Year 6 2023 - 2024

Miss Chard

Assistant Headteacher

Mrs Falvey

Welcome to Year 6


Miss Chard, Mrs Falvey and Mrs Henderson 

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Assessment timtable

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The Summer term's context for learning is Migration: Incredible journeys.

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King Kong by Anthony Browne

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This half term we will be studying the text King Kong by Anthony Browne.

King Kong is a giant gorilla, a monster of an ape, who lives on a remote island. The beast falls for a beautiful girl, Ann Darrow, and desperate to have her, he finds himself lured into captivity. He is brought to civilization and put on show, but when he sees Ann, he breaks his heavy chains and begins to wreak havoc on the streets of New York.

 During this unit we will work on several key skills:

Click on any of the bullet points above to read more about each key skill.


Accelerated Reader:

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For our class text, we will be reading A Place Called Perfect.


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Take a read of the synopsis written on Love Reading for Kids below:

Violet hates living in Perfect. Why does everyone have to wear special glasses to stop them going blind? What are the strange noises in the night and why is Mum acting so weird? Then Dad disappears and Violet is determined to uncover the truth with the help of the mysterious Boy. But returning normality to Perfect is a battle they never imagined...


Over the coming weeks, we will be covering the following topics:



  • Calculating with fractions (+, -, x, ÷)
  • Fractions of numbers
  • Equivalent fractions
  • Fractions, decimals, percentages equivalence
  • Ordering and comparing

Reasoning with measures

  • Converting between measures
  • Area
  • Perimeter
  • Volume
  • Reading scales

Reasoning with shape

  • 2D shape and their properties
  • 3D shape and their properties
  • Angles
  • Circles
  • Nets
  • Reflection / transformation / translation
  • Read and plot co-ordinates in all 4 quadrants

Reasoning with statistics

  • Venn and Carroll diagrams
  • Interpreting information from bar charts, pictograms, pie charts, line graphs and databases, frequency diagrams
  • Ratio and proportion – simplest form
  • Averages – finding range, mean, median and mode of data



Remember, you can also log onto Times Tables Rockstars at any time -  to keep up with your times tables fluency.



In Science this term, we will be studying 'Light'




We will have PE on a Wednesday this half term. Please make sure that you are wearing your PE kit on this day.





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Grammar homework will be set on a Monday to be in on a Friday

Maths homework will be set on a Wednesday to be for the following Wednesday

Weekly five reads signed in reading diaries and be in each Monday

Spelling test will be on Tuesday

PE day is Wednesday


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