6 Mrs Germaine
Welcome to Year 6's class page
With snow on the ground, can you believe we’re approaching the summer term!
After a focus on History throughout the year, we are looking forward to having a Geography focus over the next two terms. Next term, we shall begin our topic, ‘Water, Water, Everywhere!’.
Our writing will come from our main text, ‘A River Ran Wild’ by Lynne Cherry. We will be learning more about persuasive writing, and journalistic texts. This book explores the issue of river pollution and how this affects the people and wildlife living nearby and in the river.
Our Geography unit links closely to these issues, where we will also be exploring sea pollution. To further deepen our knowledge, those children going to Kingswood will have the opportunity to go pond-dipping. The children who are not attending Kingswood will visit a local river to do the same.
We will be studying the water cycle in Science, as well as learning more about states of matter. Linked to pollution, children will be learning about separating mixtures, and why this is an essential process in today’s world. In ICT, we will be creating persuasive Podcasts linked to our topic.
Please remember to check the VLE, as this is now where homework is located, and also provides links to maths games, and other useful resources relevant to the topic.
Homework for the Easter break, due on 19th April will be to create a project based on our topic. The expectation is that the project will be of high quality, and related to a particular area of the topic that your child is interested in. It could be in the form of a PowerPoint presentation, a 3D model, or perhaps a piece of polished creative writing. Be creative!
SATs week will begin on the 13th May, please contact me if you have any questions. I have sent home some sample SATs work for the children to have a go at over the Easter break.
Thank you for your continued support
Look: we were in the paper!