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Y6- Badger Class

Welcome to Year 6 / Badger Class! 

Class Teacher - Miss Beckett

Teaching Assistants - Mrs Forbes and Mr Boughton

 

Hello! 

 

It's been three weeks and everyone has settled into Year 6 life really well. This term has already been busy, children have taken the Kent Test and we have voted for Head Boy / girl and the deputies. Next week we will be looking at voting for our House Captains and School council representatives. 

This year we will have a push on independence as we get children ready for secondary school. 

 

If you ever have any questions please feel free to speak to the office or find us in the playground. 

 

We are looking forward to a great year and watching you all grow. Let's make the last year of primary school a lot of fun! 

 

Miss Beckett, Mrs Forbes and Mr Boughton. 

 

Mbeckett@palmarsh.kent.sch.uk

For Term 1 PE will be on a Friday. Can children come to school dressed in appropriate PE kit every Friday unless stated. 

 

 

Would I have enjoyed being a WW2 evacuee? 

 

During terms 1 and 2 we will be learning about WW2. For our curriculum we will learn about what caused WW2, why children were evacuated, mapping out all of the countries involved, looking at rationing and much more I hope we can fit it all in. In October we will be visiting the Battle of Britain memorial and learning about the local history. 

 

 

English - During term 1 our class read will be Letters from the Lighthouse by Emma Carroll. We will be writing letters home as if we have been evacuated then writing newspaper reports on The Blitz. 

 

Maths - Term 1 topics are: place value, addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. 

 

Science - Evolution and Inheritence. 

 

RE - In RE our big question is 'What matters most to religion? Giving to charity or art/architecture?' 

 

Computing - Every half term we will be having a day dedicated to computing. Our first couple of topics are spreadsheets and internet safety. 

 

PSHE - Following the Jigsaw scheme our next sequence is called 'Being me in my world.'

 

PE - Term 1 will be dance. 

 

Art - One day per term will be dedicated to art. This term we will be looking at drawing and sketching. 

 

French - One day per term will be dedicated to French. Our first topic is school equipment and routine. 

 

History / Geography - Why WW2 started, who made the Axis and Allies, rationing, evacuees, The Blitz, Propoganda and Winston Churchill. 

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