Welcome to Class 6M
Hello, my name is Miss Marray and I am the class teacher of 6M. I am also the school’s Maths Leader and it is my favourite subject to teach.
I’m Mrs Smith, I’ll be looking after your child’s
education for the next
Class 6M curriculum
Our topic question this term is
‘Were the Vikings always victorious and vicious?’
The children will study the struggle between the Vikings and Anglo-Saxons for the
Why did the Vikings come to Britain and how did they make the journey?
What did the Brits learn from the Vikings?
What was it like for
How can you create a Viking long boat from a range of materials?
What did the Vikings eat and could you recreate a Viking meal?
- Reflect on what the Kingdom of God is like.
- Reflect on the importance of responding to the invitation to the Kingdom.
- Know that everyone is called to enter the Kingdom.
- Reflect on words and deeds necessary to show commitment to the Kingdom.
- Know that Jesus’ miracles reflected the beginning of the Kingdom and show us what God is like.
- Understand what Justice is and know that we are called to work for it.
- Know that God calls all of us to speak out about injustice.
- Know about individuals who have been persecuted for speaking out about injustice.
- Be aware that Christians across the world speak up for Justice and that Justice starts with each one of us.
- Base a lot of our writing around the book ‘The Arrival’ and the short animation ‘The Piano’.
- Write a story/ narrative about an emotional journey.
- Write different types of poems based on journeys / how things survive.
- Write a newspaper report based on immigration.
- Study the struggle between the Vikings and Anglo-Saxons.
- Learn about Viking raids.
- Find out about Edward the Confessor.
- Find out who Anglo-Saxons were.
- Find out who the Vikings were.
- Learn what it was like for an 11-year old Viking.
- Discover how the Vikings lived when they came to Britain.
- Learn about which region of Britain would have come under the Heptarchy (Seven Kingdoms).
- Discover why the Vikings came to Britain.
- Find out how the Vikings made their journey.
- Discover where the Vikings lived when they came to Britain.
- Perform mental calculations, including with mixed operations and large numbers.
- Use knowledge of the order of operations to carry out calculations involving the four operations in
- Compare and classify geometric shapes based on their properties and sizes and find unknown angles in any triangles, quadrilaterals, and regular polygons.
- Compare and order fractions, including fractions >1.
- Use common factors to simplify fractions; use common multiples to express fractions in the same denomination.
- Recall and use equivalences between simple fractions, decimals and percentages, including different contexts.
- Draw 2D shapes using given dimensions and angles.
- Calculate, estimate and compare
volumeof cubes and cuboids using standard units, including cm3 and m3, and extending to other units such as mm3 and km3.
- Convert between miles & km.
- Use, read, write and convert between standard units, converting measurements of length, mass, volume and time from a smaller unit of measure to a larger unit, and vice versa, using decimal notation to three decimal places.
- To understand how living things can be classified into groups scientifically.
- To know that fungi are one of the five kingdoms of living things.
- To find out what yeast needs to live.
- To explore the reasons for a classification system.
- To recognise the parts of the circulatory system.
- To understand the function of some of the parts of the circulatory system.
- To understand the need for a healthy balanced diet.
- To explain the effect of drugs on the body.
- Build on fitness skills—developing cardiovascular fitness, strength and conditioning.
- Become familiar with various programing and software, such as pod casts and animation to highlight the importance of e-safety.
Homework will continue to be given out each Wednesday and MUST be completed and returned by the following Monday. This gives the children enough time to see their class teacher if they are struggling. The purpose of this work is to consolidate the learning from class and to prepare them for more intensive homework at high school. It is therefore extremely important that this work is completed. Any children who fail to
Children will have an independent reading book which will be brought home on a daily basis and MUST be returned to school every day. Reading records will be given to the children for parents to fill out as and when their child reads during the week at home.
Our Class Blog
What happens in our class? have a look at all the blog post direct from the classroom.
We have been learning about the digestive system. We have leant about how food and water is absorbed into our blood and how the remainder of the food is expelled through our body. Take a look at our tshirt representations. ...
These children in the picture have been awarded a pen licence in 6M. Well done to them all....
What a fantastic morning we have had at Little Deer wood! After the safety and rules presentation of the woods we got straight into doing some team building activities. This enabled us to work as a group where we listened to each other, shared ideas to solve puzzles...
2018-06-12 Yr 6 forthcoming events
6M created a human model to show how light travels and how it enables us to see. We used wool as the ray of light. One group member acted as a light source and a chair was used as the object. The other group member showed how the ray of light travelled to the other...
Holy Week 2018 https://vimeo.com/262372673
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- KS II Workshop
- Maths Meeting
- Class Book
- Class Worship
- Maths Meeting
- Hymn Practice
- French/Topic- ICT Suite
- French/Topic- ICT Suite
- Prayer Journaling
- Class Worship
- PE – Outdoor/Dance Studio