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Welcome to Year 6

 

Welcome to our Year 6 page. We have two classes in Year 6.

6J is Mrs Jones and Miss Coyne and 6W is Mr Willis and Miss Pugh. During Literacy and Numeracy we have a 3rd set which is taught by Mr Griffiths and Miss Walsh.

 

We work very hard in Year 6 ready for our important tests which are called SATS. Every child in Year 6 across the country takes these tests.

This year they take place from Monday 11th May 2015.

 

The timetable below is PROVISIONAL (based on the 2014 exams) and will be confirmed to parents during the Spring Term 2015.

Monday 11 May 2015

Levels 3-5 English reading test

Level 6 English reading test

Tuesday 12 May 2015

Levels 3-5 English grammar, punctuation and spelling test

Level 6 English grammar, punctuation and spelling test

Wednesday 13 May 2015

Levels 3-5 mental mathematics and mathematics paper 1

Thursday 14 May 2015

Levels 3-5 mathematics paper 2

Level 6 mathematics papers 1 and 2

 

Homework Timetable

 

Monday

Maths ( to be handed in on Wednesday)

 

Tuesday

Spellings (to be tested on the following Tuesday)

Literacy  (to be handed in on Thursday)

Homewriting (to be handed in on Monday)

 

Times Tables are to be tested 2/3 times a week. In Year 6 we test all of the times tables up to x12

 

Homework club is after school on a Tuesday from 3.15 - 4.15. 

 

PE

During the Autumn term we go to Picton Swimming pool on Tuesday Afternoons. All children should take part. If for any reason you cannot please come into school to speak to the Year 6 team. 

We also receive football coaching from the LFC coaches and PE lessons from Miss Beaumont our PE teacher. You should have your PE kit in school all week.

 

Curriculum. 

We have a very exciting curriculum. Below is the overview of what we will be doing throughout the year alongside Literacy and Numeracy.

 

 

Year 6 Curriculum Overview

 

 

Autumn

1

Autumn

2

Spring

1

Spring

2

Summer          1

Summer         2

ART

Greek pottery

Greek mosaics

Costumes and clothes from World War 1 and 2

Clay

Sketches of Liverpool landmarks

Painting

DT

Greek food

Mythical beasts

Design air raid shelters

Textiles

Design and make a new building or structure

Design and make a new building or structure

FRENCH

Personal Information, Numbers and Time

Personal Information, Numbers and Time

Conversations

Conversations

Stories, Rhymes and Comparing Countries

Stories, Rhymes and Comparing Countries

HISTORY

Ancient Greeks

Ancient Greeks

World War 1 and 2

World War 1 and 2

Liverpool

Liverpool

GEOGRAPHY

Investigating Rivers - Mersey

Investigating Rivers - Mersey

Mountain Environments

Mountain Environments

Differences between physical and human geography

Differences between physical and human geography

MUSIC

Greek music and dancing

 

Exploring sound sources

Exploring lyrics and melody – war songs

Exploring rhythm and pulse

Performing Together – Liverpool groups

Exploring musical processes

PE

Fitness- Baseline Assessment Swimming

Dance- Zumba Swimming

Gymnastics

Lacrosse

Gymnastics

Tag Rugby

Handball

Athletics

Volleyball

OAA

PSHE

Peer Relationships: Groups and Gangs

Human Rights: Refugees

Britain’s Government

Changing Schools

 

Changing Schools

Love and sex

RE

Authority Figures and Sacred Texts

Christmas Journeys

Places of Worship, Signs and Symbols, Food and Festivals

Easter Denial and Remorse

Inspirational Leaders

Inspirational Leaders

COMPUTING

E-Safety

Multimedia: Animation

 

Programming 1

Unit 1: Scratch

Programming 2

Unit 2: Kodu

Online: Blogging

 

Handling Data: Data collection forms.

SCIENCE

Living things and their habitats

 

Animals, including humans

 

Lights

 

Electricity

 

Evolution and inheritance

Evolution and inheritance

 

 

We work very hard throughout the year. We also get to go on a variety of trips such as Colomendy, Chester Zoo, Blackpool Pleasure Beach and new this year is a variety of 'launches' which introduce our topic.

 

Please if you have any questions about Year 6 come in a see one of the year 6 team!

 

 

YEAR 6 ROCKING TO BON JOVI

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In Year 6 we have been learning Bon Jovi's classic, Livin' on a prayer. The children have learnt the words and can also play the glockenspiel to the song.

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