Year 6L 2017 - 2018

Mr L'argent

year 6 teacher

Mr Hewlett

Dear parents and carers,

Welcome to class 6L's page. Here you can find updates on trips, activities and events throughout the school year and receive updates on what year 6 will be learning about each half term.

Year six will be undertaking thier Key Stage 2 SAts test this half-term. These are very important test for the children and they have and will continue to work hard to ensure they get the best possible results.

These tests will start on Monday May 14 and will take four days. Further information will be given to the children as we get closer to that date.

English: In the new half term we will be learning about the life and work of Charles Darwin. We shall be finding out about his theory of evolution and his study of the Galapagos Islands.

Maths: The pupils will be working on a variety of written and mental arithmetic methods involving multiplication, addition, subtraction, division, fractions, decimals and percentages. The pupils will be investigating a varierty of reasoning problems involving measurements, capacities, weight and money.

Science: We shall be linking to adaptations and how many animals change to suit their environment.

Using the internet at home or visiting the local library would allow your child to research and increase their learning of the curriculum in the Year 6 curriculum. School will open for Year 6 pupils at 8.15 every school day for pupils wanting to use the school iPads to access Lexia or Mathletics before school - these applications are also avaliable at home and pupils will reguarly have work set for them.

All of the children are given home reading books to read at home. I would appreciate it if you could continue to listen to your child reading at home for ten minutes per night and ask your child questions about the text your child has read. Having an adult or older sibling listen to them reading will benefit your child immensely and help them to make excellent progress in reading.

May we remind you that homework and spellings are given out on a Friday and should be handed in on a Monday or Tuesday by the latest. Spelling tests are also administered on a Friday. PE will be on Wednesday and pupils will need their kits and suitable footwear when taking part

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Ashbury Meadow Community Primary School

Rylance St
M11 3NA

Main Contact: Mrs Eve Peters

Tel: 0161 219 6630
Fax: 0161 231 0372

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