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Dolphins (Y6)

Welcome to the

Class

Welcome to the Year 6 Dolphins class page. The staff at Waverley Junior Academy are looking forward to seeing you all flourish this year. On this page you will find key information regarding your transition to Year 6 and what exciting things we have planned. 

Spring 1 Term

Our first topic in Spring 1 is ‘Down to Earth’. This will be linking to the effects of climate change on the planet and how fossil fuels are having a negative impact on global warming. We will be learning all about renewable energy and the different types of renewable energy we can use.

Curriculum 

In English, we will be focusing on formal leaflet/ non-fiction explanation texts. These will be based around climate change/plastic use.

In Maths, we will be learning about the four operations with fractions, fraction of an amount, percentages, Equivalent fractions, decimals and percentages and percentage of an amount.

In Geography, we are going to learn about what fossil fuels are, what renewable energy is, and how this cause climate change.

In RSHE we will cover how plants and animals reproduce. We will also be learning about how I can be a great citizen, and why is money important?

In Art, we are going to be producing a collage to link to plastic pollution within out oceans and riverways.   

Important Information:

P.E days: Tuesday (AM) & Friday (PM)

Spanish day: Wednesday (PM)

Key dates: 

11th January 2024- Red Cross workshop in school - youth first aid

24th January 2024 - Careers fair

Home Learning

Each half-term we will send out a home learning bingo grid with tasks for you to complete at home. Here are the Spring 1 challenges for you to try. 

 

 

Please click here to download the Y6 Topic Long Term Plan 

Please click here to download the Y6 Maths Long Term Plan

Please click here to download the Y6 Writing Standards