English

Year 6 study a topic based curriculum predominantly based around a termly text. Previous authors include; Michael Morpurgo, Eva Ibbotsen, John Boyne, Anne Holm and R.J. Palacio. The curriculum serves to prepare students for the senior school. Examples of non-fiction topics are: Non-Chronological Reports, Balanced Arguments, Report Writing, Biography and Auto-biography, Persuasive Writing and Letters of Complaint. Fiction topics: Narrative Writing, Poetry and Journalism. In the autumn term, students create their own choose your own adventure, Fighting Fantasy story which is published with the proceeds going to charity. Grammar and punctuation skills are revised and longer essay style paragraphs are introduced.