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Summer Term 2021
Welcome back and we hope you enjoy your last term in Year 6. Please find the curriculum map below which outlines your child's learning for this term.
Weekly Learning Letters
- Year 6 Learning Letter 01 11 09 20 (0.15 MB)
- Year 6 Learning Letter 02 25 09 20 (0.15 MB)
- Year 6 Learning Letter 03 02 10 20 (0.18 MB)
- Year 6 Learning Letter 04 09 10 20 (0.18 MB)
- Year 6 Learning Letter 05 23 10 20 (0.18 MB)
- Year 6 Learning Letter 06 13 11 20 (0.18 MB)
- Year 6 Learning Letter 07 20 11 20 (0.18 MB)
- Year 6 Learning Letter 08 27 11 20 (0.18 MB)
- Year 6 Learning Letter 09 11 12 20 (0.18 MB)
English in Year Six
Reading in Year Six
By the end of year 6, we expect our children's reading to be fluent and effortless across all subjects. They will understand the majority of terms needed for discussing what they hear and read such as metaphor, simile, analogy, imagery, style and effect. Children will learn the skill of summarising the main ideas from more than one paragraph and be able to provide justifications for their views about a book. Within non-fiction texts, we would expect our children to be able to apply the skills of information retrieval in contexts where they are genuinely motivated to find out information, such as reading information leaflets before a gallery or museum visit.
Writing and SPaG in Year Six
By the end of Year 6, the children will be able to reflect an understanding of the audience for, and the purpose of, a piece of writing by selecting appropriate vocabulary and grammar. They need to ensure the consistent and correct use of tense throughout a piece of writing and use further organisational devices to structure text and guide the reader, for example headings, hyphens, bullet points and underlining.
Children will be encouraged to use dictionaries to check the spelling and meaning of words. They will understand and apply the difference between informal speech and vocabularly appropriate for formal sppech and writing. They will use the passive voice to affect the presentation of information in a sentence and use layout devices to structure texts. Throughout their writing, the children will be encouraged to use colons to introduce a list and add extra information.
Maths in Year Six
In year 6, the children will continue to develop fluency throughout the different areas of mathematics. They will be able to round any whole number and use negative numbers in context. They will use formal methods of long multiplication to multiply four digit numbers by a two-digit number and use the formal written method of short and long division, interpreting remainders according to the context. The children will be given opportunities to solve addition and subtraction problems in context, deciding operations and methods to use and explain why.
When working with fractions, the children will recall and use equivalence between fractions, decimals and percentages and be able to solve calculations involving fractions. The children will be given opportunities to solve problems involving the calculation of percentages and use of percentages for comparison.
The children will develop their understanding of algebra by using simple formulae and use, read, write and convert between standard units using decimal notation up to three decimal places.
With regards to shape, the children will compare and classify geometric shapes based on their properties and sizes, finding unknown angles in any triangle, quadrilateral and regular polygon. They will draw and translate shapes on the coordinate plane and reflect them in the axes. They will have the opportunity to interpret pie charts and line graphs and use these to solve problems.