Welcome to Year 6
We are now fast approaching May and the children are really working hard to get to grips with the Year 6 curriculum. Please support and encourage your children to take time at home to revise and complete all work set for home. Please remind them and support them in reading their home reading book. Can you please not just listen but ask them questions about the book.
Here is our curriculum newsletter where you can find out information for the term ahead.
Here is our curriculum map which has an outline of the topics being taught in the Summer term.
Homework and Spellings
Times tables are tested each week and the children are expected to know all their times tables and the related division facts. Some children have to give me evidence that they have completed a times table sheet each night (two over the weekends). Once they have learnt all their times tables they are not expected to show me evidence of their practising the following morning. Please ensure your children keep on practising this vital skill.
Spellings will be given out in class and sent home. There will be a test the following week, please encourage the children to practise these at home as learning spellings is an important part of the curriculum.
Punctuation and grammar are supported through a website called SPAG.COM. They will get some activities to do each week.
Homework is given out each week before or on a Friday with the expectation that this is completed for the following Tuesday. This needs to be completed so that they can take a real active role in the discussions surrounding this completed work.
Please encourage your child to speak to me before the deadlines if they do not understand the homework.
Year 6—The Work of the Apostles
“’Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptising them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you; and lo, I am with you always, to the close of the age.’ Strengthened by this mission, the apostles went forth and preached everywhere, while the Lord worked with them and confirmed the message by the signs that attended it.”
Catechism of the Catholic Church CCC 2
The children will learn how the apostles changed when they received the Holy Spirit. They will reflect on the power of the Holy Spirit working in the apostles and think about how the Holy Spirit can help them today. They will learn about the character of the first Christian community and read about the special role that Peter and Paul played in spreading the Good News.
You could help your children by:
• visiting www.tere.org/interactive_site/KS2link
• reading the story of Pentecost with them and discussing how the
•discussing what they have learned about the Holy Spirit and how they can apply this to life
Please click on the links.
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Here are some useful sites to help you when practising times tables.
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