Ebor Gardens Primary Academy

Year 6

Curriculum Information – Autumn Term (1st Half) 2019/20

English

This half-term we will be immersing ourselves in Myths and Legends. Our writing outcomes will include our own myth and a recount in the form of a newspaper report. This will be derived from the story of Arthur and the Golden Rope by Joe Todd Stanton.  In this first term, we will be focussing on ensuring our presentation is as good as possible, writing with speed and accuracy and improving our vocabulary.

Maths

The children will be enhancing their skills in place value, the four operations (addition, subtraction, multiplication and division) and beginning to extend their knowledge of fractions this half-term.

Topic (Science)

This half-term, our topic is ‘Myths and Legends’.  During this topic, we will be finding out:

R.E.

We will be looking at How Sikhs show commitment. Specifically looking at the 5K’s and the Khalsa.

P.S.H.E.

During this half term, Year 6’s topic will be, ‘Being me in my world’. This will include some work on being a global citizen and developing positive coping strategies.

P.E.

PE will usually take place on a Wednesday afternoon, however we would advise that the children have their PE kit with them every day. Please ensure that your child brings their kit on a Monday and takes it home to be washed on a Friday.

Homework

Homework will be sent out on a Tuesday to be returned by the following Monday. There may be some additional writing and handwriting homework sent home for those who need it.

Children should also ensure that they read and complete their reading journals every day. We would recommend that they read to an adult or older sibling at least twice a week and feedback can be given in the space in the learning journals.

Continuing reading – It is vital that children in Year 6 continue to read at home regularly. Reading books should be taken home from school and changed on a regular basis.

Important Dates/Events

10th September – Parent Information Session

11th September – Parent Information Session

24th October – Last day of term

What do we need?

If you have any queries, with regard to your children’s learning or well-being, do not hesitate to speak to a member of the Year 6 team.

Ms L. Tomlinson & Mr M. Wormald

Year 6 Learning Support Staff

Ms R. McKail & Miss N. Iredale

Year 6 Teachers