Welcome to Year 6!
Teacher: Mrs McIlwain
1:1: Ms Hathaway
LSAs: Mrs Paterson, Miss Thomas and Miss Perryman
In Year 6 we need to work hard but at the same time we need to remember to have some fun too!
Our topics in Year 6 are:
During the Spring Term and the start of the Summer Term we start revising for out SATs.
PE days are Tuesday (indoor) and Friday (outdoor).
It is very important that our children get active. Government guidelines suggest 60 minutes of active exercise every day so please remember to always bring your PE kit to school at the beginning of every week.
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At the beginning of each term a homework activities sheet will be stuck in purple Homework books as well as posted on the class pages on the school website.
The activities are divided into three areas: Spelling, Mathematics and Topic. Every week the children are expected to complete at least two spelling activities (green section) and one maths activity (blue section). In addition the children are expected to complete three topic activities (purple section) every term.
The spelling words for the week will be stuck in purple Homework books every Friday to learn using the activities in the green section. Activities should be spread throughout the week rather than completed on one day. Whichever activities they choose, it is important that children know the words ready for a weekly test. All activities, for spelling and maths, should be completed or recorded in the purple Homework books. Any written topic activities should also be completed in the Homework books.
Homework books with the completed spelling and maths activities must be returned to be checked by the following Wednesday.
In Year 6, we want everyone to read. Try to read both fiction and non-fiction texts to develop reading skills . We have special Reading Journals with a variety of Reading Activities to complete as well as reading and responding at least three times a week in our Reading Journals.
Use the questions below to help write good responses to the texts you read.