Year 6 Topic

AUTUMN

During the first part of the Autumn term, Y6 have studied WW1. We learned a great deal about all aspects of the war, including:

  • Outbreak of war
  • Key battles
  • Life in the trenches
  • Letters / diaries of the soldiers
  • How animals were used
  • Dazzle designs of the battleships
  • Chronological understanding of key events
  • How the war finally ended
  • Remembrance

The second half of autumn term, Year 6 studied WW2. Their main history study looked at the following:

  • Why did WW2 start?
  • The battle of Britain
  • The spitfire
  • Reginald Mitchell’s life
  • How Newcastle contributed to Britain’s success in WW2

A big part of this term’s study focused on Reginald Mitchell; our local hero! The pupils of Year 6 looked at his influence on WW2 and his lasting legacy in our local area.

 

SPRING 

In the first half of the Spring term Year 6 studied classification and adaptation. The children carried out an exciting yeast investigation, putting their maths skills to use, and enjoyed completing Literacy work linked to Skellig and Julius Caesar

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In Spring 2 we will be looking at the adventures of Charles Darwin.