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Mrs Cooper introducing the class Author

Year 6


Welcome to Year 6 at St Maria Goretti

Dear Parents - Welcome to Year 6

Settling in Presentation - Autumn 2020


Year 6 Staff: Mr Burrows, & Mrs Woodward & Mrs Stubbs.

Class Author: David Walliams


Our Learning Autumn Term 2021/2022

Religious Education: 

  • The Story of the People of God
  • Followers of Christ
  • Advent



Class Texts: The Last Post (Autumn 1) Blitz & Rose Blanche (Autumn 2)


  • Read, compare and evaluate the text
  • Identify themes
  • Inferring with evidence
  • Language structure for meaning
  • Author’s use of language
  • Fact and opinion
  • Retrieve, record and present information from non-fiction


  • Diary
  • Journalistic Writing
  • Narrative
  • Letters
  • Non-chronological reports
  • Biography
  • Persuasive leaflet
  • Poetry Day-poetry

Reading Diaries should be signed by an adult at least 3 times per week. For reading support at home, click here.


Place Value

  • read, write, order and compare numbers up to 10 000 000 and determine the value of each digit
  • round any whole number to a required degree of accuracy
  • use negative numbers in context, and calculate intervals across zero
  • solve number and practical problems that involve all of the above.

Addition & Subtraction

  • solve addition and subtraction multi-step problems in contexts, deciding which operations and methods to use and why
  • solve problems involving addition, subtraction, multiplication and division

Multiplication & Division

  • multiply multi-digit numbers up to 4 digits by a two-digit whole number using the formal written method of long multiplication
  • divide numbers up to 4 digits by a two-digit whole number using the formal written method of long division, and interpret remainders as whole number remainders, fractions, or by rounding, as appropriate for the context
  • divide numbers up to 4 digits by a two-digit number using the formal written method of short division where appropriate, interpreting remainders according to the context


  • use common factors to simplify fractions; use common multiples to express fractions in the same denomination
  • compare and order fractions, including fractions > 1
  • add and subtract fractions with different denominators and mixed numbers, using the concept of equivalent fractions


  • identify the value of each digit in numbers given to three decimal places and multiply and divide numbers by 10, 100 and 1000 giving answers up to three decimal places
  • multiply one-digit numbers with up to two decimal places by whole numbers
  • use written division methods in cases where the answer has up to two decimal places
  • solve problems which require answers to be rounded to specified degrees of accuracy


  • recall and use equivalences between simple fractions, decimals and percentages, including in different contexts.
  • Solve problems involving the calculation of percentages [for example, of measures and such as 15% of 360] and the use of percentages for comparison


Geometry: Position and Direction:

  • 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



Living Things and their Habitats:

  • Describe how living things are classified into broad groups according to common observable characteristics and based on similarities and differences, including micro-organisms, plants and animals
  • Give reasons for classifying plants and animals based on specific characteristics

Animals including Humans:

  • identify and name the main parts of the human circulatory system, and describe the functions of the heart, blood vessels and blood
  • recognise the impact of diet, exercise, drugs and lifestyle on the way their bodies function
  • describe the ways in which nutrients and water are transported within animals, including humans 



‘The World at War’ (World War I & II)

  • Causes and Consequences
  • Evaluating Sources of Evidence
  • Rationing
  • Propaganda
  • Key Historical Figures
  • Map Work – locating key counties/alliances and events


  • Coding
  • Online Safety


  • Textiles – Gunta Stolzl – German textile artist


  • Mechanisms – Controllable Vehicles
  • Convert rotary motion to linear using cams.


  • Jaz/Swing and Big Bands


  • Gymnastics
  • Striking and fielding


  • Jigsaw - Being me in my world
  • Jigsaw – Celebrating Differences

MFL (Spanish)

  • School life
  • Clothing
  • Animals and their food
  • Christmas songs and stories






Year 5 and Year 6 Prayers

Some useful links

 Maths Reasoning Revision

Maths Arithmetic Revision


KS2 Problem Solving Activities


IXL Maths


My Mini Maths


Maths Problem Solving


Times Tables Rockstars


Maths Challenges 

 Maths Frame Arithmetic Online


 Some useful Information

 Y6 Curriculum overview.pdfDownload
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