Worsley Mesnes Drive, Wigan, Lancashire WN3 5AN

01942 204091

enquiries@saintjudes.wigan.sch.uk

Mr D Wilson

St Jude's Catholic Primary School

Together, we learn, love and grow with Jesus

Welcome to Year Six

Welcome to our Year 6 Information Page. On this page you will find our Y6 curriculum plan, our latest termly class newsletter, details of our homework projects for this half term and any other information about what we will be happening in Y6 soon! 

Curriculum Plan and Homework

So that you everyone knows what we will be learning about this year, below is our curriculum plan. 

To support our classroom learning, each half term Miss Unsworth and Miss Watts will give us a homework project. 

Our homework project's will be displayed at the half termly parent's coffee morning so that everyone can see! 

Below is our homework information for this half term:-

Outdoor Learning 

Each half term we will have at least one lesson outside.  

Term

Subject 

Focus

Autumn 1

English – T4W hook

Kidnapped investigation outside. Clues around school and taking fingerprints. Chromatography to identify the pen that wrote the note.

Autumn 2

Maths - Coordinates

Children to be provided with a map of the school (which sits underneath a co-ordinates grid containing 4 quadrants). Children must locate the smiley faces on the grid, read the co-ordinate positions and then run to the exact location. At each point, the children will find a letter. After collecting all the letters children must work out what the anagram is (mathematical based).

Spring 1

Science - Living things and their habitats

Children go outside – controlled group and non-controlled group. One group play in mud, one group play in mud but wash hands afterwards. Both groups have white bread and put an in print onto bread. Stick bag and stick in a location of their choice. Check it in a week’s time to check how the mould and microorganisms have developed.

Spring 2

Geography - Field Work

8 points of a compass -  children to use compasses outside to find different positions and directions.

Summer 1

SATS Facts

Children to go out onto the playground and chalk SATS Facts down for each other to read and see.

Summer 2

History – The Rise and Fall of Northern Power.

Children to share what they have learnt about their local area by putting on an “Outdoor Museum” using only natural objects to display their learning. Children will put on a small display of Northern Soul Dancing. Children will also chalk on the floor information for others.

Termly Class Newsletter

Each term Miss Unsworth and Miss Watts will send parents a newsletter.  This is our most recent newsletter:-

Coming to Year 6 Soon...

As part of our Geography curriculum, we will be learning about rivers. During the Autumn term, Year 6 will be going out in the community to visit and study a river which flows close to our homes and school, the River Douglas.  

If you have any questions or would like any further information about the curriculum or how you can further support your child's learning at home then please speak to your child's class teacher.  

If you would like any copies of the documents on this page, the school office will be happy to print them for you.  

Worsley Mesnes Drive, Wigan, Lancashire WN3 5AN

01942 204091

enquiries@saintjudes.wigan.sch.uk