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Year 6 – Rowling

 

Welcome to Rowling Class

With Miss Burke and Miss Drew

 

English

In Autumn,  year 6 will continue develop their writing skills through various genres through the primary writing project.The aim of the Primary Writing Project is to motivate children and teachers as readers and writers, deepening understanding and refining skills so that children make good progress and standards are raised.

To practise our descriptive writing skills to create effective settings.

We will be writing a warning story and an information text. 

 

 

 

Maths

   year 6 will be consolidating various mathematical concepts using inspire maths scheme. 

 

Place Value

 

Place value in 6-digit numbers (PV additions/subtractions).

Add and subtract 1s, 10s, 100s, 1000s, 10,000s and 100,000s.

Place 6-digit numbers on a line and compare pairs of numbers; use < and >.

Revise using column addition to add pairs of 5-digit numbers with 5-digit answers.

Use column addition to add pairs of 5-digit numbers with 6-digit answers.

Understand place value in numbers with three decimal places

Multiply and divide by 10, 100 and 1000.

Place numbers with 3 decimal places on lines; round to the nearest 0.01, 0.1 or 1; Compare 2 numbers.

Geometry

To recognise angles where they are on a straight line. 

To recognise angles where they meet at a point.

To find unknown angle in any triangles, quadrilaterals and regular polygons.

compare, classify geometric shapes based on their properties and sizes illustrate and name parts of circles, including radius, diameter and circumference.

Reflect simple shapes in the axes of the coordinate plane.

Find missing angles.

                                     

Add 2 or 3 amounts of money using column addition; Use rounding to check answers.

Add 2 or 3 numbers with 2 decimal places in a measures context, e.g. metres; Use rounding to check answers

Perform mental calculations using addition and subtraction.

Solve problems involving subtraction

Classify and sort quadrilaterals.

Revise angles round a point on a line; Find missing angles.

Know the totals of angles inside triangles and inside quadrilaterals and use to find missing angles.

Find that opposite angles are equal; find angles in polygons.

Find common multiples and factors.

Identify prime numbers, recognising their properties; Find numbers which have a pair of prime factors.

Find equivalent fractions; Simplify fractions using multiples and factors.

Compare and order fractions with unrelated denominators.

Find unit and non-unit fractions of amounts

 

 

Topic

Our book for this term is Street Child by Berlie Doherty as part of our crime and punishment topic. Jim Jarvis is a runaway. When his mother dies, Jim is all alone in the workouse and desperate to escape. But London in the 1860s is a dangerous and lonely place for a small boy and life is a constant battle for survival.

PE

Our PE days are Tuesday and Wednesday. Please ensure that your child's PE kit is in school on a Monday.

Library

Library books to be returned on a regular bases.

Year 6 extended day is every Tuesday from 3:30 to 4:30. Refreshment provided.

Small group tuition is every friday from 2:00 until 3:00

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