Mighty Oaks - Y6

Welcome to Y6 Mighty Oaks
Miss Laskowski

Class teacher


Our class, is made up of 29 enthusiastic, bubbly and caring children. We love to work as a team especially when tackling challenges. We are looking forward to growing together and seeing where our learning takes us this year.
The class is taught by Miss Laskowski and supported by Miss Budge & Mrs Dicker.
What Are We Learning?
Below you can find an overview of our learning for the whole year and also more detail for each term and the sequence which we will follow to help build our knowledge in each subject.
We use our Knowledge Organisers to help us identify key information that we need to know and remember.

Autumn Term 1 Learning

In the first half of the Autumn term most of our learning is driven by science and the theme, ‘Have a Heart’ - the circulatory system. During this half term, we lead the school in a fundraising event for the British Heart Foundation. 

Autumn Term 2 Learning

In the second half of the Autumn term most of our learning is driven by history and the theme, ‘Vicious Vikings – Fact or Fiction? We begin this unit dressed as a Viking and visit the Maritime Museum in Falmouth to take part in a Viking workshop.

Spring Term 1 and 2 Learning

This term our learning is driven by Geography and Science and the theme, ‘Voyage of Discovery’. We learn about Darwin’s journey to the Galapagos Islands and his scientific discoveries.

Summer Term 1

In the first half of the Summer term most of our learning is driven by Geography and the theme, ‘A Tale of Two Cities.’ We study Paris and London and undertake fieldwork in Truro to compare these cities.

Summer Term 2

In the second half of the Summer term most of our learning is driven by History and the theme,  Chacewater - A Story of a Cornish Mining Village – the impact of the industrial revolution. We will visit Wheal Busy and investigate how the invention of steam engines revolutionised the mining industry. 


Reading - Children should read at home for 30 minutes daily as part of their homework.

Maths fluency- Children have a weekly arithmetic or times tables focus which is rehearsed each day in school and quizzed on a Friday.  Children can practice maths fluency on TTRockstars.

Spelling - 

Weekly Maths/SPAG - Homework will be given out on a Friday, to then be handed in the following Friday. 

Our PE days are Wednesday and Thursday for Autumn term 1
Children are to come to school in their P.E kit on these days please:
- Blue Chacewater P.E T-shirt
- Black shorts or jogging bottoms
- Trainers or plimsoles
- School uniform jumper must also be worn to school on these days