Topics

During the Summer term Blwyddyn 6 will be studying the following topics:

Tomorrow's World - ICT - Science and Technology

There are so many ways to communicate - text messages, emails, websites, blogs and podcasts.

Children will have opportunties to set up their own class blog and build a homepage on a subject of their choice. They can offer suggestions on how to improve the school website.

Children will discover the movers and shakers in the world of technology - the people who have shaped the modern world.

Blwyddyn 6 will learn how to build robots and circuits, break codes and investigate gadgets galore!

 

Hola Mexico! - Music - Expressive Arts

Blwyddyn 6 will explore this unique country, from its towering temples and stunning geography to its pulsing rhythms and fun-packed festivals! 

Children will discover the mysterious world of the Ancient Maya civilisation, learn their poetry, play their ballgame and follow all their curious rituals. They will design a flute, grab a drum, join a tribe and will make some noise!

 

PE

PE is carried out during the last session of the day on a Wednesday. Children are expected to change into their PE kit before the lesson and not to arrive to school in it.

Please make sure all items of clothing are labelled - Diolch.

 

Reading

Reading books and reading records need to be brought to school daily.

 

Homework

Reading is to be carried out 3 times between Monday to Friday and 3 times over the weekend. Please date and record the pages read.

Mental Math will be set twice a week - on a Monday and to be returned by Friday, and on a Friday to be returned Monday.

English and Maths homework will be set on a Tuesday to be returned the following Tuesday. If there are any problems with the homework then please see Miss Fallon before the due date.

Times tables should be revised on a regular basis.

 

Practice Assessments

Please find below support materials which may assist your child with the forthcoming Reasoning Test:

Reasoning Support Materials

Aeroplane

 

Ambulance

 

Balance

 

Buying Cakes

 

Childminding

 

Fraction Quilt

 

How Do They Do It?

 

Medals

 

Mirror and Tinsel

 

Pens

 

Pictures for Numbers

 

Stacking Boxes

 

Long and Short

 

Tons of Teeth

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Please find below support materials which may assist your child with the forthcoming Procedural Test:

Procedural Support Materials

Task 1

 

Task 2

 

 

 

 

 

Please find below support materials which may assist your child with the forthcoming Reading Test:

Reading Support Materials

Task 1

 

Task 2