Year 6 Curriculum

  • reading books that are structured in different ways and reading for a range of purposes,
  • checking that the book makes sense to them, discussing their understanding and exploring the meaning of words in context,
  • drawing inferences such as inferring characters' feelings, thoughts and motives from their actions, and justifying inferences with evidence,
  • identifying how language, structure and presentation contribute to meaning,
  • retrieve, record and present information from non-fiction.

  • Adding suffixes beginning with vowel letters to words ending in –fer
  • Hyphens
  • Words spelt ‘ei’ after ‘c’.
  • Hyphens,
  • Dashes,
  • Ellipsis.
  • Traditional tales and myths, based on 'One Thousand and one Nights'.
  • Describe positions on the full coordinate grid (all four quadrants).
  • Draw and translate simple shapes on the coordinate plane, and reflect them in the axes.
  • Identify the value of each digit in numbers given to 3 decimal places and multiply numbers by 10, 100 and 1,000 giving answers up to 3 decimal places.
  • Multiply one-digit numbers with up to 2 decimal places by whole numbers.
  • Use written division methods in cases where the answer has up to 2 decimal places.
  • Solve problems which require answers to be rounded to specified degrees of accuracy.
  • Solve problems involving the calculation of percentages and the use of percentages for comparison.
  • Recall and use equivalences between simple fractions, decimals and percentages including in different contexts.
  • Associate the brightness of a lamp of the volume of a buzzer with the number and voltage of cells used in a circuit,
  • Compare and give reasons for variations in how components function, including the brightness of bulbs, the loudness of buzzers and the on/off position of switches,
  • Use recognised symbols when representing a simple circuit in a diagram.
REThe Big Question: Why do we go to Mass?
Children will learn about: 
  • - The beginning of Mass,
  • - The Penitential Act,
  • - The Liturgy of the Word,
  • - The Offertory at Mass,
  • - The Consecration.
  • Dance:
  • Perform dances using a range of movement patterns.
  • Netball:
  •  Play competitive games and apply basic principles suitable for attacking and defending.
  •  Improve footwork, passing and shooting.
  • subject matter – jewellery, clothes and cosmetics
  • grammar content – conjunctions
  • myth - Midas
  • Use logical reasoning to explain how some simple algorithms work and to detect and correct errors in algorithms and programs,
  • Use sequence, selection and repetition in programs,
  • Design, write and debug programs that accomplish specific goals (designing a game).
  • To create sketch books to record observations and use them to review and revisit ideas in the context of the drawing activity.
  • To improve mastery of art and design techniques, including drawing in the context of pen drawings.
  • The history of music (American rap)
  • - finding pulse, rhythm and pitch,
  • - work as a band/ensemble,
  • - improvisation and composing within a song,
  • - understand and use the first five notes of the scale.