that will be handed out on a Friday. This is to be completed at home in anyway you can and then when completed the home learning book is to be brought in or pictures/videos are to uploaded on to the child’s profile on Class Dojo.

Behaviour: Children are to follow the 3 simple rules of READY, RESPECTFUL and SAFE. If your child displays these consistently they will receive a recognition award. If 3 or more are given in one week, their names are mentioned in assembly and they will receive a raffle ticket to be entered in to a grand prize at the end of the term. The more recognition, the more tickets, the more chance they have of winning!

SPRING TERM 2

Curriculum news: Follow the link below to see what we will be getting up to in our curriculum this Spring term 2!

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Our Gospel value for this half term is: FORGIVENESS

What is forgiveness?

How can we show forgiveness in our day to day lives? We will be looking in to this, this half term.

SPRING TERM 1

Curriculum news: Follow the link below to see what we will be getting up to in our curriculum this Spring term 1!

Spring 1 curriculum web 23-24

Our Gospel value for this half term is: HONESTY

What is honesty?

How can we show honest in our day to day lives? We will be looking in to this, this half term.

Going to Church

We took the Year One’s to church to help them during their first solo mass. We helped by being wonderful role models, reminding them of when to stand, sit and kneel and to help them concentrate.They did so well. 

HISTORY

We noticed that sources showed Maya people wearing headdresses and many statues had masks. We used this as the source of our non-chronological report. We came up with questions we wanted to know the answers to and researched them using the internet and books. 

 

ENGLISH

We are reading Narrative Poems. We looked at modern day poet Michael Rosen then moved on to a narrative poem with a historical setting, The Highwayman. 

We are now looking at a William Wordsworth poem in more depth. Listen to us read the poem as a class. 

Lucy Gray video 

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AUTUMN TERM 2

Curriculum news: Follow the link below to see what we will be getting up to in our curriculum this Autumn term 2!

Autumn 2 curriculum web 23-24

Our Gospel value for this half term is: LOVE

What is love?

How can we show love in our day to day lives? We will be looking in to this, this half term.

German!

In German, we have been learning all about the weather and we tried to present the weather forecast for Germany. Check out the videos below. 

Forecast 1

Forecast 2

Forecast 3

Forecast 4

Forecast 5

We will remember them!

In art, we looked at symbolism and what colours represent – we then used only 2 colours to symbolise the war; black and red. Black for dark times, mud and dirt, death and evilness AND Red for love, hope, blood, anger, poppies and danger.

 

PE – JUDO

 

DESIGN TECHNOLOGY – FOOD

Year 6 have had a fabulous week researching and making Mexican food in preparation for our Geography learning on North and South America. They looked into food that grow in the region in Mexico and what foods they make. We researched in to how the food ends up on our plates and how to have a healthy diet. Before we went into the kitchen, we learnt about being ‘Safe, Clean and Hygienic.’

An amazing effort shown by all!  

AUTUMN TERM 1

Curriculum news: Follow the link below to see what we will be getting up to in our curriculum this Autumn term 1!

Autumn 1 curriculum web 23-24

Our Gospel value for this half term is: KINDNESS

What is kindness?

How can we show kindness in our day to day lives? We will be looking in to this, this half term.

MUSIC

 Check out these videos of us learning the song ‘Happy’ by Pharrell Williams and playing it on the glockenspiel!. 

Music video 1

Music video 2

SCIENCE

We have loved learning about classifying micro-organisms and showing that they are ‘tiny living things.’ We proved this with the micro-organism YEAST. 

 

SCIENCE

ENGLISH

We are reading Kensuke’s Kingdom and we have just got to the part where we have met Kensuke… we instinctively came up with questions and feelings for this character so we came together and wrote them down. 

ART

Just look at our art work! We are very proud of them. We looked at the style of Julian Opie and how he draws portraits then we used this as inspiration for our own work. The results are amazing! 

 

 

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