Welcome to Year 6

Maths

This half term, Y6 will be learning about the place value of integers and decimals including ordering, comparing and rounding numbers by determining the value of digits. Y6 will also learn about coordinates on a full coordinate grid, applying their knowledge of 2D shape and negative numbers when using all four quadrants. Throughout all maths lessons, Y6 will learn to apply their mathematical knowledge to solve problems and explain their reasoning. In arithmetic lessons, Y6 will learn how to calculate using formal written calculation methods. Maths meetings will provide a daily opportunity to orally rehearse key mathematics skills.

English

This half term, Y6 will be learning about persuasive writing and applying to become Team Captains for our St Anne’s family teams!

Topic

In History Y6 will be studying how life has changed since the Victorian times in Britain. Including:

  • The Railways – winners and losers
  • Wandsworth in the Victorian Era
  • Comparing life in Victorian Towns and Countryside.

Homework and PE days

PE lessons are on Monday and Wednesday.

Maths and English homework are given out on a Friday (to be returned on the following Wednesday). Spellings are set on Monday for a test on Friday.

All children should be reading at home every day for 20 minutes, and noting the pages read in Reading Diaries at least four times each week. Reading Diaries will be checked weekly.

Our class assembly is next half term on Friday 10th November at 9am.