Welcome to Year 6.
'As God's family we aspire to love, grow, learn and achieve beyond our dreams.'
The pride of St. Paul's.
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.
(Standard Attainment Tests)
Monday 11th May 2020 to Thursday 14th May 2020
GPS (Grammar, punctuation and spelling)
Maths (Three separate papers)
Homework will be given out on a Tuesday.
English and Maths exercises relating to recent class work.
There will be occasional topic work also.
All homework should be completed and handed in by Monday.
If your child encounters any difficulty with their homework/spellings, please encourage them to speak to either myself, Mrs. Hunt or Mrs. Redman as soon as possible. Alternatively, please leave a note in their reading record.
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. We ask for a parent/guardian's signature each week to show this.
Spellings to be given out on Monday morning and tested on Friday morning.
Your child will write their weekly spellings in their reading record. Please encourage your child to practise their spellings at home.
Daily whole class guided reading sessions with comprehension activities
Daily SPAG sessions to support understanding of GPS
Specific skills and feature lessons to embed skills in to writing
Daily fluency, reasoning and problem solving activities
Number, fractions, ratio and proportion, algebra, measurement, geometry and statistics.
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
On-going demain - Working scientifically
Animals including Humans
What systems make up the human body and what does each function do?
Living things and their habitats
Why do we need to classify living things?
Evolution and inheritance
What's in a name? A child's war
(History) - Autumn 1
How did the war change where I live?
(Geography) - Autumn 2
Who was making history in faraway places around the year 1000?
(History) - Spring 1
What is the difference between the Arctic Circle and the Antarctic Circle? (Geography) - Spring 2
Why did the rail network expand and grow?
(History) - Summer 1
What are the differences in climate zones around the world?
(Geography) - Summer 2
Our P.E. sessions will take place on a Monday afternoon.
Please ensure that P.E kits are always in school and are clearly labelled.
If you have any queries please do not hesitate to come in and speak to me as soon as you can, or leave a note in your child's homework diary. For a more formal appointment, please contact the school office. Thank you!
We look forward to a successful, joyous and enjoyable year ahead!
The Year 6 team.