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Woodcock Hill Primary School

Motivate, Educate, Achieve

Year 6

Welcome to our Year 6 page!

 

Year 6 is going to be a thrilling, hard-working and challenging year for our pupils.

 

In Year 6 we will learn through six different topics, following Cornerstones Education: Darwin's Delights, Frozen Kingdom, A Child's War, Blood Heart, Hola Mexico! and Tomorrow's World.

 

Working in Year 6 is Miss Saunders and Miss Silvester. Together we hope to create a fantastic, positive and stimulating learning environment, where our pupils can thrive and truly enjoy learning.

 

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This term's topics are: A Child's War and Blood Heart.

 

A Child's War

A siren sounds, a building crumbles, a Spitfire zooms overhead. Take cover! It’s 1939 and Britain is at war. Deep down in the Anderson shelter, learn why nations are fighting and why child evacuees must make the long journey from their homes and families into unknown territory. Read Letters from the Lighthouse, a story about evacuation with a hidden secret, and try to empathise with her hopes and fears. Explore the Geography of the U.K. and how cities became targets. Delve deep into a bygone era, when loose lips sank ships. And, as peace is declared, let’s get ready to celebrate. Mr Churchill says ‘It’s an unconditional surrender!’

 

Blood Heart

Crimson, scarlet, burgundy, cherry – blood flows through our bodies in all its vibrant shades of red. Let’s explore our circulation system! Now surgeons, don’t be squeamish as we examine the veins, arteries and chambers up close. They all work hard to move blood around our bodies. William Harvey was fascinated with anatomy, and made groundbreaking discoveries about valves. I wonder what we might uncover? Why do people give blood? Find out how to keep your heart happy with cardiovascular exercise and healthy food. Kick-start a campaign to spread the word about the damage caused by smoking, to the lungs and heart. Hearts pound, flutter and maybe skip a beat. What makes your heart race? Is it a secret? Cross my heart, I won’t tell!

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