Welcome to Year 6's page!

 

 

This half terms theme: Marvellous Mountains

 

Happy New Year...

Welcome back Year 6, we hope that you have had a fantastic break and are ready to learn lots of fascinating facts this half term. 

 

English 

In English this half term we will be looking at using our debate skills, we will take part in class debates about river tourism. We will also use formal grammar techniques, such as passive voice and subjunctive mood to write informative texts about Mountain Ranges.

 

Maths

In maths this half term we will look at converting measurements e.g. cm to m to km, kg to g and solving word problems involving this. We will also look at finding the area and perimeter of triangles and parallelograms and circles. We will continue to practice using all 4 methods of calculating.

Extra Practise!

Check out the websites below and challenge yourself to some additional learning.

Don't forget to play on Mathletics too.

 

Curriculum

Theme

In theme this half term we will learn about the major mountains of the world and the UK. We will look at and name the features of these mountains.

We will find out the different ways in which mountains have been formed, and how different features of mountain ranges have been shaped over time.

We will have the opportunity to consider what the weather is like in a mountainous environment and to evaluate the impact that tourism has on a mountainous region.

 

Science

In science this half term we will be investigating the human body. We will build upon our knowledge and understanding of the different systems within the body. We will research the parts and functions of the circulatory system and focus on how nutrients are transported around the human body.

We will explore how a healthy lifestyle supports the body to function and how different types of drugs affect the body.

 

Homework

Monday:- Grammar/ reading comprehension (due in Wednesday).

 

Wednesday: - Maths (due in Friday).

 

Friday: - Writing (due in Monday).