Heybrook Primary and Nursery

Heybrook Primary and Nursery School

Year 6

Welcome to Year 6.

The year 6 classes and teachers are:

Lavender Class: Mr Gregory

Purple Class: Mrs Mitchell

Violet Class: Mrs Moore


This half term we have been learning about the following topics:

English: Our topic question: Are we really free? This half term we are looking at the topic of slavery and we have been reading about how a young boy, along with his family, try to escape from a cotton plantation. 

Mathematics: This half term we have been concentrating on adding and subtracting mixed numbers in fractions, percentage of amounts and dividing by two digit numbers.

History: Our topic this half term is a history themed topic. The question we are looking at is: Are we really free? In this topic we have been looking at the slave trade and our own independence. 

Science: This half term we have been learning all about the human body. We have delved into the functions of important organs such as the heart and lungs and tried to understand how we can keep ourselves healthy. 

PE: Lavender & Violet Class = Thursday        Purple Class = Wednesday

Please can you make sure that your child has the correct PE kit in school on the correct day. All children must attend their PE lessons. In PE this half term we are looking at using our skills and knowledge of cricket to play competitive games of quick cricket against other schools later in the year. 

RobinWood: If your child has a place on the RobinWood trip (24th - 26th April) please can you make sure that you are up to date with your payments and have brought in your child's personal information form. If you need any further information please contact your class teacher. 

Thank you

Mr Gregory, Mr Walker and Mrs Moore.