The Russell School

Welcome to Year 6

Staff

  • Mr Ryan (Deputy Head) - Teacher (Wednesday, Thursday, Friday)
  • Mrs Coppinger - Teacher (Monday, Tuesday)
  • Mrs Sandoe - Teacher (Wednesday, Thursday)
  • Mrs Danskin - Teaching Assistant (Monday - Thursday)

Curriculum overview

English:

Talk for Writing – Recounts, Poetry and descriptive writing looking at a variety of texts.

Reading comprehension weekly with Mrs. Sandoe.

Class reader and Book study – Warhorse.

SPAG – Verbs, Adjectives, Adverbs, Conjunctions and Prepositions.

Maths:

Mrs. Coppinger - Angles, Measures, 2-D & 3-D shapes and Statistics.

Mr. Ryan – Place value, rounding, ordering, addition, subtraction, multiplication, division and problem solving.

Science:

Living Things and their Habitats and Light.

PSHE:

Being Me in My World and Celebrating Difference. 

Outdoor Learning:

Making angles and firepit singalong.

History/Geography:

World War 2.

Music:

Mrs. Deeley, History of Rock and the Christmas Play.

Art/DT:

WW2 

French:

Songs, numbers to 90, colours, days, classroom commands, I can, months, the date and the weather.

RE:

Christian and Buddhist beliefs and practices and light as a symbol in religious celebrations. 

PE:

Football, Netball & Tag Rugby.

Homework

SPAG, MyMaths, spelling and reading comprehension will be set on a Friday and need to be in the following Thursday.

Reading records will be sent home each day, Each reading record will be checked on Thursday and children are asked to read every night and get their parents/guardian to sign off at least 4x per week.

Cracking times tables are tested every Wednesday.