This term, Eagles class will be learning about the intriguing South American Country of Peru. As part of this topic, we will be exploring the ancient Inca Empire, the beautiful and diverse Amazon rainforest and a range of traditional Peruvian art.
We will also be endeavouring to prepare the children for the Year 6 SATs in May. As such, we will be continuing in our approach of 'little-and-often', revising key Maths and English concepts and facts each day to keep the children feeling confident and relaxed as they go into their exams.
Please continue to refer to the resources below to see what we will be doing day-to-day in our revision sessions and for information on the revision packs sent home last term.
This term (Spring 2) Year 6 will learning about Evolution and Inheritance. As part of this topic we will be learning about the theories of Natural and Artificial Selection, Inherited Characteristics and Environmental Factors. The children will also be learning about how animals are grouped and classified into different species.
Please see below for this term's new topic web to see what your child will be learning across the curriculum.
With SATs not too far away now, Year 6 will really be pushing themselves to improve their core literacy and numeracy skills both in class and at home.
Please continue to use the links below (now located with current topic) to support your child's revision and check regularly for any new additions - I will add new links, useful website and documents as they come up to help support you at home.
The Arts: Illusions & Revolutions
Happy New Year and welcome back to the new term!
This spring term, we will be immersing ourselves in the technological advances of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. We will focus on developments in the moving picture and how cinema became an important vehicle for exploring social issues of the day. As part of this topic, we will be watching the classic silent film, The Cabinet of Dr Caligari.
For more information on how we will be exploring this topic across the curriculum, please see the topic web and timetable attached below.
Alongside our topic teaching, Year 6 will be preparing for the summer exams with regular revision and SATs practise. To support your child with their revision and homework, please find the guides attached below which explain all the Year 6 terminology and include all the subject knowledge we will be covering.
This term, Eagles Class will study Greek life and achievements and their influence on the western world; they will be reading historical texts recounting life in Ancient Greece and key historical figures and listening to some of the Greek Myths.
Please see our timetable and topic web below to find out more about what your child will be learning.
Welcome to Year 6! This term promises to be both exciting and macabre...
Eagles Class will be reading a variety of supernatural stories designed to thrill and excite the imagination. The children will learn how to create interest and suspense in their own fictional tales of terror!
Year 6 will also be learning about the many festivals and observances, at this time of year, that deal with the issues of life and death: Dia de los Muertos, All Saints' & All Souls' Day, and Remembrance Sunday.
Please see the timetable and topic web below for information on what your child will be learning this term.