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Spring 2 IPC PROJECT: World War II

What's the big idea?

What defines a successful leader? How are individuals able to become so powerful? We will be looking at the causes of World War 2, and the effects that this event had on different countries around the world.

Can You Help?

Do you have knowledge or resources about our project?

Could you give some time to come into class to help with reading? Please come and talk to your child’s teacher if you can help!

  • In History:
    • We will be able to:

    • Find out about aspects of the past from a range of sources
    • We will know:

    • What lead to the beginning of World War II.
    • We will be developing our understanding of:

    •  How some aspects of the past have been represented and interpreted in different ways.
  • In international:

    We will know:

    • About ways in which the lives of people in the countries we have studied affect each other.
    • About similarities and differences between the lives of people in different countries in the past.
    • We will be able to:

    • Identify ways in which people work together for mutual benefit.
  • IN Maths And English :


    Please help your child to know all of the times tables facts up to 12 x 12 and their related division facts.

    This is incredibly important and is actually a Year 4 objective.

    We will also be working hard to remember how to:

    •  Find fractions of quantities and, read scales.


    We will be learning how to write: Diary entries, letters, and persuasive texts.

    We will continue to improve our SPaG knowledge, skills, and understanding, in particular: spelling rules involving suffixes and prefixes, and adverbial phrases showing time, manner and place.

  • Important dates:
    • Monday 19th February - Entry Point
    • Wednesday 28th March -  Exit Point
    • Thursday 29th March - Year 6 Easter Assembly        
    • Thursday 29th March Break up 2:00 pm
    • Friday 30th – Friday 13th April Easter Holiday         
    • Monday 16th April School re-starts
    • Tuesday 24th April - Class Photographs
    • Monday 14th May – Thursday 17th May - Year 6 SATs
    • Friday 18th May - GDF Disco
    • Monday 21st – Thursday 24th May - Year 6 Bikeability Training          
    • Friday 25th May - Break up for Half Term      
    • Monday 28th May – Friday 1st June - Half Term Holiday
    • Friday 6th July - GDF Summer Fair
    • Friday 13th July - Years 1-3 / Years 4-6 Sports’ Day
    • Monday 16th July - Parents’ evening 3:30 – 5:00
    • Tuesday 17th July - Meet the new teacher 3:30 – 5:00
    • Thursday 19th July - Year 6 Leaver’s Show
    • Friday 20th July - Last day of term, break up 2:00 pm

Home Learning

Home learning tasks are set every week :

Task Given out Due Back
Mathletics Monday Monday
Spelling Book Friday Friday
Reading Passport Ongoing


Date of Project Homelearning: Tuesday 6th March. To create a biography of a family member from World War II (can be fictional).


  • To read for at least a minimum of 10 minutes every day. 
  • Practice your times tables and spellings

Email the Year 6 teaching team if in doubt, stuck or worried about anything - email addresses at the bottom of this page.

Things to remember

P.E is on Mondays & Fridays

  • Remember to have your P.E kits in for both these days (including plimsoles).
  • Make sure you have leggings or tracksuit bottoms as we will be outside for P.E unless it is raining.

Messages from the Staff

If you would like to contact any of the Year 6 Team about school work, homework or anything concerning school then you may email them (during school hours) at:

Miss Farmer - lfarmer7.313@lgflmail.org

Miss Everett - severett5.313@lgflmail.org

Mr Baines - cbaines.313@lgflmail.org

Mrs Uddin - juddin6.313@lgflmail.org

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