Year 6 curriculum

Welcome back to year 6 for the Spring term,

This term takes us back to the Ancient Civilisations of the Mayans and the Egyptians. This exciting topic will see us creating ancient Egyptian artefacts and designing a scaled-down version of a Shaduf.

Other areas of learning will include thinking about the question ‘Is anything ever Eternal?’ Year six will be having very meaningful conversations about our most important people, possessions and memories. While Science focuses of the beginnings of life and how we live, with the topic, ‘Living things and their Habitats’.

Reading, Writing and Maths continue to be the key element of our teaching in Year Six and we begin to focus a little more closely on what we need to achieve, ready for the end of key stage assessments. This term, children will be bringing home the essential revision guides and short, but helpful, daily tasks will be set in order to give the children the support they need at this busy time.

As always we look forward to PE on a Tuesday and Thursday and the many other exciting learning opportunities that come our way.

Homework will be set at the start of each half term and collected in a week before the end of the half term.

We really love to hear about all of the exciting books, non-fiction text and poetry your children read at home and welcome any comments from the children, parents or carers about what has been read. The expectation of reading a minimum of three times a week has an excellent impact on reading stamina and creative writing in school.

Thank you for your continued support.

Miss Owston, Mrs Robinson & Mr Kemp

Information for parents

The planning documents below are aimed at giving parents an overview of our termly curriculum topics.

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