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Miss Thomas, Miss Boakes, Miss Truman and Mr Cooper would like to welcome you to our Year 6 webpage! Keep checking in for up to date information about what we have been learning in Year 6, as well as our flash forwards into future learning.

We are really looking forward to all the amazing, exciting learning we have planned for the year ahead. Don’t forget you can also keep in contact through our Class Dojo page (please ask if you haven’t received your invite.

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TOPICS

How were children empowered in an adult world? 

This term the children learn about life in Victorian times and how Victorian children lived. Key books are;

Cogheart by Peter Bunzl
Oliver by Charles Dickins (Extracts From)
Smith by Leon Garfield
Gaslight by Eloise Williams
Twelve Minutes to Midnight by Christopher Edge

Did WW2 impact all children equally?  

Durin this unit we looked at the impact World War II had on children in particular. Key books are;

Diary by Marcia Williams

After the War by Tom Palmer

Anne Frank’s Diary

Leon Leyson Memoir- Kindertransport

Letters from the Lighthouse by Emma Carroll

My Secret War Diary by Marcia Williams

Children in the Second World War, Memories from the Home Front Collection by Amanda Herbert Davies

Can business be a force for good?

This Geography unit focuses on trade and business around the world. Key books are;

The Explorer by Katherine Rundell