The Russell School

Welcome to Year 6

Summer Term 2021

Welcome to Year 6


  • Mr Ryan (Deputy Head) - Teacher (Wednesday, Thursday, Friday)
  • Mrs Coppinger - Teacher (Monday, Tuesday)
  • Mrs Sandoe - Teacher (Wednesday, Thursday)
  • Mrs Danskin - Teaching Assistant (Monday - Thursday)

Curriculum overview


SPAG, Mymaths, Spelling and Reading comprehension will be set on a Friday and need to be in the following Thursday.

Reading records will be sent home each day, Each reading record will be checked on Monday and children are asked to read every night and get their parents/guardian to sign off at least 3x per week.

Cracking times tables are tested every Wednesday.

Curriculum Overview



Talk for Writing – Persuasive writing, Poetry and descriptive writing looking at a variety of texts.


Reading comprehension weekly with Mrs. Sandoe.


Class reader and Book study – Wonder


SPAG – Similes, Metaphors, Personification, Adverbials, Parenthesis, Conjunctions & Y5/6 Spelling lists.




Alegbra, Measures, Reflections, Translations, Fractions, Decimals, Percentages and focussing on the four operations in a variety of word problems.




Human Circulatory System, Electricity and Evolution




Relationships and Changing me.


RSE - Developing understanding the changes that happen through puberty – both physical and emotional.

Knowing how to look after yourself, physically and mentally during puberty.

Describing the development of a baby from conception to birth and to know how a baby is born.

Outdoor Learning


Mayan Mask making, Angles, Firepit singalong!



The Mayans and Map Skills.





Western classical, history of music in context, musical language and Historical context for ballads.





The Mayans – Mayan Masks and Aboriginal Art




Songs, numbers to 90, colours, days, classroom commands, I can, months, the date and the weather.





Ideas of God and Suffering and Happiness.





Football, Cricket, Rounders, Athletics and Dance





Coding using Purple Mash