THE GRANGE PRIMARY SCHOOL

Giving Every Child, Every Chance, Every Day

Telephone: 01724 843601       Headteacher: Larissa Thorpe

THE GRANGE PRIMARY SCHOOL

Giving Every Child
Every Chance
Every Day

Telephone: 01724 843601             Headteacher: Larissa Thorpe

 

Welcome to Year 6

The teachers in Year 6 are:

Ms Chowdhury, Mrs Fisher, Mrs Sture and Miss Turtle.

Our learning assistants are:

Mrs Baxter, Mrs Beaney, Mrs Dawson and Mrs Walters.

 

The table below outlines the Year 6 coverage over the year.  Each of our topics have a book focus which enables pupils to fully immerse their minds into the learning context and make connections in their learning. To engage them further and to promote the love of reading, class novels are also linked to the topic, making it meaningful for pupils and also aid with the acquisition of new vocabulary.

 

Term

Topic

Visit or Workshop

Book focus

English focus

Maths focus

Class novel

Transition

Vile Victorians

 

 

Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens

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Sentence
level work (PATSVAN & Exciting sentences)

Number and place value

 

 

Street Child by
Berlie
Doherty

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Autumn 1

 

 

Vile Victorians

Light and Shadows

 

Grave yard visit

The Ghost Prison by Joseph Delaney

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Oliver Twist diary entry (recount)

Graveyard
setting description and ‘There and back again’ narrative.

Addition, subtraction, multiplication
and division.

 

 

Fractions, decimals and
percentages

The ghost of Thomas Kemp by Penelope Lively

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Autumn 2 

Animals in Captivity: Get me out
of here!

Yorkshire Wildlife Park Trip

 

Newspaper article

 

Non-chronological report
(Animals in captivity)

Fractions, decimals and
percentages

 

Position and direction

 

Decimals

English focus: Black
Beauty
 Class Novel: The one and
only Ivan
by Katherine Applegate

Spring 1 

Animals in Captivity: Get me out
of here!
 

The One and Only
Ivan
by Katherine
Applegate

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Happily ever after ‘Animal in
Captivity’ narrative
 Reading and grammar SATS
revision

Algebra

 

Measurement

 

Ratio and proportion

Black Beauty
by Anne Sewell

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Spring 2

Mysterious Mayans

Mayan workshop

The Great Chocoplot by Chris Callaghan

Reading and grammar SATS
revision

Shape

 

Statistics

 

SATS Revision

Rain Player by David Wisniewski

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Summer 1 

Mysterious Mayans

Reading and grammar SATS
revision

SATS Revision

Summer 2

Full Power

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Instructional writing.

 

Transition to Y7

 

Problem solving games and
activities

Frankenstein

 

Our 11 before 11 experience is: Visiting a zoo (Yorkshire Wildlife Park)

Please help us in supporting your child with the following:

  • Reading 5 times a week and using suggested questions in the Home-School links books to improve comprehension.
  • Discussing the world around you to improve vocabulary.
  • Completing homework on time (due on Mondays).
  • Ensuring PE kit is in on Monday and left at school until Friday.
  • Ensuring Home-School links books are in every day.
  • Ensuring your child is at school on time every day.
  • Supporting the school in promoting high expectations of behaviour and attitudes to learning.