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Year 6 Badger

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Welcome to Year 6 Badger Class!

Welcome to our class page! Here you can find what we are learning about and find any key updates.

 

My name is Mr Hunter, I am the Class Teacher of Badger Class and my Teaching Assistant is Mrs Scicluna.

 

If you ever need to know anything about your child's learning or have any questions, please feel free to come and see us after school, pop a note in the contact book or fill out the form below.

Our Learning this term:

 

Welcome to Mexico! Get ready to explore this unique country, from its towering temples and stunning geography to its pulsing rhythms and fun-packed festivals.

Tummy rumbling? Concoct a traditional fruit cocktail or delicious Mexican meal. What’s on your shopping list? Go steady with the spices!

Discover the mysterious world of the ancient Maya civilisation. Make their chocolate, learn their poetry, play their ballgame and follow all their curious rituals. Just try to keep your head!

Feel like celebrating? Design a flute, grab a drum, join a tribe and make some noise! Have you got what it takes to be chief? Let’s find out…

 

Good reads to support our topical learning:

 

Off We Go to Mexico: An Adventure in the Sun - Laurie Krebs - 9781846861581

Avoid being a Mayan Soothsayer! (Danger Zone) - Rupert Matthews - 9781905638321

Ancient Maya (The Ancient World) - Barbara A.Somervill - 9780531259818

Mexico (Been There!) - Annabel Savery - 9781445132907

The Hero Twins: Against the Lords of Death - Dan Jolley - 9781580138925

Pre-Learning Shout-Out! 

 

Week 1 of this term, we will be continuing with our mythical writing; you could spend some time finding and reading more myths to further inspire your own plot and use of language. You could also spend some time widening your vocabulary by finding synonyms for words that you already know.

 

Our Maths in week 1 is all about angles and statistics. 

Do you know what shapes have angles that add up to 180 degrees?

Do you know what angles on a straight line always up to?

How about in polygons? Or quadrilaterals? Or round a point?

 

What data is normally shown on a line graph?

How do you read them?

What can you tell from them?

 

How about a pie chart? 

 

Having all of this prior knowledge will help you to go deeper with our learning in class.

If you would like to contact the class teacher of Badgers, please fill out the form below.

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