Welcome to Queen Elizabeth 2 Class

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Welcome all Year 6 parents and pupils.

I am Mr Jalloh, the Year 6 class teacher, and our TA is Mrs Jones. Our PPA cover teacher is Mrs Forde.

Week beginning 17th June

This week  we will be studying 

Art

Paul Klee ; line and shape

History

WW2 The War in the Pacific

Literacy

. innovating and writing suspense stories

Maths

Shape and pattern

PE

Catching and Fielding Games

Science

The Human Circulatory System

 

 

Week Beginning 10 June 2019

NB Monday is cross country

Bring PE kit!

 

In QE2 class this  week we will be studying

History

The children continue to  create pages for their personal  WW2  Time Magazine

Literacy

Suspense Writing

Maths

Shape and Pattern

PE

catching and fielding games

RE

Creation stories

Science

Animal including humans; heart rate

Class Read ‘T

he Boy in the striped Pyjamas

NB Thursday is wear your own clothes day for the donation of a bottle

Week beginning 13 May SATS week

The SAT s timetable is as follows

 

Pencil cases of any description are  NOT permitted during SATS week.

All the equipment required will be provided at the appropriate times

 

Monday 13 May 2 Papers  English Spelling Punctuation and Grammar

Tuesday 14 May English reading Test

Wednesday 15 May Maths paper 1 Arithmetic

Maths paper 2 Reasoning

Thursday 16 May Maths Paper 3 Reasoning

Friday  17   May SATs have finished

 

After SATS all  learning continues  until the end of the school year. Writing will be a focus as will preparing the children for the challenges of Year 7.

 

 

 

Week Beginning 29 April

NB:Our preparation for the forthcoming SAT test continues relentlessly.

 

Literacy

Our focus will be on reading comprehension and  giving extended  answers which contain information from the text

 

Maths

We will be revisiting

Adding and subtracting decimals.

written multiplication/ division  including  decimals

square/cube/prime numbers

 

PE

We are playing summers ports including field games such as rounders and invasion games such as skittle ball

 

RE 

We will be looking at how Buddhist monks express their faiths

 

Science

we will revisit classifying living things

 

SPAG

we will be using a range of activities to reinforce many area of punctuation and the use of standard English

Week of 1st April

History

We shall be completed our WW2 rationing posters

Literacy

We shall be  retelling the  the Easter story in writing

Maths

Area, perimeter, long division and pie charts are our themes for this week.

PE

Skittle ball

RE

The Easter story

 

 

Week beginning 25 March

History

We will be designing WW2 style rationing posters,

 

Literacy

We will be writing an explanation text about the structure and function of the heart

Maths

We will be studying the compacted method of long multiplication

PE

we will be learning about Pilates

RE 

We will be looking at the faith of Buddhist Monks

Science 

We will be studying  the structure and function of the heart

Class Book

We will begin to read ‘The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas’

Extra News.

Friday is wear a hat day

week beginning 18 March

Literacy

 

We will be looking at writing explanations.

 

Maths

 We will be studying mean, average and  the calculation of the volume of cuboids.

 

PE

We will will be  studying Pilates

 

PHSE

Will be focusing  on safeguarding children using the NSPCC Let’s talk PANTS initiative . Some useful information can be found here https://www.nspcc.org.uk/preventing-abuse/keeping-children-safe/underwear-rule/.

 

Science

We will continue to extend our knowledge oAnimals including humans .

 

Spelling  Punctuation And Grammar

 

We are going to focusing on the use of conjunctions

 

Topic 

we will continue our study of  rationing in  WW2

Week Beginning 11 march

Hopefully spring is upon us!

This week

In Literacy we shall be planning  writing a newspaper report on the deaths of Romeo and Juliet .

Maths.

We shall continue with ratio in our numeracy sessions as well as preparing the children for the forthcoming tests.

 

RE we shall be looking at how Buddhist monks express their faith and the reasons behind those choices

 

PE we shall continue our exploration of Pilates and its Eastern connection, with breath control and meditative poses.

Guided Reading

Our bi-weekly reading with an adult sessions  are continuing to prepare the children for the Reading Comprehension element of the SAT s test.

Many books exist in WH Smith or Amazon to support children in their acquisition of these life long skills.

In our WW2 topic we shall be looking at rationing  and the make do and mend culture that was promoted for almost a decade after the end of the war.

Spelling Punctuation And Grammar(SPAG)

Is a key area of language development and numerous resources are widely available to bolster children’s progress in this field.

Science. We continue to manipulate and devise classification systems and criteria for living things

Extra Information.

We are nearing  the dramatic completion of ‘Holes’ and are soon to begin reading ‘The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas

Week beginning 11 February 2019

History

We shall be looking at the impact of WW2 on changing the lives of women in Britain.

 

Literacy

We shall be learning about William Shakespeare and Romeo and Juliet.

 

Maths

In maths we  shall continue with algebra.

 

PE

we shall be continuing  our theme of Pilates

 

This will be our last week of swimming in year 6.

Many of the children have made significant progress which we hope can be maintained with regular practise.

 

Reading

We are nearing the end of Holes which has been an enjoyable experience .

our next class reading book is to be ‘ the Boy in the Striped Pyjamas’

 

RE

we will be looking at the sight fold path in Buddhism

 

SPAG

we are looking at the  progressive continuous  tense in   both  past  and present  tense .

 

Extra

We  are closed  for the half term from Monday 18th February  and return to school on  Monday 25th February

 

Have a enjoyable and restful half term.

Mr Jalloh and Mrs Jones

Week Beginning 28 January

English.

This week we shall be using our research into the life of Anne Frank to plan and  write a diary entry .

 

History 

We shall be looking at rationing in WW2 and create posters to encourage people to make do and mend or grow their own.

 

Maths

We will continue to work in our  groupings allowing for focused learning

 

PE 

Swimming will continue up to half term

We shall be looking at team work in a competitive environment

 

RE

We shall be creating  a story board  of the life of Prince Siddhartha,whom went on to become the Buddha.

SPAG

we will begin to look at last years grammar paper in our SPAG sessions.

Children are strongly advised to independently study the words from the year 4/5/6 spelling sheet as  some of these are the words  randomly selected for the spelling test each year

 

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