Welcome to Oaks Class!

Class teacher: Mr Calle


TAs: Mrs Banks and Mr Butler

Summer term

Our topic: Codebreakers

In this exciting unit, we will be learning about the Second World War in Europe and the rest of the world. We will learn about the timeline of events such as the outbreak of the war, the Battle of Britain, the heroic rescue of Dunkirk, the Blitz, the D-Day landings, the Holocaust, the war on two fronts in Europe and Asia-Pacific , the turning points of World War II and finally the Victory.


During the Spring term, in maths, we will be continuing our learning about coordinates and shapes, fractions, decimals, percentages and ratio.

Year 6 Curriculum Map.pdf


During the Summer term, in English, we will be writing different text types:

Persuasive text - Chocolate box

Narrative - Flashback story

Balanced argument - Memorial (Gary Crew)

Poetry - The Highway Man


Summer 1- Light

Summer 2 - Electricity

News and events


SATS - 9th - 12th May

Residential - 6th - 8th July

STEAM week - 11th - 15th July

Puppets performance- 20th July

Leavers' assembly - 21st July

Water bottles

Please, ensure your child has a water bottle every day. We have drinking water in class for refilling.

PE kits

This term, our PE lesson will be on Wednesday. Please, ensure your child has a PE kit at school every day of the week, which is inline with the school uniform requirements (Plain white tee-shirt, navy blue shorts and suitable outdoor trainers).

At the end of each week,PE kits will be sent home for washing.

Also, please be aware that the PE kit must be suitable for outdoor PE as we will strive to get outside as much as possible.

Home learning


Daily arithmetic

Daily times tables practise on TT Rockstars

Weekly Diagnostic Questions


Reading every day is another important part of learning at home - books will be sent home and should be brought to school each day, along with the school library book mark. Please check that your children are recording their reading in their reading records.

It is often difficult for parents to decide which books to buy for their children. To help you we have added a list of recommended books below.


There will be weekly spellings following a range of spelling

patterns as well as common exception words.

Recommended books for Year 6

Books are perfect presents but it is often difficult for parents to decide which books to buy for their children. To help you we have added a list of recommended books below.

Carrie’s WarNina BawdenWhen Hitler Stole Pink RabbitJudith KerrForgotten Voices of the Second World WarMax ArthurThe Diamond of Drury LaneJulia GoldingFramedFrank Cottrell BoyceHomecomingCynthia VoigtNoughts and CrossesMalorie BlackmanKnife EdgeMalorie BlackmanPrivate PeacefulMichael MorpurgoThe Secret Diary of Adrian Mole Aged 13 ¾Sue TownsendTreasure IslandRobert Louis StevensonMortal EnginesPhilip ReeveClockworkPhilip PullmanDragon KeeperCarole Wilkinson

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-TimeMark HaddonPeter PanJ M BarrieWizard of OzF BaumRobinson CrusoeDaniel DefoeOliver TwistCharles DickensJungle BookRudyard KiplingThe Railway ChildrenE NesbitThe BorrowersM NortonThe Adventures of Huckleberry FinnMark TwainAlex Rider seriesAnthony HorowitzMy Story seriesVarious authorsAnne Frank: The Diary of a Young GirlEd. Otto H FrankBoy OverboardMorris GleitzmanSabrielGarth Nix
Year 5 and 6 spelling list.pdf

Fulbourn Old Drift, Cambridge, CB1 9ND

Tel: 01223 508772