We hope you had a good half term break and are ready for a new, busy half term! Maths In maths, Y6 will be learning: * Division strategies * Fractions *solving multistep problems English In English, our key texts this half term will be 'The Arrival' During this half term we will focus on: * Character descriptions * Diary entries * Journalistic writing and much more Through our English lessons, we will also focus on our grammar, spelling and punctuation. We will learn, practice and refine using commas . We will also look at using fronted adverbials, using word choices carefully in our work and looking at spelling rules. Geography In this unit, the children will find out more about why rivers are so important to the towns and villages that have developed on their banks. By looking at the features of rivers, and the natural and human ways that rivers change over time, children will explore the life stories of rivers. Children will learn the names and locations of the major rivers of the UK and the world. Science Electricity In this unit we will be learning to represent circuits and symbols and learn about two of the most important inventors Thomas Edison and Nikola Tesla. Children will get an opportunity to find out what electricity is and how to measure it!
Key Dates PE days are Wednesday and Thursday. Please wear your PE kit to school.