Welcome to Oak Class!

We are Year 6s and our teacher is Miss Harris. Our teaching assistant is Mrs Griffin.

Hello and a very warm welcome to Oak class! 

We are a class full of wonderful Year 6 children and we are very lucky to have a wonderful classroom to work in. In Oak class, there is a very high level of expectation to be the best learners we can be and we try our hardest in all areas of the curriculum. Oak class is an exciting year as there are lots of opportunities for more responsibilities and be role models to the younger children in the school. We will use our gem powers to be the best learners we can be which include perseverance, asking for help, bouncing back from disappointment and defeating monster distractions! As well as the incredible units, we will be delving deeper into high quality texts through our English lessons and developing our oracy and reasoning skills in Maths lessons. We will have the occasional SATs paper to practice but we’re all going to stick together and know it doesn’t define us as learners or as individuals.  

This year (2022-2023) we will be learning more about some of the following topics: 


  • The rise of the Roman Empire and its impact on Britain 
  • Ancient Egyptians 
  • World War 2 


  • Light 
  • Our circulatory system 
  • Evolution 
  • Properties and changes of materials 


  • Locational knowledge and developing geographical skills 
  • Civil rights and freedom 
  • Natural hazards such as volcanoes, earthquakes… 
  • Renewable energy and sustainability 

Art and DT 

  • Food 
  • 3D art 
  • Drawing skills 
  • Mechanical systems 
  • Collage 

We are really looking forward to learning as much as we can and enjoying this curriculum which has lots of opportunities for ‘hands on learning’.  

Miss Harris and Oak Class. 

Assistant Headteacher and Y6 teacher

Home Learning


Please remember to read at home three times per week and record this. You all have access to GoRead and can record all of your reading electronically so that I can see how you are getting on! Here's the link to the website: GoRead

Struggling to find a new book to read? Try the website below to help you find one suited to you:


There are also lots of books recommended for children in Year 6 on this website.

Remember that it is important to read lots of different types of reading material. This should include non-fiction such as newspapers, recipes and instructions, as well as fiction (stories) and poetry. Just like with food for your body, a balanced diet is the aim!


Do you have some extra time to practise spellings?

Practise your spelling patterns using the Spelling Frame website. Choose Y3/4 if you struggle with spelling and Y5/6 if you are more confident. Here's the link: Spelling Frame

The Topmarks website also contains lots of spelling games. Click here to access these.

  • statutory-spellings-years-3-and-4-word-mat.pdf

  • statutory-spellings-year-5-and-6-word-mat.pdf


Time for some maths practice?

Remember to use Times Tables Rock Stars to regularly practise your times tables please. If you lose your login details, please just come and ask me for them. Click here to login.

My current favourite online maths game is 'Daily 10' from Topmarks. Click here to play!

Other useful maths websites:

  • Times-tables-square.pdf

  • Place-value-chart-including-decimals.pdf

  • Little-Canada-Presentation-June-2022-FINAL.ppt

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