Year 6 Curriculum

Welcome to our Year 6 Curriculum Page.

On this page you will find:

  • information about what our children are learning
  • expected standards at the end of the year  in Reading, Writing and Mathematics
  • information about any formal assessments

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Our Learning this Term

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Expectations in Maths

Counting & ordering Compare & order numbers up to 10000000.
Tables & multiples Identify common factors, common multiples & prime numbers.
Place value & rounding Round any whole number to a required degree of accuracy.


Multiply: and divide a  4-digit by 2-digit.
Fractions & percentages


Add & subtract fractions with different denominators & mixed numbers.

Multiply simple pairs of proper fractions, writing the answer in the simplest form.

Divide proper fractions by whole numbers.

Calculate % of whole number.

Expectations in Reading

Comprehension and Understanding


Refers to text to support opinions and predictions.

Gives a view about choice of vocabulary, structure etc.

Distinguish between fact & opinion.

Intonation and Expression


Appreciates how a set of sentences has been arranged to create maximum effect.
Grammatical Features Recognise  complex sentences.
Research Skims and scans to aide note-taking.

Expectations in Writing

Sentence & text structure


Use subordinate clauses to write complex sentences.

Use passive voice where appropriate.

Use expanded noun phrases to convey complicated information concisely (e.g. The fact that it was raining meant the end of sports day).

Evidence of sentence structure and layout matched to requirements of text type.



Semi-colon, colon, dash to mark the boundary between independent clauses.

Correct punctuation of bullet points.

Hyphens to avoid ambiguity.

Full range of punctuation matched to requirements of text type.

Paragraphing Wide range of devices to build cohesion within and across paragraphs.

Use paragraphs to signal change in time, scene, action, mood or person.

Handwriting Legible, fluent and personal style.