Otter Class and Bat Class (Year 6)

Here you will find an overview of the themes and activities undertaken each term.

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Topic: 'A World At War!'

Term highlights...

Cinema trip - The Railway Children Return

Future Foundry lantern making workshop

Cooking a Christmas wartime meal

Christmas disco!

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Music - Rhythm & Pulse

Kianniah - "We didn't get it on the first try, but we practised and then we got it."

Archie - "I got the rhythm eventually. When I lost the rhythm, I looked for who had it and then joined back in."

Nicole - "I really liked the Hanky Panky song and we were all laughing and having fun."

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Topic: 'A World At War!'

Term highlights...

Art Week & a trip to South Foreland Lighthouse

VIP Day at Astor Secondary School

Dover Castle trip!

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VIP DayDuring Art Week, we visited South Foreland Lighthouse to inspire our artwork for the week. It was incredibly windy, but we thoroughly enjoyed our tour by Chris and Brandon. We then worked alongside local artists to create lighthouse lanterns using willow wood and latex.

Leo – “I liked the topic because it was interesting and I hadn’t done it before.”

Ollie – “I enjoyed the trip and seeing inside the lighthouse. The view was amazing from the top.”

Leo – “It was creative and I liked building the structures instead of drawing.”


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Kasey - "We went to see the statue of Bertram Ramsay. He was really important during World War II as he led the Navy. He was called back from retiring after World War I."

Harry - "My favourite part was the tunnels and the best part was the video because it was cool seeing WWII footage. I really liked the keep because you had a good view from the top."

Edie - "I liked Admiralty Lookout as we could have a go at Morse code and playing with the different communication devices."

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Term highlights...

Sports Week!

Science Jamboree

Transition to secondary schools!


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We had a fantastic morning at The Science Jamboree. We had fun looking at different scientists, blowing bouncing bubbles, making rainbows from different liquids, transferring forensic evidence and programming a robot! Thank you to Canterbury Christ Church University for organising such a brilliant event!

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Topic: 'Keep Calm And Carry On!'

Term highlights...


Viking battle chants

King Charles' coronation


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Term highlights...

Workshop with local artist, Frazer Doyle

Science Week

World Book Day


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Topic: 'Not for the faint hearted!'

Term highlights...

Safer Internet Day - Our Year 6 eCadets led assemblies to the different Key Stages to teach them about staying safe online.

Screen printing

Heart dissection

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Topic: 'A World At War'

Term highlights...

Cooking a rationed meal

Raven House Captains switching on St. James' Christmas lights!

Lantern making workshop with local artists



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Our topic in term 1 was:

Wrold war 2


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