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Year 6 (Eagle)

Welcome to Eagle Class - Year 6
 
 “...but those who hope in the LORD will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles;
they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.”
Isaiah 40:31

 

TERM 1 

The Mayans

- A non-European society that provides contrasts with British history

- Downe Scout Activity Centre team /classbuilding

- The Horniman Museum - Civilisations / World Gallery

- Holes:  - A book study exploring themes including being true to oneself;

and to underpin our learning as readers and writers this year, and beyond...

RE - The Kingdom of God

- Exploring the Kingdom values and our responsibility and our response-ability

as stewards of God's creation to live as an example to them

 

TERM 2 

World War II - West Malling Airfield and Dover Castle

- A study of an aspect of or theme in British History that extends pupils' chronological knowledge beyond 1066

- Dover Castle - WWII focus

- The Piano: A short animated film around the theme of Remembrance

is the backdrop to developing narrative writing skills

RE - Justice

- From understanding justice and insights into injustice,

through to a balanced understanding of seeking peace and fighting for freedom

 

TERM 3

The Development of West Malling Airfield and Kings Hill

- Locational knowledge. Countries and cities of the UK

- A supporting book study of a non-fiction / fictional text/s. Jeannie Baker's Window 

- Kings Hill fieldstudies: the development of a community, and local art

RE - Exploring the Mass

- With the focus on Jesus as our saviour, his teaching through the Beatitudes and the Gospel values,

our studies extend to explore the Mass and the Eucharist as the source and summit of life

 

TERM 4

A trek through South America

- Place knowledge comparing Kent to a region in South America - Mexico

A supporting book study of a non-fiction / fictional text/s. Jeannie Baker's Rainforest 

- A book study: Touching the Void: - Set in the High Andes - A book study to develop skills across the writing process 

RE - Jesus the Messiah

- The courage forgiveness takes steers us all towards a deeper understanding of God's love and forgiveness as we journey towards Easter and prepare to present The Passion Play

 

TERM 5

Rainforests

- Human and physical geography. Concept - Natural resources and international trade

- Maidstone Museum - local history

- Narrative writing project. The plot and character development of a great writer bring us full-circle and back to our analysis, as accomplished readers and writers now of our own stories based on ideas gathered across the year

- SATs: end of Key Stage tests

RE - The Transforming Spirit

- Our start point of Jesus' resurrection leads us on to explore the Spirit in the Church,

our call to be disciples, Jesus' presence and the importance of prayer.

 

TERM 6

Crime and Punishment

- A study of an aspect of or theme in British History that extends pupils' chronological knowledge beyond 1066

- Magistrates Visit

-Sayers Croft Residential

- Picnic & Praise

RE - Called to serve

- Called to serve?

- A reflection on our response to the invitation to be disciples in the context of our continuing journey.

"I am the way, the truth and the life...  I have come that you may have life, and have it to the full."

 
The learning journey continues...run, don’t walk!

“Working Together, Striving for Excellence”

Parents are reminded that End of Term topics take place this week - check the school website calendar for details of your child's celebration in class.
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