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Sir John Lillie

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Succeeding on the Journey through Lifelong Learning

Year 6

WELCOME TO YEAR 6

WELCOME TO YEAR 6 1
WELCOME TO YEAR 6 2

We've continued our Mesopotamian Maths by exploring and designing our own ancient civilisations and have been finding perimeters, areas and making nets

We've continued our Mesopotamian Maths by exploring and designing our own ancient civilisations and have been finding perimeters, areas and making nets 1 First we planned our cities
We've continued our Mesopotamian Maths by exploring and designing our own ancient civilisations and have been finding perimeters, areas and making nets 2 Next, calculated the perimeter, area and volume
We've continued our Mesopotamian Maths by exploring and designing our own ancient civilisations and have been finding perimeters, areas and making nets 3 Finally we made nets and 3D scale models

Year 6 are getting stuck into our new topic of Ancient Mesopotamia! We've been exploring how this ancient civilisation impacted life today. We've especially focussed on all the inventions and discoveries they made.

Year 6 are getting stuck into our new topic of Ancient Mesopotamia! We've been exploring how this ancient civilisation impacted life today. We've especially focussed on all the inventions and discoveries they made. 1 We found out about cuneiform!
Year 6 are getting stuck into our new topic of Ancient Mesopotamia! We've been exploring how this ancient civilisation impacted life today. We've especially focussed on all the inventions and discoveries they made. 2 We even got to try it our ourselves!
Year 6 are getting stuck into our new topic of Ancient Mesopotamia! We've been exploring how this ancient civilisation impacted life today. We've especially focussed on all the inventions and discoveries they made. 3 We explored ancient maths!
Year 6 are getting stuck into our new topic of Ancient Mesopotamia! We've been exploring how this ancient civilisation impacted life today. We've especially focussed on all the inventions and discoveries they made. 4 And designed a cuneiform game of dominoes
Year 6 are getting stuck into our new topic of Ancient Mesopotamia! We've been exploring how this ancient civilisation impacted life today. We've especially focussed on all the inventions and discoveries they made. 5 We used our skills in BODMAS to help
Year 6 are getting stuck into our new topic of Ancient Mesopotamia! We've been exploring how this ancient civilisation impacted life today. We've especially focussed on all the inventions and discoveries they made. 6 Plus, we did some independent research!

This week in geography we have been looking at settlement patterns using Google Earth.

This week in geography we have been looking at settlement patterns using Google Earth.  1
This week in geography we have been looking at settlement patterns using Google Earth.  2
This week in geography we have been looking at settlement patterns using Google Earth.  3
This week in geography we have been looking at settlement patterns using Google Earth.  4

Let's give a huge 'Well Done!' to the children who competed in the Readers' Cup Competition where they came runner up.

Let's give a huge 'Well Done!' to the children who competed in the Readers' Cup Competition where they came runner up.  1

Science Week - Fun with friction and exploring how electrons are positively and negatively charged

Science Week

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World Book Day - Today Year 6 dressed up as their favourite characters for World Book Day and shared stories with Year 3

Reading Bingo Challenge

Maths

 

What we are up to in maths this term

 

This term we are learning about fractions, percentages, decimals, algebra and angles. We are striving towards deeper understanding through  a maths mastery approach. 

 

Revision Links 

Maths activities and revision

Maths games

Times tables games

 

 

English 

 

What we are up to in English this term:

 

This term we are working on editing and proof reading to improve our writing skills. We are continuing our study on WW2 and writing: 

 

  • A balanced argument on evacuation
  • A narrative including flashback 
  • War poetry

 

 

In SPaG we are focusing on getting more confident with the use of colons, semi-colons and dashes as well as learning new grammar terms. 

 

Revision links: 

SPaG revision activities

 

Reading revision activities

 

Writing revision activities

 

 

Homework

 

Spellings: Continue to learn the Y5&6 Spelling words in your reading record 

 

SATs Buster Books: Each week we will set pages from the SATs revision books. These books are your responsibility to take home, look after and return each week. 

 


 

 

Speed Tables Grid

This week 6T created a multimedia piece of artwork inspired my our class book The Boy in The Striped Pyjamas

This week 6T created a multimedia piece of artwork inspired my our class book The Boy in The Striped Pyjamas  1
This week 6T created a multimedia piece of artwork inspired my our class book The Boy in The Striped Pyjamas  2
This week 6T created a multimedia piece of artwork inspired my our class book The Boy in The Striped Pyjamas  3

Trip to HMS Belfast - Year 6 have been studying WW2 so getting a chance to see a real war ship was very exciting (if a little cold)!

Trip to HMS Belfast - Year 6 have been studying WW2 so getting a chance to see a real war ship was very exciting (if a little cold)! 1

As a part of art and design we made gas masks and built air raid shelters. Did you know there were two different types? Can you remember what they're called?

INTO UNIVERSITY - Year 6 took part in a cross-curricular focus week exploring WW2 through history, literacy, art and design

INTO UNIVERSITY - Year 6 took part in a cross-curricular focus week exploring WW2 through history, literacy, art and design 1 Team Violette Szabo graduating!
INTO UNIVERSITY - Year 6 took part in a cross-curricular focus week exploring WW2 through history, literacy, art and design 2 Team Billy Strachen graduating!
INTO UNIVERSITY - Year 6 took part in a cross-curricular focus week exploring WW2 through history, literacy, art and design 3 Team Anne Frank graduating!
INTO UNIVERSITY - Year 6 took part in a cross-curricular focus week exploring WW2 through history, literacy, art and design 4 Team Winston Churchill graduating!
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