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Welcome back to Autumn 2 .We have a busy schedule ahead in Year 6.
This term we will be learning about fractions and decimals. This will include ordering and comparing fractions and decimals. We will also learn how to multiply and divide fractions and decimals . The children will learn how to convert fractions into decimals and decimals into fractions. As usual, the children will learn how to use different methods and apply these to real-life problems. They will use concrete objects as well as pictorial representations before they move onto the abstract.
This term we will be reading ‘Goodnight Mr Tom’. This book is set in Word War II and tells the story of an evacuee boy who leaves London to live in the countryside. This book provides children with curriculum links to the current history topic (WWII). We will focus on broadening the children’s use of vocabulary and using cohesion within and across paragraphs. The chidren will learn how to use a range of punctuation including semi – colons and hyphens.
We will be reading ‘The Boy in the Tower’. The children will learn new vocabulary, answer retrieval questions and work on their inferencing skills to enable them to improve their comprehension skills.
Science – Our Bodies The children will learn about the different systems in the body – focusing on the circulatory system and the role of blood to transport oxygen and nutrients. The children will think about what keeps the body healthy and will be carrying out experiments to record their heart rates before and after exercise.
Year 6 will be use computer coding to create games. They will need to understand how algorithms work to ensure that the game is programmed correctly. Once they have created their game, they will use different computer codes to customise it to their specification.
Year 6 have P.E on Thursdays. Please ensure your children comes to school in their PE Kit
In History, we will continue with the World War II topic. We will learn about the role of both men and women in the war effort. We will also learn about what happened to the children during the war and share some real experiences of children at that time. We will also compare the role of women in Tudor times to women in the war.
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Year 6 have had an eventful first term. Taking part in any activities including Forest School and making models as part of their Lego Wedo lessons. The children have also painted landscapes, taken part in role plays and created soundscapes. Year 6 made several ...
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