Welcome to Year 6
Our topic this half term is …
Are you listening, boy? What is 27 plus 45? Come on – faster now; we haven’t got all day!
Find out about super-strict schools by travelling back in time to a Victorian classroom. Make sure you’re on your best behaviour though, as punishments are unquestionably terrible!
Discover a time when great minds thought new thoughts and ingenious inventors created so many things we take for granted today: the electric light-bulb, the telephone and even the first flushing loo!
Let’s forge ahead to research a time when Victoria was Queen and Albert was Prince Consort, and when some people lived in slums while others prospered.
Take on the role of important reformer and present your good causes to the Queen. Can you gain the support of a wealthy sponsor?
Full steam ahead to the Victorian age!
We are reading…
The Peculiars are a band of misfits, trapped in a nightly Victorian sideshow. There’s Wolfgirl, Sheba; Sister Moon, who can move at the speed of light; and Monkey Boy, ace climber and human stink bomb. But during the day, in a world of child snatchers, grave robbers and dastardly doctors, they solve the mysteries no one else cares about – including why London’s poorest children are being snatched from the banks of the Thames …