Year 6 Classes
Year 6 Teaching Staff
Year 6 comprises St David - Mrs Ruddy and St Patrick - Miss Innes
Throughout the Autumn term, Year 6 Maths lessons will be focussing on place value, addition and subtraction, multiplication and division and fractions. In English the whole school is currently studying ‘Here We Are’ by Oliver Jeffers as our opening text. Following this, Year 6 will be writing a newspaper report linked to the book ‘Here We Are’, learning how to write a tale of fear and how to write a discussion text.
In our topic work, Year 6 will learn about the Victorian period and the important advances in industry, linked to this, in Art, they will be studying the famous Victorian designer/artist, William Morris.
In Science this term, the children will be learning about light and electricity. In Religious Education, Year 6 will be studying how religion helps people’s lives through good times and bad; there will also be plenty of opportunity for discussion and debate during these sessions, they will also be learning about Jesus. Our PSHE sessions will focus on Being Me in My World and Celebrating Differences.
In our ICT lessons, the children are learning how computer systems and networks operate including the safe use of the internet and 3D modelling.
Our music lessons will be taught by a music specialist; the children will learn how to play the glockenspiel and ukulele and during our modern foreign language lessons, the children will be learning French, in particular all about school and verbs and grammar.
All children are expected to read regularly every week to an adult; each time they read, they will receive raffle tickets. When they have read 5 times, they will receive raffle tickets and a merit, which will count towards their house. Other prizes for reading will be given in class throughout the year.
Could you please ensure that your child brings their home/school planner in to school every day. Please feel free to write any comments in it.
Every Friday your child will bring their planner home which will have been signed by their teacher. This should be countersigned by the parent/carer and returned to school again on Monday morning. Children will receive a merit for planners that have been signed when returned on Monday.
Our Classroom Rules:
- Be respectful.
- Maintain a clean learning environment.
- Follow any teachers’ directions the first time.
- Take responsibility for yourself.