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Eastbury Community School

Year 6 - Cambridge

I'm Ms. Lukwesa, and I'm thrilled to be your teacher this year. Together, we'll embark on a journey of exploration and discovery, where learning is not just a task but an adventure. I'm looking forward to a year filled with laughter, growth, and fun as we dive into the world of knowledge together. Get ready for an amazing year ahead!

Autumn 1 

Week 1: Transition Week

Cambridge Pop Art

This week, Cambridge Class began creating self-portraits in the style of Pop Art. The children were inspired by Andy Warhol and Roy Lichtenstein. They enjoyed experimenting with bold colours, onomatopoeia and geometric patterns/shapes. 

Week 2

Cambridge Class JournalistsThis week we were reporters and researchers. As we have been gearing up to becoming report writers, we had a go at becoming experts about Pakistan. We choose our areas of specialisms and shared our news report skills with the class. Our specialisms included Location, Industry, Employment, Animal life and Cities. 

Week 3



 We have taken ownership over different paragraphs in our Talk for Writing text. Watch us perform! 

Week 4



Geography: This week, the children used various resources: atlases, globe and the world map on the wall. They were collaborating together to research where different foods come from as well as questioning why they may find foods growing in certain parts of the world compared to others.

Week 5 



Music: This year we have transitioned from plastic trumpets to brass trumpets. This week, we had a chance to showcase our music abilities through solo performances. 

Black History Month

BHM Assembly

During our KS2 assembly, we celebrated the start of Black History Month by focusing on the popular Black British author- Malorie Blackman.  We have read Many of her books such as Pig Heart Boy, Operation Gadgetman and Ellie and the Cat.

Week 6

PE: In PE, we have been developing our passing and shooting skills. We played conditioned mini-tournaments.

PE Cambridge 1       Cambridge PE 1     

Black History Month

RE BHM Cambridge

This week in RE we explored the role of music in Christian worship. For Black History Month, we also wanted to highlight Christian music from other countries around the world. We discussed how the art of music and dance is used in Uganda to evoke feelings of gratitude and service to God. 

Week 7

This week we went to The Globe Theatre, where we learned more about the history and laws, surrounding theatre and performance, in England. We were lucky enough to listen to the performers rehearsing for their show! We then had an acting workshop where we played games and performances 


 Black History Month 



 Autumn 2

Week 1 

This week, in History we had a special visitor. Mr Rouse came in a told us all about his experience during WW2, as an evacuated child. 


Week 2 

This week in science, we explored electrical circuits! 




UK Parliament Week

This week, we created speeches about a local area issue that we would like to see change. Listen to one of our speeches below:




Week 3 

This week, we took part in a Spanish cooking workshop. We learnt how to safely cut our vegetables, season our delicious food and serve & garnish. Look at our delicious paella! 




Diwali Day

For Diwali Day we thought about the key themes: good over evil, knowledge over ignorance and light over dark. We created Diwali cards that focused on these themes. We used our knowledge of circuits (science) and pop-up cards (D&T) to create interactive cards. We then went to show and tell our work to the classes in Year 4. 




Week 4 

Children's Day!

Last week, we put in applications for various roles around the school. This week, we were able to become leaders! Some of us were headteachers, depty head teachers, teachers and office staff. We have learnt what it takes to become a good leader and exercised our new skills. 





year 6 curriculum overview.pdf


Letters and Communications


y6 welcome meeting.pdf