St. Thomas More

Catholic Voluntary Academy

Newstead Road, Leicester Leicestershire LE2 3TA

0116 2706365


Year 6

Miss Mackow

Welcome to our Year 6 Class web page!

General Information:

  • Our PE days are Tuesday and Friday (but please make sure children have their PE kits every day.) 
  • Homework is set on a Wednesday and should be returned by the following Monday. (please see the bottom of the page for homework)
  • Please ensure your child has a water bottle in school with them.

            Autumn Term 2017        

Our topic for the Autumn term is World War 2. We will be learning all about

  • The battle of Britain
  • Churchill and Key moments of the war
  • The role of women in the war
  • Rationing
  • Evacuation
  • The home front
  • Anne Frank and the Holocaust
  • VE day – the end of the war

Alongside our History topic, we will be having regular Science lessons. Our first science topic is inheritance and evolution.



Our units in English this term will be:

Narrative writing- The swing of Change

Recounts- Hurricane and Day of Ahmed’s secret

Choral and performance poems

Historical stories - War Horse by Michael Morpurgo

Instructions & Explanations

Poetry- Villainous characters The Spider and Fly by DiTerlizzi

As well as looking at a variety of text types and developing our skills through our English units, we will focus on the Year 6 Grammar objectives in grammar lessons.


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This term our maths units will be:

Number and place value

Addition and subtraction

Multiplication and division        

Fractions and decimals

Ratio and proportion


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