Welcome to Year 6! 

Teacher: Miss Stewart and Miss Oliver
Teaching Assistants: Miss Pugh and Mrs Cordon

Autumn Term Objectives

Year: 6      Date: November 2021

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 find equivalent fractions and simplify fractions using

    highest common factors.

  • To convert between improper and mixed number

    fractions.

  • To identify fractions on a number line.

  • To compare and order fractions.

  • To add and subtract fractions (including improper and

    mixed number fractions).

  • To multiply and divide fractions

  • To calculate fractions of amounts.

  • To solve problems involving fractions.

  • To consolidate knowledge of coordinates, translating and reflecting in all 4 quadrants.

 

My Maths target is: 

To know by heart common equivalences between fractions, decimals and percentages for example, halves, quarters, thirds.


ENGLISH

 

 

Our book this half term is going to be ‘Macbeth’ by William Shakespeare.
We will be reading a narrative adaptation of the play.

 

 

 

 

 

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 first-person retell of the story.
Using semi-colons to punctuate our sentences.
Using the passive voice.
Using subordinating and coordinating conjunctions.
Writing a letter from the perspective of a character from the story.

 

Other useful information for this term:

 

Music for Y6 is on Monday so please remember to bring your instruments.
PE kit needs to be worn on Wednesdays. 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