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Year 6 Homework Notice:
Over the next two terms, we will be looking a variety of different genres; how the themes of war are presented in a diverse range of media and how authors can transport readers into different periods and locations, through their use of language.
In term two, we will to looking at the classic WWII story “Goodnight Mister Tom”.
How do different authors treat the theme of war?
Our learning will cover the following:
Place Value, Roman Numerals and The Four Operations.
The Four Operations, Fractions and Decimals
Can you use methods of + - x and ÷ to make quick mental calculations?
How do you apply fractions to the four main operations?
SCIENCE AND COMPUTING
We will be learning about Forces and Mechanisms in Terms 1 & 2.
Why was Isaac Newton important?
How do magnets attract and repel?
How can a mechanism allow a small force to have a greater effect?
What does e-safety mean? Do you know how to keep yourself safe online?
Can you prepare a multi-media presentation?
Can you use different mediums to create a London Blitz picture?
Make Do and Mend! Can you apply your sewing skills and make an old sock into a sock puppet? Can you make the most of your rations and be a wartime cook?
Can you perform some wartime songs and compose some simple ones of your own?
PE & PSEE
In Terms 1 & 2 we will be doing the following sports:
Year 5: Netball, football
Year 6: Football, hockey
We will also be doing gymnastics and dance. How could you improve your skills for each sport?
This term we will be looking at ‘New Beginnings’ and ‘Getting on and Falling Out’.
How can you work with others to meet new challenges and overcome problems?
Why did World Wars I and II start? Who were the major players? What was it like to be a soldier? How did the life in Britain change during the wars? How did the technology of warfare change?
Which countries were involved in WWI and II? Where were the major fighting fronts? How did the war affect British cities?
What does it mean to be a Hindu in Britain today?
What is the Holy Trinity?