The book fair is at Kent House again! 📚 Our pupils are enjoying having a look at the books on offer. Parents and carers, please see the letter attached with details of how we are making it Covid-safe


Year 6 have produced some fantastic end of term learning summaries for history, focusing on how London has changed from The Romans, up until the Georgians 🌟


In art, year 6 have been creating their own sculptures based on the work of Patrick Cabral. They worked in pairs to create their animal themed interlocking cardboard sculptures🎨


Happy Wednesday everyone🌈 For this week's challenge, we would like you to create a poem based on the theme of nature to fit in with this year's theme for 💚 We can't wait to see what you come up with


🌈This week is . This year's theme is about connecting with nature to support your mental health. Watch this space for more information about how to get involved 💚


In science this week, year 6 have been learning about the parts of an eye and how we are able to see with. They have also been experimenting to see what objects light is able to pass through 💡


🚨 A reminder to all of our parents and pupils 🚨 Today is the last day of term and the children have staggered early finish times. Please see those times below ⬇️


In maths, year 6 have been learning how to represent data in pie charts. They have used protractors to construct a pie chart 📊


In art this half term, Year 6 have been studying graffiti artists; Banksy, C215 and Shamsia Hassani. They have created their own stencils of political, social or environmental issues that mean something to them 🎨


Happy Wednesday everyone 🌈 This week's challenge: how long can you stand on one leg for? Give it a go and time yourself!


Year 6 have been learning about Anderson Shelter's as part of their WWII topic in history. They made some models today to represent them. They have also used key historical vocabulary to describe how and why they were made


Thank you to all of ours pupils and staff for wearing something to make us smile for Comic Relief, and for raising some money for such a fantastic cause 🌟


Ms Bowern is definitely making us all smile this morning! 😁


A reminder to all of our parents and pupils: To celebrate Red Nose Day today, you can come into school dressed to make someone laugh or smile 😊 We can't wait to have lots of smiles put on our faces!


Year 6 have been exploring different molecules in science today. They had a go at creating some models using spaghetti and marshmallows 🔬


Happy Wednesday everyone 🌈 This week's challenge is an exciting one: can you design your own class mascot? We can't wait to see what you come up with!


This Friday, to celebrate Comic Relief, we will be dressing to make someone smile or laugh. This could be a bright top, a funny accessory, an interesting hair style, or simply a red nose! If you wish, there is an optional donation of £1 🌈


Our Nursery class made some beautiful Mother's Day cards with daffodil paintings on them. We hope you all had a lovely Mother's Day 🌸


Well done to everyone who entered our Potato Book Character competition for World Book Day 📚 We were so impressed with all of the entries but here are our winners! Can you work out who each potato is representing? 🌟


Happy Wednesday everyone 🌈 This week's challenge: create a positivity poster highlighting all the positive things in your life (family, friendships, hobbies etc). We can't wait to see your posters!

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Year 6

Welcome to Year 6: 
Martin Luther King Jr Class, Barack Obama Class and Kofi Annan Class 


Miss Simmons is teaching Martin Luther King Jr Class this year, Mr Griffin is teaching Barack Obama Class and Miss Field is the class teacher in Kofi Annan Class. 


Welcome to year 6! We hope you find the information below useful. This information will help you support your child at home with the organisation of their week and their learning at home. 

Key Times 


Homework consists of: 

Daily Reading 

Weekly Spellings 



In year 6, the PE days are Monday and Wednesday. Please ensure that your child has their PE kit on these days. 


Due to current circumstances we are limiting trips and external visitors but will work to provide enrichment opportunities. 

Key Times 

For Year 6, the school day will begin at 8.55, and end at 3.35. Children in year 6 are welcome to come in from 8:30 where there will be a soft start activity that they can complete. Please stick to these timings as each year group has their own start and end time to ensure social distancing. 



What are we learning? 


We will be starting this term looking at the narrative poem ‘The Highwayman’. We will be analysing the poem, writing character descriptions and then we will be creating our own poetry inspired by The Highwayman. We will then be going on to using a video stimulus to create our own newspaper reports and court transcripts. 


In maths we will be reviewing some key areas in preparation for secondary school, including shape, measure and algebra. We will also be carrying out some problem-solving investigations which cover different aspects from this year’s learning. 


Evolution and Inheritance will be our topic for Summer 2. We will look at how fossils form, what variation and selective breeding is, and how animals and humans adapt. 


In geography we will be looking at micro-climates around the world, before exploring micro-climates in our local area. 


Continuing with looking at how London has changed through the years, we will be looking at key figures including Millicent Fawcett and Princess Sophia Duleep Singh. We will also be exploring the Black Power Movement as well as if life was vile for London Victorians.  


We will be continuing to focus on Islam this half-term and looking at belief in life after death.  


This term we are starting by looking at Binary Code before moving on to Spreadsheets.  


In Art this half-term we will be thinking about textiles and will be exploring both the Batik technique, and a variety of stitches.   


In Summer 2, we will re-visit key questions that we have learnt, before going on to conversational French where will perform a conversation.  


In PSHE, we will be looking at changes we go through during puberty, hygiene, what it means to be a certain gender, the stages of reproduction and dealing with change.  


During the summer term we will be continuing to focus on athletics, building up to sports day at the end of the term.  


This will be the first half-term of music taught in school, so we will revise the learning that has been set this year.  


In DT we will work on a project relating to bird houses. 


How can I help at home? 

One of the key ways every parent can help is to ensure that your child is at school every day and on time. Other than this, the main way you can help is by ensuring that your child reads every day, for at least 30- minutes – this can be with you, or on their own, but it is the most effective way of ensuring that your child progresses and learns outside of school. Practicing times tables frequently is vital. 

Children have logins for Times Tables Rock Stars, Literacy Planet and Purple Mash– please encourage them to use this frequently, as it will really help with their quick recall of mathematical facts. 

If you have any questions, please talk to Miss Simmons, Mr Griffin or Miss Field or you can arrange a meeting via Zoom. 


Miss Simmons, Mr Griffin, and Miss Field