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Year 6

Hawthorn Class: Ms L Maynard (maynardl@wps.org.uk

Maple Class: Mrs Williams (williamssa@wps.org.uk) Mon-Weds & Mrs N Mulcahy (mulcahyn@wps.org.uk) Thurs & Fri

End of Year Expectations for Year 6 can be found here.

A glossary of terms used in Spelling, Punctuation and Grammar in Primary Schools can be found here.

A suggested Reading List for Years 5 & 6 can be found here.

Autumn 1

The Blitz

A siren sounds, a building crumbles, a Spitfire zooms overhead. Take cover! It’s 1939 and Britain is at war. Deep down in the Anderson shelter, learn why nations are fighting and why child evacuees must make the long journey from the homes and families into unknown territory.

Autumn 2

Fallen Fields

Known as ‘the war to end all wars’ the First World War was a conflict that had a devastating effect on millions of people across the world. What started this global tragedy? What was life like for families on the home front as they waited for new of loved ones who were ‘missing in action’? How did the soldiers endure the terrible conditions in the trenches? How was a fragile peace finally achieved? We will always remember the fallen.

Spring 1

Frozen Kingdom

Welcome to the planet’s coldest lands… vast, wild, hostile territories, incredibly beautiful yet often deadly. Take shelter from the elements or fall prey to icy winds. Trek bravely and valiantly across treacherous terrain to the ends of the earth, treading deep in snow or pulled by a team of mighty huskies. Be alert, for magnificent mammals roam these lands: perhaps you’ll come across a ravenous polar bear or an artic fox! Research facts and figures of climate, temperature, habitats and eco systems and produce beautiful works of art inspired by the Northern Lights. Become part of an Arctic rescue team, braving the elements to rescue terrified passengers from a ship struck by a deadly iceberg that hides deep beneath the Antarctic Ocean. So wrap up well, everyone and settle by the fire: I’m just going outside and may be some time…

Spring 2

Alchemy Island

It’s time to suspend your disbelief and open your mind. We’re going on a magical journey to Alchemy Island! Can you find the gold hidden deep within the Island’s mysterious landscape? The only way is to study the map, unravel the riddle and begin your adventure. On your way, you must do all you can to learn about gold and mater the ancient art of alchemy. Be creative and try to impress the Island’s team of alchemists! Will they praise your scientific expertise?  You’ve got your map, coordinates and everything else you need to make your way across Alchemy Island. Let the journey commence!

Summer 1

We're All Wonders


Summer 2

Production - to be confirmed


At Woodmansterne, in PSHE, we teach statutory Relationships and Health Education, which includes Sex Education in Year 6. In this unit, 'Growing and Changing', we cover some important and sensitive topics relating to body parts, puberty, relationships, keeping safe and changing feelings, in an age-appropriate way. This leaflet has been designed to support you in talking to your child about these subjects at home, and to prepare you for any questions that your child may have.