Welcome to Queen Elizabeth 2 Class
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.
This week we will be studying
Paul Klee ; line and shape
WW2 The War in the Pacific
. innovating and writing suspense stories
Shape and pattern
Catching and Fielding Games
The Human Circulatory System
NB Monday is cross country
Bring PE kit!
In QE2 class this week we will be studying
The children continue to create pages for their personal WW2 Time Magazine
Shape and Pattern
catching and fielding games
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
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.
NB:Our preparation for the forthcoming SAT test continues relentlessly.
Our focus will be on reading comprehension and giving extended answers which contain information from the text
We will be revisiting
Adding and subtracting decimals.
written multiplication/ division including decimals
We are playing summers ports including field games such as rounders and invasion games such as skittle ball
We will be looking at how Buddhist monks express their faiths
we will revisit classifying living things
we will be using a range of activities to reinforce many area of punctuation and the use of standard English
We shall be completed our WW2 rationing posters
We shall be retelling the the Easter story in writing
Area, perimeter, long division and pie charts are our themes for this week.
The Easter story
We will be designing WW2 style rationing posters,
We will be writing an explanation text about the structure and function of the heart
We will be studying the compacted method of long multiplication
we will be learning about Pilates
We will be looking at the faith of Buddhist Monks
We will be studying the structure and function of the heart
We will begin to read ‘The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas’
Friday is wear a hat day
We will be looking at writing explanations.
We will be studying mean, average and the calculation of the volume of cuboids.
We will will be studying Pilates
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/.
We will continue to extend our knowledge of Animals including humans .
Spelling Punctuation And Grammar
We are going to focusing on the use of conjunctions
we will continue our study of rationing in WW2
Hopefully spring is upon us!
In Literacy we shall be planning writing a newspaper report on the deaths of Romeo and Juliet .
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.
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
We are nearing the dramatic completion of ‘Holes’ and are soon to begin reading ‘The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas
We shall be looking at the impact of WW2 on changing the lives of women in Britain.
We shall be learning about William Shakespeare and Romeo and Juliet.
In maths we shall continue with algebra.
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.
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’
we will be looking at the sight fold path in Buddhism
we are looking at the progressive continuous tense in both past and present tense .
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
This week we shall be using our research into the life of Anne Frank to plan and write a diary entry .
We shall be looking at rationing in WW2 and create posters to encourage people to make do and mend or grow their own.
We will continue to work in our groupings allowing for focused learning
Swimming will continue up to half term
We shall be looking at team work in a competitive environment
We shall be creating a story board of the life of Prince Siddhartha,whom went on to become the Buddha.
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