Term 6 - Class 6

Welcome back to term 6! 
It's a busy term coming up I'm excited to welcome you back to your final term at St. Mary's. 
This term we will be reading the book 'Kensuke's Kingdom' by Michael Morpurgo and using it to form part of our transition to secondary school work. If you have your own copy of this - fantastic! If you don't, you can read the whole book at: https://www.slideshare.net/ArsalAhmed4/kensukes-kingdom-64280180 we will aim to read a chapter each week. 

In English, we will be using Kensuke’s Kingdom to inspire our writing as well as a focus on reading and write play scripts, linking to our end of year performance of Robin Hood! We will also be thinking about the legacy which we will leave behind as we move on to our new schools, thinking about our time at St. Mary’s and will be writing a guide to the school for new starters.  


In maths, we will be moving on to recapping on skills and key areas which will help us when we move on to secondary, as well as some maths investigations and challenges.


In science we will be learning about living things and their habitats – looking at microorganisms and classification of all living things.


In RE we will be continuing with our learning about Islam and answering the enquiry question: what does it mean to belong to a religion? This will help to develop the pupils’ understanding of other world faiths and is an important part of society. We will then look at comparing and contrasting 4 of the world faiths: Christianity, Hinduism, Islam and Judaism.


In geography we will be developing our map skills by plotting the co-ordinates of the countries visited in Kensuke’s Kingdom as well as comparing two places.  


In PSHE, we will be looking at the topic ‘Changing Me’ and addressing the subject of sex and relationships. This is a statutory part of the curriculum and is an important part of understanding the changes which happen as we grow up. If you have any concerns, please feel free to contact me.


In art we will be looking at the artist Hokusai and learning the process of print making to build up pieces of artwork.  


In PE we will be focusing on rounders and athletics.