Welcome to Year 6 / Badger Class!
Class Teacher - Miss Beckett
Teaching Assistants - Miss Walsh and Mrs Weeden
Welcome back, I hope you all had a lovely, restful summer break. I am really looking forward to seeing the children grow as we prepare them for their next journey at secondary school. Over the next couple of weeks we will be looking at appointing our head boy / head girl, house captains and school council.
Forest School dates - 06/09, 20/09, 04/10 and 18/10.
PE dates - 13/09, 27/09 and 11/10
Why did Britain go to War in 1939?
Curriculum - During Terms 1 and 2 we will be learning about WW2. We will be looking at why the war started, who was affected and why children had to evacuate. We will be going on a class trip to the Battle of Britain Memorial.
Maths - For Term 1 we will be looking at place value and the four operations (addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.)
English - The text we will be reading is 'Letters from the Lighthouse by Emma Carroll.' We will be looking at writing to inform by writing our recounts, postcards and a newspaper report.
On a Monday, Wednesday and Friday we will be using Sir Linkalot to practise our spellings.
On a Tuesday and Thursday we will be doing guided reading with questions using VIPERS. We are going to have a push on reading at home. All you need is 10-15 minutes after school to read. Let's get those year 6 reading bugs!
Science - Evolution and Inheritance. Looking at Darwin's theory.
PE - Basketball and Netball. Our PE day is a Monday. On our PE days children may come to school in PE kit. We will be out on the playground. every lesson unless the weather takes a turn for the worse.
Forest School - Forest School day is a Monday. On Forest School days children can come to school in their Forest School clothes.
French - This term in French we will be learning how to talk about school. We will be looking at subjects and how to describe our school.
RE - What matters most to Christians and humanists?
PSHE - We will be using our new scheme JIGSAW. Our first unit is all about me.
Computing - Using Purple Mash we will be looking at internet safety and coding.