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 Mr Mbanga, the Year 6 class teacher and our TAs are Mrs Thambiayah and Miss Umwiza.

Important information:

  • Monday-Comprehension homework
  • Tuesday- Writing journal homework
  • Wednesday 
  • Thursday-Mathletics homework
  • Friday-Fiction express

Recommended reading books for Year 6:

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Expertly selected books for 11, 12 and 13 year old children (lovereading4kids.co.uk)

 

Week beginning 10th January 2022

January 10, 2022

 

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This week, we shall be starting our Geography unit – all about Japan!

What are we learning this week?

Maths – 

  • To understand what percent means
  • To represent a percentage in different ways
  • To convert percentages to decimals and fractions (with a denominator of 100)
  • To convert a percentage to a fraction (without denominator of 100)
  • To use their knowledge of fraction-decimal-percentage conversions to solve conversion problems in a range of contexts
  • To use their knowledge of calculating 50%, 10% and 1% of a number to solve problems in a range of contexts

English – 

  • To visualise a text.
  • To engage in Book Talk.
  • To create a character profile.
  • To confident create and use collective nouns.
  • To explore characterisation.

We shall also be continuing our class read, The Nowhere Emporium, by Ross Mackenzie. We shall be completing comprehension and writing based activities based on the book and the chapters that we rea.

The Nowhere Emporium: 1 (Kelpies) : Ross MacKenzie: Amazon.co.uk: Books

Spelling – 

Words with ‘silent’ letters (i.e. letters whose presence cannot be predicted from the pronunciation of the word)

Science –

  • L.O. To plan and carry out an investigation.

Geography – 

  • To locate key countries and capital cities on the continent of Asia.
  • To locate the key features of Asia’s physical geography.
  • To know where Japan is in the world.

Computing –

  • To know how computers, IP addresses, Routers and Packets are used to send data between devices
  • To know what a variable is and how we can use them in Scratch
  • To use the broadcast block in Scratch
  • To use loops (Iteration) in Scratch
  • To use the ask and answer blocks in Scratch to receive user input in Scratch​

PE –

This week, QE2 will have PE on Thursday and Tower will have their lesson on Friday.

Week beginning 3rd January 2022

January 4, 2022

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Welcome back! We hope you all had an enjoyable and restful break. This week, it is Computing Week!

What are we learning this week?

Maths – 

  • To explain how to multiply two-unit fractions
  • To multiply two non-unit fractions
  • To divide a unit fraction by a whole number
  • To divide a non-unit fraction by a whole number​

English – 

  • To write a non-chronological report.
  • To edit and improve my writing.
  • To create a final draft.

We shall also be starting our next class read The Nowhere Emporium, by Ross Mackenzie.

The Nowhere Emporium: 1 (Kelpies) : Ross MacKenzie: Amazon.co.uk: Books

Science –

  • L.O. To plan an investigation.

Computing –

  • To know how computers, IP addresses, Routers and Packets are used to send data between devices
  • To know what a variable is and how we can use them in Scratch
  • To use the broadcast block in Scratch
  • To use loops (Iteration) in Scratch
  • To use the ask and answer blocks in Scratch to receive user input in Scratch​

PE –

This week, QE2 will have PE on Thursday and Tower will have their lesson on Friday.