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Year 6

Welcome to the Year 6 webpage, we hope this page gives you all of the information about Year 6 that you need. If you would like information about anything else please do not hesitate to contact Mr Hughes, Mrs Connolly & Mrs Casson.

Autumn Term in Year 6


We will be reading Can We Save the Tiger? by Martin Jenkins and learning to:

  • Use modal verbs or adverbs to indicate degrees of possibility
  • Enhance meaning through selecting appropriate grammar and vocabulary
  • Use a colon to introduce a list
  • Use brackets, dashes or commas to indicate parenthesis

We will also be reading non-fiction texts about endangered animals and conservation, and reading Holes by Louis Sachar.


  • Place Value within 10,000,000

  • Four Operations

  • Fractions

  • Position and Direction

We will be deepening our understanding of place value up to 10,000,000; securing our ability to calculate with the four operations, and learning more about fractions, and position and direction.


  • Electricity

  • Light

We will be developing our understanding of Electricity by exploring the effects of altering the components in a circuit, and learning to use symbols in circuit diagrams. We will also be learning about the properties of light and investigating reflection and shadow.


  • Domestic Church

  • Baptism / Confirmation

  • Advent / Christmas

We will be studying topics related to ‘Loving’, ‘Vocation and Commitment’, and ‘Expectations’, and learning about Judaism.

Art & Design

2D Drawing to 3D Making

We will be exploring how 2D drawings can be transformed to 3D objects.


South America

We will be studying the physical and human geography of the countries of South America and learning about climate zones, biomes and vegetation belts, rivers, mountains, types of settlement, land use, and economic activity including trade links, and the distribution of natural resources.


Crime and Punishment

We will be undertaking a thematic study of crime and punishment across history and thinking about the key developments that have shaped our modern legal and criminal justice systems.


VR Worlds

We will be learning to build a virtual reality world.


Classroom Jazz

We will be learning to perform jazz pieces on the glockenspiel whilst developing our understanding of musical theory and notation.

Design and Technology

Building Bridges

We will developing our knowledge of construction, materials and strengthening structures by studying and building bridges.



We will be developing our gymnastics skills focusing on group sequencing.



We will be thinking about families and friendships, safe relationships, and respecting ourselves and other.


  • Phonetics 1 to 4

  • Core Vocabulary

We will be expanding our core Spanish vocabulary and continuing to develop our understanding of Spanish phonetics and pronunciation.

Curriculum information


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