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Empire -Year 6

Welcome to Year 6 and Empire Class

I would like to take this opportunity to welcome you and your children to Empire Class and Year 6.

The Empire Team includes:

Ms Marsh (Teacher)

Mrs Andrews (TA)

Mrs Kirkness (Teacher)

Miss Sran (Teacher)

Mr Harrison (Headteacher)


Empire class has PE lessons on a Monday and Tuesday. Please ensure your child comes to school these days dressed in a full outdoor PE kit.


We look forward to a successful and happy year.


Ms Marsh and the Empire Team



Term 6 


Subjects we will be learning about this term:

Science – evolution and adaptation

DT – textiles

RSE- Puberty and the changing body 

Wellbeing – mindfulness and managing change

Computing – data handling

PE - Swimming (Tuesdays) and athletics (Monday),

Forest School - Thursdays


Term 6 curriculum letter

Geography Fieldwork - Empire Class carried out a survey of Faversham high street

DT - Textiles: creating a product using running stitch and a secure fastening

Years 6 had the opportunity to visit Canterbury Cricket ground. Have a look at our visit!

Term 5

Subjects and Learning for Term 5

During this term we will  be learning about the following:

Science – Rocks and Fossils

RE – What do religions say to us when life gets hard?

Music – Theme and variations (Theme: Pop art)

PE – Swimming and rounders (not at the same time!!)

Wellbeing – Healthy body, healthy brain

RSE – Safety and the changing body

Writing genres – non-chronological report and newspaper recount

Non-chronological reports about rocks

Investigating sedimentary, metamorphic and igneous rocks using sweets

Science - Investigating the hardness of rocks

Term 4 

Term 4 curriculum letter

Subjects and Learning for Term 4:

During this term we will be learning about the following:

History – The Tudors and the Dissolution of the Monasteries (including an educational visit to Canterbury Cathedral)

Music – playing the recorder Hot Cross Buns

PE – Tag Rugby and Netball; in addition, children will be having cricket coaching sessions delivered by Kent Cricket's Chance to Shine Programme

Wellbeing – Resilience

RSE – Family and Relationships  

RE - Is it better to express your beliefs in arts or in charity and generosity?

DT – structures

Writing genres – i) narrative with a flashback ii) explanation iii)Big Write – descriptive writing

Maths lessons: arithmetic 1 & 2; data and measure; geometry and reasoning

Design and Technology (DT) - creating playground structures

First Aid Training at Canterbury College

Working collaboratively to create a junk model Canterbury Cathedral at Canterbury College

We visited Canterbury Cathedral this term.