Nelson (Year 6)

Mrs Bell

Class Teacher

Mrs Jones

Teaching Partner

Early Morning Work

For the first half-an-hour of the day, Year Six focus on developing key skills in English and maths. The children work through a daily maths task to improve their mental agility. They will also have a handwriting task, which has a spelling, grammar or punctuation focus. This is also when children are heard read individually and also in guided groups. 

English is taught daily and develops reading, writing and speaking and listening skills. During the following  term, the children will be focusing on the following texts:
Narrative - a warning story
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Maths is taught daily from Monday to Friday.  Nelson Class will develop their mathematical reasoning skills by applying their mathematical knowledge and understanding to a range of different topics and areas of maths.
As a mathematician, the children will be focusing on both arithmetic and reasoning and problem solving skills across all the different topics in maths. 
In the following two terms, the class will be learning about Islam and focusing on the Christian concept the 'Kingdom of God'.


This term Nelson Class will be learning tennis skills and taking part in a range of Athletic skills. The class are also swimming.
The children will having class voice tuition with our voice coach- Caroline. 


PSHE is taught each term based on discussion and circle times. The children are given the opportunity to empathise with others and their emotions as well as coming to terms with and verbalising their own feelings and opinions. The children will be learning about body image and relationships.



This term the children will be exploring textile design and designing and making footwear from the Aztec period. They have also designed a new altar cloth which they will sew together.


Adding decimals 17 and 20

Fraction subtraction game

mental maths games