Year 6

Welcome to Year 6

Our teacher and teaching assistants are as follows:


Teacher - Mrs R. Hoolihan

Teaching Assistants - Miss K. Cooper/Mrs A. Rowland

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Organisational information

Homework: Homework will be distributed week every Fridayand should be returned to school every Wednesday.

Reading: All children will read individually to an adult at least once per fortnight. The book that they have read, along with its page numbers, will be recorded in your child’s school diary on that day’s date. Your child will be given the opportunity to change their reading book daily, but should only do so once a book has been completed. We encourage children to read at home every day. Children must ensure that their reading book and school diary are in school every day.

PE: PE will take place in weekly blocks as follows:

Week beginning: 07/11/2016

Week beginning: 20/03/2017

Week beginning: 01/05/2017

Week beginning: 15/05/2017

Year 6 Swimming Assessment: Thursday 15th September

Class Assembly Date: Friday 14th July 2017

Curriculum Map

The curriculum map outlines how your child’s class teacher has personalised the programmes of study for each national curriculum subject. 

Any questions regarding the new curriculum should be discussed with your child’s class teacher.

Inspirational Visits/Visitors


Bolton Museum – Egyptology Workshop (Wednesday 14th September)

Residential - Lledr Hall Outdoor Education Centre (Friday 17th March – Sunday 19th March)

Healthy Relationships (Fort Alice)

Safe for Autumn inc. Bonfire Night (Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue)

Heartstart – CPR Training (Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue)




At Ladybridge, we employ a book-led English curriculum. Books are used as a stimulus for capturing the imagination and interest of the children. Through this, National Curriculum objectives are delivered. We encourage child-led learning and, therefore, plan learning opportunities as needs arise and interests are discovered. Please see attached for the appropriate expectations of the new curriculum for your child. This includes a spelling list. 




You will receive a maths booklet which includes the expectations for each different area of maths that your child is expected to learn, and also includes the types of calculations and methods that will be taught. These booklets will be used in school to help us assess, track and set targets for your child. The maths booklets are based upon age-related expectations, so the majority of children will be expected to become secure in all areas by the end of the year.



Electricity; Animals inc. Humans; Evolution and Inheritance; Light; Living Things and Their Habitats





To design, write and debug programs that accomplish specific goals, including controlling or simulating physical systems; solve problems by decomposing them into smaller parts.

To use sequence, selection, and repetition in programs; work with variables and various forms of input and output.

To use logical reasoning to explain how some simple algorithms work and to detect and correct errors in algorithms and programs.

To understand computer networks including the internet; how they can provide multiple services, such as the world wide web; and the opportunities they offer for communication and collaboration.

To use search technologies effectively, appreciate how results are selected and ranked, and be discerning in evaluating digital content.

To select, use and combine a variety of software (including internet services) on a range of digital devices to design and create a range of programs, systems and content that accomplish given goals, including collecting, analysing, evaluating and presenting data and information.





Mod-Roc Planes


Automata Animals



The Amazing Americas


Planning a Journey



The Changing World




Ancient Egypt








Art & Design

Tilly Willis

Under the Bomber’s Moon






Dance; Gymnastics; Athletics; Swimming; Games: Invasion (Football, Rugby), Net/Wall (Dodgeball, Volleyball), Striking/Fielding (Cricket)


Hinduism - Leaders & Teachers; Stories; Belonging/Journey of Life

Christianity – Leaders & Teachers; Belonging/Journey of Life; Celebrations



Healthy Relationships

Making Sense of Growing Up and Keeping Safe (Sex and Relationship Education)


French - Animals

Please click here if you would like to download the information detailed above in pdf format.


Promoting British Values in our Curriculum

Please click on the link below for examples of how we promote British Values in our curriculum.