Edenfield C of E Primary School

Class 6

Hello and welcome to Class 6!

Mrs Wadsworth is our teacher along with our teaching assistant Mrs Higgins. We also have Mr Cartridge for P.E.

Our termly letter for the autumn term can be found at the bottom of this page. Please have a look if you would like to know more about what we are studying this term.

As we are in Year 6, we have many responsibilities in school which we approach with a mature, professional attitude. Our responsibilities include:

* Setting up the laptop for worship

* Setting up the music for worship

* Collecting and totalling house points each week as house captains and vice captains

* Laying out the furniture in the hall for worship

* Looking after our buddies in Reception

* Assisting with wet play provision in KS1 and Class reception

* Assisting the kitchen staff to clean the dining room after lunch

* Supporting in achievement assembly by issuing ‘Star of the Week’ stickers

This autumn term our theme is ‘Survival’. Within our English lessons, we have already begun enjoying Running Wild by Michael Morpurgo. We will be comparing this book to other classics such as Treasure Island and The Jungle Book. Eventually, we will use these books to help us to write our own survival stories.

In science, we have started to look at how different animals survive in different environments, especially over winter when environments can change dramatically. We have had to design our own species with specific adaptations to survive in a given environment. Following on from this, we will be learning about inheritance and natural selection. We will also be conducting our own research all about Charles Darwin and Mary Anning, and their theories of evolution. To support our learning in this theme, we shall be visiting Brockholes Nature Reserve on Wednesday 17th October to take part in a range of survival and bushcraft outdoor activities.

In a few weeks’ time, we will begin to learn about World War 1 and World War 2 in the run up to Remembrance Day. We are really looking forward to leading the church service and understanding more about life during this difficult time in recent history.

Don’t forget to check our class page again soon to see some photos from our trip and to find out what else we have been up to in Class 6!

Curriculum Map Year 6 2018-2019

Year 6 Autumn Term Newsletter

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