Rowan – Ms Millington (Year 6)
|Ms J Millington
|Miss M McGuinness
Our home learning is on Google Classroom, please speak to Ms Millington to get access.
We are really looking forward to teaching you during your final half term at The Oaks Community Primary School. During this half term, we will be continuing to develop our learning skills which will include: building your independence, exploration and inquiry skills to complete learning activities to our expected high standards.
Key dates for this half term: Year Six assessment week Monday 28th June – Friday 2nd July 2021.
If you have any questions regarding assessment week, please email and I am available before and after the school day.
|Over this term we will be using a variety of rich texts across the curriculum in writing and these will be used as a deep dive – linking our reading activities and written work across the curriculum. This will begin with a Read to Write unit titled – Hansel and Gretel written and illustrated by Neil Gaiman and Lorenzo Mattotti.
The writing outcomes will be achieved through writing a duel narrative and persuasive letters.
Further to this cross curricular learning opportunities will be within our Steps to Read activities. This will give pupils the opportunity to increase vocabulary, learn strategies and skills within the curriculum, this half term we will focus on traditional tales and poetry.
Please support your child to ‘Strive for 5’ by listening and encouraging your child to read.
Alongside our shared read, pupils will have access to two on-line reading platforms – these are Accelerated Reader and MyOn. These new platforms will provide an opportunity to enhance pupils home learning.
Please support your child to ‘Strive for 5’ by listening and encouraging your child to read five times a week.
During our final half term, we will be consolidating our Maths knowledge – this will included daily arithmetic activities alongside the relationship between fractions, decimals and percentages. Following this we will look at Geometry and Statistics. All of our learning will be through the use of concrete, pictorial and abstract mathematical approaches.
|Curriculum question ‘Is the work of Shakespeare still relative today?’|
During Summer Two, pupils will have the opportunity to explore the work of Shakespeare through different learning activities across the curriculum. This will include historical enquiry and drama. This will be achieved through inquiry and interrogating evidence.
In computing we are going to start of the half term by looking at app development. We will also continue to take the time to become familiar with all of the online learning platforms we are lucky to have including Google Classroom.
During this term, pupils will deepen their understanding of the world we live in. Our school aims will be highlighted when we enquire and debate our rights. Throughout this term we will be using the text ‘Book of Hope edited by Katherine Rundell. In our learning we will be discussing and creating learning opportunities which focus on the themes including ‘hope’ and ‘gratitude’.
Our big question this term is focused on our rights and managing risk.
Over the course of this half term, we will be examining human rights through debate and enquiry. During these lessons pupils will extend their knowledge of their rights in particular Articles 33-38.
Activities will include: poetry, balanced argument and information texts.
In Summer Two we will continue to use our online platforms and our focus will be Music and Me.
Pupils will contnue swimming lessons every Friday afternoon, please ensure your child is organised according to the instructions given. Pupils may arrive at school in their P.E kit on a Thursday, pupils will develop their striking and fielding skills.
Don’t forget to follow us on Twitter @TheOaksCPRowan to get frequent updates about what we have been up to in class.
If you have any questions, feel free to make an appointment or email me directly.
Ms J Millington