Welcome to Year 6!
- 20/09/17 – 6B Class Assembly
- 18/10/17 – Green Reward
Children will be encouraged to aspire to be like our school captains: resilience, reflective, resourceful and reciprocal. We will be instilling this during our leaning to learn weeks at the start of term. Each week children will be set a target based around one of our captains and we will be looking out for these behaviors during the week.
This term in English will be looking at writing a fictional diary entry for a World War II evacuee. As a part of this project we will be looking at improving our sentences, concentrating on sentence structure, tense and spellings. Children will also be thinking about the emotions of the evacuees and trying to convey this in our writing, this will be helped by taking part in drama reenactments.
We will also be looking at factual writing, putting together a newspaper report about the events of World War II and the effects they had on Nottingham. We will be looking at our interview and note taking skills, being careful to ask open and closed questions.
In maths we will be focusing on the 4 main operations, addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. We will be looking at the written methods for each operation and use this knowledge to help solve multi-step problems.
In science we will looking at light and its properties.
We will be investigating how light travels and how we see things.
We will also be thinking about how shadows are created.
This term we will be looking at the topic of World War II.
We will be looking at the rise of Hitler’s power throughout Europe and how the war stared.
We will be investigating the propaganda that took place during the war and its purpose, we’ll then be creating our own.
In geography we will be looking at the countries that took place in the war on both the axis and allies side.
Year 6 will be taking part in weekly ice skating sessions.