Our enquiry question for this Autumn term 22 is:
What were the humanitarian consequences across Europe of WW2?
Year 6 Messages
-Autumn term 1
Thursday Indoor PE (squash)
Tuesday indoor PE (street dance)
Thursday outdoor (Tag rugby)
Please can the children come to school wearing their PE kits. As the weather is till a bit chilly turns please can you make sure that the children have plain dark coloured tracksuits bottoms and a change of outdoor footwear.
Homework is set on a Monday and is to be handed in by the following Monday. There is an expectation that children read at least 4 times across the week and that they work on their set times table on Rock Stars.
The weekly homework will usually involve a maths task, a literacy or topic based activity and a spelling pattern or year 5/6 words task to consolidate previous learning.
There is a drop in homework support session on Thursdays for children in years 5 and 6 with Mrs Usher and Miss Dadd.
Our residential trip to Mersea is a highlight to the start to year 6. We push ourselves our of our comfort zones to try new and exciting challenges and develop our team work!
Year 6 class information - Spring term 22
PE days: Tuesdays and Thursdays
Homework: Is set on a Friday and is to be returned by the following Wednesday. Some homework tasks maybe set on line using the children's Microsoft Teams login. There will be weekly, maths, grammar/spelling/reading and topic based activities set. There is an expectation that the children read either to an adult or independently at least 4 x weekly and record this in their reading in their planners.
Our humanities topic this term is about the 'Witches of Manningtree'. We are going to be looking at the position of women and the trial by ordeal that they faced through the work of Matthew Hopkins the 'Witch finder General'.
We will be discovering how Manningtree has developed and changed over the centries both socially and through industrial changes. There will be lots of outdoor learning this term with the continuation of forest school and local study field work.
Key concepts this term: Power, discrimination, truth and fairness
We will be reading sections of Shakespeare's Macbeth this term........