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Year 6 – Longridge C of E Primary School

Year 6

Hello and welcome to Class 6! 

As always, if you have any queries or questions please just email me and I will be there to help.


Class Teacher- Miss Slater 

Teaching Assistant- Mrs Smith

PPA cover on a Wednesday afternoon- Mrs Parkin

Please click for the yearly overview: Year 6 curriculum overview 2021-2022

Reading is such an important part of your child’s learning. Do please make sure that your child is reading at home as much as possible.

Please click on the following link to give guidance on recommended books for a child in Year 6:

Spring Term


The Wizard of Oz: Frank L. Baum (Puffin Classics) : Baum, L. Frank, Funke,  Cornelia: Books

In English this half term we will be exploring the classic fiction text of the Wizard of Oz. We will get to know the main character Dorothy and learn all about the friends she meets along the yellow brick road. We will be using the story to plan and create our very own adventure with characters that travel down a road together. We will then move onto our non-fiction unit of persuasion where we will create a travel brochure.


Throughout the year we will be covering  all aspects of the year 6 national curriculum including place value, all four operations, fractions, decimals and percentages and shape, space and measure. We will explore the arithmetic side to maths and then use these skills to solve problems and reason. 


South America Scrapbooking Laser Cut Title with Continent

We are going to be learning all about South America. We will explore the 12 different countries and their capital cities, the languages spoken, food eaten, the physical and human features of the continent and its weather and climate. As well as all of this, we will dive into the Amazon where we will look at the people, animals and plants that live in the rainforest and river.


In science this half term we will be looking at evolution and inheritance where we will explore how humans have evolved and how we inherit characteristics from our parents.


Throughout this half term we will be learning all about the Eucharist including the prayer and the service.


Our topic this half term is ‘We are network technicians’ where we will be using our detailed knowledge and understanding of computer systems and online safety to support and guide other classes. We will be preparing powerpoints to advice younger children in school and apply all the skills we have built up throughout our time in primary school.

Important information

Please ensure a full PE kit is in school at all times.

Homework- Goes out on a Wednesday to be returned on a Monday.

Reading- children will read in school at least once a week, please ensure you read with them at home.