King's Gate Primary School


    Year 5 and Year 6


Welcome to Terms 5 and 6


Shield Maiden

Knowledge Organiser

This term we will be using the book: Shield Maiden by Stuart Hill.

The book tells the story of King Alfred's fight for survival against the Danes as told through the eyes of his eldest daughter, Aethelflaed.

The book will allow us to look at the early Saxon period of British history and also discover some of the geography of Wessex.


Shield Maiden by Stuart Hill

Mr Carter

Meet the Team

Homework for this week

Class Showcase


Don't forget:

Monday - Library: bring in library and stage reading books

Monday - PE

Wednesday - PE

Thursday - Homework due in, Fantastic Four Reading

Friday - Homework set


Year 5 and 6 100 Books List

Year 5 and 6 Spelling List


Useful links