Settling into Year 6 Lessons and Timetable Individual Lessons and Topics Class Routines Moodle SAT’s Year 6 Jobs Questions
Very good start! Working hard and behaving well! All seem happy! Very impressive!
During a week in class we cover these subjects: Numeracy (daily) Literacy (daily) Topic (5 times a week) Science (twice a week) P.E. (twice a week) R.E. Additional Literacy I.C.T. (once a week but easy to get more for e.g. research) Spanish Comprehension Handwriting Golden Time
Here is our weekly planner Here is our weekly planner Please take one home with you. It may change later in the year.
More information about certain lessons and topics we will be covering.
Looking at ‘Forces’ during this half term. Gravity/upthrust/air and water resistance/friction/propulsion
Incorporates Geography, History, Art, Design Technology and Music. Looking at ‘Belfast and Barcelona’ for this half term. Geographical studies with research and artwork from Miro and Dali
Other Topics this year are: Air Raid Shelters Brazil Britain since 1948 20 th Century Artists John Lennon, Mountains and Orienteering
2 lessons per week. Fitness lesson on Tuesday lesson 5. Curriculum lesson on Friday lesson 2. Fitness – done as a circuit with different fitness/co-ordination bases. Curriculum will cover Dance, Gymnastics, Invasion Games, Net/wall Games, Striking and Fielding Games and Outdoor and Adventurous Activities.
Currently looking at the Dance Topic. Split into 2 halves. The Haka (here if want to see it!)here Create their own moves to fit with the audio. Street Dance – like Diversity from Britain's Got Talent.
Required kit consists of: Plain t-shirt Plain shorts Pumps Earrings must be removed or covered with a plaster for P.E. lessons. Plasters must be sent from home.
Golden Time Behaviour Points Hit and miss marks Team points Book bags – every day please! Worry Box
Year 6 children have responsibilities and jobs to fulfil. Children chose jobs and will change after half term. Wake and Shake rota.
Spellings and Mental Maths weekly. Handed out on Friday – collected in on Friday at the latest. Both sheets and both online tests must be completed each week. Other homework will be given when necessary.
Set for Numeracy and Literacy every half term. Displayed in classroom and on website. Covered at specific times each week. Feel free to continue at home!
In May. At the moment, we are completing the SAT’s tests this year. Even if this changes, you will get information about your child’s level. Reassure your children there is nothing to worry about!
Form can be completed on paper and handed back to our school office OR online. Date for completion is 31 st October 2010.
Many sports clubs open to Year 6 children. Currently handball, football and tag rugby. Later in the year watch out for Table Tennis, Cricket and possibly Cheerleading and Badminton. If you can’t attend a club, please tell the teacher in charge. If your child wants to leave a club, please put it in writing. Homework club will start later in the year. Links to local sports clubs available – ask!
Link with St James in Haslingden has been running for 2 years. Continue this year. Meet again during year. Year 6 leaving event.
Any questions? Door is always open! Please come and discuss any problems as they arise. Thanks for coming!