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What will I be learning in P6

Our teacher are Mrs Burns and Mr Breslin

Our PE days are: Tuesday and Wednesday

Literacy
Language is about communicating. We will enjoy reading novels, information texts and poetry and use these as a basis for discussion and prediction, considering intentions and feelings. We will also use these as a basis for considering literature through developing reading detective roles. We will be taught note taking skills and use these to identify keywords and phrases for comprehension of text. We will write in a variety of genres producing letters, scripts, imaginative stories and personal recounts. We will learn to speak confidently by scripting presentations and use Power Point to present to class and whole school assemblies. We will continue to develop our listening skills whilst listening to visiting speakers and through using video clips. We will develop our ability to distinguish between reliable and unreliable sources of information, particularly on the internet.

Mathematics
There is a lot to maths including mental maths, position and movement, number, money and measurement and information handling. We will investigate how maths is used in real life situations. Our active maths will cover continue using practical maths work cards, tarsia cards and online computer software such as ‘interactive resources and ‘Education City’.

This years topics are:
The Solar System
Mary Queen of Scots
Body Systems
Health and Hygiene
Energy
Road and Cycling safety
Renfrewshire Reporters
Substance
Misuse – Alcohol
Eco – Comparative study/ Fair Trade
Gods Loving Plan

P.E
This year we will be developing our skills in sports such as netball, tennis, Scottish dance, athletics, golf and gymnastics.

Ethos and Wider Life of the School
At St. Catherine’s we are very proud of the many ways that we help other people, develop awareness of our world and learn to be responsible citizens.
In P6 we will:
Elect members of our class to the school Eco Committee and Pupil Council
Perform at the school Christmas Show
Put on an assembly play about Mary Queen of Scots life
Help raise money for MISSIO, UNICEF and Mary’s Meals
Learn about Fairtrade and raise awareness of this throughout the school. We will also form links with outside agencies to support our work

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