Year 6

Welcome to Year 6 2019-2020

Welcome to Pegasus Class, the final chapter of primary school.  Everyone has settled in well to the new school year and already taken on key roles and responsibilities within the school.

Staff this year are: Mrs Piercy and Miss Archbold There will also be support from students throughout the year on certain days of the week.

Homework

Homework will be issued on a Friday and must be returned by the following Wednesday to allow me time to get it marked. This will include a piece of writing and maths linked to objectives covered through the week. Spellings are added to Spelling Shed where I will monitor use through the week, children know their password. The maths and writing should be completed in the homework book provided. A homework club on Thursday lunchtime will be available to help children who need support to complete their homework. There will also be three topic related projects given out I curriculum letter.

P.E

Year 6 will be swimming in first half of Autumn term on a Monday morning. Please note all children must have swimming hat.

P.E will be on a Friday afternoon. Please note children must have the correct P.E kit including footwear. Football kits will not be allowed. Jewellery must be removed or earrings will need to be covered by a plaster.

Curriculum

This term we are investigating:

Geography-Indonesia

Science -Evolution and Inheritance

Trips and visits

Trips organised for this first half term:

Knowlsey Safari Park: Tiger Workshop

Reading

Our class read this term is Running Wild by Michael Morpurgo. It recounts the adventures of a boy who has to survive in the Indonesian jungle after being rescued from a tsunami by an elephant!

Survival

Our units of work all link to the topic of survival. Please refer to the parent letter which explains objectives covered.