Welcome to Queen Elizabeth 2 Class

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Welcome all Year 6 parents and pupils.

Class Teacher: Miss Blackford

Teaching assistants: Mrs Brown and Mrs Verma

Week beginning 14th October 2019

Year 6 news
We shall be visiting the Fairfield Halls on Wednesday 16th October 2019 for a concert, which shall be held by Whitgift School, we shall return in time for lunch. Image result for fairfield halls For secondary school information and support, please check out the link at the bottom of the Howard Primary School home page.
What are we learning this week?
Maths – We shall be looking at multiplication and division over the next two weeks, using both written and mental strategies. English – Over this half term, our lessons shall be based on our class reading book Goodnight Mister Tom and our topic The Second World War. This week, we shall be starting our new unit of War Poetry. We shall be learning to recite, read and comment on a range of war poetry whilst using video imagery to inspire our own ideas. Image result for war poetry Science – Our topic this half term is Electricity. This week, we shall be looking at circuit symbols and identifying whether a circuit will work or not. PSHE – We shall be learning about New Beginnings. RE – Our RE lessons shall be taught by Mrs Forde. This half term’s unit is Buddhism. PE –  On Fridays we have our Basketball sessions and on Tuesdays we have our Swimming sessions. Please make sure that your child has their full PE kit in school. Spanish – We shall be learning show to ask and talk about my name, extend our numbers from 1-10 up to 20 and continue to showcase our homework. History –Over the next two weeks, we shall be learning about the role of women during WW2. Computing – We shall be continuing to look at online safety this half term. Image result for year 6 online safety    

Week beginning 7th October 2019

Year 6 news

Parents evening will be held in the teachers’ classes this week on Tuesday and Thursday, after school.

For secondary school information and support, please check out the link at the bottom of the Howard Primary School home page.

What are we learning this week?

Maths – We shall be looking at multiplication and division over the next two weeks, using both written and mental strategies.

English – Over this half term, our lessons shall be based on our class reading book Goodnight Mister Tom and our topic The Second World War. This week, we shall be  writing our biographies based on Neville Chamberlain and Winston Churchill.

Science – Our topic this half term is Electricity. This week, we shall be looking at circuit symbols and identifying whether a circuit will work or not.

PSHE – We shall be learning about New Beginnings.

RE – Our RE lessons shall be taught by Mrs Forde. This half term’s unit is Buddhism.

PE –  This week’s Friday PE session shall be taught by Agata, who coaches our students with the Sports Partnership. Swimming will be on Tuesday as normal.

History – This week, we shall be looking at rationing this week.

Computing – We shall be continuing to look at online safety this half term.

 

 

Week beginning 30th September 2019

Year 6 news

Year 6 trip to Kew Gardens – Friday 4th OctoberImage result for chihuly at kew

For secondary school information and support, please check out the link at the bottom of the Howard Primary School home page.

What are we learning this week?

Maths – We shall be looking at subtraction this week.

English – Over this half term, our lessons shall be based on our class reading book Goodnight Mister Tom and our topic The Second World War. This week, we shall be identifying the key features of a biography, boxing up a biography, editing and up levelling an existing biography, planning and beginning to write our biography based on Neville Chamberlain.

Science – Our topic this half term is Electricity. This week, we shall be looking at writing a method on how to light a bulb.

PSHE – We shall be learning about New Beginnings.

RE – Our RE lessons shall be taught by Mrs Forde. This half term’s unit is Buddhism.

PE –  PE will be held on Fridays, where we will be starting our unit on Basketball. Year 6 will be going swimming on Tuesdays.

History – This week, we shall be continuing to look at ‘evacuation during WW2’. We shall be writing a letter as an evacuee as well as learning why children were evacuated during the Second World War.

Computing – We shall be continuing to look at online safety this half term.

 

 

Week beginning 23rd September 2019

What are we learning this week?

Maths – We shall be looking at the four operations this week.

English – Over this half term, our lessons shall be based on our class reading book Goodnight Mister Tom and our topic The Second World War. This week, we shall be identifying the key features of a biography, boxing up a biography, editing and up levelling an existing biography, planning and beginning to write our biography based on Neville Chamberlain.

Science – Our topic this half term is Electricity. This week, we shall be looking at how to light a light bulb.

PSHE – We shall be learning about New Beginnings.

