The year 6 team are very excited for another fun filled year ahead. Please take time to read the following important information below.
The Year 6 class teachers:
Mrs Dos Santos
Literacy & Numeracy Teachers
School start time
Your children must be in school by 8.45am. Year 6 children are allowed to come straight into the school building in the morning and go to their class. They can read or do early work. Please ensure they are in school on time. Learning starts promptly at 8.55am
Year 6 pupils should bring in a healthy snack and packed lunch. This should not include fizzy drinks or chocolate. Please see the healthy packed lunch guide.
Your children must wear the correct PE kit in school. This includes a white t-shirt, black shorts and trainers / plimsolls. Y6 often are picked to represent the school and must look the part.
Homework will be sent out on Wednesday and is due back in fully completed on Monday. As part of homework your child will also be expected to do online Mathsletics homework also.
Adults should be helping your child with their reading and times tables for 10 minutes a night, 5 days a week. Their card should be signed by a parent or carer to evidence this.
Topic units for the year
Autumn 1 – Marvellous Maps
Autumn 2 – The Space race
Spring 1 – The Space race
Spring 2 – Our changing world
Summer 1 – Early Islamic civilisation
Summer 2 – Raging rivers
Science units for the year
Autumn 1 – Living things and their habitats
Autumn 2 – Evolution and inheritance
Spring 1 – Animals including humans
Spring 2 – Light
Summer 1 – Electricity
Summer 2 – Scientists and inventors
Children will be going on a couple of trips this year. All letters should be signed and returned as soon as possible. Parent helpers are always welcome. If you would be interested, please see your child’s teacher.
If it is a paid trip, please pay via Parent Pay.
There will be amazing opportunities for Orion children in year 6 this year. We are really looking forward learning and sharing wonderful experiences together!