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Year 6

Summer 2019          

We have reached that milestone: the final half-term of your child's time at Oldswinford CE Primary. There will be lots to do as we make sure the children are prepared for their move to secondary school. Over the next few weeks we will be working very hard at writing to make sure we have all the evidence for the final writing levels to be recorded and sent in to go alongside the SATs test results.

Here are the dates for the important events happening this half-term.


3rd-7th June: Bikeability

18th June pm: Drumlove workshop at OSH

20th June am: Hit 'Em For Six Sports Activities at Redhill

21st June am: Drumlove performance at OSH

21st June pm: Sports' Day

29th June: Summer Fayre

3rd-4th July: Redhill Induction Days

11th July (2pm and 7pm): Year 6 play

17th July (7pm): Leavers' Service at St. Mary's Church

18th July (all day): Year 6 leavers' party and lunch

19th July: Last day!


This term our topic is Where did we come from? We will be looking at the Big Bang, Creation, evolution, inheritance, the structure of the Earth, fossils, dinosaurs and volcanoes.
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In Maths, we will be working on problem solving, investigations and probability, as well as making sure all essential basic skills are not forgotten.



Our science topic is Inheritance. We will be learning about how characteristics have been passed on from previous generations, fossils and evolution.

We will learn about famous scientists: Mary Anning and Charles Darwin.




Independent Task: Find out facts about dinosaurs- present your information as a Powerpoint, model, drawings, poster, booklet, spreadsheet or however you want.

There is still time to teach a lesson on a subject of your choice.

Children need to learn their lines for the year 6 play. Listen to the songs on the BBC website and learn the words.

Maths homework will be set weekly.

Children will also be expected to read at least 20 pages each week from their reading books.




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