Class 3 - The Bewitching Butterflies 2016 - 2017

Mrs Yarrow

Mrs Yarrow

Hi. I'm the class 3 teacher and I teach Year 5 and 6 children. Before I started teaching at this school, I spent two years travelling around the world exploring lots of wonderful countries. I love to spend as much time as I can outside although my new classroom is lovely. I enjoy all aspects of teaching but particularly art and forest school.

Mrs Rawcliffe

Hello, I'm Mrs Rawcliffe the teaching assistant in Class3. I live in Cark with my husband David and four children who have all attended this school. Before becoming a teaching assistant, I worked for many years as a nurse. Aspects of learning that I particularly enjoy are Science, History and any type of activity that encourages the children to find out things for themselves and sparks their curiosity.

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Summer term 2017

SATs - Year 6 from week beginning 8th May.

(English) Sir Ernest Shackleton - reading a book about his adventures called “Ice Trap!” The children will write biographies, diaries, letters, posters, holiday brochures and stories with flashbacks using this book as inspiration.

(History) To explore crime and punishment from Roman, Anglo-Saxon, Viking, Tudors, Victorians periods and compare it to modern day. WW2 - when and where, rationing, the Blitz, air raids, evacuation and Jewish refugees. 

(Geography) Extreme Earth – exploring: climates, biomes, vegetation belts, land use, water distribution, weather phenomena, earthquakes, tsunamis and volcanoes.

(ART) To be able to design a poster in the style of World War 2 propaganda. To study and draw WW2 aircrafts. To improve pencil and sketching skills.

Learn about great artists ready for Yr6 National Gallery visit.

(DT) Create an evacuee suitcase. Food and nutrition – WW2 recipes and rations.

(Science) Electricity – mains/battery, conductors and insulators, bulb brightness, circuit symbols and creating circuits.

(RE) Poverty – What do Christians and others believe and do about wealth and poverty in the world.

(Music) To listen to and appreciate songs from WW2 and explore famous singers from that era.

(ICT) E-Safety/Kid’s Safe

All the children are learning to play the flute this year. Some are continuing with guitar and ukulele lessons whilst others continue to learn the violin.

(PE) Cricket, rounders and athletics.

(PSHE) Self-esteem and self-awareness

Year 6 London Residential – June 21st – June 23rd 2017.



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