Walton On Trent C of E Primary and Nursery School

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Badgers Y6

We are Badgers Class. Our teacher is Miss Lane who is also the Deputy Headteacher. Mrs Irvine also teaches us on a Monday and Tuesday afternoon.


Spring 1 - Blood Heart

Welcome back! I hope everyone has had a relaxing and enjoyable holiday. This half term, Badgers will be covering the following topics:

Science – Circulatory system

RE – Creation and fall

PSHCE – Changes (health and wellbeing)

Art/ DT – Modelling and sculpture

Computing – Online safety

PE – Real PE and gymnastics

PPA – Forest Schools


Our class text for the half term will be 'Pig Heart Boy' by Malorie Blackman.


Spelling tests will continue to be each Friday and homework will be set on Fridays and due in the following Wednesday. Please ensure that your child reads five times per week and you sign their reading record. These will be checked each Monday.


Some working walls from this half term

Look what we're currently reading

Author visit


Still image for this video

Feedback in a gymnastic lesson

Iceberg experiment

Iceberg experiment  1

Badgers will be looking at the topic, 'Frozen Kingdom' in Autumn 2. We will be reading 'Nevermoor' by Jessica Townsend.


Here are the areas we will cover:

Geography - Features of polar regions

Science - Living things and their habitats

History - Titanic and emigration and exploration during the 1900s

RE - People of God: how can following God bring freedom and justice?

Computing - Online safety and spreadsheets

PSHCEE - Relationships

PE - Real PE and gymnastics

Art/DT - Inuit Art



Some of our brilliant WW2 show and tells

VE day and VE day preparations

We love reading!

Poem annotating

Peer editing

WW2 art

WW2 evacuees


Our topic this half term will be 'A Child's War' which is based upon WWII. 


History - World War 2, Anne Frank

Geography - Human geography, cities of the UK

Art/DT -following recipes, building structures

Computing - Coding

RE - Sikh worship and community

PE - Real PE and invasion games

PSHCEE - Relationships


Below is a fun facts sheet about the topic. I will also be sending home a knowledge organiser with lots of information about the topic for you to read with your children.