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Year Group 6


TERM Autumn


Dear Parents,


Below is an overview of the topic areas we will be working on in Year 6 during the Autumn term.


Any questions please feel free to contact your child’s class teacher using the parent link.


Thank you for your support.

English/Maths homework will be due in on different days depending on the group your child is in.

A weekly spelling test will take place every Tuesday morning.

All children are expected to read every night and an adult must sign their reading diary.


Focused Text: Goodnight Mr Tom.

Poetry: The Listeners

Walter de la Mare

Film Narrative :The Lighthouse

Beyond the Lines (Literacy Shed)


Writing Focus:

Recount – journalistic

Linked to topic and texts

Discussion / Argument

Linked to topic and texts

Autobiographies and Biographies

Explanation Text


Weekly Spellings set for homework alongside Grammar and Punctuation work.


Place Value

Compare and order numbers


Operations involving +/-/÷/x

Ratio and proportion

Angles in polygons


Area of triangles and parallelograms

Fractions – equivalence, add and subtract with mixed numbers.

Number sequences, square numbers & patterns

Plot points on all four quadrants

Problem Solving

Algebra – representing unknown expressions

Statistics - Pie charts


Living Things and their habitats  and 

Animals including Humans  –

Describe how living things are classified into broad groups according to common observable characteristics and based on similarities and differences, including micro-organisms, plants and animals.

Give reasons for classifying plants and animals based on specific characteristics.

Identify and name the main parts of the human circulatory system, and describe the functions of the heart, blood vessels and blood.

Recognise the impact of diet, exercise, drugs and lifestyle on the way their bodies function.

Describe the ways in which nutrients and water are transported within animals, including humans.


Story of the people of God – learning about what is found in the Bible

Followers of Christ – Discuss the demands put upon the first disciples and how we can answer Gods call.

Advent – to develop understanding of the 2 parts of Advent. Look at parables and hymns linked to Advent and unpick their meanings.

Christmas – Explore the Story of the birth of Christ from different Gospels.

Confirmation – ongoing preparation throughout the year

Prayer services – each week focusing on particular themes.


Cyber Safety- Gold Plus Project

Coding 1complex variables


Local History Study since 1930s-  The Blitz, How Coventry was affected, evacuation, food rations etc. children will demonstrate empathy.

Art / DT

Cooking and Nutrition  – Recognise the impact of diet and exercise and the importance of a healthy lifestyle.

Sculpture & Art Skills – with Clare Flynn


Steel Pans


Contrasting Locality & Mapping Skills  – Comparing Coventry with Dol-y-Moch, map work and tourism links.


Basic phrases used in everyday life.


Days and months of the year

Names of family members

Names of foods

Likes and dislikes


Basketball – with Mr Hadlum (Monday afternoon)

Rounders (Autumn 1)  - with class teacher

Gymnastics (Autumn 2)

Confirmation information evening