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Our Year 6 Curriculum

Our Topic
World War Two

World War 2 WW2 English resource pack for KS2 students in year 5&6. (Ten  cross curricular activities) | Teaching Resources

Our topic for the Autumn Term is World War 2.

As part of this topic we will be learning about the key events in World War 2, how the war started and ended and the main countries involved. We will be finding out which countries were axis and allied powers and the locations of significant events and battles. We will be learning about evacuation and finding out what life was like for a child during this time. We will also be looking at rationing and how this affected people, as well as designing our own World War 2 recipes. As part of this topic, we will also be looking at Goodnight Mr Tom and completing a range of activities based on this.

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Our Science units this term are ‘Light’ and ‘Electricity’. As part of our light unit we will be finding out about how light travels and reflects off different surfaces. We will be discussing how this helps us to see objects and also explaining why shadows have the same shape as the objects that cast them. Within our electricity unit we will be identifying symbols and components of a circuit, identifying how the voltage of a circuit will affect the brightness of a lamp or volume of a buzzer and creating our own circuits with switches.

Our maths units this term are: Number: Place Value, Number: Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication and Division, Number: Fractions and Measurement: Converting Units.

Our English Units are: Informal letter writing, Character stories, Diary Writing, Biographies, Instructions (recipes) and Newspaper Reports.


Information for Parents

Start time: 8:45am

End time: 3:15pm

Wednesday and Thursday are our PE days. Earrings must be taken out and long hair tied back for P.E sessions.

Google Classroom

Here is a link to a video version of the log in guide emailed out with the children's log ins and here is another guide for parents to support their child using Google Classroom

Weekly Homework 

Homework information for this week can be found here.

English: For English this week, have a go at the 5-for-5 Spelling, Punctuation and Grammar test 2. This should be timed to 5 minutes. Bring your homework back in to school next Friday and we will go through the answers.

Optional Topic Homework: This can be found on Purple Mash. Have a go at the 'Georgia O'Keeffe' activity set on Purple Mash.

Here are some further spelling lists you could practise:

100 High Frequency Words,  200 next High Frequency Words,  Year 3/4 Statutory Word List,  Year 5/6 Statutory Word List

Read at least three times each week. 
Your number of reads will be added up every week so that we can reward you with a Bronze (50 reads), Silver (100 reads) or Gold (200 reads) badge.
Can you collect them all?

For a list of recommended reads for Year 6 click here

Maths: For maths this week, have a go at the Place Value to 10 million activity. There is no time limit for maths homework this week.

Optional extra maths: Complete 20 garage games on TTRockstars.

Greater Depth Learning

Follow these links to find resources, activities and games for working at Greater Depth in:

        Maths              Reading             Science

        Study skills and learning to learn

Bawdsey Manor Residential

Bawdsey Manor:

Giant Swing:

Raft Building:

Challenge Course:

Jacobs Ladder:

Sensory Trail:


Problem Solving:


Mersea Beach Day:

Forest Schools Summer Term: