Welcome to Year 6K!
Summer 1 2019
We are now in the final yet very exciting summer term. Below, you will find what topics we will be focusing on throughout this term and any special dates of interest!
Class Teacher: Mr Keegan
Here's what we'll be learning next half term:
In the Summer term we will be revising everything that has been covered in maths so far this year in preparation for the SATs. After the SATs, the children will be applying their mathematical understanding in a variety of exciting problem solving activities and projects.
It is vital that children know their times tables and practice their mental arithmetic.
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During the Summer term the children will be focusing on consolidating their SPaG knowledge and comprehension skills in preparation for their SATs tests. Following on after the SATs, the children will continue to develop their writing skills based on a number of exciting writing projects. The children will be creating recipes from Charlie and the chocolate factory( instructions), narrative writing and an explanation text for Wallace and Grommit and their cracking contraptions.
In R.E our topic is Witnesses and Pentecost: the children will be focusing on the importance of Pentecost and the coming of the Holy spirit. We will be discovering what it takes to be a witness and the importance of being courageous and being one with God.
Key vocabulary we will be focusing on:
witness, Holy Spirit, Witnesses, martyrs, courage, truth, inspiration, Good News
Key Questions we will be exploring throughout this topic:
Why does it sometimes need courage to be a witness? How do you know when to speak out? What is the holy spirit? How can the Holy Spirit work through us?
For our topic this term we will be conducting a local study and learning all about Manchester through the ages. During this topic, the children will use the poem ' This is the place' by Tony Walsh as a stimulus to look at all the exciting and fantastic things that have been produced in our city. The children will use their researching skills to explore Manchester's key exports, look at how Manchester has influenced the world, how it has changed over time, the industrial revolution and they will research and present a talk about one of Manchester's famous landmarks. Throughout this topic, the children will be using their history, geography, computing, art and DT skills.
In Science we will be investigating animals including humans. In this topic we will describing the changes as humans develop to old age. We will be explaining how babies grow and develop and presenting our data using bar charts and line graphs. We will also be identifying the changes that take place in old age and busting some myths along the way!