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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 Autumn Term 1...

 

English

Maths

RE

Science

History

PE 

In Literacy next term, we will be using the story of Charles Dickens to inspire newspaper reports and stories. We are reading the Little Princess and contrasting this with Street Child which we read last half term. 

In Maths next term, we will be applying our division skills and exploring fractions, decimals and percentages. 

In RE next term, we will be covering the topic of Justice.  We will be looking at the works of inspirational people who fought for justice and thinking about the role it plays in our own lives. 

In science next term, we will be learning about classification - how animals and plants are grouped on specific characteristics. 

In History, we are looking at the Victorian era, specifically the lives of Victorian children.  

In PE next term, we will be creating routines for dance. 

Music

Computing French Art
In music next term, we will be rehearsing for our Christmas carol concert.

In computing next term, we will be developing our typing skills. 

This half term, we are working with a French expert to develop our French vocabulary.  In Art, we are looking at the work of William Morris and creating print designs inspired by his wall papers. 

Additional activities and events:

 

Arthog - 5th to the 9th November - We had a wonderful (if a little bit wet and windy) time!

 

27th November - Shropshire Archives

3rd December - Trip to Belvidere to use microscopes

4th December - Trip to the Flaxmill

 

Revision:

 

Children will be given SAT buster books after Christmas to aid them with revision. 

 

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.

News reporting

We have been learning all about Oscar Romero and his fight for justice.

We presented our findings in the style of a radio news report. 

No Pens Wednesday

No Pens Wednesday 1
No Pens Wednesday 2
No Pens Wednesday 3
No Pens Wednesday 4

Here we are celebrating 'No Pens Wednesday'.

We painted our spellings, performed poetry and created equations using practical resources. 

 

Check out some of the activities from last year below...

Design and Technology - John Lewis Innovation Challenge

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Design and Technology - John Lewis Innovation Challenge  2
As part of the John Lewis Innovation Challenge, Year 6 designed and built a pawfect dog coat. Our budding business men and women thought hard about what added features would benefit dogs and their owners and even, based on thorough research, decided on a very fair price of £8.99. 

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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