Leonard's Learning Resources
Here you will find Y6 class learning resources and relevant information to view and download. Please check this page regularly for updates.
I hope you have all had a lovely summer and are ready to get back into the school routine. I hope the children are looking forward to starting Year6;I know I am looking forward to getting to know a whole bunch of new faces.
On the Year 6 area of the school website, you will find the subject areas that Year Six will be covering during the Autumn Term. Our topic this term is Crime and Punishment, which I am very excited about and I am sure the children will learn how lucky they are to live in the 21stCentury after studying punishments of the past.
Our science topic this term is Classifying Organisms; we will look at a variety of animals and plants and make decision about classification. Then we will look at the biodiversity in our local area and use our knowledge to classify organisms in the local area.
Children need to bring trainers into school to leave in school and bringing a coat everyday will be useful as we are likely to go out for fresh air, whatever the weather! Our PE days are Tuesday and Thursday so children need to wear their PE kit to school on those days.
Reading remains a vital focus and we ask that every child still reads at home at least three times a week. We appreciate everyone has busy lives, however to win the weekly reading score the children’s reading records must be signed by an adult at home. The children can read any type of text it just needs to be recorded by an adult at home and Reading Records must be brought into school every Friday.
As well as reading the children will bring weekly spelling lists home to learn. They will be given out on a Friday in preparation for a test the next Friday. The children will be given some opportunities to learn these in school,however it is essential that they also take time to practise them at home too.
The class will also be given homework twice a week. This will usually be Maths and English, although there may be Science or History if I feel it is useful. Maths will be given on Mondays and due in on Thursdays and English will be given on Thursday to be in on Mondays. If children regularly do not complete homework they will be given break times to complete it so please endeavour to help them to complete their homework on time.
If you have anything that you would like to discuss with me please do not hesitate to send me an email through firstname.lastname@example.org and I will respond as quickly as I can.
Mrs Rachel Stenning
Year 6 Teacher
• Practise handwriting
• Practise spelling and punctuation
• Write a story including paragraphs, speech marks and adjectives
• Read books: please read widely and freely
• Listen to and discuss stories
• Times tables
• Shapes- recognise 3d shapes and their properties
• Making nets of 3d shapes
• Calculating angles (using a protractor)
It is important to be vigilant and aware to keep your child safe online. Please refer to this Keeping Safe Online document for guidance.
Gloucestershire County Council Online Resources for Parents – Includes resources support for the following: mental health and wellbeing, curriculum, reading, writing, STEM, culture & creativity, PE & sport, SEN and geography & history.
BBC Bitesize KS2 Specific Lessons
Oak National Academy online classroom and resource hub
Fun games and teaching resources about microbes and antibiotics
Learning About Online Safety at Home – Activity Packs
Good science experiments to watch at home