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Miss Herdman is a year 6 teacher and leading music at the school. She is passionate about developing children's ability to express themselves especially through English and the arts. She has three children and a cat who keep her busy. 


PE is every Monday and Friday. Please remember to bring in your outdoor PE kit.

Homework is set every Thursday and is due in on the following Tuesday.

Spellings are handed out every Monday and are tested the following Monday.

Our topic this half term 'Behind the Bookcase' is all about World War 2. As part of our topic we will be visiting Duxford Imperial War Museum where we will have the opportunity to look at aircrafts and air raid shelters from World War 2. In History, we will be learning all about what led to the war, who were our allies and axies, the blitz, evacuees, the homefront and the role of women during the war. In Geography, we will be locating countries on a map. 

In English, as part of our Classic Fiction study, and linking with our topic we will focusing on our class text of 'Goodnight Mr Tom'. We will be focusing on developing our writing skills as we write our own section of our class text. As well as this, we will be looking at the features of a recount as we write a diary in role. 

In science, we will be learning all about 'light' and how the eye works. To support our learning, we will be making periscopes, pin hole viewers and finally creating and performing our own shadow puppet shows. 

Try and read to an adult at least once a week. Don't forget to get a grown up to write in your homework diary.

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