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Year Six

6D Mrs Darley – Teacher

Miss Hattersley – Teacher – Mon PM, Tues PM, Wed AM

Mrs Palmer – Teaching Assistant

6R Mrs Rennison – Teacher

Mrs Hills – Teaching Assistant

Autumn

Maths – Place Value, ordering numbers, 2D shapes and angles, mental and written multiplication and division, fractions, ratio and proportion, tables, pictogram, reasoning and explain, handling data, money, calculator skills, problem solving.

Literacy – poetry including haikus and simile poems, descriptions, short stories, biographies and diaries linked to our work on the Tudors.

Topic – Terrible Tudors and Europe and the Med.

Science –Animals including humans (the heart and circulatory system), Classifying animals and plants.

 

Spring

Maths – Place value of decimals, ordering and rounding decimals, measuring mass/weight/capacity, doubling, halving, mental multiplication and division, multiply and divide, percentages, 2D and 3D shape, Venn and Carroll diagrams, time, sequences and patterns.

Literacy – diaries, recounts and letters linked to our work on WW2, as well as newspaper reports, arguments, discussion, reports, explanations, more stories, writing about the residential and lots of descriptive writing, SATs preparation

Topic –The Final Countdown and PGL residential

Science – Light, Evolution and Inheritance

 

Summer

Maths – Subtraction, addition, negative numbers, calculator skills, place value, doubling, halving, division and multiplication, time, money, timetables, fractions, Decimals, Percentage, Ratio/proportion, Symmetry, Translation, transformation, rotation & reflection, Co-ordinates, Reasoning and explaining. Tables, Probability, Mean, mode & median, Bar line chart, Problem solving.

Literacy – more story writing, play writing, instructions.

Topic – Aztecs and Eruptions and Disruptions.

Science – Electricity and Working Scientifically

Curriculum

Year 6 – Latest News

Y5/6 Pantomime – Aladdin

Well it’s the cherry on top of the cake @ParklandsLeeds as Y5/6 do a pantomime- Aladdin ….. such beautiful singing and great lead roles by Rio and Morgan as Aladdin and... read more

CU Graduation

Our Y6 superstars have graduated from Leeds Trinity Children’s University. How proud are we! read more

World of work

Year 6 were joined recently by our friends from Unilever UK who ran a fun day of activities teaching us all about the world of... read more

Wonderful wildlife meet Year 6

As part of their work in science this term on classifying animals Year 6 had a visit this week from Sam’s Safaris who brought an amazing array of animals for them to meet, learn about and touch. The scientific knowledge and questions from Year 6 was terrific and... read more

Step forward King Henry… This is your life!

We stepped back in time this week for our assembly as Year 6 treated us to a fantastic assembly themed on King Henry VIII. They put together for us an episode of This is Your Life where we met King Henry, his wives and his children and learned all about how Henry... read more

Pizza, pizza, pizza

Year 6 are learning about countries that border the Mediterranean Sea in Geography and last week made delicious pitta bread pizzas before writing brilliant pizza making instructions, good enough for a visiting alien to... read more

Y6 Myst lessons

Sadly one of our most inspiring visitors Tim Rylands died this week ….. to celebrate his wonderful life Y6 have been using his Myst lessons. We will always love... read more

Amazing Claymation in Year 6…

Year 6 are working on an animation unit in Computing this half term, they have planned their own stop frame animations in a storyboard and this week began crafting the clay figures who will appear in their animations along with any props and sets they will need. We... read more