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Year 6

Weekly Update of w/e 17th November 2017

This week the children have continued their work on fantasy creatures and have learnt how to use the active and passive voice.  They also enjoyed putting themselves into the role of a child evacuee by writing letters home during WWII.  

Next week ……


The children will be creating their own mythical creature and writing a profile for it in the same style as the “Arthur Spiderwick Field Guide”


We will continue our unit of work on Fractions.  We will continue to review how to order and compare fractions in real life contexts.  The children will use a range of equipment and visual prompts to support their understanding of fractions.


We will be continuing our topic on World War II.  We will be learning about rationing during the war and the children will be investigating the effect of rationing on British families during the war.


In Science will be learning about how adaption leads to natural selection.


In topic we will be learning about rationing. It would be helpful for the children to research what rationing was, what items were rationed and when rationing started and ended. 

Homework (to be handed in on Wednesday)

Maths Children will complete tasks on fractions using My Maths. 

English – Red Book –P4abc (pgs 24 and 25, active and passive sentences)

Reading – Children must read to an adult three times each week in order to move up the reading ladder.

Spellings – The word walls will go home on Monday night and children must complete their four sentences ready to be bought back in on the Tuesday. These must be completed in order for the children to complete related activities throughout the week.


Hornbeam: Monday and Friday

Sycamore: Monday and Wednesday

Please ensure your child has their PE kit with them all week.


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