Term 3 2017-18
Our learning this term
Last term, Year 6 continued to work hard, learn new concepts and improve their exam skills.
In maths, we focused on shape: looking at how to calculate area, perimeter and volume. We also continued with our weekly arithmetic tests to ensure that the children could improve their basic numeracy skills. In our maths lessons we also worked on word problems to tackle fluency problems and use their reasoning skills to demonstrate their understanding.
In Reading, we have continued to focus on vocabulary, retrieving information and making inferences and deductions using quotes from the text as evidence.
In Writing, the children improved their narrative writing skills by basing their work in ‘The Lighthouse’. In addition to this, the children wrote a diary entry from another character’s perspective.
In topic we covered Science- looking at the eye and how shadows are formed. We also had a wonderful arts week where the children worked in groups and created 3D models of famous watercolour and oil paintings.
All three Year 6 classes will continue to work hard. As we get closer to the SATS we will focus on exam technique and ensure gaps in their understanding of the curriculum are filled. They will continue to receive weekly homework based on their class work and we thank you for your continued support with this.
If you have purchased the CGP books, please continue to use them. They are clearly helping them in their school work.