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Welcome to Year 6 

Teacher: Mr Reid

HLTA: Mrs Widdows

LSA: Mr Fahy 

Welcome to the Year 6 class page - its is going to be a busy year ahead as we prepare for our SATs. Take a look into all of the amazing activities we do to make our learning as exciting as possible. On this page, you will find all of the relevant information to support your child at home so that they are committed to learning, both in school and at home.

 

Reading, Spellings and Homework:

In Y6 it is especially important to read as much as possible - we expect that reading books and reading records are returned to school at least 3 times a week - this must be signed.

Homework given: Friday 

Homework due: Monday

Spellings given: Monday

Spellings test: Friday

VE Day Celebrations 

Seventy five years ago on 8th May, victory was declared in Europe to end World War 2. At the time, spontaneous parties and celebrations took place across Europe as people celebrated the long awaited news they had wished for. The people of Liverpool also celebrated, as the most bombed city in Britain outside of London, there was a lot to celebrate and this year, 75 years on, we want to celebrate once again and show that unique scouse spirit to the world.

During lock down we might not be able to dance in the parks or throw street parties but we can celebrate and commemorate the day at home - from war time recipes, songs and dances as well as activities to enjoy in the safety of your home, there's plenty to do to enjoy VE Day 75 celebrations.

Window Displays

Show your support and display bunting (can be homemade) at home. You can download it and print it off at home - look on Twinkl for some good ideas. Stick it up to enjoy that feel good party vibe! There are also lots of posters that you can download too - just search on google. You can display the posters in your windows alongside the rainbows, or even design your own. 

Music

During WW2 people would listen to music on the wireless (radio) - it  was not just a means of entertainment but a way of uniting people with positive lyrics and upbeat rythms. Popular singers of the time included Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald and Bing Crosby, The English Heritage have a spotify playlist - why don't you put it on as you celebrate and eat your afternoon tea with cucumber sandwiches.

Food

During WW2 food was rationed including many items that we take for granted today. What would your favourite meals be like without butter, sugar, bacon, milk, cheese, eggs or cooking fat? It meant you had to be very creative with your meals at home. Despite VE day, rationing didn't officially end in Britain until 4th July 1954  (9 years after victory was declared). Why not make some war time meals or have an afternoon tea with cucumber sandwiches. Maybe try some of these recipes;

- Cauliflower Cheese with bacon 

- Spam hash

- Homity Pie

- Vegetable turnovers

- Eggless fruit cake

- Pear Crumble

You will find all the recipes on google.

Share your history

There are so many resources out there now to help you share your memories, find out your family tree, see what role your relatives had in WW2

Liverpool at War

View the archive images of Liverpool during World War 2.

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