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Year 6 – Summer
Year 6 CURRICULUM INFORMATION
Summer Term 2011
Topics this term:
Creative Curriculum: Bugsy Malone Leavers’ Production, Health and Relationships Education
English: Transition English, play scripts, multi-media
Maths: Transition Maths, sequences, algebra, real-life problems
How you can help at home
Always support and encourage your child
Please try to hear your child read and check they understand what they are reading.
Discuss book choices and their opinions. Each child has a reading log in which to record their impressions. Library is on a Tuesday. Please encourage your child to use the Library. This can be accessed from home.
Help your child to use reference material and the Internet.
Encourage your child to learn and persevere with spellings and times tables.
Ensure homework is completed on time. Maths – Given Tuesday, due in Thursday
English – given Thursday, to be in Monday
Spellings – given Friday, tested following Friday
Every child has a homework diary. Any homework other than English, Maths and Spellings should be recorded in the diary. The date the homework is due in will be recorded in the book and displayed in the classroom.
Please make sure your child takes responsibility for bringing to school all they need each day so they are prepared for every lesson. They will need a handwriting pen, pencil, ruler, rubber and whiteboard pen in a suitable pencil case. Pencil crayons or pens, gluesticks etc are optional but advisable.
P.E / Games
Monday and Friday
Kit : T – shirt and shorts for indoors; trainers, spare socks, a sweatshirt and tracksuit trousers for outdoor PE (a plastic bag for muddy trainers). Please ensure that no jewellery is worn and long hair is tied back.
9th – 13th May: End of Key Stage SATs tests
23rd – 27th May: Year Six Residential Trip to River Dart
30th May – 3rd June: HALF TERM
6th June: INSET DAY
10th June: Whole School Photo
14th June: Bring your Bike to School Day
17th June: Mandeville Games
7th July: Key Stage Two Sports Day (Weather permitting: Reserve Date: 15th July)
21st July: Year Six Leavers’ Performance 7:00 pm
22nd July: Summer Term ends
Please note, you will be notified of any additional dates as and when events are planned. Dates are clearly written in the school newsletter and on the website.
Children should bring a piece of fruit or vegetables to eat at morning break.
Please ensure all Clothing and equipment brought to school is clearly named.
Here’s to a very successful and enjoyable term!