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Yr 6 - Super Cedars

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Welcome to the Super Cedars class page. Here you will find information about the curriculum for each half-term, photographs of the exciting learning in Year 6, letters and additional learning resources.

 

To contact me please contact the school office or email me at:

cedars@gladehill.nottingham.sch.uk 

I will also be available every Monday morning 8.30-8.45 at the top of the Chippenham Road path.

 

 

 

Our theme for the Autumn term is …

Friendship and Courage

Autumn 2

During Autumn 2 we will be reading...

Year 6 Curriculum

 

We are writers...

In our writing lessons, we will be reading Kensuke’s Kingdom by Michael Morpurgo. We will be using this book as a stimulus to write a short story with tension, a newspaper report and an argument text. We will be learning about the key features of these genres before planning and writing our own. 

 

We are readers...

In our shared reading lessons, we will be developing our skills by reading and understanding texts across a range of genres – including fiction, non-fiction and poetry. Our main focus will be on understanding vocabulary, improving our inference skills and summarising and sequencing a text.

 

We are mathematicians...

In our maths lessons this half-term, we will be learning about: numbers up to 10 million; multiplication and division; area, perimeter, position and direction; and order of operations.

Alongside this, we will be practising our arithmetic skills daily- including times tables for those children who are not yet fluent in them.

 

Wider Curriculum

Geography- Locational Knowledge (North America)

DT- Digital World

Science- Energy (Light)

PE- Net and wall games

Computing- Online safety, blogging

French- Describing people, body, clothing

Music- Dynamics, pitch and texture

RE- Beliefs in action in the world

PSHE- DART, safe relationships, respecting ourselves and others

 

Key Reminders 

  • Read at least 3 times per week
  • Practise spellings on your colour each week
  • Practise your times-tables or arithmetic skills each week
  • Complete MyMaths homework (set on Fridays due in Thursdays)
  • PE is on Tuesdays and Fridays

 

Autumn 1

 

During Autumn 1 we will be reading…

 

 

Year 6 Curriculum

 

We are writers...

In our writing lessons, we will be using Harry Potter as a stimulus to write fantasy stories, non-chronological reports and adverts. We will be focussing on improving our language choices, sentence structures and the impact our writing has on the audience. We will also be working hard to improve our spelling and ensure this is applied within our writing.  

 

We are readers...

In our shared reading lessons, we will be developing our skills by reading and understanding texts across a range of genres - both fiction and non-fiction. Our main focus will be on understanding vocabulary and improving our inference skills. 

 

We are mathematicians...

In our maths lessons this half-term, we will be learning about addition, subtraction, multiplication and division, and how these can be represented in different mathematical structures. Alongside this, we will be practising our arithmetic skills daily- including times tables for those children who are not yet fluent in them.

 

We are historians, artists, scientists, musicians and athletes...

History- Ancient Islamic Civilisations

Art- Pencil sketching

Science- Animals including humans

PE- Hockey

 

Key Reminders 

  • Read at least 3 times per week
  • Practise spellings on your colour each week
  • Practise your times-tables or arithmetic skills each week
  • Complete MyMaths homework
  • PE is on Tuesdays and Fridays

Cedars' Class Page - 2021.22

Our theme for the Summer term is …

Kindness and Equality

We will be reading…

Wonder

By R.J.Palacio

 

English

In English lessons, we will be writing a range of genres, including:

A story based on a music video.

A non-chronological report.

A persuasive letter.

 

In shared reading we will be focussing on our class novel, Wonder, and using a range of comprehension skills.

 

 

Maths

In maths lessons, we will be consolidating our learning through maths project work, including:

Bakery project

Theme park project

Future life skills project

 

We will also be focussing on key skills which the children will need for Year 7.

 

Wider Curriculum

 

Science- Evolution and Inheritance

Art- Sculpture (Artist focus- Gaudi)

PE- Athletics

RE- Religion and world views

French- Food and eating out

Computing- 3D Modelling/ Word Processing

 

Key Dates

 

Residential meeting- 22nd June @ 2.30

Class photos- 23rd June

RSE week- WC 27th June

Drug Aware week- WC 4th July

5/6 Sports Day- 11th July PM

Insett days- 15th and 18th July

Residential- 19th-20th July

Leavers’ Assembly- 27th July @ 9.15am

Leaver’s Walk- 27th July @ 3.15pm

 

Our theme for the Summer term is …

Kindness and Equality

During Summer 1 we will be reading…

Wonder

By R.J. Palacio

 

 

 

Our theme for the Spring term is …

Peace and Conflict

During Spring 2 we will be reading…

No Ballet Shoes in Syria

By Catherine Bruton

 

English

In English lessons we will be using ‘No Ballet Shoes in Syria’ as a stimulus for our writing. We will also be learning about how to write a film narrative and a persuasive letter.

In shared reading we will be exploring a range of fiction, non-fiction and poetry, and focussing on the vocabulary and inference reading keys.

 

Maths

This half-term we will be learning about:

Decimals

Percentages

Measures

Geometry- Position and direction and Properties of shapes.

 

We also have a daily ‘Maths Blast’ session where we will be practising our arithmetic skills and recapping the things we have already learnt.

 

 

Wider Curriculum

 

Science- Living things and their habitats

History- Early Islamic Civilisation

Art- Painting (Artist focus- Monet)

Music- Film music

PE- Target games

RE- Beliefs in Action in the World

French- Food and eating out

Computing- Game Creators

 

Our theme for the Autumn term is …

Friendship and Courage

 

During Autumn 1 we will be reading…

Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone

 

Year 6 Curriculum

 

Writing

In our writing lessons, we will be using Harry Potter as a stimulus to write fantasy stories, non-chronological reports and adverts. We will be focussing on improving our language choices, sentence structures and the impact our writing has on the audience. We will also be working hard to improve our spelling and ensure this is applied within our writing.  

 

Reading

In our shared reading lessons, we will be developing our skills by reading and understanding the text across a range of genres - both fiction and non-fiction. Our main focus will be on understanding vocabulary and improving our inference skills. 

 

Maths

In our maths lessons this half-term, we will be learning about addition, subtraction, multiplication and division, and how these can be represented in different mathematical structures. Alongside this, we will be practising our arithmetic skills daily- including times tables for those children who are not yet fluent in them.

 

Key Reminders 

  • Read at least 3 times per week
  • Practise spellings on your colour each week
  • Practise your times-tables or arithmetic skills each week
  • Complete homework- more to come!
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