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Year 6

Welcome to the Year 6 page for David Walliams and Michael Morpurgo class!

This page will be updated with details of our learning journey throughout the school year. Please read our Year 6 blog to find out about all the exciting things we've been doing!

 

YEAR 6

Revolution

Frozen Kingdom

A Child’s War

ID

Text

Black Beauty – Anna Sewell; A Christmas Carol – Charles Dickens; The Wolves of Willoughby Chase – Joan Aiken

The Call of the Wild – Jack London

Goodnight Mister Tom – Michelle Magorian; The Silver Sword – Ian Serraillier

Bill's New Frock – Anne Fine

Memorable Experience

Visit a Victorian classroom

Investigate ice

Evacuees

Meet John Doe

Innovate Challenge

Queen Victoria's end-of-exhibition dinner

Polar rescue mission

Street party

Forensic crime scene

English genres

Non-chronological reports; Historical fiction; Biographies; Limericks; Diary writing and journals

Chronological reports; Short narratives; Diaries; Haiku poetry; Letters

Letters; Diaries; Persuasive posters; Narrative dialogue; Speeches

Descriptions and narratives; Non-chronological reports; Adverts; Facts, opinions and tributes; Calligrams

Geography

Cities and transport in Victorian times; Maps

Features of the polar region

Human geography; Cities of the UK

Community

Computing

Photography

Collecting, evaluating and presenting data

Search technologies; Presentations

Software; Photo stories; E-safety

A&D

Artists of the Victorian period; Printing

Photography; Painting; Block printing

 

Portraiture and figurines

D&T

Victorian homecraft; Structures

Structures

Recipes; Structures

Tools and equipment; Design; Fashion and clothing

History

Victorians

Emigration and exploration in the early 1900s

Second World War

Social reformers

Music

Victorian parlour songs

Soundscapes

Listening, performing and composing

Appraising; Listening to voices

Science

Electricity

Living things and their habitats

 

Classification; Families and inheritance; Working scientifically