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Forest Town

Primary School

Belong, Aim High, Succeed


Hello and welcome to Year 6!


Our topic this term is ‘Could I survive in ancient Egypt?’. We will be learning all about life in ancient Egypt: Why did they build pyramids? Who were the pharaohs? How can we read hieroglyphics? How did they make mummies? We will be paying special attention to all of the exciting parts of their history! Below is a copy of our knowledge organiser. 


In Maths we will be learning about fractions initially before moving onto position and direction and then decimals/percentages before half term. Throughout the entire year we will always keep practicing our mathematical fluency (times tables and number facts) as well as concentrating on our daily arithmetic. Below is a support sheet for our fractions learning - 


In English, we are reading 'Secrets of a Sun King' by Emma Carroll. We will be using this story to inspire our writing and we will start by writing newspaper reports about the discovery of Tutankhamen.