Welcome to Year 6 

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

Autumn 2 Term Objectives

Year: 6      Date: November 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:

 

  •  use common factors to simplify fractions; use common multiples to express fractions in the same denomination
  • compare and order fractions, including fractions >1

  • add and subtract fractions with different denominators and mixed numbers, using the concept of equivalent fractions

  • multiply simple pairs of proper fractions, writing the answer in its simplest form [for example, 1/4 x 1/2 = 1/8]

  • divide proper fractions by whole numbers [for example, 1/3 ÷ 2 =1/6

 

My Maths target is: 

To multiply and divide any number, including decimals by 10, 100 and 1000.


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.

  • Writing a letter from the perspective of a character from the

    story.

 

 

SCIENCE

  • identify and name the main parts of the human circulatory system, and describe the functions of the heart, blood vessels and blood

  • recognise the impact of diet, exercise, drugs and lifestyle on the way theirbodies function

  • describe the ways in which nutrients and water are transported withinanimals, including humans.

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 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: 

Why do countries experience different weather and climate?