Walnut - Year 6
Welcome to the Year 6 Class Page
Meet The Team
The Year 6 teachers are Miss Brown (Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays) & Mr Owens (Thursdays and Fridays)
Mrs Moore and Mr Beckett are our Learning Support Assistants.
SATS Week will be: Monday 13th May to Thursday 16th May 2024.
P.E - Wednesdays and Fridays
Year 6 do not need to come to school in their P.E kit on these days, they will change on the day. Year 6 will be going home in their P.E kits on these days too so kit needs to be in for the next P.E session.
Year 6 will have Forest School Days. They will have 3 over the year. Dates will be released to parents with plenty of time to get ready.
Spring 2 - Extreme Earth
Our writing this half term will be focused around non-fiction texts. We will be creating our own non-chronological report on an invented weather, writing explanation texts and creating our own reports. We will also continue to have weekly SPaG lessons.
Over the term will be practising a variety of comprehension (VIPERS) skills including: inferencing and predicting and we will also be covering a number of vocabulary, grammar and punctuation objectives. Reading is such an important skill; it really unlocks all areas of the curriculum.
Year 6 will contuine to have weekly SPaG lessons where we focus on all the spelling, punctuation and grammar aspects of Year 6. As well as re-capping their knowledge from Year 5 through flashback work. We feel positive that this will ensure they feel really confident about their writing throughout Y6.
In Year 6 we follow the White Rose Maths scheme at Long Crendon. This half term we will be focusing on Ratio & Proportion, Algebra, Decimals and Percentages, Decimal and Fraction links.
History & Geography
This half term Y6 will be following a Geography topic; Extreme Earth. This will include studying the different extreme weathers that we get across the world and looking at how and why they are caused. We will learn about volcanoes, rivers and mountains too!
This term, we will be learning about Electricity! Exploring and getting hands on with circuits, designing and creating our own circuits and well as learning much much more.
Art & DT
This half term will be a DT focus. Structures. Year 6 will be researching, designing and evaluating our own playground prototypes. Children will create their own playground and pitch their idea to some hungry dragons!
PE - Taught by S4A ( Sports For All)
S4A will be running our Year 6 P.E sessions. This term they will focus on Gymnastics and Benchball.
Computing - Taught by Mrs Duffy
At Long Crendon we use the Purple Mash scheme in our ICT lessons. Our topics for this half term is:
Music - Taught by Mr Duncan
This term, we will be learning about French sports and the Olympics. We will use this starting point to look at French grammar and countries around the world.
We will be learning about the origins of different world views and religions around the world, investigating the social and cultural understanding of this.
This half term our PSHE topic is Dreams and Goals. It is all about goal setting and thinking ahead to what we want to achieve.
We are always happy to discuss any concerns or questions you may have. We just ask that you please contact the office to arrange this.