Welcome to Year 6 

Teacher: Miss Stewart and Miss Oliver
Teaching Assistants: Miss Williams and Mr Buttery

Spring 2 Term Objectives

Year: 6      Date: March 2023

This is intended for parents and pupils to share the learning objectives for the term. It also provides targets for the term ahead





  • To understand equivalences between fractions, decimals and
  • To generate and describe linear number sequences.
  • To use simple algebraic formulae and to express missing number problems algebraically.
  • To find pairs of numbers that satisfies an equation with two unknowns.
  • To understand metric and imperial measurements.
  • To convert and calculate metric measurements.
  • To convert between miles and kilometres.
  • To understand area and perimeter and calculate the area of triangles and parallelograms.
  • To calculate the volume of cuboids.
  • To describe positions on the full coordinate grid (all 4 quadrants).
  • To draw and translate simple shapes on the coordinate plane, and reflect them in the axes.


My Maths target is: 

To read and interpret different graphs and tables, including pie charts.




Our book this half term is going to be, ‘The Boy at the Back of the Class’ by Onjali Q. Raúf.







In our English lessons, we are going to be:

  • Reading the story together.
  • Learning new words and their meanings to widen our vocabulary.
  • Retrieving and inferring information.
  • Writing a diary entry.
  • Using the passive voice.
  • Using fronted adverbials.
  • Using colons and semi-colons in our writing.
  • Writing a character description.
  • Using expanded noun phrases for description.




  • To recognise that light appears to travel in straight lines.
  • To use the idea that light travels in straight lines to explain that objects are seen because they give out or reflect light into our eye.
  • To explain that we see things because light travels from light sources to our eyes or from light sources to objects and then to our eyes.
  • To use the idea that light travel in straight lines to explain why shadows have the same shape as the objects that cast them.
    (This Science topic will continue into the first half of the summer term)
  • This term, we will also be marking British Science week (13th -17th March)
Other useful information for this term:



Discovery Quest Topic

Topic Question: 

What influence did religion have on the Kings and Queens of England after 1066?