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Year 6 (Giant Redwood)

 Summer 2  


Welcome back. I hope you have all had a good two weeks break. Welcome to the final term of Year 6. This is always a very busy and exciting half term. We will be preparing for the much anticipated end of Year performance - put the date in your diary.





We are working on the intriguing novel Skellig by David Almond. We will then be looking at playscripts and preparing for our final performance at the end of the year.





Maths:  We will be preparing for our move to Year 7. Developing our arithmetic skills further.


Not forgetting trying to achieve 144 in the times tables challenge.






Foundation Subjects:


Invaders and Settlers. This topic is history based and we will be examining the reasons why Vikings invaded and Settled in Britain and the impact this has had on our modern way of life.




We will be exploring the question What difference does it make to believe in Ahimsa (harmlessness), Grace, and Ummah (community)?





We will be continuing to develop our Spanish vocabulary. Learning to write paragraphs in Spanish and to punctuate these correctly. We will continue to develop our reading of Spanish texts.



We will continue to develop our drawing skills. We will be working on a project to produce book based art work for an outdoor reading area.



Science this term looks at Life cycles and reproduction of different types of plant.




P.E.: Will remain on Tuesdays and Thursdays and this half term we will developing our athletic skills and honing our dance moves.


Please ensure your child has their P.E. Kit with them every week - as this is part of the curriculum. 



Polite Reminders…...

Our school day starts at 8.50am. Please ensure your child is in the school grounds by 8.45am ready for the bell at 8.50am.

P.E. kits consists of white t-shirts, black shorts and black pumps (No football kits or other sports wear to be worn.!) 




Reading books need to be in school everyday. Reading book comprehensions are to be completed at home after every completed reading book. Home-School books to be signed by an adult every time your child has read. We kindly ask that you continue to read with your child as often as possible. As part of the school reading policy, your child will be asked questions about their reading book to check their understanding and reading at home on a regular basis really makes a difference to your child’s progress and understanding.

Year 6 pupils are expected to read for a minimum of 20 minutes per day.



Important dates

26th June - Viking Day

28th June - UKS2 Sports day (weather permitting)

25th July - Performance of 'Robin and the Sherwood Hoodies'


If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to speak to one of us.  

Thank you for your continued support.


Mrs Cantrell, Mrs Rowley and Mrs Stirrup