Welcome to Queen Elizabeth 2 Class

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Welcome all Year 6 parents and pupils.

Class Teacher: Miss Blackford

Teaching assistants: Mrs Jackson

Week beginning 4th January 2021

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First of all, we would like to wish you all a very Happy New Year.

Unfortunately, due to recent announcements we will have to continue our remote learning a little longer. Please make sure that you are logging in to Google Classroom regularly to complete the set tasks. Do not worry if you cannot complete them all. Remember, we are always here to help.

Each week, there will be one class teacher and teaching assistant working in school with the key worker children, whilst the other class teacher will be setting and marking work that has been set on Google Classroom for those children working at home.

Y6 Timetable – 4th January

The Year 6 team

 

Week beginning 14th December 2020 – Remote learning timetable

Year 6 Remote Learning Timetable

 

All work is to be uploaded onto our Google Classroom.

 

If you need your login details again, please email the Year 6 teachers at:

year6@howard.croydon.sch.uk

 

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Week beginning 7th December 2020

What are we learning this week?

English –

We shall be planning and beginning to write an informal letter to Rose Blanche offering her advice about what to do next.

 

Maths –

We shall be looking at BODMAS.

 

Science –

We shall be exploring how light travels in straight lines.

 

History –

This week, we shall be looking at how the role of women changed during WW2.

 

PE –

Our PE days are Tuesday and Wednesday. Please remember that children need to wear their full PE kit and their Howard Primary jumper. We shall have an additional PE session on Monday run by the Croydon School’s Partnership.

 

Spelling –

This week’s spelling focus is:

Words containing the letter-string ough

Examples: borough, bough, bought, brought, dough, enough, fought, nought, ought, plough, rough, thorough, though, thought, through, tough

 

RE/Art –

We shall be making origami angels as part of our learning of the Christmas story.

Week beginning 30th November 2020

What are we learning this week?

English –

We shall be planning and writing a diary entry as Rose Blanche after she has witnessed a scene in our book. We shall then be looking at drawing and annotating a setting and using hotseating and conscience alley to help develop our understanding of our character.

 

Maths –

We shall be looking at co-ordinates.

 

Science –

We shall be starting our new topic of Light. In our first session, we shall be exploring key vocabulary and what a light source is.

 

History –

We have been very fortunate to have organised two interactive virtual workshops for our Year 6s this week. In our first session, we shall be learning all about Anne Frank and the key words: stereotypes, discrimination and prejudice. In our second session, we shall be learning all about the UK Parliament.

 

PE –

Our PE days are Tuesday and Wednesday. Please remember that children need to wear their full PE kit and their Howard Primary jumper.

 

Spelling –

This week’s spelling focus is:

Words with the /i:/ sound spelt ei after c

For example – ceiling, conceit, conceive, deceit, deceive, perceive, receipt, receive

Week beginning 23rd November 2020

What are we learning this week?

 

Maths –

Identify parts of a circle

Identify quadrilaterals and their properties

Parts of a Circle - Primary - YouTube

English –

We shall be using freeze-frames and thought tracking to help us write in role, as a character from our core text – Rose Blanche.

Rose Blanche: Amazon.co.uk: McEwan, Ian, Innocenti, Roberto: Books

Spelling –

This week’s spelling rule is:
Adding suffixes beginning with vowel letters to words ending in –fer

 

RE –

We shall be looking at the 8 fold path.

Presentation on the Eight-Fold Path, Placerville Friends of Tibet at  Diamond Springs Center for Healing, Diamond Springs CA, Community

History –

We shall be looking at how and why rationing was introduced to the UK during WW2.

Rationing in Britain during World War 2

Computing –

We shall be starting our new unit – We are project managers. This week, we shall assign roles and establish what challenges we may face with our projects and discuss how we can overcome them.

How to Overcome the 3 Biggest Blogging Challenges

 

 

Key reminders –

Please book your Parents’ Evening appointment on School Cloud.

 

Odd Socks Day!

Year 6 hold two minute silence to mark Armistice Day 2020

Armistice Day 2020 - Horowhenua District Council

Armistice Day was on 11 November and is also known as Remembrance Day.

It marks the day World War One ended, at 11am on the 11th day of the 11th month, in 1918.

Year 6 stood in a circle together after their break time on the 11th November, at 11 o’clock, to hold a two-minute silence to remember the people who have died in wars.

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Week beginning 9th November

What are we learning this week?

 

English – We shall we starting our new Power of Reading text, Rose Blanche! This week we shall be engaging in book talk b y responding to illustrations and using drama activities to gain an understanding of different people during Nazi Germany.

Maths – our learning objectives for this week are:

  • I can convert fractions into decimals
  • I can find fractions of amounts

History – As the 11th November is Remembrance Day, we shall be marking this occasion using art and silhouettes. In guided reading, we shall be exploring war poetry and why the 11th November is significant.

Science – We shall be planning our investigation to see what affects the brightness of a bulb.

PE – PE continues on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Children need to come in to school wearing their PE kit and their Howard Primary School jumper.

Computing – We shall be finishing our learning posters about our online safety learning – ready to display in the ICT suite! Our specific focus this half term has been dealing with cyberbulling and de-escalating digital drama.

RE – We shall be retelling the story of The Monkey King, using story maps.

Reading – For our class read, we shall be continuing the story of Pax – by Sara Pennypacker.

Week beginning 19th October 2020

What are we learning this week?

Maths –

This week we will learn to:

Simplify fractions

Order fractions

Add fractions

 

English –

Edit and up level an existing diary entry. Then, we shall plan, write and edit a diary entry as ‘Peter’ from our core text, Pax by Sara Pennypacker.

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Science –

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We will be planning our investigation-

What affects the brightness of a bulb?

 

RE-

We will be looking at a story of the Monkey King (a story Siddhartha Gautama told once he became known as the Buddha).

The Monkey King Buddhist Story Word Mat (teacher made)

PE

Children should come to school in their full PE kit with their Howard Primary School jumper on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

History

We shall be continuing to look at evacuation.

 

RHE

To name the main male and female internal and external
reproductive parts, using the correct terminology.

Week beginning 12th October 2020

What are we learning this week?

Maths –

I can find common multiples, common factors, prime numbers, square and cubed numbers.

English –

We shall be continuing to build our descriptive vocabulary using the 5 senses and a variety of WW2 stimuli. We shall also identify and evaluate the key features of a diary.

The Five Senses In Arabic - Kaleela

War and Peace Shed - THE LITERACY SHED

Science –

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We will be learning all about circuit symbols.

FREE! - Scientific Circuit Symbols Mat | Science Symbols

 

RE-

We shall be continuing to learn about the 4 Noble Truths.

What is Buddhism? - BBC Bitesize

PE

Children should come to school in their full PE kit with their Howard Primary School jumper on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

History

We shall be sharing our primary and secondary source homework and starting to look at evacuation.

 

RHE

We shall be discussing how our bodies change throughout puberty.