Welcome to Year 6K!
Spring 1 2019
After a fantastic Autumn term we are very excited about what lies ahead for the next half term.
Please see below to find out all of our current topics for Spring 1. Additionally, below, you will also find what topics we will be focusing on throughout the year and any special dates.
Class Teacher: Mr Keegan
Here's what we'll be learning next half term:
In the Spring term we will be focusing on fractions, decimals and percentages and measurements . The children will be focusing on consolidating and building upon their previous mathematical knowledge. In class children will practicing their fluency, problem solving and reasoning skills.
It is vital that children know their times tables and practice their mental arithmetic.
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This half term we will be focusing on the fantastic saga of Beowulf. This famous Anglo-Saxon legend is one of the longest ancient poems. Throughout this topic we will be writing a balanced argument, interviewing characters, debating on a murder and writing a newspaper report! The children will be building upon their reading skills, speaking and listening skills and developing their understanding and use of correct grammar and spelling use.
In R.E our topic is Sources and the local community: the children will be focusing on the importance of the Bible to Christians.
Key vocabulary we will be focusing on: Poetry, prose, history, information, stories, Bible, Old Testament, New Testament, genre
A wide variety of books and the purpose for which they were written – Explore
• The Bible as the story of God’s love, told by the People of God – Reveal
Acquire the skills of assimilation, celebration and application of the above – Respond
Key Questions we will be exploring throughout this topic:
Our topic this half term will be all about the Anglo Saxons and the Scots. We will be learning all about this historical era and developing out history, Geography, computing, Art and DT skills. We will be doing a range of exciting activities from exploring how the Anglo Saxons changed Britain to building our own clay round houses.
In Science we will be continuing to investigate the properties of materials. This will include-Separating Mixtures, irreversible reactions and heating and cooling. We will then be moving on to learning all about the forces in our world.