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Year 6

The Year 6 team is Mrs Guevara, Mrs Davis, Mrs Finnegan and Mrs Hollis

TLSA's - Mrs Richards

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.

 Year 6 Parent Information evening September 2023

Autumn Term 2023

We are very pleased with the positive start Y6 pupils have made to the new academic year, settling into their new learning environments. We are very much looking forward to the year ahead.

This term our DPC topic is CE900 - focusing on a study of the Mayan civilisation. We will cover the history of the Maya, using information about the buildings and artefacts they left behind to examine how they lived their daily lives. In Art and D&T, we will create Mayan tiles and masks, utilising different media.

Our science topics this term are Classification and Light; we will be carrying out different practical activities and investigations during these units. We are also planning to visit Coventry Cathedral this term, both to enhance our RE learning and also to learn more about how the cathedral was affected by World War 2.

In English, we will be studying Friend or Foe by Michael Morpurgo, a classic novel set in World War 2. This book will inspire various pieces of writing such as diary entries, letters and narrative pieces. Each of the four English groups will also be studying a 'class reader' and using this to secure essential reading skills. In maths, we are focusing on place value, all four operations and fractions this term.

PE will be taught on Mondays. We teach the ‘real PE’ programme with the aim to equip children with key essential abilities to maximise potential and long-term participation. During the course of the week, your child will be taught by all the Y6 teachers, as we specialise in certain subjects to enhance our provision; this also helps to prepare them for KS3. We look forward to meeting you all during the term at our parents' information evening and parents' evening. Diary dates: Coventry Cathedral - 10th October 2023.


Curriculum Overview

You can find more details of the International Primary Curriculum and Subject pages on the menu to the left. 

Year 6 IPC Overview 2022-2023