St Gregory's

Catholic Academy

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office@stgca.org.uk

Spring Garden Road, Longton Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST3 2QN

01782 235340

Part of

All Saints Catholic Collegiate

Year 6

Welcome to Year 6 at St Gregory's

Year 6 staff: Mrs Antrobus, Mrs Mould, Mrs Fernyhough, Mrs Riddell, Mrs Karobas, Mr Till, Mrs Kirkham,

 Mrs Antrobus, Mrs Riddell and the whole Y6 team, hope that all of Y6 and their families are well.

We have added some optional activities and websites for you. We will make further updates in the coming weeks.

 

Home Learning

Please visit the link for more information on Home Learning

Year 6 Home Learning Page

 

SATS REVISION

SATs papers can be found on :

https://www.satspapers.org.uk/Page.aspx?TId=5

 

Spelling, Punctuation and Grammar can be accessed on:

https://www.spag.com/  ( Children have a password)

 

5 a day Maths

https://corbettmaths.com/5-a-day/primary/

 

www.primaryhomeworkhelp.co.uk 

This has lots of Maths and English activities.

It also has lots of activities/ information on other curriculum areas such as science, history and geography.

 

 Home Learning Links

Interactive Learning Links

Children's University

For all children taking part in Staffordshire University Children's University please see the attached form for activities to be carried out in order to gain extra credits. Once you have completed an activity you can either take a photograph or ask an adult to sign your record sheet. Enjoy!

Children's University Spring Activity Sheet

 

Our Learning - Autumn Term

Religious Education:

During our RE lessons this term we will be learning about:

  • The Story of the People of God
  • Followers of Christ
  • Confirmation work
  • Advent

English:

In our English lessons this term we will be learning about:

  • Diary Writing

  • Narrative

  • Letters

  • Journalisitc Writing

Maths:

In our Maths lessons this term we will be learning about:

  • Addition & Subtraction

  • Multiplication & Division

  • Fractions

  • Problem solving

  • Geometry

Science:

In our Science lessons this term we will be learning about:

  • Animals Including Humans

  • Evolution and inheritance

  • Working scientifically

  • Investigations

Topic:

Our topics for the Autumn Term are The Tudors and Map Work. Throughout these topics we will be learning about:

  • The Role of Henry VIII
  • The Dissolution of the Monasteries
  • The Reign of Elizabeth I
  • European and world map work
  • Compass points and directions 
  • Capital cities

 Computing:

  • Programming – Understand the efficient algorithms can be used to solve problems
  • Technology in our lives – Understand computer networks including the internet, World Wide Web
  • Online Safety – Explain the consequences of spending too much time online or on a game
  • Multimedia – Combine a range of media recognising the contribution of each to achieve a particular outcome 

Our Learning - Spring Term

Religious Education:

During our RE lessons this term we will be learning about:

  • Christmas
  • Confirmation work
  • Vocations
  • Lent
  • Holy Week

English:

In our English lessons this term we will be learning about:

  • Non-chronological reports

  • Narrative

  • Formal Writing : written discussion / arguments

  • Shakespeare

  • Debate

Maths:

In our Maths lessons this term we will be learning about:

  • Addition & Subtraction

  • Multiplication & Division

  • Fractions

  • Problem solving

  • Geometry

Science:

In our Science lessons this term we will be learning about:

  • Electricity

  • Light

  • Working scientifically

  • Investigations

Topic:

Our topics for the Spring  Term are North America and  the Vikings. Throughout these topics we will be learning about:

  • The countries in North America
  • Altas work
  • Time zones
  • Northern and Southern Hemispheres
  • Climate and population                                                                                                                                                      

Computing:

  • Programming – Using range of programming software design, write and debug programs that accomplish specific goals
  • Technology in our lives – Use search technologies effectively to show how results are selected and ranked
  • Online Safety – Support my friends to protect themselves and make good choices online and protect my computer or device from harm on the Internet.
  • Handling Data - Collecting, analysing, evaluating and presenting data and information

Our Learning - Summer Term

 Religious Education:

During our RE lessons this term we will be learning about:

  • Easter
  • Belonging to the Church Community
  • Mary and the Lives of the Saints

English:

  • In our English lessons this term we will be learning about:

  • Journalistic Writing

  • Narrative

  • Poetry

  • Debates

  • Drama

  • Transition unit

Maths:

In our Maths lessons this term we will be learning about:

  • Addition & Subtraction

  • Multiplication & Division

  • Fractions

  • Problem solving

  • Geometry
  • Statistics
  • Algebra

Science:

In our Science lessons this term we will be learning about:

  • Living Things and Their Habitats

  •  Animals Including Humans (cont.)

  • Working scientifically

  • Investigations

Topic:

Our topic for the Summer term is World War Two which includes  aspects of history,geography, art and DT. Throughout these topics we will be learning about:

  • The Outbreak of WW2
  • The Blitz
  • Evacuees
  • Daily Life
  • The Battle of Britain
  • European map work
  • Geographical changes over time

 Computing:

  • Programming – Use sequence, selection and repetition in programs
  • Technology in our lives – Understand computer networks including the internet
  • Online Safety – Explain the consequences of sharing too much about myself online.
  • Handling Data – Select, use and combine a variety of software to collect, analyse, evaluate and present information

 

Diary Notes:

SATS Information Meeting for Parents Thursday 16th January 2020  4.30 p.m.

Trip to St  Chad's 22nd January 2020

Safe and Sound Workshops 30th January 2020

World Book Day Thursday 5th March 2020

 Year 6 Confirmation 21st March 2020

KS2 SATS WEEK - Week beginning May 11th 2020

France Trip - 22nd  June 2020