The Russell School

Welcome to Year 6

Summer Term 2021

Welcome to Year 6

Staff

  • Mr Ryan (Deputy Head) - Teacher (Wednesday, Thursday, Friday)
  • Mrs Coppinger - Teacher (Monday, Tuesday)
  • Mrs Sandoe - Teacher (Wednesday, Thursday)
  • Mrs Danskin - Teaching Assistant (Monday - Thursday)

Curriculum overview

Homework

SPAG, Mymaths, Spelling and Reading comprehension will be set on a Friday and need to be in the following Thursday.

Reading records will be sent home each day, Each reading record will be checked on Monday and children are asked to read every night and get their parents/guardian to sign off at least 3x per week.

Cracking times tables are tested every Wednesday.

Curriculum Overview

English

 

Talk for Writing – Persuasive writing, Poetry and descriptive writing looking at a variety of texts.

 

Reading comprehension weekly with Mrs. Sandoe.

 

Class reader and Book study – Wonder

 

SPAG – Similes, Metaphors, Personification, Adverbials, Parenthesis, Conjunctions & Y5/6 Spelling lists.

 

Maths

 

Alegbra, Measures, Reflections, Translations, Fractions, Decimals, Percentages and focussing on the four operations in a variety of word problems.

 

Science

 

Human Circulatory System, Electricity and Evolution

 

PSHE

 

Relationships and Changing me.

 

RSE - Developing understanding the changes that happen through puberty – both physical and emotional.

Knowing how to look after yourself, physically and mentally during puberty.

Describing the development of a baby from conception to birth and to know how a baby is born.

Outdoor Learning

 

Mayan Mask making, Angles, Firepit singalong!

History/Geography

 

The Mayans and Map Skills.

 

 

Music

 

Western classical, history of music in context, musical language and Historical context for ballads.

 

 

Art/DT

 

The Mayans – Mayan Masks and Aboriginal Art

 

French

 

Songs, numbers to 90, colours, days, classroom commands, I can, months, the date and the weather.

 

 

RE

 

Ideas of God and Suffering and Happiness.

 

 

PE

 

Football, Cricket, Rounders, Athletics and Dance

 

 

Computing

 

Coding using Purple Mash