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.

 

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          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? 


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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?

 

BBC Clips 

Sounds of WW2 

WW2 Evacuation 

WW2 Blitz 

WW2 Speeches 

WW2 Range of Clips 


Share with your class....

Important Faces     

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.

Science 

 

 

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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 Useful Spanish Links: 

   

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)

Tuesday 

6C and 6H PE (full kit needed)

Thursday Weekly homework handed in (maths/English/Reading) 
Friday

Spelling test

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. 


Reading Diaries:

Remember to record every time you read at home by putting the date, page number  and what the book is that you are reading. Remember you should be reading your reading book as much as you can (every night) however you can also record when you read for pleasure in class or at home. Your parent/guardian needs to sign your book before it is changed. It is important that you bring your reading book and record in every day as we will hear you read in the morning. 

* How many words and definitions have you recorded in your diary this week? *

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