Welcome to Year 6 

Class teacher: Mr Baker

Teaching Assistant: Mr Fitzgerald

 @year6lmp

Values driven learning

Please find Year 6’s Curriculum overview for 2021/22 below:

Year six curriculum 2021

 

Our main topic this half term: The Mayan Civilisation.

In this history-based topic we will be studying the ancient civilisation of The Maya. We will look at where and when they lived, what daily life was like for civilians, their religious beliefs and culture, and we will find out how one of the longest living civilisations was brought to an end.

Please find the knowledge organiser for this topic below:

Knowledge organiser Mayans

Science

In science, our topic will be: The Human Body – Systems. We will be learning about some of the various systems within the human body, particularly the circulatory system. We will look at the organs involved and connected to the circulatory system, as well as the importance of the system and what we can do to keep it functioning well i.e. physical health. We will study the importance of a healthy diet, the benefits of exercise on the body and what happens to our bodies during exercise.

Please find the knowledge organiser for this topic below:

Knowledge organiser human body

Our class book for this half-term: The Boy at the back of the Class by Onjali Q Rauf

Important information.

Please sign your child’s reading record each evening. Regular reading helps children to develop their fluency and comprehension skills, and  in turn helps them to access the rest of the curriculum. Children may change reading books at school when they have finished them.

Children receive spellings on Fridays. The word lists are taken from the Read Write Inc. Spelling units which the children have completed that week, so you will notice common spelling patterns or rules. Some weeks they may be taken from the Year 5/6 statutory spelling list. A copy of this can be found below. These spellings should be practised daily.

Year 5/6 spellings

 

Additional information

PE: This half term, the children will be taking part in fitness sessions. These will take place indoor on a Wednesday afternoon. The children will need their basic PE kit of a white t-shirt, shorts or jogging pants, and trainers or pumps.