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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.

Spring Term in Year 6


We will be reading The Selfish Giant by Oscar Wilde and learning to: use subjunctive forms and passive verbs in formal speech and writing, distinguish between the language of speech and writing, integrate dialogue to convey character and advance the action, use semi-colons to mark boundaries between independent clauses, and punctuate bullet points consistently.

We will also be reading non-fiction texts about the classification of living things, and reading The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman.


  • Decimals

  • Percentages

  • Algebra

  • Imperial and metric measures

  • Area, perimeter and volume

  • Ratio and Proportion

We will be deepening our understanding of decimals and percentages; learning to use both metric and imperial measures, calculating area, perimeter and volume; and solving problems involving ratio and proportion.


  • Living Things and their Habitats

  • Animals including Humans

We will be exploring how all living things can be classified based on their characteristics and learning about the achievements of scientist Carl Linnaeus. We will also be studying how water and nutrients are transported around the human body by learning about the functions of vital organs and the circulatory system.


  • Local Church

  • Eucharist

  • Lent/Easter

  • Islam

We will be studying topics related to ‘Sources’, ‘Unity’, and ‘Death and New Life’ as well as learning about Islam.

Art & Design

Exploring Identity

We will be discovering how artists use layers and juxtaposition to create artwork which explores identity and making our own layered portraits.


Our Local Area

We will be learning about the physical and human geography of Huyton and undertaking local area fieldwork to develop our understanding of the local economy, land use and available services.


Crime and Punishment

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


Online Safety Dilemmas

We will be working towards becoming online safety ambassadors by considering the best ways to respond to online safety dilemmas.


Developing Melodic Phrases

We will be learning to create and develop melodic phrases in our composition and improvisation.

Design and Technology

Building Bridges

We will be learning about different methods of strengthening structures whilst designing and building prototype bridges.



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


Living in the Wider World

We will be thinking about belonging to a community, considering issues related to media and digital literacy, and exploring the world of money and work.


  • Habitats

We will be expanding our Spanish vocabulary to include language relating to habitats, and continuing to develop our understanding of Spanish phonetics and pronunciation.

Curriculum information


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