Year 6 news

The Year 6 team:

Queen Elizabeth II Class

Miss Blackford – Class Teacher and Year Group Leader

Mrs Brown – HLTA

Mrs Verma – 1:1 Teaching Assistant


Tower Bridge Class

Miss Handley – Class Teacher and Deputy Head Teacher

Mrs Jackson – Teaching Assistant


The Year 6 team also includes Mrs Forde, Mrs Hughes, Mrs Grundey and Mrs Glenn who will teach the classes throughout the week for a variety of subjects.


What are we learning this week?

Maths – We shall be looking at place value, specifically being able to read, write, order and round numbers up to ten million.

English – Over this half term, our lessons shall be based on our class reading book Goodnight Mister Tom. This week, we shall be looking at characterisation. The children will learn about open/closed questions, take part in hotseating activities, complete character profiles for William and Mister Tom and write a diary entry as Mister Tom. We shall also looking at comparatives and superlatives, figurative language as well as starting sentences in a variety of different ways.

Science – Our topic this half term is Electricity. This week, we shall be looking at electrical symbols needed in a circuit.

PSHE – We shall be learning about The Lily Project and how we can help support this charity.

Spanish – We shall be starting our unit “All about us”.

PE – Unfortunately, swimming is cancelled this week. PE will be held on Fridays, where we will be starting our unit on Basketball.

History – We shall be starting our unit, The Second World War, where we shall be looking at the timeline of key events.

Computing – We shall be starting our online safety unit.