Welcome to Year 6 

Teacher: Miss Stewart and Miss Oliver
Teaching Assistants: Miss Williams and Mr Buttery

Spring 2 Term Objectives

Year: 6      Date: January 2023

This is intended for parents and pupils to share the learning objectives for the term. It also provides targets for the term ahead

MATHS

Maths

Objectives:

 

  • To understand equivalences between fractions, decimals and percentages, reducing and ordering
  • To solve problems involving the calculation of percentages.
  • To recognise approximate proportions of a whole and simple fractions and to understand simple ratio.
  • To solve problems involving ratio and direct proportion.
  • To generate and describe linear number sequences.
  • To use simple algebraic formulae and to express missing number problems algebraically.
  • To find pairs of numbers that satisfies an equation with two unknowns.
  • To calculate averages.

 

My Maths target is: 

To solve problems involving converting between units of time and to read timetables.


ENGLISH

 

 

Our book this half term is going to be ‘Pig Heart Boy’ by Malorie Blackman

 

 

 

 

 

In our English lessons, we are going to be:


  • Reading the story together.

  • Learning new words and their meanings to widen our vocabulary.

  • Retrieving and inferring information.

  • Writing a persuasive letter.

  • Using direct speech.

  • Learning to use a range of conjunctions.

  • Using the passive voice.

  • Organising paragraphs effectively.

  • Writing our own chapter.

     

 

SCIENCE

Evolution and Inheritance

  • To recognise that living things have changed over time and that fossils provide information about living things that inhabited the Earth millions of years ago

  • To recognise that living things produce offspring of the same kind, but normally offspring vary and are not identical to their parents

  • To identify how animals and plants are adapted to suit their environment indifferent ways and that adaptation may lead to evolution.

Other useful information for this term:

 

Music for Y6 is on Monday.
PE kit needs to be worn on Fridays. Black or navy tracksuits are needed for PE during the autumn months. Please make sure that long hair is tied back and earrings have been removed.

 

Discovery Quest Topic

Topic Question: How do different materials serve different purposes?