Year 6 Class
Welcome to Y6’s class page!
Class Teachers – Mr Zoumides
Support staff – Mrs Jenkins and Mrs Carter
Y6 Roles 2019 2020
Head Boy - Joe Davies Deputy Tyler Morris
Head Girl Summer Lindsay Deputy Ellie McGough
St Matthew: Owen Rigby & Lily Archbold
St Mark:Santiago Guttierez Rey & Annabel Lawton
St Luke:Harrison Simpson & Matilda Hall
St John: Finlay Barber & Darcie Salih
Finnian Doyle & Maisie Beattie
Worship Committee -
Digital Leaders - Jack Skelson and Kara Brady
Fire Marshals - Lola Harrison, Harrison Simpson and Michael Corbett
Welcome to Y6 Class Page!
Class Teacher - Mr Zoumides
Support Staff - Mrs Jenkins and Mrs Carter
Our class Saint this year is Saint Albert the Great (Feast day will be on Friday 15th November). Patron Saint of scientists, philosophers, medical technicians and natural sciencesOur class Saint this year is Saint Albert the Great (Feast day will be on Friday 15th November). Patron Saint of scientists, philosophers, medical technicians and natural sciences
Our Science topic for Spring 1 is Electricity
Can you be the next X-box apprentice?
Know how the number and voltage of cells in a circuit links to the brightness of a lamp or the volume of a buzzer.
Compare and give reasons for why components work and do not work in a circuit.
Draw circuit diagrams using correct symbols.
History or Geography Topic
Our Geography topic for Spring 1 is Climate change and sustainability
How long have we got left?
Know how time zones work and calculate differences around the world. Know why industrial areas and ports and important.
Identify the position and significance of latitude, longitude, Northern and Southern hemisphere, the equator, the Tropics of Capricorn and Cancer and the Arctic and Antarctic Circle.
Art or D&T Topic
Our D&T topic for Spring 1 is Products with electrical component and Y6 will also learn about
the significance of culture and society when designing a product.
During RE in Spring 1 Y6 will be exploring Unit D Christmas and Unit E Baptism and Confirmation.
In Spring 2 Y6 will be exploring the units associated with Lent and Holy week.
Y6 will be exploring design and programming with Kodu
Y6 will be learning vocabulary linked to their home and living space.
Class Texts 2019 20
We will be using the texts ‘Journey to the River Sea’ by Eva Ibbotson and
‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them’ by J. K. Rowling
'A Christmas Carol' by Charles Dickens
'Ice Palace' by Robert Swindells
'Fireweed' by Jill Paton Walsh
Children in Year 6 receive daily Maths homework that will enable them to practise the 4 basic operations as well as apply these to reasoning questions. Daily literacy homework will focus on spelling, vocabulary and grammar.
Each week, two pieces of homework are set for the children to complete (30 minutes each piece).Homework may be revision from a unit of work previously taught or it may be new learning for a unit or concept that will be followed up in class. All children will receive a piece of Maths or English each week (this will take no longer than 30 minutes to complete). They will also receive one piece from either Science, History, Geography, Art, DT, French, Computing or PSHE (these subjects will be rotated on a weekly basis).
Homework is handed out on a Thursday and due in the following Monday.
Reading diaries - Children are encouraged to read at home daily (for at least 20 minutes) and are expected
to have their diaries signed by an adult at least 3 times a week.
Spellings - It is extremely important that spellings are practised regularly at home.
The children are to use the Year 3/4 and 5/6 National Curriculum spelling guides.
Mental Maths/Timestables - Times tables and mental Maths skills are vital for your child’s progress in Maths.
These should be practised regularly.
Your child will know which times table / mental Maths challenge they are currently working on.
Particular focus this term
The focus for Maths will be exploring measures and problem solving with conversions,
to write and convert between standards units of measure (including length, weight, capacity and time).
The focus for English is Narrative, Non-narrative and Speech.
P.E.- Basketball Monday afternoon weekly
This half term, Y6 will be practicing skills in basketball on Monday afternoons.
It is advised that indoor and outdoor PE kits are always in school due to change of PE timetable slots.
Music will continue to be taught by our specialist music teacher, Mr Hollinghurst
Class Diary- trips, assemblies etc.
Spring 1: Monday 6th January – Friday 14th February 2020
Thursday 13th February: Maths workshops for parents
Stanley Head outdoor education centre 23-27th September
New Website Links