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Year 6

The Year 6 team is Mr Tolman, Mrs Davis, Miss Ogden and Mrs Hollis.

Autumn Term 2021

This term we will be studying the Ancient civilisation- The Mayans. We will cover the history of the Mayan era, from the buildings and artefacts they left behind to how they lived their day to day lives. In Art and Design & Technology we will create Mayan tiles and masks, utilising different media. We are also looking forward to a visit from the Explore Academy to further study the mysteries of the Mayans, the day is delivered by genuine jungle explorers! We teach science discretely and will be covering Classification and Light units through a series of practical lessons and investigations.  

In English we are reading Friend or Foe by Michael Morpurgo, a classic novel set in World War 2. This book will inspire various aspects of writing such as diary entries, letters and narrative pieces. We also draw important grammar lessons from this story. Before the Christmas break, in maths, we are looking to have secured place value, all four operations and fractions.  

PE will be taught on Fridays. We teach the ‘real PE’ programme with the aim to equip children with key essential abilities to maximise potential and long-term participation in sport.


Welcome to Year 6

There is a Welcome to School presentation for each year group. Click on one of the links below for the Year 6 version please use whichever best suits how you wish to view this.

 Welcome to Year 6 2021-2022

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 Welcome to Year 6 2021-2022

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Curriculum Overview

You can find more details of the International Primary Curriculum and Subject pages on the menu to the left. At the beginning of every unit of study we will be sending out a letter to parents that explains the sort of things that are being covered in the unit. Copies of these letters are available from the links below, as well as an overview for this year group.

 Year 6 IPC Overview 2021-2022