Year 6 2022 - 2023

Welcome to Year 6!

There are 3 classes in Year 6; Class 6E, Class 6M and Class 6W. The teachers are Mr Eccles (6E), Mrs Morrison (6M) and Ms Westerman (6W), supported by Miss Ringwood, Mrs Wright and Mr Hutchinson. The teaching assistants also working with us are; Miss Galyna, Miss McAdam and Rex.

In Autumn 1 we are learning:


  • Poetry and Persuasion linked to our world book day book 'Lots'.


  • Types of sentences ( questions, exclamations, commands and statements).
  • Using semi colons and colons correctly.
  • Fronted adverbials
  • Year 3,4,5 and 6 spelling revision.
  • Using subordinating and coordinating conjunctions.


  • Arithmetic - 4 rules
  • Missing numbers
  • Adjusting calculations
  • Comnposition of multiples of 1,000 up to 1,000,000


  • Answering inferential questions.
  • Using evidence from the text to support answers.
  • Answering author's choice questions.
  • Commenting on language choice and its impact on the reader.


  • Electricity


  • Developing basic skills using chromebooks
  • Coding
  • Online safety

History - War through time

  • The impact of war on how things are today
  • Compare and contrast war across the world
  • Focus on WW2
  • For Black History Month we will look at Political figures - their struggles, their impact and the changes they made


  • Competitive games
  • Attacking and defending strategies
  • Dance - focussing on using accurate terminology
  • Gymnastics - focussing on using feedback to improve complexity and dynamics of sequences

PSHE- How can we keep healthy as we grow?

  • How are mental and physical health linked?
  • How positive friendships and belonging to community groups improve wellbeing
  • Making choices to support a healthy, balanced lifestyle, including healthy food, being physically active and maintaining good dental health

RE- Religion Focus: Hinduism, Christianity, Islam and those with no faith

  • What do religions say to us when life gets hard?

Music - singing

  • Using chantas and rhyme with increasingly complex songs


  • Family and action words for routine activities
  • Reading and writing words
  • Identify graphemes by sound

Things to Remember

  • Our PE Days are Monday and Friday. PE kit must be in school on these days.
  • Please bring a re-usable water bottle to have in class. 


  • Timestables Rockstars 
  • My Maths 
  • Learn at least 2 new Arabic words each week.
  • Reading at home  

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Contact Us

Wilbraham Primary School

Platt Lane,
Manchester, M14 7EB

0161 224 3900
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Please address all enquiries to our Principal Andrew Marchant
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Ofsted Graded Good

We Want Children At Wilbraham Primary School To Be..., happy, polite,
confident, creative and unique

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