Welcome to Year 6's page!
This half terms theme: Kensuke's Kingdom
Welcome back to your final half term at Parochial.
In English this half term we will be reading Kensuke’s Kingdom. We will write a variety of 1st person recounts, diary entries and adventure stories linked to the book.
We will also be working on our performance skills, preparing ourselves for the end of year show.
In maths this half term we will be looking at time word problems, involving crossing time zones and we will look at using and recording information on a variety of graphs.
We will also keep ourselves fluent with all four calculation methods, applying them to a variety of word and logical maths problems.
Check out the websites below and challenge yourself to some additional learning.
Don't forget to play on Mathletics too.
In theme this half term we will be learning about geographical terminology linked to how the world is split up into different time zones, climate zones and biomes.
We will also learn about how goods and services are traded around the world. We will explore the UK's trade links today and in the past, finding out about goods imported and exported and the methods of transport used. We will also learn about fair trade and why it is important in a global market.
In science this half term we will continue to learn all about light. We will look at: how light travels and how it enables us to see objects, how mirrors are used to reflect light by making our own periscopes, carry out a variety of investigations into refraction and the visible spectrum and finally we will touch on who Isaac Newton was and his theory of light and colour.
Monday:- Grammar/ reading comprehension (due in Wednesday).
Wednesday: - Maths (due in Friday).
Friday: - Writing (due in Monday).
Year 6 had a fantastic time on their recent residential to Robin Wood - well done to everyone who came along. You all demonstrated immense bravery and brilliant team skills.
A DVD of the photographs will be soon be available.