Welcome to the Year 6 – Anne Frank class page. It is a pleasure to have you here.
Teacher: Mr Dade
Teaching Assistant: Mrs Mailey
Student Teacher: Mrs Butler
Anne Frank was a teenage Jewish girl who kept a diary while her family was in hiding from the Nazis during World War II. For two years, she and seven others lived in a “Secret Annex” in Amsterdam before being discovered and sent to concentration camps. Anne died in the Bergen-Belsen camp in 1945.
Frank’s father was the family’s sole survivor. He decided to publish the diary, which gives a detailed account of Anne’s thoughts, feelings and experiences while she was in hiding. It has gone on to sell millions of copies worldwide and her legacy lives on today.
As part of inspirational people, there were so many to choose from – however Anne’s life is one in which we will look at in plenty of detail as part of our fascinating World War II topic.
Books we have read so far:
A huge welcome back to our wonderful Year 6 class. I have been so impressed with all the high quality online learning which has taken place during lockdown. Thank you to all your hard work and dedication as children, parents and families. It is fantastic to have all the children back and we can look forward to the rest of this term as well as the Summer Term.
What we are learning in Spring 2:
- In English we are studying a ‘Dual Narrative’ based on a sinister version of Hansel and Gretel.
- In Maths, we are studying Ratio and Proportion, Area, Perimeter, Volume followed by Shape.
- In Science, we are currently learning all about Light and also celebrating British Science Week.
- In Geography, we are learning all about the time-zones of the world (Longitude and Latitude).
- In PE, we are focusing on Gymnastics.
- Regular Handwriting and Maths Meetings
At Banks Road we have developed a comprehensive programme of ‘Blended Learning’ should the occasion arise where there are further local or national lock downs in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.
What is Blended Learning?
If directed by Public Health England, particular groups of pupils, or perhaps the whole school cohort, may be asked to isolate at home. Not much will change for pupils who can continue to come to school – they will continue to be taught lessons in the normal way. If your child is asked to remain at home they can continue to access their learning using a blend of face-to-face teaching and learning using technology.
Dates for the Diary:
Friday 26th March: Finish for Easter holidays (2 weeks).
Monday 12th April: Return to school after Easter break.
Week commencing 12th April: Bikeability sessions.
Days until the Summer Term