Tower

Welcome all Year 6 parents and pupils.

This is just a little bit of information about what's going on in Tower Bridge.  I am Miss Handley, the Year 6 class teacher and our TA is Mrs Jackson.

We also have a number of other adults who will work with your children over the coming year.  These include: Mrs Pearce,  Mrs Hughes, Mrs Grundey, Mrs Glenn and Mrs Forde.

Important information:

  • Monday-Comprehension homework
  • Tuesday-Swimming, writing journal homework
  • Wednesday 
  • Thursday-Mathletics homework
  • Friday-Fiction express

Week beginning 27th January 2020

January 26, 2020

Over the next few weeks, Miss Handley will be teaching Maths in both Year 6 classes and Miss Blackford will be teaching both classes’ English lessons.

What are we learning this week?

Maths – This week we will be revising angles and angle related facts.

English – This week, we shall be finishing writing our non-chronological reports. Once complete we shall we moving on to our new unit by creating character profiles based on Stanley, from Holes, and innovating our own character to join Camp Green Lake.

Science – As part of our unit on Animals, including humans, our learning objectives are:

  • To know how the blood is pumped around the body.
  • To know the main parts of the circulatory system and know the job of the blood and blood vessels.
  • I can explain what the circulatory system is.
  • I can identify the main parts of the circulatory system are the blood, heart and blood vessels.
  • I can explain how oxygen gets into our blood stream and to the rest of the body
  • talking.

PE – Swimming is on this week. On Fridays, we shall be learning Boxercise.

Reading – We shall be continuing to read our class text, Holes. We shall be completing activities based on improving our explanation, retrieval and interpretation skills.

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Geography – This term, we will be learning all about Scandinavia. This week’s learning objectives are:

• To understand key aspects of the climate zones of Scandinavia.
• To understand the position and significance of the Arctic circle
• Use graphs to identify physical features.

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History – We shall be learning about the Holocaust.

 

Key dates – We shall be visiting Kew Gardens on Monday 3rd February 2020.

Week beginning 20th January 2020

January 18, 2020

What are we learning this week?

Maths – This week’s maths learning objectives are:

  • Compare fractions with unrelated denominators using equivalence;
  • Know decimal equivalents for halves, quarters, fifths, eighths, tenths and hundredths;
  • Use mental division strategies to find non-unit fractions of amounts;
  • Recognise equivalent fractions, decimals and percentages;
  • Find percentages of amounts;
  • Calculate and interpret the mean as an average.

English – This week, we shall be starting our new unit of Non-chronological reports. We shall be basing our learning this half term on our class text, Holes by Louis Sachar. This week, we shall be planning, writing and editing our non-chronological reports based on a rattlesnake.

Science – We shall be starting our new unit Animals, including humans.

PE – Swimming is on this week. On Fridays, we shall be doing boxercise sessions.

Reading – We shall be continuing to read our class text, Holes. We shall be completing some skimming activities this week, as well as completing a past reading paper.

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Geography – This term, we will be learning all about Scandinavia. This week’s learning objectives are:

• To understand key aspects of the climate zones of Scandinavia.
• To understand the position and significance of the Arctic circle
• Use graphs to identify physical features.

Image result for scandinavia

History – We shall be learning about how the role of propaganda during WW2.

 

Key dates – We shall be visiting Kew Gardens on Monday 3rd February 2020.