You may find this information about the National Curriculum helpful:
Teachers and TAs
6E - Miss Edwards
6T - Miss Tierney
Reading and Homework
Homework out on Thursday
Returned on Tuesday
Spelling out on Monday
Returned on Friday
Guided Reading - Thursday
In Year 6, children learn to write in a variety of genres and revise styles including story writing, letter writing (formal and informal), journalistic and persuasive writing, chronological and non-chronological reports, diary writing, descriptive and explanation writing. We study and perform a play by Shakespeare and read a range of different novels by significant authors.
Children are expected to use a neat and legible handwriting style and ensure that words are spelled correctly.
In maths, children revise previous topics as well as learning more about:
Children consolidate, refine and develop further strategies of mental calculation, solving problems with several steps, applying maths to real and imaginary problems.
The Space Race
World War One
Year 6 are expected to be young leaders in the school. They run a scheme called Gold Town where all children have a responsibility to run an area of the school on several Fridays a term. They plan, buy resources, organise, advertise and support children attending parts of Gold Town. Examples including running the Gold Town shop, preparing the Gold Town arts centre. Year 6 are expected to be model citizens both inside and outside the school.
Various trips to art galleries and museums throughout the year