Welcome to Year 6! 

Teacher: Miss Stewart and Miss Oliver
Teaching Assistants: Mrs Moreton and Mr Buttery

Spring Term Objectives

Year: 6      Date: April 2021

This is intended for parents and pupils to share the learning objectives for the term. It also provides targets for the term ahead.

MATHS

Maths

 

 

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Objectives:

 

 

- to read, write, round and order numbers up to 1,000,000 and determine the value of each digit.
- to add/subtract negative numbers.
- to recognise and describe number relationships including multiples, factors, prime and square.
- to use efficient methods to add and subtract.
- to multiply and divide numbers up to 4 digits by a 2-digit whole number using formal written methods.
- Mean, Median, Mode, Range
- to calculate and interpret the mean as an average.

 

My Maths target is: 

To multiply and divide any number, including decimals by 10, 100 and 1000.


ENGLISH

English

 

 

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Objectives:

 

- to read and discuss an increasingly wide range of fiction.
- to increase familiarity with a wide range of books including fiction from our literary heritage.
- to ask questions to improve understanding.
- to provide reasoned justifications for views.
- to be able to structure sentences effectively.
- to be able to use a range of grammatical devices.
- to assess the effectiveness of our own and others’ writing. - to proof-read for spelling and punctuation errors.
- to use a wide range of devices to build cohesion within and across paragraphs.

Our class read this half term is ‘Skellig’ by David Almond.

 

 

 

 

About the book:

When a move to a new house coincides with his baby sister's illness, Michael's world seems suddenly lonely and uncertain.

Then, one Sunday afternoon, he stumbles into the old, ramshackle garage of his new home, and finds something magical. A strange creature - part owl, part angel, a being who needs Michael's help if he is to survive. With his new friend Mina, Michael nourishes Skellig back to health, while his baby sister languishes in the hospital. 

But Skellig is far more than he at first appears, and as he helps Michael breathe life into his tiny sister, Michael's world changes for ever . . .

Our book this half term is going to be ‘The Giant’s Necklace’ by Michael Morpurgo. 

 

 

 

In our English lessons, we are going to be:

Reading the story together.

Learning new words and their meanings to widen our vocabulary.

Retrieving and inferring information.

Writing a setting description.

Writing expanded noun phrases.

Describing the atmosphere.

Using the passive voice.

Finding synonyms and antonyms.

Writing a diary entry.

 

My English target is:

To express subtle distinctions of meaning by constructing sentences in varied ways.

Other useful information for this term:

 

Music for Y6 is on Tuesdays so please remember to bring your instruments.
Correct PE kit needs to be in school on Fridays. Black or navy tracksuits are needed for PE during the autumn months. Please make sure that long hair is tied back and earrings have been removed.

 

Our Discovery Quest topic this term

 

Topic Question: What influence did religion have on the Kings and Queens of England after 1066?


Little Bloxwich C of E VC Primary School | Grenfell Road | Walsall | WS3 3DL
Tel: (01922) 684301 | Email: postbox@lit-bloxwich.walsall.sch.uk
Head Teacher: Ellen Taylor