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Welcome to Year 6!
Year 6 Topics
Autumn 1 - Darwin's Delights
Autumn 2 - Frozen Kingdom
Spring Term - A Child's War
Summer 1 - Blood Heart
Summer 2 - Puberty
Day 1 - The Deep. All the children arrived safely at their first destination - The Deep. Children explored a range of environments at different depths of the ocean and saw a variety of marine life - the penguins appeared to be really popular. They also had a workshop discovering fossils and how they tell us so much about the past.
Day 2 - Robin Hood's Bay! The weather stayed kind - though was a bit blustery. A lot of fun was had 'rock-pooling' and the children enjoyed their walk around the shops in Whitby town.
Day 3 - Danby Moors. A stunning day was spent on the moors. Children had a great time orienteering, learning about animal adaptations and walking along the moors. Here are a few pictures to give you a flavour of what we've been up to. Enjoy!
Day 4 - Eden Camp. Our final destination of the Whitby residential. Children explored the vast range of huts which focused on different aspects of World War 1 and 2. They learnt about the what life was like before, during and post war time. Photos to follow...
Ship ahoy! We're off on an exciting expedition with Charles Darwin and his crew on HMS Beagle.
Stop at the magical Galapagos Islands to see the amazing species that helped Darwin develop his theory of evolution by natural selection.
See how animals adapt to their environment over time. Imagine how humans will evolve in millions of years. It's a scary thought!
Ready to trace the origin of species? Let's set sail!
"Double, double toil and trouble; Fire burn, and cauldron bubble." Enter the murky and mysterious world of Macbeth and his rise to power. Discover the characters that help or hinder his desire to become King. Will he retain his crown?
A CHILD'S WAR
A siren sounds, a building crumbles, a Spitfire zooms overhead. Take cover! It's 1939 and Britain is at war. Deep down in the Anderson shelter learn why nations are fighting and why child evacuees must make the long journey from their homes and families into unknown territory.
Make do and mend - show your creative side by turning bits of scrap into entertaining games and experience what life was like as a child from that time.
ILP Focus - History
English - Letters; Diaries, Information texts, Explanation texts, Poetry, Persuasive speeches, Newspaper articles.
History - The Second World War.
Computing - Using Search Technologies, using presentation software.
D&T - Building Structures,
Geography - Human Geography
P.E - Competitive Games, Dance
PSHE - Empathising with people in different times
Crimson, scarlet, burgundy, cherry... blood flows through our bodies in all its vibrant shades of red. Let's explore the circulatory system with its veins, arteries and chambers up close and understand how they all work hard to move blood around our bodies.
Find out how to keep our heart happy with cardiovascular exercise. On your marks, get set, go!
Change is happening all around us - and to us. Let us take you on a journey to discover how single cells turn into fully grown adults. Identify the changes that occur on our bodies and how to cope with them during the transitional stage of puberty.
Please ensure that your child has appropriate clothing to participate in P.E lessons. P.E lessons for each class are listed below:
6C - Monday
6L - Monday
6M - Monday
6R - Monday
6C - Wednesday
6L - Friday
6M - Wednesday
6R - Wednesday
During the summer term, we aim to be outside on the field or playground for both P.E. lessons. On the rare occasion that is really hot/sunny days, it is advisable that your child comes into school having applied sun-cream and wears a sun-hat /cap as we anticipate to be outside for long periods of time!
Bitesize SATs Revision - Practise for your SATs with these activities in English, Maths and Science.
http://www.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/maths/sats/index.html - More great maths practice.