Welcome to Year 6!
We hope you had a great summer break – we’re really looking forward to meeting you all.
Please see below for information about what the children will be learning this term.
Topics for Autumn Term 2018
Domestic Church – Family - Loving
Baptism/Confirmation – Belonging - Vocation and Commitment
Advent/Christmas – Loving - Expectations.
Our class novel is Private Peaceful by Michael Murpurgo. We will also be studying war poetry and persuasive texts. Written work derived from this will include:
Throughout the units taught, the children will be taught the following basic skills:
Active and passive voice, cohesion, formal and informal speech, question tags, synonyms and antonyms, clauses, proofreading, semi-colons and colons.
Electricity, Light, Animals including humans.
Young Authors – creating storyboards and eBooks.
Stocks and Shares – analysing data and developing ‘office’ skills.
Online safety – ongoing.
Developing mapping skills.
What was the impact of WW1 on the people of Liverpool?
WW1 artist Paul Nash, with particular focus on his style, drawing and painting skills.
Using electrical and mechanical components to design and make a working torch.
Sentence building – read and write sentences with connectives.
Rhythm and pulse, notation and vocabulary.
Netball (defending and attacking) and gymnastics (balance and sequence). Our PE day is Thursday - please send kits in as soon as possible.
As you know, homework is an important part of consolidating the children’s knowledge of what they learn in school. The children will receive spellings and punctuation or grammar based homework on Mondays, to be returned on Thursdays. Additionally, they will receive comprehension and numeracy homework on Fridays, to be returned on Mondays.
Many thanks for your support, we will see you soon.
Mrs Nevin and Miss Fearon