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Year 6 – Mackintosh and Morris

Autumn Term 2020

Secondary Admissions 2021

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Our theme this term is ‘Changes in Leisure & Entertainment throughout the 20th Century’, looking at developments in technology and how these influence how we spend our spare time.

An old-fashioned cinema  Attribution: Donald Tong

We will be looking at how British people spent their free time throughout the 20th century. This will include looking at famous musical artists, influential actors and films that impacted on society. In Art we will be studying our class artists who were influential during Victorian Times, learning how to create our own art in a similar style. We will be visiting the Forest School every fortnight, where we will develop practical DT skills.

In literacy we will be reading the text Street Child by Berlie Doherty. This story tells how a boy named Jim Jarvis fought against the hardships of Victorian life including the workhouse and living on the streets. It tells of his survival with the help of Dr Barnardo. The children will be studying the book through analysing characters and their journey, and considering what life was like for many during the Victorian