Year 6

Pear Class

Mrs Charlesworth

Favourite colour: Blue

Favourite subject: English

Favourite book: War Horse

Best holiday: Paris

Interesting fact: I have swam in a lake with snakes.

Willow Class

Mrs de Gilbert

Favourite colour: Yellow

Favourite subject: English because I love reading amazing stories and then trying to write my own.

Favourite book: The Raging Quiet

Best holiday: New Orleans because I was able to eat great food and listen to lots of jazz music.

Interesting fact: I have fed a tiger and swam with a shark

Pear Class

Mrs Tait

Favourite colour: Pink

Favourite subject: Art and English

Favourite book: Secret Garden – Frances Hodgson Burnett

Best holiday: Borneo because I got to see orangutans in the wild.

Interesting fact: I have done two sky dives and I have two cats called Bert and Ernie.

Willow Class

Miss Hickling

Favourite colour: Yellow

Favourite subject: Art and Science

Favourite book: The Wizard of Oz

Best holiday: Vietnam

Interesting fact: I have fed and swam with Elephants.

Year 6 Teaching Assistants 

Mr Huskinson

Miss Lawson

Our topic this term is ‘The Shang Dynasty’. The Curriculum Newsletter outlines further details as to what we will be learning during the Summer Term.

Click on the following links to further explore each of the topics covered in each subject:

History- Ancient China and the Shang Dynasty: 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/z39j2hv

https://kids.britannica.com/kids/article/Shang-Dynasty/353765

https://www.dkfindout.com/uk/history/ancient-china/

https://www.coolkidfacts.com/ancient-chinese-dynasties/

Geography- Asia and Australasia:

https://www.kids-world-travel-guide.com/asia-facts.html

https://www.ducksters.com/geography/asia.php

https://www.kids-world-travel-guide.com/oceania-facts.html

In Science, we will be learning about Earth and Space – exploring the solar system and how the Earth moves. Before we get started, why not do some research of your own? You could even research Sir Isaac Newton or pioneer Katherine Johnson.

Earth and Space:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zkbbkqt

https://www.ouruniverseforkids.com/famous-scientists/ 

Sir Isaac Newton:

https://www.theschoolrun.com/homework-help/sir-isaac-newton

https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/class-clips-video/science-ks2-discovering-the-work-of-Sir-Isaac-Newton/zr4mf4j

Katherine Johnson:

https://kids.britannica.com/kids/article/Katherine-Johnson/628677

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zwc2kty

In Religious Education, will be continuing to learn about Hinduism and explore ‘Inspirational People’ of the past and present. Can you think about why someone might be considered to be inspiring? In our topic, we will be learning about Martin Luther King, Mahatma Gandhi and Greta Thunberg. Can you do some of your own investigating into why they are considered to be inspiring people?

Martin Luther King:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zjkj382/articles/zknmrj6

Mahatma Gandhi:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zjkj382/articles/z4fwy9q

Greta Thunberg:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/newsround/47467038