All Saints CE Primary School

All Saints C.E. Primary School

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Year 6

Violet Class

Class Teacher: Miss Abbie Sinden 

Our PE lessons will take place on a Wednesday this term. Please ensure your child has the correct kit in school! 

Please encourage your child to complete their homework independently and on time - it will help them in the transition to Secondary school!

Remember to sign your child's reading journal for them to be entered into the Friday raffle. 

English 

This term we will be studying the book 'Journey to the River Sea' by Eva Ibbotson. It is about a young orphan who can't wait to reach her distant relatives living a thousand miles up the Amazon. We will explore a number of genres whilst reading this book. Towards the end of the term, we will also look at the infamous scene of 'The Witches' from Macbeth. 

A new handwriting scheme has been adopted by the whole school so we will spend time learning how to join letters correctly and fluently. It is an expectation that all children in Key Stage 2 should be joining their writing so please encourage your children at home. 

In our reading sessions, we will be beginning a new way of teaching reading called 'Destination Reader'. The children will be looking at learning behaviours and exploring all the different skills needed to be a good reader.  

Maths

During this term, we will be looking at decimals, percentages and algebra. We will recap on topics previously learnt such as multiplying/dividing by 10, 100 and 1000 as well as looking at new areas such as calculating percentages. 

Please continue to encourage your child to practise their times tables at home! 

Foundation Subjects  

Science: Animals including humans 

RE: Holy Communion and the Christian value of endurance 

PE: Circuit Training 

Geography: Is my survival dependent on you? 

PSHE: Dreams and goals 

Computing: Python 

Music: Composing music based upon nature 

French: Out and About 

 

English

  • Begin to use the passive voice accurately 
  • To use a range of sentence structures 
  • To use semi-colons, colons and dashes to mark independent clauses 

Maths

  • To calculate using fractions, decimals or percentages
  • To not give up when Maths is difficult! In Year 6, we are resilient learners!