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Year 6

Welcome to Class 6's Class Page. Here you will find all of the information you need to keep organised and prepared for school. Your teachers this year are Miss Murphy and Mrs Cottam. Mrs Johnson will be on hand to help us on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays too.  



Our learning challenge big question is:

 What is the world like beyond Runcorn?   

Below are the question prompts that we will explore in our topic lessons each half term.

Autumn 1

What is Western scoiety like in comparison to that of a dumpster child living in Behala?

How important is the role of the dumpster children?

Do you think all children are entitled to an education?

What are the impacts of plastic pollution on our planet?

Is there anywhere else in the world that is like Behala? What is a favela?

Can you name any plants or animals that habituate in the Brazilian Amazon rainforest?

Where in the rainforest can these plants and animals be found?


Above you will find our planned activities for topic lessons. This includes key vocabulary you should spend some time learning and also your homework menus are attached.

Autumn 2

Why is the rainforest important to us all?

Is Fair Trade fair?

Why is deforestation taking place?

What is the big deal about palm oil plantations?

Can we use recycled images to create a rainforest image?

What message do your recycled images give?

Things to remember!

This half term we will have P.E. on a Thursday.

Homework will be set on a Wednesday to be returned on a Monday.

Spellings will be set on a Tuesday to learn for a test each Monday.

Reading records should be signed and in school everyday.

Activities on My Maths will be allocated weekly

You will earn praise points for reading every day and bringing a signed reading record to school; for completing homework and returning it to school on time and for attendance and punctuality. Remember to bring the right things on the right days!


Place Value and Number Using a place value scale like this we can easily determine the value of digits. You will always find this knowledge useful when working with numbers. 

Key Vocabulary and phrases

ones O value,    stands for,     represents
tens T greater than >         less than <
hundreds H equal to, equivalent
thousands Th ascending/descending order
ten thousands Tth round to the nearest
hundred thousands Hth composite,      whole number
millions M integer,     positive number
ten millions TM negative number,   minus
hundred millions HM zero

We will continue to master the formal written methods for addition, subtraction, division and multiplication. We will also explore the inverse operation and how we can use this to check the accuracy of our calculations. 

Column Addition

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Column Subtraction

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Short Division

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Long multiplication

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