We're coming up to the end of our first term so it's nice to reflect on all the learning that has happened. Here is a break down of the topics covered so far by our Year 6 cohort.
- Applying addition and subtraction formal methods to solving word problems.
- Learning and applying column multiplication to solve problems.
- Learning and applying long division to solve problems.
- Applying knowledge of factors, multiples and primes to solve word problems.
- The order of operations - BODMAS (Brackets, Of, Division, Multiplication, Addition, Subtraction)
- Reading and comprehending a high quality text: There's a boy in the girl's bathroom by Louis Sachar
- Creating a balanced argument
- Using subordinating and coordinating conjunctions
- Create subordinate clauses
- Using prepositional phrases
- Punctuating with semi-colons to link similar independent main clauses
- Identifying the subject and object in a sentence to write in the passive voice
- The structure of our solar system
- The order of the planets
- The geocentric and heliocentric models of the solar system
- How night and day occurs locally and internationally
- The movement and phases of the moon
We've also covered a range of topic ideas from the theory of the creation of the universe scientifically and religiously; the use and replication of collegno in Holst's The Planets to achieve an effect on the listener; how to orient a map in order to navigate a given area; to celebrate the work of Paul Klee and create work that is inspired by his art and a lot more.
And that's only term 1!