Welcome to Year 6 

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

Summer Term Objectives

Year: 6      Date: June 2022

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 recognise approximate proportions of a whole and simple fractions and to understand simple ratio.
  • To solve problems involving ratio and direct proportion.
  • To calculate scale factors.

  • To calculate averages.

  • To understand metric and imperial measurements.

  • To convert and calculate metric measurements.

  • To convert between miles and kilometres.

  • To understand area and perimeter and calculate the area of triangles and parallelograms.

  • To calculate the volume of cuboids.

 

My Maths target is: 

To read and interpret different graphs and tables, including pie charts.


ENGLISH

 

 

Our text this half term is going to be ‘The Highwayman’ by Alfred Noyes.

 

 

 

 

 

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.
  • Analysing a character.
  • Writing a newspaper report.
  • Using direct speech.
  • Using reported speech.
  • Learning to use the subjunctive form.
  • Learning to use parenthesis in a newspaper.

 

 

SCIENCE

 

 

Light

 

  • To recognise that light appears to travel in straight lines.

  • To use the idea that light travels in straight lines to explain that objects are seen because they give out or reflect light into our eye.

  • To explain that we see things because light travels from light sources to our eyes or from light sources to objects and then to our eyes.

  • To use the idea that light travel in straight lines to explain why shadows have the same shape as the objects that cast them.

Other useful information for this term:

 

  • Music for Y6 is on Monday so please remember to bring your instruments.
  • PE is on Thursdays this term. Please make sure you are wearing correct sports kit to school. A blue or black tracksuit is acceptable.
  • This term, we will also go swimming on Thursdays. Children need to come to school in their tracksuits. Don’t forget your swimming kit including a swimming cap.  
  • Please make sure that long hair is tied back and earrings have been removed.
  • Remember to bring your reading book and planner every day.
  • Please write in your child’s planner whenever you hear them read, this does not have to be their school reading book, it can be a library book, a book your child enjoys reading, etc. Remember there are example questions to ask them about their book in the planner. 
  • Homework is set on Google Classroom as follows- English homework is set on Tuesday and due in Friday. Maths homework is set on Friday and due in on a Tuesday.
  • Spellings are given on Fridays for a test the following Friday.

 

Discovery Quest Topic

Topic Question: How do Mayan cities and beliefs compare to that of other civilisations