This way for Year 6 success
Support Year 6 English, Year 6 maths and Year 6 science learning with clear explanations and information as well as an array of teacher-created resources. Got a tricky topic to tackle or a piece of challenging homework? Find out how to explain it to your child then back it up with some practice sessions, using our worksheets and interactive tutorials, which cover all the core areas of the Year 6 curriculum, including angles, square and prime numbers, analysis of texts, improving writing skills and materials. Or you can keep learning on track year-round with our Y6 English, Y6 maths and Y6 science programmes.
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Everything you need to help prepare your child for KS2 SATs
You'll find lots of resources on TheSchoolRun to help your child prepare for their SATs test at the end of Year 6 including:
- KS2 SATs past papers – the official past papers
- KS2 SATs practice papers – mock papers, exclusively created for TheSchoolRun
- KS2 SATs revision course – a programme of worksheets covering all the core learning objectives that your child has to master for the tests
- SATs revision planner – get your child off to a confident start with these expert revision tips
- Countdown to SATs action plan - a 6-week plan to get your child ready
- Ready for SATs – tips, tricks and practical suggestions
- SATs: Practice Makes Perfect - everything you need to know to help your child prepare in one compehensive eBook
- Grammar, punctuation and spelling (SPAG) test practice papers
A complete parents' guide to EVERYTHING your child will learn in Year 6 maths
The Parents' Guide to Year 6 Maths will very quickly help you understand what's been going on in your child's lessons all these years – and better equip you for helping your child to really grasp their maths and get ahead in Year 6.
You will get an overview of the exact kind of sums, calculations and operations children are expected to be able to perform with whole and decimal numbers, percentages and fractions – as well as how they are taught to do them. You will learn exactly what they are expected to know about – and do with – shapes and measurements and data handling and you will also discover important little insights such as why you should not tell your child to move the decimal point when multiplying or dividing with decimals.
This popular eBook includes 50 ideas for maths games to play with your child, as well as resource sheets which you can print again and again to help your child practise place value, column calculations, 2D and 3D shapes, Venn diagrams, Carroll diagrams and more.
Fantastic learning packs to support your child's Year 6 learning
Looking for support on one specific area of the Year 6 curriculum? Browse through our range of learning packs and chances are you'll find just what your need. Our learning packs cover all aspects of a tricky subject, from information for parents to practical activities to help your child master it. Whether it's times tables or handwriting your child needs practice in, everything you need is just a download away. For starters, why not check out:
Prepare your child for the transition to secondary school
The move to secondary school is a big turning point in your child's life and you'll want to spend a lot of Year 6 preparing. You'll find lots of resources on TheSchoolRun to help ensure your child has the best start ever in Year 7, including:
Your guide to choosing a secondary school
What to look for during a secondary school visit
Common secondary school application mistakes
Choosing, applying and appealing
A Parents' Guide to Secondary School
How to survive starting secondary school
History, georgraphy or science homework? Let the Homework Gnome help
In Year 6, your child will cover some core learning areas of history, geography and science. For many of these topic-areas, you'll find top facts, timelines, did you knows, pictures, videos and more, in the Homework Gnome. Why not check out the following:
Isambard Kingdom Brunel
Life in the Victorian era
Greek life and culture
Greek gods and mythology
Conservation and endangered species