OUR EXCITING ACTIVITIES IN YEAR 5 & 6

Our topic this term will be ‘Our Local Area’.

In English we will be looking at the auto-biography ‘Boy’ by Roald Dahl and basing our writing upon this story.

In Maths we will be focusing on place value in whole and decimal numbers, written calculation methods, problem solving, area and perimeter, angles and statistics. We will also be ensuring that we know our times tables up to 12x12….they’re really important!

In RE we will be looking at ‘Gifts from God’ and thinking about the wonderful world God has created for us. We will look closely at the story of creation and then think about the gifts and talents God has given us in our lives.

Reading 

Your child’s reading book will still continue to be changed when they’ve read it; please remember to sign your child’s journal after reading at home with them. It is expected that children will read to an adult for 5-10 minutes each night. The children will also have lots of opportunities to read, and enjoy books, throughout the week at school and reading is supported by daily Guided Reading sessions. Your child should read regularly at home, encourage them to explore all genres, this does not have to be your child’s school reading book.

This Year our main topics are:

Autumn Term ~ Our Local Area

Spring Term ~ How have The Mayans influenced us?

Summer Term ~ The Victorians

Statutory Assessment Tests A little later in the year regular SATS revision sessions will be available. Attendance is not compulsory, but it will certainly help to prepare your child for the tests in May. Please look out for the letter that will be coming your way soon. If you have any concerns about the progress of your child, please feel free come in and have a chat with me.

Throughout the year, pupil progress is monitored very closely to ensure all children achieve the very best they can. So far, the children in Year 6 have been making good progress towards their targets and are heading towards achieving their goals. Please continue to support them with their revision, and help them by ensuring they follow a regular bed time routine, receive plenty of sleep and a hearty breakfast.

As you know, Year 6 is a very important year for your child. Please try your best to encourage regular and punctual attendance, and full participation in all homework activities.

A little later in the year regular SATS revision sessions will be available. Attendance is not compulsory, but it will certainly help to prepare your child for the tests in May. Please look out for the letter that will be coming your way soon.

Throughout the year, pupil progress is monitored very closely to ensure all children achieve the very best they can. So far, the children in Year 6 have been making good progress towards their targets and are heading towards achieving their goals. Please continue to support them with their revision, and help them by ensuring they follow a regular bed time routine, receive plenty of sleep and a hearty breakfast.