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Elm Wood Primary School

Welcome to Year 6 Class 13

Class Teacher -  Mrs Ball

Curriculum Tutors - Miss Edwards & Miss Croft

Spring 2 - Blood Heart

Literacy

In Literacy we will be writing non-chronological reports on the heart. We will be designing our own healthy products and writing adverts based on them. Also, we will bring human emotions to life – using heart-related terminology - and write our own  personification poems.

 Maths

This half term we will be working out the area and perimeter of various shapes. We will be solving word problems on fractions, decimals and percentages and the four rules of number using our reasoning skills. In addition to this, we will be working on algebra and BODMAS and refining our arithmetic skills.

Topic

In our Topic lessons, we will research and learn about the functions of the main organs of the human body.

During our Science lessons, we will look at the heart and circulatory system as well as exploring how to have a healthy lifestyle.

In our Art lessons, we will produce artwork based on people in action and create clay models of the structure of the heart.

In computing, we will be enhancing our      programming skills by creating an interactive maths game using the Scratch program.

 P.E / Games

During this half term, we will be completing circuits to track our pulse and heart rate before and after exercise and see how exercise affects our bodies.