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Year 6

Week beginning: 18.10.21



Writing - This week the children will be continuing the T4W unit 'diary entries.' They will be identifying the underlying structure from the model text and using this to plan their own entry. 


Reading - We will be exploring figurative language and focusing on poetry for the next 2 weeks.



We will be working on:

  • Dividing a 4 digit by a 1 digit 
  • Division with remainders 
  • Area and perimeter



We will be looking at the geographical factors and their effects on people's lives.


We will also be learning about Windrush as part of Black History Month and working towards writing a letter of persuasion outlining the reasons for/against for having a Bank Holiday to honour Black History Month. 

Parents can help their child by…

Homework - This will be set each week through Google classroom on a Thursday and will be due in on a Sunday. The children will receive two pieces of homework a week.


Spellings - will be given out once a week. Please encourage your child to practise their spellings using the taught look, cover, write, check method in their pupil planner. We do keep record to monitor how many times a week this has been done.


Reading - Children are also expected to read to an adult at least 3 times a week and record this in their pupil planner.


The children will be having an outdoor morning/afternoon on Wednesday 20th October. A parentmail has gone out with details.