Year 6 2020 - 2021

Mrs Smith

Year 6 Class Teacher

Welcome back to school and the Autumn Term of Year 6! 

 

Well, the craziness of the 2019-2020 school year means that it has been a while…

But, don’t worry as we’ll be easing ourselves back in with some wonderful work and by creating some amazing art work based upon the fabulous books:

 

The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse, written by Charlie Mackesy

We are Here, written by Oliver Jeffers

 

 

Once we’ve settled ourselves back into the routine of school (and realised that it isn’t as bad or as worrying as we might have convinced ourselves 😉)...

 

Our topic for the Autumn term will be:

 ‘Deadly Disease & Medical Marvels’

We will consider the developments in the understanding and treatment of disease throughout time, from prehistory’s whacky witchdoctors through to the significant developments made during the 21st century, and the impact that scientists and scientific progress has had upon our understanding and treatment of illness.

This topic will encourage the children to make links with the previous historical periods studied (such as the Egyptians, the Ancient Greeks and the Victorians) and allow them to understand how scientific understanding and technological advancements allowed treatment and medicine to advance over time.

 

The detail of curriculum coverage is attached to this class page

(Autumn Jigsaw)

 

Class Shared Read

Exciting Announcement...

We will be taking part in an online writing workshop with the amazing Jennifer Killick on the 29th September!

 

Homework

Ongoing… To read as many of the fabulous books, written by inspiring and engaging authors, recommended on our class reading wall (and also on the list attached to the bottom of this page and on the following website: https://www.booksfortopics.com/year-6

 

Weekly:

All homework will be set on a Friday and collected the following Friday.

  • ‘My Maths’ Maths task
  • CPG English task
  • A Spelling activity
  • To read for 20 minutes every day 😊

 

P.E

Our PE sessions are on:

Thursday and Friday (children may come to school dressed in their PE kit)

Please make sure that children have appropriate kit for those days: Green Gawsworth T-shirts are expected for games and indoor PE.  Children may also wear either black shorts or black/grey/navy joggers, a Gawsworth sweatshirt or black/grey/navy sweatshirt or tracksuit top.

 

 Contacting me

Any urgent messages (including any medical appointments or absences) need to be sent via the school office, please.

If you need to contact me, I am contactable via ClassDojo Monday-Friday between the hours of 8:30am – 5:30pm (please be aware that during the school day I may not be able to respond immediately as I will be teaching – but I will check my Dojo messages after school). 

If you need to meet with me, I am available after school on:

Mondays and Fridays.

 

Kind regards,

Mrs Smith

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