Year 6 2023 - 2024

Ms Solley

Ms Holmes

Meet the Team

6H - Miss Holmes and Miss Borowy
6S - Miss Solley and Miss Watt

If you have any questions, please speak to one of our Year 6 staff or email


Welcome to Year 6! As we approach the end of KS2, we strive for high standards in learning, progress, and achievement, whilst ensuring the year is engaging and memorable for all. We aim to inspire curiosity, resilience, and a love of learning that will follow children as they embark on the next step of their academic journey into secondary school.

Here, you can find an overview of the Year 6 Curriculum. You can use this information to discuss with your child what they have learned and continue to support their learning at home.


What’s happening this half-term?

This half term:


Secure place value of 6 digit numbers and rounidng numbers to the nearest 10, 100 and 1000

Addition and subtraction including missing number problems and missing angle problems 

Solving problems involving money 

Converting units of measure for mass (kg and g), length (km, m, cm, mm) and volume (l and ml)


Talk for writing unit - A letter from Paddington (informal letter)

We will also be doing a unit linked with Black History Month

Writing purpose - to inform using a vairety of sentence openers and parenthisis to add extra information.

For an overview of Year 6's Curriculum click


World War Two and its impact on Manchester. We are looking at the casues of WWII, key events which happened during WWII, the use of propaganda, the Manchester Blitz and the evacuation of children during WWII.
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Electricity. We are learning to use symbols to draw circuits and investigating how the compostion of a cricuit impacts the function of its components.
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Design & Technology:

Electrical Systems - Crumble. We will be using more complex switches and circuits (including programming, monitoring and control) to create a functional product.
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We are Toy Makers. We will be using crumble to design and programme toys.

Religious Education:

Living - What would Jesus do? Can we live by the values of Jesus in the twenty-first century? We will look at the values Jesus held and how they apply to our ilves today.
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: Respecting ourselves and others, Physical Health and Mental Wellbeing. We are going to discuss how we can respect ourselves and others through our actions.

World Unite. We are looking at combining our musical skills to create a performance including playing the xylophone and keyboard.

Improving French. Masculine nouns, Feminine nouns, Verbs in the infinitive form, Conjugated forms in the présent (present tense), Conjugated forms in the imparfait (imperfect



Games - We are learning all about netball. 

Gymnastics - We are looking at combining moves.

Both classes have Gymnastics on Tuesday, 6H have Outdoor Games on Thursday and 6S have Outdoor Games on Friday. 

PE kits

Outdoor Games - trainers, black shorts or tight fitting black leggings and a plain white t-shirt (track suit top and joggers if cold).

Dance and Gymnastics - black shorts or tight fitting black leggings and a plain white t-shirt.

Remember to come into school wearing your PE kit on those days.

Forest Schools:

We will be building shelters with levers and pulleys on the 22nd September 2022. Please ensure your child comes on clothes that can get muddy, sensible outdoor shoes, warm clothes if cold and a water-proof coat.

Reading books:

In class we care currently reading-

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Please read with your child every day and comment in their reading record when you do. Reading books should be in school everyday for independent reading.



Spellings will be sent out every Monday to learn for a spelling test the following Monday.

This half term's BrainBuilder can be found here

Year 6: Celebrations and Enrichments items

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“Celebrating Difference, Achieving Together”