Welcome to Beech Class
Homework and Spellings
Year 6 Homework Notice:
This term we will be looking at Chinese Cinderella. A true story, based on the childhood of the Chinese author, Adeline Yen Mah.
How do the actions of characters releaval their true nature? How is character developed through the use of action and speech?
We’ll be looking at how chapters are structured and how language and sentence style can be used to convey emotion.
This term (term 3) we’ll be continuing to look at fractions, area and perimeter before moving on to percentages and pie charts.
In term 4 we’ll be looking at ratio, algebra and geometry.
SCIENCE AND COMPUTING
How are animals adapted to their habitats? How have some species evolved over time?
Can you give clear instructions? Can you create an algorithm that a computer can read? Use your skills to make a sprite move and perform actions.
How does a cam mechanism work? What different types of cams are there? Can you make a rainforest mechanism that uses a cam?
Time to get creative! Can you make a 3d rainforest animal mask out of papier mache?
Can you compose your own tribal beat?
PE & PSEE
In Terms 3 & 4 we will be doing the following sports:
Year 5: Netball, football
Year 6: Tag Rugby
This term we will be looking at ‘Saying no to bullying’ and ‘Going for goals’.
How can we prevent bullying and respond to it when it occurs?
What are your strengths as a learner? What goals would you like to achieve?
Where are the world’s rainforests located and which communities live there? What is the difference between woodland and rainforest? How is ecomonic activity affecting the rainforests?
What are the key beliefs and values held by Sikhs? Which festivals are important to Sikhs?
How well do you know the Easter story? Why is this significant for Christians.