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Y6- Badger Class

Welcome to Year 6 / Badger Class! 

Class Teacher - Miss Beckett

Teaching Assistant - Mrs Weeden


Hello everyone, 

Wishing you all a very Happy New Year! It was lovely seeing a couple of you on Monday however here we go strange times again as we head into another lock down. Below I have added some Maths and English home learning for this week. A letter will be sent out explaining how we are going to be doing home learning from next week (11th January) and how you can access it. 

We miss you all, make sure you stay safe and look after yourselves. Remember if you ever need anything you can email me. I look forward to us all being together again soon.


Best wishes,

Miss Beckett

Forest School Dates - 12/11 ,26/11, 10/12 - On these days children can come to school in their Forest School Clothes. 


PE Dates  - 05/11, 19/11, 3/12, 17/12- On these days children can come to school in full PE kit. 

Homework - Term 1/2

Curriculum overview - Term 1 and 2.

Key Vocabulary - Term 1/2


Our big question for terms 1/2 is Why did Hitler invade Europe and how did it affect Britain? Already we are showing great enthusiasm about the topic of WW2. We will be exploring why the war started, what it was like to be an evacuee (look out for an evacuee day at school), making a dish using WW2 rations, making a poppy memorial in the playground and the Battle of Britain. What a busy two terms we have coming up! 


This term our writing purpose is writing to inform. and writing to explain. We will be writing war poetry and newspaper reports. Our text we are focusing on is 'Letters From The Lighthouse by Emma Carroll.' Every day we do class guided reading using VIPERS and have a daily spelling lesson. 

Our WW2 evacuee diary entries


This term in Maths we will be learning about fractions and decimals. 


PE this term will be Hockey. PE kit is: plain white t-shirt, black or white shorts, plain tracksuit bottoms, plimsolls or trainers. When it is colder children can wear their school jumper/cardigan. 


This term in science we will be studying the topic of evolution and inheritence. We will explore fossils, Darwin and family trees.

Science. Exploring how light travels in a straight line.

Computing - This term in computing we are looking at coding.