Year 6

Welcome to the Summer Term! With SATs  only a week away, the children have been busy revising and honing their skills in preparation—they are doing a fantastic job and should be very proud of themselves. In addition, we also have the production, sports day and secondary transition days this term.

SATs Week

Please remember that a good night’s sleep will set the children up for a successful week.

Monday 13th May

Punctuation and Grammar Paper 1

Spelling Paper 2

Tuesday 14th May

Reading Paper

 Wednesday 15th May

Mathematics Arithmetic Paper 1

Mathematics Reasoning Paper 2

Thursday 16th May

Mathematics Reasoning Paper 3

 

We are starting to prepare to move to secondary school and the new situations, opportunities and challenges it may bring. We will be having a series of lessons and    discussions to make sure we have with accurate, timely, age-appropriate information to support us to make safe and responsible choices. Our learning is divided into two general themes: Personal, Social, Health and Citizenship Education (PSHCE) and relationships and Sex Education (RSE).

Personal, Social, Health & Citizenship Education

 What will we be learning?

  • What body image and self-esteem are and some factors that can influence these
  • That all people are different and will hold different views and beliefs & that these differences should be respected
  • That there are new and different responsibilities required for secondary school and how these can be implemented
  • How children’s responsibilities may change as they become older, for example working, voting and paying taxes
  • How emotional responses and experiences may influence people differently
  • Young Enterprise Challenge: How businesses run, work and grow and what is needed in order to run a successful business

 

Relationships and Sex Education

What will we be learning?

  • What the physical and emotional changes of puberty are for both sexes and that puberty affects everybody’s body differently
  • How a baby is conceived and how a baby is born (including what pregnancy is and the physical process from conception to birth)
  • What contraception is and why some people choose to use it or not to use it
  • The difference between different types of relationship (including the differences between friendships, family and romantic/ sexual relationships) and that sex may be one part of an intimate relationship between adults (with reference to UK law linked to legal age for sexual activity)
  • That marriage is a consensual loving agreement between adults and that forcing anyone to marry is a crime (include how to get support if needed for self or others)
  • That there are many different family arrangements, for example second marriages, fostering, extended families and three or more generations living together, civil partnerships and marriages
  • That all people are different and have a right to define and celebrate their individual identify and that individual identities must be respected (to include race, gender & sexual identities including LBGT, physical & learning disabilities)
  • How they can and should expect to be treated & what is an acceptable and respectful way to treat others
  • How to challenge inappropriate behaviour/ language, including include racist, misogynistic, homophobic or sexual language

 

Please click on the links below to see the newsletter, homework sheet and curriculum topic overview.

Year 6 Newsletter - Summer Term 1 - April 2019

Year 6 Topic Overview - Spring Term 2 - Feb 2019

Year 6 Swimming Competency (2017-2018)

Swim competently, confidently and proficiently over a distance of at least 25 metres - 90/129

Use a range of strokes effectively - 75/129

Perform safe self-rescue in different water-based situations - 37/129