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Year 6

In science we have started a new topic on animal classification, studying Carl Linnaeus and creating classification keys which has built on our prior knowledge from lower key stage 2. 

In Year 6 this week, we have been writing a suspense narrative based on a visual text – a short video called Road’s End. We tried to include all skills Year 6 pupils are expected to be able to use: varied sentence openers (past and present participle phrases, simile openers, subordinate conjunction clauses); advanced punctuation (dashes, apostrophes, semi-colons, colons, ellipses); metaphorical language and any other devices to create suspense.Have a look at some of our lovely examples below. 

Road's End Examples

Children in Year 6 have been working incredibly hard this term. They have thoroughly enjoyed exploring our Mexico topic and have learned a great deal about climate, locality, and the deserts of the world. It was particularly surprising for the children to discover that deserts can actually be cold!


One aspect that has stood out this term is the quality of the writing produced by the children. Their creativity and imagination have truly shone through, especially in the poems they have created. To inspire their writing, we used the wonderful book, 'The Day the Crayons Quit,' which sparked some innovative ideas using personification.



First and foremost, we would like to thank you for supporting this event by dressing your children in Tudor costumes. The effort put into their attire was remarkable, and it truly added to the authentic atmosphere of the day. The enthusiasm and creativity shown by both the children and their parents were commendable.


Throughout the day, the children engaged in various activities that helped them immerse themselves in the world of the Tudors. They had the opportunity to participate in art workshops, where they learned about Tudor art techniques and created their own Tudor-inspired masterpieces. The level of creativity and attention to detail demonstrated by the children was truly exceptional. We also had a special workshop on Tudor calligraphy. The children learned about the importance of handwriting during the Tudor era. One of the highlights of the day was the re-enactment of the Battle of Bosworth. The children were divided into two teams and took on the roles of soldiers and key historical figures from this significant battle. They demonstrated great teamwork, strategy, and leadership throughout the re-enactment, and it was fascinating to see history come to life in such an engaging manner.


As teachers, we are incredibly proud of the children's enthusiasm and engagement during Tudor Day. The event provided a unique opportunity for them to step back in time and gain a deeper understanding of this important period in history. 

In Science, we have been learning about the Circulatory System. This week we specifically focused on the components of the blood. Children watched videos explaining the roles of each of the components and explained them in their books, using scientific terminology. 

Year 6 Parent Meeting 2023

Please find a copy of the parent information session notes from September 2022 below

Year 6 Remote Learning Timetable