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Transitions 2022-23

 

Welcome to Year 6 

 

"Does Nature Decide Who Survives?"

 

Welcome to our final term of Year 6! We have a busy term ahead and lots to look forward to!

 

This term we will be studying evolution and inheritance, focusing our studies on Charles Darwin and his trip to the Galapagos Islands on the HMS Beagle. We will be looking at ways in which species have adapted in order to survive and also ways in which we need to keep ourselves safe. 

 

We will be visiting the Warning Zone activity centre in Leicester to learning all about potential dangers in the real world and how we can keep ourselves safe. We will also be participating in a substance misuse workshop to learn about the dangers of drugs and alcohol. 

 

Below you will find an overview for the term with information regarding the focus for each subject as well as the key vocabulary we will be using this term. 

 

Spellings for the term are also posted below and the children will continue to be tested each Friday using the spellings we have logged in our Read Write Inc logbooks. 

 

Please do check our page regularly to see what we have been up to in Year 6. 

 

Mrs Buckley smiley

Spring Term - Natural Disasters

My Style - adapted animal environments

Classifying Animals - describing the animal to a partner

Geography - Observing and mapping physical and human features of our local area

Adaptation and Inheritance

Warning Zone 4th May 2022

Art Inspired by Andy Warhol and Deyanira Harris

Do you wanna build a snowman.....in Spring?!

News Broadcasts

Year 6 have been working hard on their news broadcasts and have written scripts, rehearsed, recorded and edited in their groups. You can view the videos by clicking the link below.  

Hockey Skills

Volcano Eruptions!

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World Book Day - Peanut Jones and the Illustrated City

Science - separating materials

Drumming workshop

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Project Work in Year 6

Properties and Materials in Science

Home Learning Time Table 28.03.22

 

Autumn Term 

 

Why did Oliver ask for more?

 

Our Musical Performance

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Year 6 have worked hard this term with our visiting music teacher to learn songs from Oliver and The Pirates of Penzance. The children thoroughly enjoyed the performance and made all of us proud with their efforts. 

Our My Style Homework

We have had some excellent examples of My Style homework this term and have proudly displayed them in our classroom. The examples included a model mine, a telephone that Alexander Graham Bell invented, a typewriter which was invented in 1878, an X ray machine and print examples inspired by William Morris.

The House Captains

Uploading work to Purple Mash

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Mathematics
English

Audible have a great selection of stories that your children can get involved in, which are free:

https://stories.audible.com/discovery/enterprise-discovery-21122356011?ref=adbl_ent_anon_ds_ds_dccs_sbtp-0-2

Epic:

Epic is an online book library that gives your child access to over 40,000 books. They are offering 30 days FREE for parents.  https://www.getepic.com/?utm_channel=search&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIk42_13x6AIVCs53Ch3RegBfEAAYASAAEgL9y_D_BwE

Keeping Active 

Our Values

On a daily basis, the children try to demonstrate our core values within school. As we aim to practise them so often, they become good habits that we can use not only in school but also at home too. 

 

  • Habit 1: Be Proactive (You’re in Charge)
  • Habit 2: Begin With the End in Mind (Have a Plan)
  • Habit 3: Put First Things First (Work First, Then Play)
  • Habit 4: Think Win-Win (Everyone Can Win)
  • Habit 5: Seek First to Understand, Then to Be Understood(Listen Before You Talk)
  • Habit 6: Synergise (Together Is Better)
  • Habit 7: Sharpen the Saw (Balance Feels Best)

Growth Mindset

 

This year we will be helping the children to develop a Growth Mindset.  This aims to increase their resilience, perseverance and independence in their learning.  Further information can be found by following the link below.

British Values

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