Welcome to Beech Class

Mr Shiles

Homework

You can now download the class HOMEWORK mat for term 6 by clicking on button below.
Please scroll down to Important Communications for class spellings for Term 6.

ENGLISH

English
This term we will be studying the classic French story – The Little Prince.
We will be looking at how short-stories (novellas) are created and what makes an enchanting tale.
How is fiction used to present different ideas figuratively?
What kind of character is “the Pilot”? What kind of views does he hold on the world?
What is the true meaning of the “Rose”?
What other stories weave deeper meaning into their words?

MATHS

Maths
This term we will be finishing the content of the Year 5/6 Maths curriculum by looking at our final topic – Statistics.
Where are graphs often used?
What is the point of presenting data in a graph?
What is an average, and what type of average is the most accurate?
In addition, we’ll be preparing for the Year 6 SATs by revising all of the main topics covered this year.

SCIENCE AND COMPUTING

Science
How do flowers change into fruits?
What have ‘helicopters’ got to do with seeds?
What characteristics do all living things have?
How can we tell the difference between mammals, reptiles, birds, fish, amphibians and vertebrates and invertebrates?
ICT
What does e-safety mean?
Can you prepare a multi-media presentation?

CREATIVE DEVELOPMENT

Art
How do you show movement in Art? Can you observe and take sketches of athlethes in action and then use these as a base for creating a Modroc sculpture?
Design Technology
What constiutues a healthy diet?
Can you design and make a healthy lunchtime snack?
Music
Can you compose your own football songs/chants?

PE & PSEE

PE
In Terms 5 and 6 we will be taking part in a range of Athletics activities.
How could you improve your skills for each sport? Can you improve your times/distances?
PSHE
This term our PSHE topics will be ‘Good to be Me’ and ‘Changes’.
What different feelings do we have? How can we manage them?
How can we prepare and adapt to change?

HUMANITIES

History
Where did the following sports originate: football, tennis, road cycling and three day eventing? This term we will be looking at this summer’s major sporting events: The Commonwealth Games, Badminton Horse Trials, The World Cup, The Tour de France and Wimbledon.
Geography
What are the main geographical features of Japan and Sweden? How has their geographical features affected their culture? What is needed to host a major international sporting event?
RE
Why are festivals important to Muslims?
Why do some people think that life is like a journey?

Class Timetable (subject to change)

TimeMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
School Begins
Session 1 Maths Maths Maths Maths Maths
Break
Session 2 English English English English English
Lunch
Session 3 Science Topic Topic French PE
Break (KS1 Only)
Session 4 PE (Alt Weeks) Computing Topic RE PE
School Ends