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Year 6

Year 6

Welcome to Year 6!

Class Teacher: Miss Anderton
LSA's: Mrs Harrison & Ms Newbury

Autumn 1
Here are just a few reminders/notices about what will be happening in the new term. If you have any questions please do not hesitate to ask any of the Year 6 team. 

Topic: The Industrial Revolution
How did it feel to work in a coal mine? How has the coal mining industry changed over the years and does it have a future? Explore these questions and more in this special project about the coal industry and its impact on the UK.

Class Trip: Art trip Salford Quays and The Lowry-Monday 17th September 2018

English
In English, we will be developing our reading, writing and grammar skills through exploring both fiction and non-fiction writing styles. We will work through the various stages of our topic linking to non-fiction texts as well as internet use to find out facts. Our class reader will be Wonder as well as looking at the story ‘A necklace of raindrops.’

Mathematics
In Mathematics this term, we will be continuing to work through our Maths No Problem journey. Our focus this term is place value. Regular arithmetic tests will be given to the children in intervention sessions to get them used to test style questions.

Reading at Home
In year 6, it is important that you read with your child at home AT LEAST three nights a week and sign their reading record. We allow year 6 children to sign their reading record themselves twice a week, children must have it signed to gain their sticker. Mrs Harrison will be making a note of children that have read so they can earn their sticker on the Starbooks chart.

In previous years, we have been the highest percentage of readers each week in assembly. Come on we can keep it going!

Physical Education
Monday and Wednesday. Full kit will be needed to take part!

Religious Education
Journeys-Pilgrimage

Science
Living Processes

Spellings
Weekly spellings will be given out on a Monday, children will be tested on a Friday.

Homework
REMINDER: Homework will be given out once per half term.

We are always around at the end of the day, so please feel free to see us if you have any questions!