Year 6 – Riley

Name: Bridget Riley
Nationality: British
Born: 1931
Style: She English painter. She is one of the best known names in op art, an art movement which uses optical illusions, wavy lines and black and white.

Famous Pieces of Art: 

Although best known for black and white paintings, Riley also uses colour. She has always been interested in the effects of colour and contrast in her work.Some of her most well-known works include Movement in SquaresDiagonal Curveand Cataract 3. Her work Red Movement contains several colours, but has no red in it.  She has painted several temporary murals for art museums, including the National Gallery and Tate Gallery. In 2014 she created a permanent 56 metre long mural for St. Mary’s Hospital in London.

 

Curriculum Map click here

 

Reading Challenge

Please click the link to view the 40 recommended Reading Challenge books for Year 6.

Recommended Reading Books for Year 6

 

Common Exception Words

accommodate

criticise

immediate

recommend

accompany

curiosity

individual

relevant

according

definite

interfere

restaurant

aggressive

desperate

interrupt

rhyme

amateur

develop

language

rhythm

ancient

dictionary

leisure

sacrifice

apparent

disastrous

lightning

secretary

appreciate

embarrass

marvellous

shoulder

attached

environment

mischievous

signature

available

equipment

muscle

sincere

average

equipped

necessary

sincerely

awkward

especially

neighbour

soldier

bargain

exaggerate

nuisance

stomach

bruise

excellent

occupy

suggest

category

existence

occur

symbol

cemetery

explanation

opportunity

system

committee

familiar

parliament

temperature

communicate

foreign

persuade

thorough

community

forty

physical

twelfth

competition

frequently

privilege

variety

conscience

government

profession

vegetable

conscious

guarantee

programme

vehicle

controversy

harass

pronunciation

yacht

convenience

hindrance

queue

 

correspond

identity

recognise

 

Times table focus:  

In Year 6 the expectation is that children should revise all times tables and division facts up to 12x12.

 

Things to remember

  • We recommend that children read for a minimum of 20 minutes every day.

 

Dates:

Thursday 18th July - Year 6 Production

Monday 22nd July - 2pm Year 6 Leavers Assembly

Tuesday 23rd  July - Last day of term 1.30pm finish   

 

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