Welcome to Year 6!

Class Teacher: Mrs Ward

Teaching Assistants: Mr Thomas and Mrs Birdi (Wednesday) and Clare (afternoons)

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These are the exciting things we will be doing this half term.

Half Term 5

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Revision and Ingleborough residential

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Ingleborough Residential: Mon 23rd May – Fri 27th May

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Writing Opportunities

SPAG and spelling revision

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Science

Evolution and Inheritance Children will be taught to: recognise that living things have changed over time and that fossils provide information about living things that inhabited the Earth millions of years ago recognise that living things produce offspring of the same kind, but normally offspring vary and are not identical to their parents identify how animals and plants are adapted to suit their environment in different ways and that adaptation may lead to evolution

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Art & DT

Carnival Children design and make a carnival costume for a doll.

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History

Carnival Children will research the history of carnival, including Leeds West Indian Carnival

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Maths

Revision

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Computing

Revision websites

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Music

Artforms Children have weekly music lessons on Mondays with Mrs Smith from Artforms.

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PE

Athletics (Mondays) Rounders (Tuesdays) 

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RE

How does growing up bring responsibilities? Rites of Passage, Confirmation, Amrit, Baptism, Bar Mitzvah, Bat Mitzvah, Rights, Responsibilities, Growing up, Adulthood

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PSHCE including Health Education and RSE

Healthy Bodies – including a visit from D:side about drugs, both legal and illegal, prescribed and unprescribed.

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Half Term 6

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Up Hill and Down Dale

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Transition visits to high schools

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Writing Opportunities

Formal letter Interview School promotion video

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Science

Living Things and their Habitats Children will: describe how living things are classified into broad groups according to common observable characteristics and based on similarities and differences, including micro-organisms, plants and animals give reasons for classifying plants and animals based on specific characteristics Light Children will: recognise that light appears to travel in straight lines use the idea that light travels in straight lines to explain that objects are seen because they give out or reflect light into the eye explain that we see things because light travels from light sources to our eyes or from light sources to objects and then to our eyes use the idea that light travels in straight lines to explain why shadows have the same shape as the objects that cast them

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Art & DT

Landscapes Children will paint a landscape using watercolours.

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Geography

Finding out geographical similarities and differences through the study of the human and physical characteristics of the Yorkshire Dales with a focus on Clapham.

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Maths

Statistics Coordinates

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Computing

Purple Mash

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Music

Artforms Children have weekly music lessons on Mondays with Mrs Smith from Artforms. Y6 production songs

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PE

Athletics (Mondays) Rounders (Tuesdays) 

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RE

How does growing up bring responsibilities? Rites of Passage, Confirmation, Amrit, Baptism, Bar Mitzvah, Bat Mitzvah, Rights, Responsibilities, Growing up, Adulthood

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PSHCE including Health Education and RSE

Changes – transition work to prepare for Y7.

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