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Autumn Term 2017

Follow the link below to view the curriculum map which details what we will be studying in other areas of the curriculum this term. 

Our topic for the first half of the autumn term is 'The Rainforest'

If parents would like to find out more about the curriuclum in Eagle Class, please come in and talk to the teacher.


We will be studying the book 'Journey to the River Sea' this term.

...a beautifully realised, uplifting adventure... an intensely visual account, full of the colours of South America. -- Times Educational Supplement...

From this story we will be developing skills in the following genres of writing:

  • Non-Chronological Report Writing
  • Descriptive writing
  • Journalistic writing
  • Diary entries
  • Letter writing
  • Poetry


Reasoning with our mathematical knowledge is at the heart of all of the work that Year 6 do.

The discrete areas of learning are as follows:

  • Number and Place Value
  • Addition and Subtraction
  • Multiplication and Division
  • Fractions, Decimals and Percentages
  • Angles
  • Measures


  • Living things and their habitats
  • Animals including humans
  • Electricity

British Values and Cultural Diversity

  • Democracy and Rule of Law
  • R.E.
  • Rosh Hashanah
  • European Day of Languages
  • British Food Fortnight
  • World Mental Health Day
  • Black History Month
  • Diwali
  • Halloween
  • Remembrance Day
  • Anti-Bullying Week
  • Hanukkah
  • Christmas