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Welcome back to the first half of the final term, we hope you had a lovely Easter break and enjoyed lots of chocolate! This half term, our topic is Blood Heart where we will be learning about lots of very exciting things.
In our geography lessons, the children will be exploring South America. They will revise human and physical features of geography and apply their knowledge to countries within South America. Throughout this unit, the children will learn all about settlements and complete a comparison study of two cities in Brazil.
In Art, the children will be learning how to create a photomontage of a face and then turning this into a pencil sketch using their drawing and shading techniques. Finally, the children will be building on the sculpture work that they began on Art Day and creating a sculpture of a community from cardboard.
In Science, the children will continue to develop their understanding of the circulatory system, this half term focusing on identifying the parts of the heart and how they work together. The children will also be learning about what blood is made up of and how nutrients are transported around the body.
• Research Dr William Harvey, who was he? Why was he famous?
• Create a fact file or presentation about him and his findings.
• Find out more about the British Heart Foundation charity, what do they do? Who do they support? Then create an advert for either TV or radio to encourage people to donate to their charity, educating them on their importance.
• Take a visit to the Science Museum
We will be continuing to set homework this half term in line with the homework policy:
Statutory Assessment Tests (SATs) will be taking place for the Year 6 children this half term, between Tuesday 9th and Friday 12th May. Please see the parent information PowerPoint sent via Parent Mail for any further information or speak to your child’s class teacher.
Please only bring essential items to school on a daily basis ie: reading book, spelling book, reading diary, lunch box (if not having hot school meals). Pencil cases and equipment are provided in school. Your child needs a refillable water bottle that is taken home daily for washing before returning to school the next day.
PE lessons will continue twice weekly in school. For PE days, children should come to school wearing their PE kit. Please ensure appropriate footwear is worn on these days. The children will have PE on the following days, please note there have been some slight changes:
We will have PE on the following days:
Long hair should be tied up and no jewellery should be worn – including earrings. Ears that have been recently pierced and cannot be removed will need to be covered.