Year 6

Welcome to Year 6! Miss Patmore and Miss Riddell are the Y6 class teachers and Miss Gosling is our Y6 teaching assistant. We work together to ensure our children are thoroughly prepared throughout their time in Year 6 prior to their transfer to secondary school.

This term our topic is 'Time Tunnel' and we will be concentrating on the Tudor period.  This page contains a summary of what we will be learning this term.  We hope you enjoy looking at our website page!

 

History, Geography and Science

The children will be learning about the Tudor royal family and the difference between life for the rich and the poor in Tudor times.  They will also be visiting Wollaton Hall to take part in a Tudor Christmas Experience.  In geography lessons, children will be investigating Tudor explorers and their journeys of discovery.  In science sessions pupils will be learning about the human body.  They will be focus on the digestive system and the respiratory system.  They will also be learning about light.

The Arts

This term, children will be concentrating on their drawing skills.  They will be investigating Tudor portraits.  In DT, pupils will be constructing Tudor houses.  In music sessions, they will be listening to and performing Tudor music.

 

PE and Healthy Lifestyles 

PE lessons this term will focus on football and dance skills.  Children will also have the opportunity to improve their overall fitness and general athletic skills.They will also be developing their cooking skills by following a Tudor recipe.

 

Learning For Life

Children have already taken part in a residential trip to Caythorpe Court PGL Centre.  As well as trying out a range of different activities, they were able to demonstrate their life skills and  their resilience.  Children will also be taking part in financial education sessions and they will also be beginning to think about setting up their own business.

 

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