Year 6


There are three Year 6 classes at EHPS in 2021: 6C, 6MH and 6P.

 

Excursions/Incursions

  • Term 1: Year 6 Camp – Forest Lodge Farm (4 days, 3 nights)
  • Term 2: Girls Soccer Day Out 
  • Term 3: Engineers without Borders Incursion
  • Term 4: Big Day Out

Other Important Information

  • The Year 6 Team strives to send out a weekly update via COMPASS regarding what areas of study we will be focussing on the upcoming week and any events/tasks students need to complete.

Sport

  • Summer sports: cricket, volleyball, softball, tennis, endzone, hotshots
  • Winter sports: basketball, netball, AFL 9s, tee-ball, soccer, bootball
  • Cross Country
  • SEPEP (student-centred approach)
  • District Swimming
  • Athletics

Newsletters

Term 1 Year 6 Newsletter  |  Term 2 Year 6 Newsletter

 

Academics

In addition to covering all Victorian Curriculum in Literacy and Numeracy, Year 6 students at Essex Heights explore:

 

 Science

  • Light (Physical Sciences)
  • Micro-organisms 
  • Diasasters (Earth Sciences)

 Geography

  • Disasters - Natural/Survival
  • Impact of floods/bushfires on communities

 History

  • Federation
  • Immigration - connecting with other countries

 Technology

  • Online program - Google Classroom
  • Essential Assessment
  • Mathletics
  • ReadWorks
  • Cyberbullying & Cyber Safety
  • Naming files correctly, saving work
  • Password security
  • Touch typing
  • Microsoft Word, Publisher, Powerpoint

 Wellbeing

  • School values & wellbeing
  • Resilience Project
  • Year 1 Buddies
  • Peer Mediators (Prep)
  • Starting up/Starting out - start of each term

 Civics & Citizenship

  • Economics
  • School captains - JSC agenda and minutes, attend all JSC meetings
  • School leaders to assist with special days around the school (i.e. photos)
  • Assemblies, Sport Days and other events

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