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Oak Class Year 6

 

Welcome to Oak Class

 

Our teacher is Miss Young

Our teaching assistant is Mrs Nataraja

 

What we are learning in Spring Term 2...

 

English

Maths

RE

Science

Geography

PE 

First, we are exploring the story of Romeo and Juliet and writing our own modern day version.

Then, we will be writing formal letters from Friar Laurence to the Romeo and Juliet's parents. 

In the run up to our assessments, we will be revisiting our arithmetic skills and problem solving in a variety of Maths topics including fractions, rounding and shape. 

Our topic for this half term is Jesus, Son of God.

We will be looking at Jesus' miracles, his death and his resurrection as we lead up to Easter.

We are now exploring Electricity. Over the next few weeks, we will be looking in more detail at circuits, including the impact of voltage and will research the life and work  of Edith Clarke. 

Our topic this half term is 'Food and Farming'.

As part of this, we are visiting Cadbury World where we will look at how chocolate is produced and packaged. 

This half term, we are working on our skills in cricket and tennis.  

 

PE is on a Thursday.

Music

Computing French D&T
This half term, we are looking at Happy by Pharrell Williams.

Through topic, we will be developing our skills in Publisher and Word.

In science, we will be learning how to find accurate information safely and efficiently.

This half term, we are working with a French expert to develop our French vocabulary.  Taking inspiration from our trip, we will be producing a chocolate based product and design eye catching packaging for it. 

 

Additional activities and events:

 

Revision:

 

Please remember to revise a section from your SAT busters each day. 

If you find the pages difficult or get a low score, then bring the books in and we can go through the questions together.

 

Other notices:

 

Don't forget to read every day and practise your spellings and times table tasks.

Times tables are tested on Thursdays and spellings are tested on Friday.

 

Remember to get your reading journal signed to be in for a chance to win one of the amazing raffle prizes!

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Below are some links which are useful in preparation for KS2 assessments.

Design and Technology - Cadbury World Trip

Design and Technology - Cadbury World Trip 1

Having finished reading Charlie and the Chocolate factory, we were itching to visit our own local Chocolate factory ... Cadbury World!

Now, we are going to deign and make our own chocolate bars inspired by what we learnt on our visit. 

Stephen Hawking and the theory of black holes

To commemorate Stephen Hawking, we conducted some investigations into his theories about how black holes are formed and how they behave. 

Gymnastics - This is me!

We created gymnastics routines to the song 'This is me' from the film 'The Greatest Showman'.

Love one another as I have loved you (John 13:34)

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