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Year 6

Orcas Class: Miss C Wooder

Dolphins Class: Miss J Silcock

 

TERM 4 TOPIC – BLOODHEART

This term we will be looking at:

  • In Literacy – We will be studying the book ‘Pig Heart Boy’ by Malorie Blackman. and looking at newspaper reports, diaries and letter    writing,. In addition, we will be  looking at the features of non-chronological reports. We will continue with work on using   inference and deductions in reading comprehensions and GPaS.

  • In Numeracy – We will be covering place value, negative numbers, the order of operations, decimals, coordinates, measures and algebra. We will be carrying out investigations relating to pulse and heart rate and creating graphs.

  • In Art – We will be looking at optical illusions and creating our own

  • In Science – We will study the human circulatory system, measure heart rates and look at the history of blood groups.

  • In Computer – Our work will be looking at using spreadsheets as well as using Photo Story to add sound and narration .

  • In RE – We will be looking at beliefs in different religions.

  • In DT – Our work will involve looking at healthy recipes and creating some of our own healthy meals.

  • In PSHE – We will be looking at harmful substances and caring about others.

 

TO HELP YOUR CHILD YOU CAN …

Useful websites

Maths: A daily practise to keep those brain cells sharp

Literacy:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/skillswise/words/grammar

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/ks2bitesize/english

You might like to try some spelling on this BBC spelling site: http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools.spellits/home_y6flash.shtml

REMINDERS

  • Outdoor games on a Monday and indoor PE on Tuesday

  • Spellings/tables given out on

  • Mondays and tested on Fridays

  • Reading books everyday.

  • Please remember to do 3 reads every week.

  • Please ensure you only bring healthy foods for tuck eg fruit, crackers, plain biscuits, breadsticks etc.

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