Class Y6 - Miss Leach

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Welcome to Class Y6.

Miss Leach would like to welcome you to our Class page.

What are we learning? - Summmer Term 2016/17

Darwin's Delights

As Authors we will ... write diary extracts as explorers of new worlds; produce imaginative stories based on a variety of environments; create letters about significant discoveries of new species and write newspapers which recount the discovery of new places.

As Scientists we will ... investigate evolution, living things and their habitats and work scientifically to investigate the world around us.

As Historians we will ... research significant historical individuals such as Charles Darwin and Mary Anning.

As Designers we will ... create morphing animations and complete online research.

As Artists we will ... produce observational drawings and sketches in a variety of mediums.

What are we learning? - Spring Term 2016/17

Revolution

As Authors we will ... write detective stories based on Victorian fiction. We will write biographies of famous Victorians and fact files about inventions made during this period.

As Scientists we will ... investigate how inventors created new creations and attempt to create our own through experimentation.

As Historians we will ... research life during the Victorian period, including the lives of rich and poor people, crime and punishment and the Industrial Revolution.

As Designers we will ... create our own Victorian toys, researching a variety of toys and choosing suitable materials.

As Artists we will ... produce representations of Victorian artwork. We will also study William Morris, his popular designs and create our own art based on his designs.

As Enterprising Learners we will ... work collaboratively to create a presentation about the Great Exhibition and present this to others along with collaborative work done throughout the term.

What are we learning? - Autumn Term 2016/17

A Child's War

As Authors we will ... write diary extracts as children who lived during World War II; produce imaginative stories based in World War II settings; create newspaper articles about significant events such as the Blitz and write letters which recount life during the War.

As Scientists we will ... investigate light and discover which materials would be best used during the Blackout in cities in Britain during the Second World War.

As Historians we will ... research life during World War II, investigate how the war began and what happened throughout the years 1939 to 1945.

As Designers we will ... create our own Anderson shelters which would protect us from bombs during the Blitz.

As Artists we will ... produce representations of the war using pencil and shading skills as well as creating skyline art of London during the Blitz.

As Enterprising Learners we will ... work collaboratively to create a live action project which will be viewed by others during movie night. In addition we will continue to build on skills which were explored at Kingswood such as communication, collaboration and energy.