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Mrs Cooper introducing the class Author

Year 6

 

Welcome to Year 6 at St Maria Goretti

Dear Parents - Welcome to Year 6

Settling in Presentation - Autumn 2020

 

Year 6 Staff: Mr Burrows, & Mrs Woodward & Mrs Stubbs.

Class Author: David Walliams

 

Our Learning Autumn Term 2021/2022

Religious Education: 

  • The Story of the People of God
  • Followers of Christ
  • Advent

 

English:

Class Texts: The Last Post (Autumn 1) Blitz & Rose Blanche (Autumn 2)

Reading

  • Read, compare and evaluate the text
  • Identify themes
  • Inferring with evidence
  • Language structure for meaning
  • Author’s use of language
  • Fact and opinion
  • Retrieve, record and present information from non-fiction

Writing:

  • Diary
  • Journalistic Writing
  • Narrative
  • Letters
  • Non-chronological reports
  • Biography
  • Persuasive leaflet
  • Poetry Day-poetry

Reading Diaries should be signed by an adult at least 3 times per week. For reading support at home, click here.

Maths:

Place Value

  • read, write, order and compare numbers up to 10 000 000 and determine the value of each digit
  • round any whole number to a required degree of accuracy
  • use negative numbers in context, and calculate intervals across zero
  • solve number and practical problems that involve all of the above.

Addition & Subtraction

  • solve addition and subtraction multi-step problems in contexts, deciding which operations and methods to use and why
  • solve problems involving addition, subtraction, multiplication and division

Multiplication & Division

  • multiply multi-digit numbers up to 4 digits by a two-digit whole number using the formal written method of long multiplication
  • divide numbers up to 4 digits by a two-digit whole number using the formal written method of long division, and interpret remainders as whole number remainders, fractions, or by rounding, as appropriate for the context
  • divide numbers up to 4 digits by a two-digit number using the formal written method of short division where appropriate, interpreting remainders according to the context

Fractions:

  • use common factors to simplify fractions; use common multiples to express fractions in the same denomination
  • compare and order fractions, including fractions > 1
  • add and subtract fractions with different denominators and mixed numbers, using the concept of equivalent fractions

Decimals

  • identify the value of each digit in numbers given to three decimal places and multiply and divide numbers by 10, 100 and 1000 giving answers up to three decimal places
  • multiply one-digit numbers with up to two decimal places by whole numbers
  • use written division methods in cases where the answer has up to two decimal places
  • solve problems which require answers to be rounded to specified degrees of accuracy

Percentages:

  • recall and use equivalences between simple fractions, decimals and percentages, including in different contexts.
  • Solve problems involving the calculation of percentages [for example, of measures and such as 15% of 360] and the use of percentages for comparison

 

Geometry: Position and Direction:

  • describe positions on the full coordinate grid (all four quadrants)
  • draw and translate simple shapes on the coordinate plane, and reflect them in the axes

 

Science:

Living Things and their Habitats:

  • Describe how living things are classified into broad groups according to common observable characteristics and based on similarities and differences, including micro-organisms, plants and animals
  • Give reasons for classifying plants and animals based on specific characteristics

Animals including Humans:

  • identify and name the main parts of the human circulatory system, and describe the functions of the heart, blood vessels and blood
  • recognise the impact of diet, exercise, drugs and lifestyle on the way their bodies function
  • describe the ways in which nutrients and water are transported within animals, including humans 

 

Humanities:

‘The World at War’ (World War I & II)

  • Causes and Consequences
  • Evaluating Sources of Evidence
  • Rationing
  • Propaganda
  • Key Historical Figures
  • Map Work – locating key counties/alliances and events

Computing:

  • Coding
  • Online Safety

 Art:

  • Textiles – Gunta Stolzl – German textile artist

 D&T:

  • Mechanisms – Controllable Vehicles
  • Convert rotary motion to linear using cams.

Music:

  • Jaz/Swing and Big Bands

PE:

  • Gymnastics
  • Striking and fielding

PSHE

  • Jigsaw - Being me in my world
  • Jigsaw – Celebrating Differences

MFL (Spanish)

  • School life
  • Clothing
  • Animals and their food
  • Christmas songs and stories

 

 

 

 

 

Year 5 and Year 6 Prayers

Some useful links

 Maths Reasoning Revision

Maths Arithmetic Revision

 

KS2 Problem Solving Activities

 

IXL Maths

 

My Mini Maths

 

Maths Problem Solving

 

Times Tables Rockstars

 

Maths Challenges 

 Maths Frame Arithmetic Online

 

 Some useful Information

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 100-Books-To-Try-And-Read-Before-You-Leave-Year-6.pdfDownload
 Y6 Curriculum overview.pdfDownload
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