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.
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.
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