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Welcome to Year 6. Curriculum Information Evening. Staff in Year 6. Mrs Langford-Jackson in Class 6LJ Mrs Phillips in Class 6P Staff your children may work with: Mrs Rico, Mrs Hardy, Mrs Harris, Mrs Zengin , Ms Iesi , Mrs Kelleher, Mr Clarke, Mrs La’Val.

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welcome to year 6

Welcome to Year 6

Curriculum Information Evening

staff in year 6
Staff in Year 6
  • Mrs Langford-Jackson in Class 6LJ
  • Mrs Phillips in Class 6P

Staff your children may work with:

Mrs Rico, Mrs Hardy, Mrs Harris, Mrs Zengin, Ms Iesi,

Mrs Kelleher, Mr Clarke, Mrs La’Val

This evening, we hope to give you a brief overview of the subjects and skills that will be covered throughout the year.
areas of learning
Areas of Learning
  • RE
  • Literacy
  • Maths
  • Science
  • Geography and History (Topic)
  • PE
  • Music
  • PSHE
  • ICT
  • Art
  • D & T

In Year 6 children will –

  • Revise and further their understanding of a range of fiction and non-fiction texts
  • Increase their use of adventurous vocabulary
  • Revise and use their understanding of the elements of stories to write in a variety of genres
  • Read for pleasure and information and report on what they have read – giving their own opinion.
  • Listen to, read and analyse stories, songs, rhymes and poems
  • Write for different purposes and audiences.

Some areas of learning in Year 6:

  • Increase understanding of place value including decimals
  • Using a range of strategies for adding, subtracting, multiplication and division
  • Using and applying the 4 rules of number to problem solving
  • Confidently name, describe and make 2d and 3d shapes
  • Use a range of measures accurately.

Some areas of learning:

  • The Kingdom of God
  • Justice (including Advent)
  • Jesus – The Bread of Life
  • Jesus – The Son of God (including Easter)
  • The Work of the Apostles
  • Called to Serve
  • SATs will be held during the week beginning 13th May 2013
  • Our intent is that the children should not be stressed about this – we will be doing a number of practise papers with them, along with revision during lessons in the half term before the SATs.
  • Reading
  • Please encourage your child to read at least 4 times per week
  • Ensure that they keep a record of what they have read in their Reading Journal.
  • Write a comment in their Reading Journal if you listen to them read.


  • Maths: given on Monday. Must be returned completed on Thursday
  • Literacy: given on Monday. Must be returned completed on Thursday
  • Spellings: given on Monday to be tested on Friday

We may also give occasional topic or science homeworks.

pe information
PE Information
  • PE kits must be brought to school on Monday and taken home for washing on Friday
  • Outdoor PE: jogging bottoms after half term when it gets a little colder for outdoor PE. Trainers may also be worn for outdoor PE only
  • Indoor PE: Plimsolls or bare feet are acceptable. No trainers
  • Girls: socks not tights for PE
  • PE is every Thursday afternoon.
  • Please NAME all school uniform

There will be some events where we and the children would appreciate your support and attendance.

  • Year 6 Class assemblies
  • The Year 6 Leavers Mass
  • The Year 6 Production