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Woodhouses

Voluntary Controlled Primary

Small School, Big Ideas

Autumn

 

AUTUMN 2

Maths

In Maths this term, we will complete the learning on the four operations before moving onto fractions and geometry. 

 

Literacy

This half term we will continue to focus on the Year 6 standard features of writing - including sentence structure and punctuation. We will explore story Holes which is linked to our history topic. From this, we will be looking at setting description, character description and writing a newspaper report.

 

Science

This half term we will be focusing on Evolution and Inheritance.

 

Topic

In topic this half term, we will continue with our Crime and Punishment topic, learning more about crimes from historical periods and their different punishments. 

 

PE

With Mr Morris, the children will be focusing on gymnastics. 

 

With Mrs Harvey, the children with be learning about the evolution of dance. The children will look at dance during different years and compare styles. The children will create a short routine each week based on the style they have been focusing on in that lesson. The children will then put all the short routines together to create one final dance at the end of the term. 

 

 

 

 

AUTUMN CLASS READING BOOK

 

In class, we are currently reading Holes, by Louis Sachar. This is linked to our history topic, Crime & Punishment. 

 

 

 

In this story, Stanley Yelnats' family has a history of bad look, so he isn't too surprised when a miscarriage of justice sends him to a boys' juvenile detention centre. At Camp Green Lake the boys must dig a hole a day, five feet deep, five feet across, in the dried up lake bed. The warden claims the labour is character building, but it is a lie, Stanley must dig up the truth. 

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