Year 6



Connected Curriculum

The children will be following the Language and Literacy programme.

  • Fiction – ‘Rabbit in Mixer Survives’ – identifying imagery in poetry and developing the use of metaphor in writing their own poem.
  • Non-fiction – should animals rule the world? Writing a balanced argument.
  • Secure place value & rounding to 10,000,000, including negatives
  • Calculations using decimals
  • Comparing and ordering fractions
  • Calculating fractions of amounts
  • Solve multi-step number problems
  • Develop problem solving skills
  • Introduction to algebra


  • Children will be focussing on London and looking at this as one of Shakespeare’s cities, with visit to the Globe
  • Using a range of resources to understand geographical facts about a place
  • Being able to write an article to encourage tourists to visit London




Classes: 6M, 6C, 6J

Please ensure that your child’s PE kit is in school every day.

PE days are Thursday afternoons covering:

  • Hockey, Gymnastics & Football

Outdoor from Summer Term covering:

  • Athletics, Netball & Football
  • The children will be undertaking an enquiry into the question: is anything ever eternal?
  • This will be considered alongside the idea of Christian marriage and what this means to Christians
  • What can we learn about love from the Bible? Why is this important?

What is London to you?

  • Visit to the Tate Modern to explore a range of modern art and artists
  • To be able to sketch an iconic building in London
  • To develop their drawing into the style of Andy Warhol


Modern Foreign Languages


Living Things and their Habitats

  • Describe how living things are classified into broad groups according to common observable characteristics and based on similarities and differences
  • Give reasons for classifying plants and animals based on specific characteristics.

The children will be learning Spanish.

  • Develop appropriate pronunciation
  • Describe people, places & things
  • Understand basic grammar, e.g. gender

The children will be listening to a range of music and considering:

  • What style is this?
  • What instruments can I hear?
  • Can I identify the pulse?
  • How is this song/tune put together?

Supporting your child at home

  • Reading – at the GPFS it is expected that children read at home every day for 15 minutes.  It is important that you ask your child about what they have read.
  • Maths and English – the children will have a piece of maths and English work to take home each week.

Homework will be given out on a Friday and to be handed in the following Wednesday.

Homework can be downloaded on the left!