Favourite colour: Blue
Favourite subject: English
Favourite book: War Horse
Best holiday: Paris
Interesting fact: I have swam in a lake with snakes.
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
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.
Year 6 Teaching Assistants
Our topic this term is ‘Shang Dynasty’, in which we will be studying the Ancient civilisation of the Shang Dynasty. We will explore where in the world this civilisation existed and investigate how they created silk and Oracle bones.
In Geography, we will explore Asia and Australasia. We will use 6 figure grid references to locate the main countries in Africa, Asia and Oceania. 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:
Doesn’t Asia and Oceania look amazing? What can you find out about these places?
History- Ancient China and the Shang Dynasty:
Geography- Asia and Australasia:
In Science, we will be learning about Electricity & Classification – exploring how to build simple circuits. Before we get started, why not do some research of your own? You could even research Carl Linneaus and discover why he was so important to classifying animals.
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: