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Year 6

Summer 2

 

Many thanks to all parents for helping with the revision tasks These were invaluable in preparing your child for the National tests.

Thank you for encouraging your child to attend the revision sessions. These boosted confidence and lots of the topics covered came up in the tests.

 

 

Home Learning Tasks

Project Tasks

This topic will last for 5 weeks.

Ideas to do at home to support your child over the coming weeks

  1. Research a costal location and identify human/physical features there.

  2. Create a persuasive piece of work to advertise a coastal location.

  3. Use You Tube or other media to research erosion and the effects of erosion on our coastline.

 

  1. Discuss transition and help your child to feel positive about the changes ahead.

  2. Rehearse the route to their new school including crossing roads/ bus routes and have practice runs.

  3. Talk to your child about routines at their new school including lunchtimes, equipment expectations, how to create a good first impression.

  4. Discuss puberty and changes as they become a teenager.

Summer 1

 

For this half term children are to continue with the revision activities set in Spring 2. 

Spring 2

Autumn Term 2nd Half and Spring Term 1st Half

Home Learning Tasks

 

SATs Revision

 

We will hold a meeting about this in the next few weeks. More details to follow.

Reading their reading book

Your child receives reading homework twice a week. Please make sure that they complete this. Initial the planner so that your child can receive reading rewards.

Learn multiplication tables

 

You may want to check and spot check your child with questions about the x table they are working on. All Y6 pupils now have logins for ‘times tables rock stars’ and should be using this for at least 20 minutes a week.

Learn spellings

Spellings are given every Friday to learn for a test the following week.

 

Project Tasks

This topic will last for 7 weeks, in this time the children are expected to choose at least one activity from the list complete with the help of parents. The projects can be brought in at any time before 20th December

  1. Write a secret message in Mayan Hieroglyphics.
  2. Create your own Mayan or Day of the Dead mask.
  3. Cook and photograph some Mexican food (or traditional Mayan food) or write a Mexican inspired menu.
  4. Make your own temple or Mexican scene in a shoe box.
  5. Find out about aspects of Mayan life e.g. farming, food, astronomy.
  6. Create your own chocolate related product.
  7. Make your own sculpture of an ancient god or warrior
  8. OR something else that you think of to do with our topic.

Autumn Term 1st Half

 

Home Learning Tasks

 

Spellings

 

Your child will learn a spelling pattern or rule each week and will be given a list of spellings to revise for a test the following week. Spellings will be given on a Friday to learn for the following Friday.

Reading

Your child receives reading homework twice a week. Please make sure that they complete this. Initial the planner so that your child can receive reading rewards. Any incomplete reading homework will have to be done at break or lunch time to keep up with the storyline.

Learn multiplication tables

 

You may want to check and spot check your child with questions about the x table they are working on.

 

Project Tasks

Create one piece of home learning this half term

  1. Create a fact sheet or presentation about a particular area of WW2.
  2. Make a model of a plane, tank or air raid shelter.
  3. Design and make a WW2 meal using rations.
  4. Write a WW2 poem.
  5. Interview somebody who had experience of being in the war.
  6. Or anything else linked to WW2!
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