St Matthew's C of E

Primary School

Work TogetherAim HighShine Bright

Year 6

Hello Year 6!


Welcome back to school - I hope you've all had a lovely summer break and are feeling excited about your last year in primary school!


I am looking forward to getting to know you properly and I'm excited for all of the fun learning we have ahead!


Here’s what we will be learning during the autumn term:


Maths – Place value, four operations of number (addition, subtraction, multiplication and division), algebra.

English – Flashback story, information texts.

Science – Light - Can we see round corners?

RE – Christianity - Good News, God.

History – Civil Rights Movement - How did Martin Luther King fight injustice?

PE – Tennis

DT - Slippers

Computing – Data and spreadsheets  

French - Daily routines

PSHE – Relationships - civil partnership and marriage

Music – Woodwind (More information to follow)


Homework will continue to be set on a Tuesday and will be due in by the following Monday. Spelling tests will be every Friday. Topic projects will be sent home each half term.


Reading should be done every night and recorded in your home-school diary. These will be checked each week on a Friday.


Times Tables should be practised each night to ensure you know all the multiplication and division facts up to 12 x 12 to support your maths understanding.


Music will be taught by specialist music teacher every Tuesday afternoon. 


If you have any questions, please let me know! 


Miss Palmer.