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Year 6

Welcome to Year 6   smiley


Once again, we have a busy half-term in store... As well as our day-to-day learning, we also have our second DT projects to work on, a trip to Crucial Crew in Stockport and our clay dragon eyes to sculpt! We shall keep you updated with news and topics we are learning about via this class page.


Autumn 2:

Maths - Equivalent/simplifying fractions, comparing and ordering fractions, adding/subtracting/multiplying/dividing fractions, finding fractions of amounts.

English - genres of fiction and 'Dragonology'

Science - Electricity

History - World War 2

Geography - OS map coordinates

Computing - Coding

Religion, Beliefs & Values - Exploring how religion can help people during hard times and suffering and how different religions feel about 'life after death'

Art - Clay dragon eyes, Textiles- Make Do and Mend (linked in with our topic on WW2)

PSHE - Anti-bullying, Computer Safety (Making Friends Online) and In-App Purchases

French- After we have finished our unit of work on classroom/school, we will focus on 'La Seconde Guerre mondiale' (The Second World War)



Monday - Maths

Tuesday - Grammar

Thursday - Reading comprehension


We encourage children to read for a minimum of 10 minutes every day at home and to practise the spellings of the Common Exception Words for the whole of KS2 - children will have received copies of these. We shall also be learning these in school alongside the Year 6 spelling rules.