This term our IPC topic is 'The Great, the Bold and the Brave', in which we are learning all about the ancient Greeks and Romans. We began by looking at some of the architecture of these great civilisations and made our own scale models.
In English we are studying the fantastic novel 'Wonder' by RJ Palocio. We've begun by doing some research into Treacher Collins Syndrome, which Auggie (the book's main character) has. We have presented our findings as a factual report. We are now moving on to study the novel, which explores the events surrounding Auggie's first year at his first school from several different viewpoints. Some of us even dressed up as characters from the novel for World Book Day. Can you guess who they are?
We began this term's maths work by looking at how to calculate what percentage one number is of another. We will move on to do some further work on geometry and then dive into the wonderful world of statistics - pie charts galore!
How you can help at home:
- Please continue to read with your child regularly and ask them questions about what they have read to check their understanding.
- Encourage your child to practise the Year 5 and 6 spelling words frequently. The children have all been given copies of this list. We have a spelling test every Friday on 20 of the words from this list.
- Offer support to ensure that your child's homework is completed on time.
- Ensure that your child has their correct PE kit (including suitable footwear) for our lessons on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
As always, many thanks for all your support and please contact me if you have any queries about your child's progress.
Click on 'School Information' above for detailed information about the Year 6 curriculum.