Wonder, Believe, Shine & Achieve - Welcome to Year 6!
This term Year 6 will be working on writing biographies, recounts, non-chronological reports and a time slip story. We will be investigating fronted adverbials, expanded noun phrases and a variety of clauses. We will also be exploring characters through inference. Our class readers this term, Malamander, by Thomas Taylor and Windrush Child by Benjamin Zephaniah.
In maths, we will be working on place value (numbers within 10,000,000) and problem solving using the four operations. Recognising common factors, multiples and prime numbers. Finding equivalent fractions, simplifying fractions, adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing fractions. Geometry-position and direction.
Our topic has a historical slant; we will be researching Medieval Realms by looking at various Monarchs, castles, battles, The Magna Carta and The Black Death. In Geography, we will be identifying a variety of human and physical characteristics including a river study during our stay at Lledr Hall. We will also be using maps, atlases, globes and digital and computer mapping to locate the counties and cities of the United Kingdom.