Year 6 2019 - 2020

Miss Chard

Year Six Teacher

Welcome to Year 6

With

Miss Chard and Mrs Davies

Please remember to make sure you are signed up to Class Dojo to see what we have been learning about in class.

English

Year 6 will be studying two texts: Island by Jason Chin and Jemmy Button by Jennifer Uma. Our outcomes will be a journalistic report about Charles Darwin's discoveries and a discussion about whether it was right to take Jemmy Button from his habitat.

We will also be continuing to develop our grammar, punctuation and spelling skills. To practise your spelling, punctuation and grammar have a look at some of the websites below:

http://www.crickweb.co.uk/ks2literacy.html

http://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/ks2/english/spelling_grammar/

https://www.bbc.com/bitesize/topics/zhrrd2p

http://www.topmarks.co.uk/english-games/7-11-years/spelling-and-grammar

Maths

This half term we will be working on:

  • Place value
  • Algebra: linear sequences and missing numbers
  • Written multiplication and division
  • Fractions - simplifying, comparing and ordering
  • Measures: area and perimeter
  • Geometry: co-ordinates, translation and reflection

Why not log onto Mathletics -  www. mathletics.com and have a go at the units linked to these topics. It is a brilliant tool for developing your Maths knowledge and fluency.

 I hope you are continuing to learn your times tables to master our times tables challenge. Follow this link to practise your tables:

http://primaryhomeworkhelp.co.uk/maths/timestable/interactive.htm

World Knowledge

This term we will be starting out new topic ' One Small Step ... One Giant Leap' which will stem from the key question: Who does our planet belong to? Take a look at the curriculum offer to see what we will be learning about.

Reminders

Wednesday: Homework and spellings to be returned to school.

Thursday: New spellings to go out

Friday:  5 reads to be completed and recorded in reading record  by today.

 

 

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Contact the School

Highfield Primary School

Blacon Point Road
Blacon
Chester
CH1 5LD

Tel: 01244 259650
admin@highfield-blacon.cheshire.sch.uk