Year 6

In September 2014, big changes were made to the National Curriculum. English, Maths and Science remain very important and are considered the core subjects in primary education. The National Curriculum sets out in detail what must be taught in each of these subjects, and they will take up a substantial part of your child’s learning week. Alongside these are familiar foundation subjects: Art, Computing, Design & Technology, Foreign Languages, Geography, History, Music, and Physical Education. Schools now have more flexibility regarding the content they cover in these areas.

At the end of Year 6, compulsory national assessments, informally known as ‘SATs’, must be taken by all children. Pupils will undertake tests in Reading, Mathematics, and Grammar, Punctuation & Spelling. Writing will be based on Teacher Assessments taken from a variety of writing genres across Year 6. Results will be reported to parents at the end of the year.

2017 National Curriculum assessment results at the end of Key Stage 2: Information for Parents

The content of the curriculum for Year 6 can be found within the Curriculum Overview and further detail for English and Maths are included below. Click on the links  to find out more.


English

Year 6 Reading

Year 6 Writing

Maths

Year 6 Maths Yearly Overview


The below links also show the methods used to teach the four Maths rules in Year 6


To see the newsletters which show what we are learning each half term please see our Newsletter page.



Term dates and holidays

Academic Year 2017/2018

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Thank you to everyone who donated produce, flowers or spent money at our first Harvest Enterprise F...

Six Y6 children took part in this years Primary Maths Challenge at Red House School. They ...

Paying our respects

10th Nov 2017

Hartburn Primary school was today represent by Y5 & Y6 pupils at the Remembrance Service at the...

Congratulations to our newly appointed Head Boy - Will Ferguson and Head Girl - Scarlett Laidl...