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Crickhowell Community Primary School

Crickhowell Community Primary School

Year 6



                          Information for Parents – Spring 2019      




Topic for this term:

A Child's War

Any further details about this term’s topic:

A Child's War

How did World War Two affect Wales? Why were children evacuated from their homes?

We will explore these questions and more in this special project about World War Two and its impact on the towns and valleys of Wales. 

We will be finding out about:

  • ·         what it was like to be an evacuee
  • ·         the impact of evacuation on children and their families
  • ·         the daily life of a child in wartime Wales
  •           the effects and devastation of the Swansea Blitz
  •           why some parts of Wales were more vulnerable to bombing than others
  •           the life of Anne Frank

We will be writing an historical narrative and a persuasive speech. In addition, we will write diary entries and letters.

Days which PE kit will be needed:

Year 6 - Wednesday outdoor kit - but be prepared for indoors if the weather is bad

Please could PE kit be in school every day as the timetabled day may occasionally change.

Skillforce - Friday afternoon. Outdoor clothes needed   

Days homework will be set:


Days homework is to be handed in:


Any other ways parents can help

If you have any information or knowledge on the topics we are studying, please contact the school office. We welcome talks from parents!

We would appreciate your support this term with listening to your child read regularly and practising the multiplication tables.

Any other general reminders

 Your child will need a healthy snack at break time.

Please ensure that the appropriate school uniform and footwear is worn.

Cloakroom doors get locked shortly after 9am. Children arriving after that must use the main front door.

Please can you remind your child to walk their bike/ scooter on to the school yard before and after school to avoid any accidents