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Elm Wood Primary School

Welcome to Year 6 Class 14

Class Teacher -  Miss Robinson

 

Teaching Assistants - Mrs Jackson

                                    Mrs Harris

 Spring 1 – A Child’s War


English

In English we will be learning about A Child’s War and life in Manchester during WWII. We will be writing letters as evacuees and about our time during The Blitz. Also, we will imagine that we are Anne Frank and write diary entries about our time in the annex.

We will be acting out the play script Bombs and Blackberries, imagining that we were living in Manchester during the Blitz.

 

Maths

This half term we will be looking at the properties of 2D and 3D shapes, reflecting 2D shapes and translating 2D shapes. We will be solving word problems on fractions, decimals and percentages and the four rules of number using our reasoning skills.

Science

During our Science lessons, we will continue to learn about light with a focus on the light spectrum and how we see colour.  Also, we test and make our own electrical circuits and investigate insulators and conductors of electricity.

History

In our History lessons, we will look at how the Second World War started and the major countries involved. We will research the significant events of WWII, including the Battle of Britain and D Day, and when the war ended.

D & T

In our Design Technology lessons, we will research military vehicles and design, make and evaluate our own.  

Art

In our Art lessons, we will produce collages based on the Blitz.

 

Computing

In computing, we will be looking at E-Safety and how to stay safe online before producing our own E-Safety posters.

 

P.E / Games

During this half term we will be practising our gymnastic skills.