Our Topic this term is: The Magnificent Maya! We will discover where and when the Maya built their magnificent civilization, investigate how the Maya lived, their culture and their legacy. We will kick start the topic with a trip to Cadbury World where the children will learn all about the origins of chocolate and how the Maya were part of this. We will be making our own Maya chocolate following this experience.
Our reading stimulus this term is - Middleworld - The Jaguar Stones by J&P Voelkel. We will be learning how to write balanced arguments and stories with flashbacks.
This term we will be focusing on fractions, decimals and percentages.
Our topic this term is - It's Electrifying! We will be learning all about electric circuits and using this knowledge to create our very own Christmas lights. The children will take part in a Dragon's Den scenario and pitch their designs to our very own Dragons!
Our reading stimulus for this term will be The City of Ember by Jeanne DuPrau. We will learn how to write a persuasive pitch and write a biography of one of the key characters from the book.
This term we will be learning how to use formal written methods for multiplication and division.
Hello and welcome back to the beginning of a new and exciting academic year. I am Miss Boothby - Year 6 class teacher - and I am looking forward to working with the 26 children in the class on our journey through Year 6. Mrs Dimbleby will be joining us
for this EPIC adventure and is the teaching assistant for Eagles class.
Our topic this term is: Who Let the Gods Out? We will be learning all about the ancient civilization of Greece and how we use ancient Greek ideas in today's world. The children will be immersed in Greek mythology during their trip to The Birmingham Arts Museum.
Using our topic as a stimulus, the children will be writing newspaper reports and creating and re-telling Greek myths. They will be using the following key texts to support them in this: Who Let the Gods Out? By Maz Evans; The Greek News By Anton Powell & Philip Steele; The Iliad and The Odyssey By Marcia Williams
We will be starting the year by revisiting our understanding of place value - looking at numbers to ten million! We will then learn to order and compare these numbers. Later in the term we will look at reasoning and problem solving using all four operations.