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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

Fallen Fields & ID

Frozen Kingdom

 

Text

Cogheart - Peter Bunzl

War Horse - Michael Morpurgo

Sky Song - Abi Elphinstone; Kasper - Prince of Cats - Michael Morpurgo

 

Memorable Experience

Look at Victorian artefacts and experience life in a Victorian classroom.

Meet John Doe (an unknown soldier)

Investigate ice

 

Innovate Challenge

Queen Victoria's end-of-exhibition dinner

Forensic crime scene to identify the unknown soldier.

Polar rescue mission

 

English genres

Diary; Letter of Complaint; Newspaper

Balanced arguments; Missing Chapters; Suspense story; War Poetry

Setting description; Non-chronological report; Persasive letter; Balanced argument; diary entry; suspense story

 

Geography

Monarchy and the empire.

Identify where WW1 took place

Features of the polar region

 

Art

Artists of the Victorian period; Printing

Remembrance Art

Create and master art skills linked an artist - Hokusai

 

D&T

Victorian home craft; Structures

 

Design a meal for £5 which could be eaten in any of the three classes on the Titanic; Create a room for the Titanic for a specific

 

History

Ingenious inventions of the Victorian era; Life between the rich and poor Victorians

Understand the significance of WW1 within British History

Understand the significance of the Titanic in British History; Compare social class.

 

Music

Victorian parlour songs

War songs

Soundscapes.

 

Science

Electricity

Families and inheritance

Living things and their habitats; CLassification; Light