Year 5_6 word list
Y6 English and Maths Objectives
KS2 SATS organiser
Autumn Term 2017 Curriculum Overview for Parents
Welcome to Class 6M with Mrs Mussenden
Welcome to Year 6, the final chapter of junior school! A year of exciting opportunities, rewarding experiences and challenge!
In Year 6, the children will be expected to work hard but in return, they will be rewarded with many happy memories, lasting friendships
and an increased confidence to take them onto their next adventure.
The Battle of Marathon
Have you ever wondered why a marathon is 26 miles long? As part of our Ancient Greek topic, we learnt about The Battle of Marathon. According to legends, the first marathon commemorated the run of the soldier Pheidippides from a battlefield near the town of Marathon, Greece, to Athens in 490 B.C. In groups, we wrote a rap to tell the story and performed it to the rest of the class.
Rap 1 - scene1
Rap 2 - scene2
Rap 3 - scene 3
Rap 4 - scene 4
Rap 5 - scene 5
During science, we have been learning about the digestive
system. The children squirmed in their
seats as we carried out a simulation.
Joel said, “When the intestines were squeezed, it was
disgusting but very factual.”
Alfie said, “It was brought to life because the poop looked
Kingswood Activity Week
This term, a very excited year 6 travelled to Kingswood
Activity Centre, in Cromer. Over the
course of the week,
the children took part in numerous activities including
abseiling, archery, fencing and zip-wire.
Not only did it provide
children may never have the opportunity to experience, but it
helped them to grow into more confident and courageous individuals,
team-work, self-confidence and motivation.
We had an absolutely amazing week!
As part of our topic this half-term, the children became archaeologists!
Carefully uncovering the Ancient Greek remains in their excavation pits, the children had to find all the pieces and put them together
bit like a jig-saw). The children then compared the objects
and provided justifiable reasoning to support their predictions.