Maths

During the first term we will focus on the following aspects of mathematics:

**Place value and rounding** – extending knowledge to reach 10 million

**Mental and written addition and subtraction of large numbers **– revising strategies for adding and subtracting increasingly large numbers mentally.

**Multiples, factors and prime numbers** – revising times tables; number sequencing; finding factors and identifying prime numbers.

**Written methods for multiplication and division** – revising and developing methods for simple multiplication and division mentally and using long methods.

**Circles and angles** – drawing circles accurately, revising and introducing new key vocabulary.

**Units of Measure** – converting units and reading scales.

The second half term’s focus will be:

**Comparing and ordering fractions** – changing mixed numbers and comparing and ordering fractions using the lowest common denominator.

**Multiplying and dividing decimal numbers** – by 10, 100 and 1000.

**Order of operations** – BIDMAS

**2D and 3D shapes** – identifying, comparing, classifying and examining 2D and 3D shapes.

**Pie charts** – interpreting and constructing pie charts.

Year 6 PE

Our PE topics this term are;

**Gymnastics **– matching and mirroring

The children will use a variety of spatial relationships when working with a partner and compose an individual sequence comprising travel, jump, roll and balance.

**Football**

**PE Kit**: outdoor kit with navy blue jogging bottoms/shorts, white T-shirt, socks and trainers.

PE kit will remain in school and sent home at the end of term.

Homework

**Reading** - sent home on Mondayand is to be returned on Friday.

**English** **Maths** and **Science** -sent home on Friday and is due back on Wednesday.

Spelling and arithmetic tests on Friday