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Year 6

Welcome to Year 6.

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'As God's family we aspire to love, grow, learn and achieve beyond our dreams.'

 

The pride of St. Paul's.

We are one big team in Year 6 and the children are the forefront of this vision.

 

My name is Mr. Turner and I am the Year 6 class teacher.

We have an amazing team in Year 6 as Miss Austin and Miss Halleron support us in our learning.

 

Each child at St. Paul's looks up to the children in Year 6, which is why we expect the highest standards of behaviour and achievement.

In Year 6, we always try to do our best throughout school.

 

We work hard and put 100% in to everything we do.

Class information

 

SATs

(Standard Attainment Tests)

Monday 10th May 2021 to Thursday 13th May 2021

GPS (Grammar, punctuation and spelling)

Reading

Maths (Three separate papers)

 

Homework

Purple Mash and MyMaths

Homework will be live on Purple Mash and MyMaths from Monday every week.

English and Maths activities relating to recent class work. 

There will be occasional Science, History, Geography and PSHE work.

 

All homework should be completed and handed in, online, by the following Monday. 

If your child encounters any difficulty with their homework/spellings, please encourage them to speak to either myself or Miss Austin as soon as possible.

 

Reading

We set high expectations for Year 6 children to read at home. 

We encourage them to read every night for at least 10 minutes. A minimum of 1 hour over the week. Please sign your child's reading record at home.

 

Spelling

Spellings will be live from Monday and we will have a spelling quiz on Friday morning.

Your child will find their weekly spellings on Purple Mash and on the class page.

Please encourage your child to practise their spellings at home.

 

P.E.

Our P.E. lessons will take place on a Monday afternoon.

Please come in to school in P.E. kit.

Our P.E. lessons will be held outside mainly so please wear appropriate clothing!

Curriculum information

 

English

Daily whole class guided reading sessions with comprehension activities 

Daily SPaG sessions to support understanding of GPS (Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling)

Specific skills and feature lessons to embed skills in to writing

 

Maths

Daily fluency, reasoning and problem solving activities

Number, fractions, ratio and proportion, algebra, measurement, geometry and statistics. 

 

R.E

Come and See curriculum

Unit 1 - Loving

Unit 2 - Vocation and commitment

Unit 3 - Expectations

Unit 4 - Sources

Unit 5 - Unity

Unit 6 - Death and new life

Unit 7 - Witness

Unit 8 - Healing

Unit 9 - Common Good

 

Science

On-going demain - Working scientifically

 

Animals including Humans 

What was the impact of rationing during World War 2 on people’s health? 

 

Living things and their habitats

Why do we need to classify living things?

 

Evolution and inheritance

How could variation and adaptation lead to evolution?

 

Electricity

How can we control the flow of electricity?

 

Light

How does light reflect, absorb and enable us to see?

 

Foundation Subjects

(History) - Autumn 1

What's in a name? A child's war 

 

(Geography) - Autumn 2

How did the war change where I live? 

 

(History) - Spring 1

Who was making history in faraway places around the year 1000? 

 

(Geography) - Spring 2

What is the difference between the Arctic Circle and the Antarctic Circle?

 

(History) - Summer 1

Why did the rail network expand and grow? 

 

(Geography) - Summer 2

What are the differences in climate zones around the world?

If you have any worries, concerns or queries, please do not hesitate to contact the school office and I will be in contact at the earliest possible opportunity.

 

We look forward to a successful, joyous and enjoyable year ahead!

 

The Year 6 team.

If your child or a member of your family goes for a Covid test, please inform the Office as soon as possible and then advise them of the results, negative or positive, as soon as you receive them. If you receive the results over the weekend, please email safeguarding@stpaulsfeniscowles.blackburn.sch.uk. Thank you.
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