This week’s Learning at a glance

This week’s Learning in Year 6 at a glance !


Year 6

Learning Link: 

Keep calm and carry on!

Our learning takes us back to the middle of the 20th Century as we explore and learn about Wartime Britain with a focus on the Battle of Britain and its significance to our world today.
Mrs Grove – 

Miss Davies –

Mrs Terry –

Latest Curriculum Information Booklet: Summer Year 6

Curriculum Evening Presentation

Year Group reminders

Can you believe that this is the last week of term?!

This year seems to have flown by, but rest assured we will be as busy as ever this week in year 6 (if not even busier than normal!)


On Monday, the children are participating in an exciting D&T day at school, please ensure your child brings in a shoebox that they can use.


On Wednesday afternoon, our Leavers’ Mass begins at 2pm. Please do join us to celebrate the children as they leave St. Thomas’ and venture on to new adventures in their education that lie ahead.

There will be a picnic on the field afterwards where the children will have a delicious burger Barbequed for them!

Please bring food for yourselves and join us after the mass! 


On Thursday, we have our retreat day at Wintershall.


On Friday, term finishes at 2pm.


Thank you for such a wonderful year, working in partnership together. We hope that you have a relaxing and enjoyable summer and wish the children the best of luck as they begin secondary school in September.



You will also need:

• A named water bottle, fruit or vegetable snack

• A confident and positive attitude shining through a huge smile!


Leaver’s Mass

LC: To prepare for our Leavers’ Mass

Using reflections and prayers that we have written to engage with the preparations for Mass.



Our English this week will be centred around writing our autobiographies. There will be a series of different challenges to complete including:

?       Recording our wishes for the future,

?       Collating our Learning,

?       Designing our Family Shield.



LC: To apply my knowledge of VIPERS to answer questions.

Reading a text as a class before answering different questions about the text.



LC: To revise the Year 5 and 6 statutory words.

Reviewing and reflecting on spelling patterns and applying them to our writing.



To rediscover the grammatical features from KS2 with a focus on technical vocabulary.




Art and DT



LC: To build an air-raid shelter scene.

Measuring and sawing, focussing on accuracy and design elements, the children are challenged to create an air-raid shelter scene in a shoebox.



None due to Leavers’ Mass

Geography or History


None due to  Leavers’ Mass


Athletics and summer sports

Learning for Life



LC: To understand what it means to be a good friend.

Encouraging pupils to explore what being a good friend means, and ways that showing friendship can make them feel more resilient.


SPaG and DoM

Please complete the weekly workout set! This will be set on Friday and due in on the following Friday.