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Year 6

The Year 6 teaching team consists of:


Mrs Perkin, Mrs Miller and Miss Partridge

Mrs Turner, Mrs Pearson and Miss Kearney


Autumn Term


For the first few weeks of the Autumn term, our topic will be based on The Mayflower and the 400th anniversary of this important event.


Our topic for the rest of the term will be:


Inside Out (Feelings and Emotions)



Key concepts being taught this term:



Children will write a biography about a famous explorer, refugee or human rights activist based on our Mayflower 400 project. We will also write a diary entry based on our book ‘refugee’ and write a persuasive article which we will send to our local MP or the Evening Herald. Finally, children will write poems based on the Mayflower journey and people’s emotions.



Place Value – children will read, write, order and compare numbers to 10,000,000 including rounding.

The Four Operations – solve multi-step problems in contexts, deciding which operation and method to use.

Fractions – Use common factors to simplify fractions in order to compare and order. Add and subtract fractions with different denominators.



Children will use our outdoor area to classify living things.



Children will continue to learn how to stay safe through our E-Safety scheme and to use coding to write computer programs.



Children will recreate pictures of Plymouth in the style of Brian Pollard. They will also use ‘Cookie Cartoon’ workshops to draw and create their own cartoon scenery pictures.


P.E and Games

Dance and Hockey.



Christianity – The Gospel. Children will be looking at how Christians interpret the Bible and making connections between their own lives and the life of their own community in the world today.



Personal, social and health education.



Children will learn to talk about their daily routine and how to tell the time in French.


Our P.E. days are on: Monday and Thursday until further notice. Please make sure your child has their PE kit on these days. They can bring in trainers and a tracksuit for our Monday outdoor sessions. 


Homework is given out on Friday.


Spelling activities are given out on Friday and tested on the next Friday.


Please remember to provide your child with a water bottle every day.