Welcome to Beech Class

Mr Shiles

Homework and Spellings

Year 6 Homework Notice:
Instead of following the termly homework mat, year 6 will be receiving weekly Maths and English homework.
Homework will mostly be based on the week’s learning and provide an opportunity to consolidate their understanding.
Homework will be handed out every Thursday and must be returned to school by the following Tuesday.

ENGLISH

English
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.

MATHS

Maths
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

Science
How are animals adapted to their habitats? How have some species evolved over time?

ICT
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.

CREATIVE DEVELOPMENT

Design Technology
How does a cam mechanism work? What different types of cams are there? Can you make a rainforest mechanism that uses a cam?

Art
Time to get creative! Can you make a 3d rainforest animal mask out of papier mache?

Music
Can you compose your own tribal beat?

PE & PSEE

PE
In Terms 3 & 4 we will be doing the following sports:
Year 5: Netball, football
Year 6: Tag Rugby

PSHE
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?

HUMANITIES

Geography
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?

RE
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.

Class Timetable (subject to change)

TimeMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
School Begins
Session 1 English English English English English
Break
Session 2 Maths Maths Maths Maths Maths
Session 3 French/Topic Science RE Art/PE PE
Lunch
Session 4 PE/Topic/Art ICT/Citizenship Music/Topic/DT Art/French PE
Break (KS1 Only)
School Ends

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