RE – Our RE lessons shall be taught by Mrs Forde. This half term’s unit is Buddhism.

Spanish – We shall be presenting our Spanish research projects that we have been working on for 2 weeks.

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PE –  PE will be held on Fridays, where we will be starting our unit on Basketball. Year 6 will be going swimming on Tuesdays.

History – This week, we shall be continuing to look at ‘evacuation during WW2’. We shall be writing a letter as an evacuee as well as learning why children were evacuated during the Second World War.

Computing – We shall be starting our online safety unit.

Week beginning 16th September 2019

What are we learning this week?

Maths – We shall be looking at rounding and comparing and ordering numbers up to ten million.

English – Over this half term, our lessons shall be based on our class reading book Goodnight Mister Tom. This week, we shall be looking at setting description. We shall be using the five senses to build descriptions of a city and countryside image. This will lead us to writing a diary entry (in the role of William Beech) comparing his experiences in London with his new home, in the town of Little Weirworld, after being evacuated.

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Science – Our topic this half term is Electricity. This week, we shall be looking at electrical symbols needed in a circuit and key vocabulary.

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PSHE – We shall be learning about The Lily Project and how we can help support this charity.

Spanish – We shall be starting our unit “All about us”.

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PE –  PE will be held on Fridays, where we will be starting our unit on Basketball. Year 6 will be going swimming on Tuesdays.

History – This week, we shall be looking at ‘evacuation during WW2’. We shall be writing a letter as an evacuee as well as learning why children were evacuated during the Second World War.

Computing – We shall be starting our online safety unit.

Year 6 booster sessions

Mondays (until 4:30pm) – Maths booster

Thursdays (until 4:30pm_ – English booster

Week beginning 9th September 2019

Year 6 news

The Year 6 team:

Queen Elizabeth II Class

Miss Blackford – Class Teacher and Year Group Leader

Mrs Brown – HLTA

Mrs Verma – 1:1 Teaching Assistant

 

Tower Bridge Class

Miss Handley – Class Teacher and Deputy Head Teacher

Mrs Jackson – Teaching Assistant

 

The Year 6 team also includes Mrs Forde, Mrs Hughes, Mrs Grundey and Mrs Glenn who will teach the classes throughout the week for a variety of subjects.

 

What are we learning this week?

Maths – We shall be looking at place value, specifically being able to read, write, order and round numbers up to ten million.

English – Over this half term, our lessons shall be based on our class reading book Goodnight Mister Tom. This week, we shall be looking at characterisation. The children will learn about open/closed questions, take part in hotseating activities, complete character profiles for William and Mister Tom and write a diary entry as Mister Tom. We shall also looking at comparatives and superlatives, figurative language as well as starting sentences in a variety of different ways.

Science – Our topic this half term is Electricity. This week, we shall be looking at electrical symbols needed in a circuit.

PSHE – We shall be learning about The Lily Project and how we can help support this charity.

Spanish – We shall be starting our unit “All about us”.

PE – Unfortunately, swimming is cancelled this week. PE will be held on Fridays, where we will be starting our unit on Basketball.

History – We shall be starting our unit, The Second World War, where we shall be looking at the timeline of key events.

Computing – We shall be starting our online safety unit.

Week beginning 5th September 2019

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Welcome to Year 6!

We are thrilled to say that all the children have settled in very well and we are looking forward to the journey ahead of us this year.

What are we learning this week?

Maths – We shall be completing a brief ‘maths quiz’ to show our existing knowledge. We shall then be revising the key strategies that we can use to help us answer these questions.

English – We shall be writing an instruction text on ‘how to have the perfect summer holiday’. We shall also be writing a suspense story, independently, based on ideas that we gather from an engaging image. How exciting!

PSHE – We shall be learning how to identify different emotions and taking part in some role play activities to help us offer advice to our peers if they have a problem. As we are a Rights Respecting School, we shall be thinking about what rights we should include in our class charters.

Reading – We shall be starting our new class text, Goodnight Mister Tom. Set during WW2, we shall be answering some pre-reading questions and reading up to Chapter 1.

PE – A quick reminder that swimming sessions will resume on Tuesday 10th September. Please make sure the children bring their swimming kits. PE kits should be in school from Monday. PE days will be confirmed as soon as possible.

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.

 

 

 

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