Welcome to Zebra Class - Year 6!
Year 6, or Zebra Class as we are also known, are taught by Mrs Adams on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday morning and Mrs Lomax on Wednesday afternoon, Thursday and Friday. The class are supported by Mrs Cripps.
Welcome back to another new term. It is hard to believe we are nearly halfway through the year! Thank you again for all the lovely cards, presents and vouchers we received at Christmas. We really are very grateful.
Please check the website regularly for updates.
Please let us know if you have any worries, concerns or questions. We are always happy to help. Mrs Lomax or Mrs Adams will be out on the playground at the end of each day or pop into the office to make an appointment to see us.
Spring Term 1
In English this term our core text is 'Street Child' by Berlie Doherty set in Victorian London. This book links with our History work which is about Victorian workhouses.
Our Science topic of Evolution also has a Victorian link as we will be learning about the famous scientist Charles Darwin.
In Maths we will be continuing to improve our fluency, reasoning and problem solving skills in a range of topics and are starting off the term with algebra.
Some of our other topics for this term include:
Art - Portraits
PE - Gymnastics
We are also looking forward to taking part in our first Forest School sessions.
Monday and Thursday - PE (The children need to be able to remove their own earrings for the lesson. If they are not able to do this themselves then earrings should not be worn on PE days)
Tuesday - Homework due in
Wednesday - Spellings
Thursday - Homework given out
Friday - Arithmetic
In English this term our core text is 'The London Eye Mystery' by Siobhan Dowd. We are really enjoying the story so far and can't wait to find out what happened to Salim!
In Maths we are continuing to focus on number, specifically fractions, decimals and percentages. Please continue to practise times tables at home. Every child has an individual log in for www.ttrockstars.com
Some of our other topics this term include:
Science - Light
Geography - London and Other Capital Cities Around the World
Autumn term 1
In English this term we are studying 'Macbeth', exploring the themes of a Shakespearean tragedy and the complex relationships within the story, as well as beginning to understand the language of Shakespeare.
In Maths we are focusing on number, place value, the four operations (including written methods) and fractions. Knowledge of the times tables up to 12x12 and the related division facts is vital and these should be practised regularly at home.
Some of our other topics for the term include:
Science - Living things and their habitats
History - The Mayans
Art - Mayan artwork
Computing - Coding
We also have some other things to look forward to, details to follow!