Year 6 2022 - 2023

Ms Solley

Ms Holmes

Welcome to Year 6!

Adults who work here:

6H - Miss Holmes and Miss Watt
6S - Miss Solley, Miss Borowy and Mrs Tierney (mornings only)


Welcome to our year group page. Here you can find out what is happening in our classrooms each half term.

You can use the information below to discuss with your child what they are learning. 


This half term:


Maths:

Secure place value of 6 digit numbers and rounidng numbers to the nearest 10, 100 and 1000

Addition and subtraction including missing number problems and missing angle problems 

Solving problems involving money 

Converting units of measure for mass (kg and g), length (km, m, cm, mm) and volume (l and ml)


English: 

Talk for writing unit - A letter from Paddington (informal letter)

We will also be doing a unit linked with Black History Month

Writing purpose - to inform using a vairety of sentence openers and parenthisis to add extra information.


For an overview of Year 6's Curriculum click here


History:

World War Two and its impact on Manchester. We are looking at the casues of WWII, key events which happened during WWII, the use of propaganda, the Manchester Blitz and the evacuation of children during WWII.
Click for the Knowledge Organiser.

Science:

Electricity. We are learning to use symbols to draw circuits and investigating how the compostion of a cricuit impacts the function of its components.
Click for the Knowledge Organiser.

Design & Technology:

Electrical Systems - Crumble. We will be using more complex switches and circuits (including programming, monitoring and control) to create a functional product.
Click for the Knowledge Organiser.

Computing:

We are Toy Makers. We will be using crumble to design and programme toys.


Religious Education:

Living - What would Jesus do? Can we live by the values of Jesus in the twenty-first century? We will look at the values Jesus held and how they apply to our ilves today.
Click for the Knowledge Organiser.


PHSE
: Respecting ourselves and others, Physical Health and Mental Wellbeing. We are going to discuss how we can respect ourselves and others through our actions.


Music: 
World Unite. We are looking at combining our musical skills to create a performance including playing the xylophone and keyboard.


French:
Improving French. Masculine nouns, Feminine nouns, Verbs in the infinitive form, Conjugated forms in the présent (present tense), Conjugated forms in the imparfait (imperfect
tense).

P.E:

Games - We are learning all about netball. Games is delivered by an external coach.

Dance - We are looking at full dynamics using Jive and Urban Freestyle dance.

Both classes have outdoor games on Monday afternoon and dance in the hall on Wednesday. 

PE kits

Outdoor Games - trainers, black shorts or tight fitting black leggings and a plain white t-shirt (track suit top and joggers if cold).

Dance and Gymnastics - black shorts or tight fitting black leggings and a plain white t-shirt.

Remember to come into school wearing your PE kit on those days.


Forest Schools:

We will be building shelters with levers and pulleys on the 23rd September 2022. Please ensure your child comes on clothes that can get muddy, sensible outdoor shoes, warm clothes if cold and a water-proof coat.


Reading books:

In class we care currently reading-

Friend or Foe : Morpurgo, Michael: Amazon.co.uk: Books  

Please read with your child every day and comment in their reading record when you do. Reading books should be in school everyday for independent reading and will be changed on these days: Tuesday and Friday 


Homework: 

This half term's BrainBuilder can be found here

Spellings will be sent out on Wednesday to learn for a spelling test the following Wednesday.

Reading Eggs - click here

A video on how to use Reading Eggs/ Eggspress is here

Mathletics - click here

TTRockstars – click here

 

Please email year6@almapark.manchester.sch.uk if you have any questions.

 

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