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Oak Class (Year 6)


Welcome to Oak Class 2021 - 2022

Mr Thackway & Mrs Pickering




Here you will find the Curriculum Overview for Year 6 for 2021-22.  This gives a broad overview of the themes and topics covered in year and relate back to the National Curriculum.

Our PE day is on a Monday & Friday - please come to school wearing your PE kit. Our first unit is OAA. This is an outdoor PE session. Please check the weather forecast and send your child with appropriate clothing e.g. Raincoat and spare pair of shoes if it is raining.


Please make sure that you are reading at home every day and recording this information on Showbie.  


When you have finished your book, please return it to school and put it into the 'finished' box, where it will be quarantined until the following Monday.


Our topic this half term is World War 1.


In English we will writing a biography about a local soldier who fought in World War 1. Private James Towers was awarded the Victoria Cross for his bravery and recently the new Broughton A road was named after him. We will also be studying the poem - Dulce et decorum est by Wilfred Owen.


In Maths we will be focussing on place value and securing our understanding of reading and writing, comparing and ordering and rounding numbers to 10,000,000.


In History we will be researching a wide variety of events from World War 1. We will look at the impact of the war both on the front line and at home. 



Welcome to Year 6 Mr Thackway

Autumn 1 Class Novel

War Horse - Chapter 1 by Michael Morpurgo

Warhorse is a popular book that is studied frequently by Year 6. It is dissected, discussed and written about in many forms and is an essential text. Here is a taster of Chapter 1.

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