Welcome to Year 6.

We are Oak class!

The adults in Oak class are Miss Ahmed and Mrs Ali.

What are we learning about this half term?

In Maths, we are developing our skills in fractions, decimals and percentages. By the end of the half term, we are hoping to be able to convert between fractions, decimals and percentages, solve problems involving fractions, decimals and percentages, as well as add, subtract, multiply and divide fractions with different denominators.

In English, we are exploring the text The Highwayman. Our initial hook will be based upon creating an eerie image of country roads, By the end of the unit, we will have a written a formal letter in the role of the Highwayman.

In PHSE, we are developing our understanding of Living in the Wider World.  We will be exploring how to be safe online and how to use media safely.

In Computing, we are exploring the importance of online safety and our online reputation. We will be finding out about why copywrite and ownership is important and what online information and images we can legally reuse in our own work.

In Geography, we will be building upon our understanding climate, weather and biomes and map-reading whilst we learn about why America is so Amazing! We will be using maps to compare the UK to the Americas.

At the end of this half term, we will be taking part in DT Dazzle Days finding out about healthy eating and developing some menus of delicious food!


In RE, we will be learning about how to make Shipley a respectful place.

In Science, we be learning about the circulatory system and how being healthy/unhealthy can affect our heart.

Take a look at our Curriculum Year Group Plan to find out what else we will be learning about in Year 2 this year. Remember you can find the knowledge organisers for each unit on class dojo – please share these with your children and discuss the key vocabulary!

Important Information:

Swimming: Tuesday

Library: Thursday

Spellings: Friday 

Reading Books: Friday