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Year 6 – Blade

Welcome to Blade Class with

Ms Dawkins, Mrs Harvey and Ms Daley



In summer 1 year 6 will continue to develop their writing skills through various genres through the primary writing project.The aim of the Primary Writing Project is to motivate children and teachers as readers and writers, deepening understanding and refining skills so that children make good progress and standards are raised.

To practise our descriptive writing skills to create effective settings.

To write an explanation text.

To write a journey



Northern Lights (known as The Golden Compass in North America and some other countries) is a fantasy novel by Philip Pullman, published by Scholastic UK in 1995. Set in a parallel universe, it features the journey of Lyra Belacqua to the Arctic in search of her missing friend, Roger Parslow, and her imprisoned uncle, Lord Asriel, who has been conducting experiments with a mysterious substance known as "Dust".



   Summer 1  In preparation for SATs year 6 will be consolidating various mathematical concepts.   


To recognise angles where they are on a straight line. 

To recognise angles where they meet at a point.

To find unknown angle in any triangles, quadrilaterals and regular polygons.

compare, classify geometric shapes based on their properties and sizes illustrate and name parts of circles, including radius, diameter and circumference.

Reflect simple shapes in the axes of the coordinate plane.

Find missing angles.


Place value in 6-digit numbers (PV additions/subtractions).

Add and subtract 1s, 10s, 100s, 1000s, 10,000s and 100,000s.

Place 6-digit numbers on a line and compare pairs of numbers; use < and >.

Revise using column addition to add pairs of 5-digit numbers with 5-digit answers.

Use column addition to add pairs of 5-digit numbers with 6-digit answers.

Understand place value in numbers with three decimal places

Multiply and divide by 10, 100 and 1000.

Place numbers with 3 decimal places on lines; round to the nearest 0.01, 0.1 or 1; Compare 2 numbers.

Add 2 or 3 amounts of money using column addition; Use rounding to check answers.

Add 2 or 3 numbers with 2 decimal places in a measures context, e.g. metres; Use rounding to check answers

Perform mental calculations using addition and subtraction.

Solve problems involving subtraction

Classify and sort quadrilaterals.

Revise angles round a point on a line; Find missing angles.

Know the totals of angles inside triangles and inside quadrilaterals and use to find missing angles.

Find that opposite angles are equal; find angles in polygons.

Find common multiples and factors.

Identify prime numbers, recognising their properties; Find numbers which have a pair of prime factors.

Find equivalent fractions; Simplify fractions using multiples and factors.

Compare and order fractions with unrelated denominators.

Find unit and non-unit fractions of amounts


Our PE days are Wednesday and Friday. Please ensure that your child's PE kit is in school on a Monday.


Library books to be returned on a regular bases.

Year 6 tuition every Tuesday from 3:30 to 4:30. Refreshments provided.