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Fairisle Junior School

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Autumn 1

Year 6 Autumn 1 Curriculum Snapshot

“We wrote a diary in role as James Brindley Nicolson imagining what it might have been like to be a pilot protecting Southampton during WWII. His bravery saved a lot of lives.”

Chloe, Daniel and Alfie (Year 6 Learning Leaders)


Angelie’s diary entry as Nicolson:


Anna’s diary entry in role as William Beech from Goodnight Mister Tom:


Conan’s responses to the significance of Remembrance Day:


Cooking bread on rationed ingredients in DT:


We have used evidence from across the text to infer how Willie is feeling and have given advice to help Harry improve his answer:


Ashley’s poster explaining why Fairisle Junior is a great place for ALL to learn:


Erin created her own research question – here’s her investigation:


Both Alfies have been explaining what they know about rounding:



Ella’s explanation of the uses of Google Drive:


6ZO’s RE debate where children discussed the ‘for and against’ arguments for 'should Muslims be allowed to sacrifice for Eid-ul-Adha?':


Little Canada

“Little Canada was fabulous! We learned lots of life skills such as looking after ourselves, cleaning, overcoming fears (which we never thought possible) and working together as a team.”

Chloe, Daniel and Alfie (Year 6 Learning Leaders)


Little Fairisle



“Little Fairisle was lots of fun. We learned survival skills including using maps and a compass to navigate. It was a fantastic week.”