Welcome to the new academic year 2017/18
In Year 6 you will be expected to:
- Become more independent and do things for yourself.
- Read lots of different things, including newspapers.
- Take responsibility for doing your homework and handing it in on time.
- Keep practising your times tables—you need to know them inside out!
- Present work to a high standard.
- Set a good example to the younger children in the school.
- Work collaboratively, helping and supporting one another.
- Try your very best and never give up!
In Year 6, you can look forward to studying the following themes:
Crime and punishment
The children will learn about crime and punishment through the ages, from the Anglo-Saxons to the present
Evolution & Inheritance
We’ll find out how living things have changed over time and that fossils provide information about living things that inhabited the Earth millions of years ago
We’ll learn about this amazing Central American country and compare it to our own.
We’re going to do lots of experiments to investigate light and shadow
You’ll make your own circuits to make a toy, which you have designed and made, light up and move
The Mayan Civilisation
We’ll find out about this fascinating period of history. We will find out about the beliefs, behaviour and characteristics of the people
The Year 6 production
You’ll join the cast as they rehearse for their end-of-year production. You’ll be constructing and painting the scenery too!