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Darley Dale

Welcome to Darley Dale Class!


Please take a look at our class page to find out about all the exciting things we are doing in Darley Dale Class.


Miss Donnelly🌼.

Useful information


Our swimming day is Wednesday- please can pupils come to school in their uniform, and bring their towel, costume/trunks and swimming hat🏊‍♀️. Please remember to take earrings out too!


Our spelling test day is Tuesday, everyone should have their spellings in their yellow spelling books. There are activities in the back of the spelling books to help you to practice your words every week.


It is also our library trolley day on Thursday, so please remember to bring in your library books to change 📚. 

Our learning this term


We are learning all about Ancient Greece this term. We will learn all about how the Ancient Greeks have impacted on our modern world.

We will:

  • Know where Ancient Greece falls on a timeline, in relation to previous areas of History they have studied
  • Know the characteristics of Athenians and Spartans
  • Know how Gods and Goddesses influenced Ancient Greece
  • Know the origins of the Olympics and how the sports then vary from today’s modern-day Olympics


In Maths we will be learning:


  • Place Value – numbers to 1,000, 000
  • Rounding and Ordering
  • Negative numbers
  • Addition and subtraction
  • Multiplication and Division (Y6)
  • Inverse operations


In English we will be reading and writing about:

  • Setting description of Ancient Athens
  • Greek Myths and Legends – The Trojan Horse – Diary Writing
  • Greek Myths and Legends – Theseus and the Minotaur- Narrative
  • Battle of Marathon – Persuasive speech/ green screening
  • Non – chronological Report
  • Ancient Greek Gods - Persuasive writing


Our class novel, this term is Who Let the Gods out by Maz Evans, which we are really loving!


For more information about what we are learning, please click on the curriculum link below.

Knowledge Organisers

Our Super Start Day!


We had an amazing day kick-starting our new topic. We tried Greek food, built Greek columns and took part in our own Olympics. It was so much fun to dress up in traditional Greek clothing, and we all really looked the part (as you can see from our photos!).