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St Matthews C of E Primary School

Half-termly Class Newsletter

 

Class:                                         Year 6

Date: February/March 2020

 

General Information / Upcoming Events

  • 5th Mar – World Book Day – Bring a book for the book swap and an  intresting word.
  • 11th Mar – Coffee Morning
  • 31st Mar / 1st April – Parents Evening
  • 3rd April – Y5 Eucharist in church
  • 3rd April – School closes for the Easter break

 

 

 

 

PE

P.E will take place on Friday afternoons.

Due to the colder weather, children can wear navy/black tracksuit bottoms and jumpers. Trainers are needed for outdoor P.E. sessions. 

We will also attempt to run/walk/stagger the daily mile too! 

Reading Books

Children will have a daily guided reading session in school but the children may also take a book from our school library.  There is a recommended reading list on our website.

Reading record books are being sent home with a reading challenge where the children can earn points and stars! 

Please sign the reading record book to show that your child has read at home.

The children should be reading every day at home.

 

Curriculum – What will children be learning this half term?

English

Fiction:  The Nowhere Emporium

 

This is a fantastic book which will enthuse and engage the children.  Whilst studying this book we will be focusing on reading skills and writing description and narratives. 

Maths

Properties of shapes:

  • Missing angles in triangles
  • Measuring angles
  • Calculating angles
  • Angles on a straight line
  • Nets of 3D shapes
  • Drawing 2D shapes

Ratio / Scale Factor

Science

Light and Sight

How does light travel?

How do we see?

RE

What is Faith?

Looking at people with Faith.

PSHCE

Substance Misuse

Effect of drugs, alcohol, tobacco and ‘energy drinks’ on our health

Legal / illegal drugs

Computing

Continue with Blogging unit.

Identify purpose

Plan theme and content

Change visual properties

Write / update / evaluate own blogs

History / Geography

Continue after SAT’s

French

Continue after SAT’s

 

 

 

PE

Volleyball

  • Shooting techniques
  • Sending and receiving
  • Serving and setting the ball
  • Understanding tactics.

Music

The music of ABBA

Playing the recorder

Composing own music

 

Homework will continue to be given out on a Friday and in on Wednesday.  Please continue to support your child with their homework.  On some occasions, test papers will be sent home.  Your child will have instructions as to how much to complete of these.   If your child is struggling with their homework, we will be happy to spend time helping them on a Monday or Tuesday (before the homework is expected in). 

In addition to the above homework, children are expected to access times tables rock stars three times a week and of course READING! 

How can you help?

  • Learning times tables.  Three second recall of table facts is the expectation.
  • Reading with your child – see our website for a recommended book list. 

Useful links to support learning

spag.com                   spelling shed

times tables rock stars

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thank you for your continued support. The Year Six Team.

 

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