Our Summer Topic Information
This term we are looking forward to exploring, learning and asking the question:
What was life like for Anne Frank and her family?
What we're reading...
Reading for pleasure:
6C are reading... Ickabog by J.K Rowling
Our Topic Read:
This term, we are reading a range of texts linking to World War 2.
Rose Blanche Goodnight Mr Tom The Chronicles of Narnia:
The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe
Do you know any interesting facts already?
Travel back in time to World War 2 to experience life in Germany and the impact the war had on so many people at that time, including a young girl named Anne Frank.
The war began when the UK and France declared war on Germany. This was after German troops led by Adolf Hitler had invaded Poland on 1 September 1939 to claim land there as their own. Austria and Czechoslovakia had already been invaded by Hitler. His plan to invade Poland was take more land for Germany.
What questions might you like to ask and find out about during the topic?
Ready to research?
Here are some useful links to our topic:
Do you know your key words?
What words can you learn to share with your teacher and class? Write these in your reading diary with a definition.
Do you know your facts?
Share with your class....
See if you can research some significant people involved in World War 2.
Who can you find? Why were they significant?
Adolf Hitler Winston Churchill
Who was involved?
Countries and leaders that made up the Allied powers:
- Great Britain – led by Prime Minister Winston Churchill
- The United States – led by President Franklin D Roosevelt
- France – led by Charles de Gaulle
- The Soviet Union – led by Joseph Stalin
- China – led by Chiang Kai-shek
Countries and leaders that made up the Axis powers:
- Germany – the Nazis, led by Adolf Hitler
- Italy – the Fascists, led by Benito Mussolini
- Japan – known at that time as the Empire of Japan, led by Hideki Tojo; the emperor of Japan during World War II was Emperor Hirohito.
This term, in science, we are going to be learning about electricity and the topic of living things and their habitats.
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Topic Class Clips
Different topic clips here.
Our Year 6 Timetable
The timetable below shows when children will need to bring in specific items during the week. It is children's responsibility to ensure that they bring the correct equipment and kit on specific days. If any changes are made, parents will be notified via parent pay or via text message.
|DAY||THINGS TO REMEMBER|
|Monday||6C - Swimming (full kit needed)|
6C and 6H PE (full kit needed)
|Thursday||Weekly homework handed in (maths/English/Reading)|
Weekly homework handed out
6H - Swimming (full kit needed)
Remember, all reading books, reading records, spelling lists and *PE kits should be in school every day.
*PE kits can be taken home weekly for washing.