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Transition Yr 5 to Yr 6 September 2020

Welcome to your Year 6 transition page. Here you can find out more about your class for September 2020. We are really excited to show you - who you will be learning with, where you will be learning and what you are going to learn in Year 6.

Some of you have not been in school for a long time, coming back to school you may be feeling a bit worried. Some things are going to be different in your new class but some things will stay the same. All your friends from year 5 are going to be starting year 6 too.

Your Teachers

A message from your teacher

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Your new classroom

Have a look at the photos below to familiarise yourself with your new learning space.

What will you learn in yr 6?

You will develop your knowledge and skills in Year 6 through the topics and challenges below. More detailed information will follow from your teacher in September.

Learning Challenge

Through Learning challenge you will learn creatively about  History and Geography, you will explore through Design and Technology and Creative Arts. These are some of your Learning Challenge topics for in Year 6…

  • Who Were the People of the Ancient Kingdom of Benin?
  • Were the Vikings Vicious or Victorious?
  • How could Hitler have convinced a nation like Germany to follow him?


Much of your Literacy learning will be taught and linked through your Learning Challenge, there will be lots of opportunities for debate and discussion.

  • Creative writing – Journey, Dracula
  • Power of Imagery – 4 Seasons Poetry
  • Christmas Narrative – The Longest Journey
  • Balanced Argument text – Video games
  • Suspense writing – A Monster Calls
  • Extended narrative – All Summer in a Day
  • Persuasive Writing including links to promotional writing for LC
  • Performance Poetry – Boogy Woogy Buggy


Your Maths learning will cover

  • Place Value and Rounding including decimals
  • Long multiplication and Division
  • Comparing, ordering and simplifying fractions and equivalences
  • X and ÷ decimal numbers up to 2 decimal places, decimals in context
  • Negative numbers in real life
  • 2D Shape, Space and measure.  Area and property of 2D shapes – making Nets
  • Common factors multiples and prime numbers
  • Solving fraction problems
  • Using Formulae and sequences. Including finding missing numbers.
  • Solving equations and problems with percentages
  • Finding missing angles, Finding missing values
  • Statistics
  • Drawing shapes and finding angles – reflections and equations, Circles and Scaling


In Science you will learn through these topics

  • The Nature Library
  • Everything changes
  • Body health
  • Body pump
  • Danger! Low voltage!
  • Light up your World


The Global Pandemic of Coronavirus meant that many things changed for us all, When change happens it can cause us to become worried or confused, it can effect how we are feeling. We will be working on the importance of our mental health throughout this year to give us the skills to cope with how we feel and to enable us to know how to ask for and find help when we need to, so that we feel safe and secure and ready to learn. In September our PSHE focus will be - New beginnings and transition to year 4. Understanding our feelings and the Zones of emotional regulation. You will also cover

  • Enterprise - What is meant by enterprise and begin to develop enterprise skills.
  • Puberty and reproduction
  • Body health
  • Online safety and anti bullying.


In RE this year you will focus on the questions below, learning about what Christians believe as well as extending learning about other faiths and religions...

  • How has the Christian message survived for over 2000 Years?
  • Should every Christian go on a Pilgrimage?
  • How would Christians advertise Christmas to show what Christmas means today?
  • What does it mean to be a Hindu?
  • The Contemporary Anglican Church
  • How does the Christian Festival of Easter offer Hope?
  • The Journey of Life and Death
  • Rules and Responsibilities – Who Decides?
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