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Year 6

Year Six English Statements for the Year

Spoken Language I can continue to read and discuss an increasingly wide range of fiction, poetry, plays, non-fiction and reference books or textbooks
Spoken Language I can prepare poems and plays to read aloud and to perform, showing understanding through intonation, tone and volume so that the meaning is clear to an audience
Spoken Language I can discuss and evaluate how authors use language, including complex figurative language, considering the impact on the reader
Spoken Language I can ask specific reasoned questions to improve my understanding
Spoken Language I can identify and discuss themes and conventions in and across a wide range of writing with reasoning
Spoken Language I can participate in discussions about books that are read to me and those that I can read, building on my own and others’ ideas and challenging views courteously and with clear reasoning
Spoken Language I can explain and discuss my understanding of what I have read, including through formal presentations and debates in pairs, groups and whole class, maintaining a focus on the topic and using notes where necessary
Spoken Language I can perform my own compositions to a range of audiences, using appropriate intonation, volume, and movement so that the meaning is clear
Spoken Language I can pronounce mathematical vocabulary correctly and confidently
Spoken Language I can use the whole number system, including saying, reading and writing numbers accurately
Spoken Language I can describe the properties of shapes and explain how unknown angles and lengths can be derived from known measurements
Spoken Language I can describe positions on the full coordinate grid (all four quadrants)
Spoken Language I can report and present findings and evidence from enquiries, including conclusions, causal relationships and explanations of and degree of trust in results, in oral and written forms such as displays and other presentations
Spoken Language I can use relevant scientific language and illustrations to discuss, communicate and justify my scientific ideas, separating opinion from fact, and talk about how scientific ideas have developed over time
Comprehension I can read, enjoy, understand and discuss books that are written by different authors, in different styles. I can read books that are structured in different ways for different purposes <eg> for fun or research </eg>
Comprehension I can read, enjoy and understand a wide range of books, including from our literary heritage and books from other cultures and traditions
Comprehension I can discuss ideas, events, structures, issues, characters and plots of the texts across a wide range of writing
Comprehension I can discuss and compare themes, structures, issues, characters and plots within a book and between different books
Comprehension I can read, understand and learn from a wide range of poetry and can learn longer poems by heart
Comprehension I can show my understanding of texts by summarising the main ideas over a paragraph or a number of paragraphs, finding key details as evidence to support my views
Comprehension I can understand how language, structure and presentation contribute to meaning of a text
Comprehension I can talk about how authors use language, including figurative language and the impact it has on the reader
Comprehension I can show my understanding of texts and poems in presentations and debates and can present information using notes I have created to help me focus on the topic in my presentation
Comprehension I can fully explain my views with reasons and evidence from the text
Spelling I can add suffixes beginning with vowel letters to words ending in -fer <eg>referring, preferred, referee, preference</eg>
Spelling I can use prefixes involving the use of a hyphen <eg>co-ordinate, re-enter</eg>
Spelling I can distinguish between words which sound the same but have different meanings and other words which are often confused <eg> lose/loose</eg>
Spelling I can use dictionaries to check the spelling and meaning of words
Spelling I can use knowledge of root words, prefixes and suffixes in spelling and understand that the spelling of some words needs to be learnt specifically
Spelling I can use a thesaurus with confidence
Handwriting I can write legibly, fluently and with increasing speed by choosing which shape of a letter to use when given choices and deciding whether or not to join specific letters
Handwriting I can write legibly, fluently and with increasing speed by choosing the writing implement that is best suited for a task
Composition I can change my writing to fit the audience and purpose and choose the correct form and change the language and sentence length for the purpose
Composition I can plan my writing by recording my first thoughts and building on those ideas using what I have read or need to find out about as necessary
Composition I can plan a detailed character and / or setting to have an effect in the reader and use ideas from what I have read, heard and seen in other stories, plays or films
Composition I can use grammar and vocabulary which is suited to the purpose of my writing
Composition I can write pieces describing settings, characters and atmosphere and include speech that helps picture the character’s personality or mood as well as moving the action forward
Composition I can draft and write by accurately précising longer passages
Composition I can use different techniques to make my writing flow and link paragraphs
Composition I can set out my work using headings, sub-headings, columns, tables or bullet points to structure the text and to guide the reader
Composition I can give reasoned feedback on mine and others’ work to improve it
Composition I can give reasoned feedback on a text and suggest changes to vocabulary, grammar and punctuation to make the meaning clearer
Composition I can mark and edit work to have the correct tense throughout
Composition I can mark and edit work to have the correct subject and verb agreement
Composition I can read work looking for spelling errors and correct them using a dictionary
Composition I can proof-read for punctuation errors, including use of semi-colons, colons, dashes, punctuation of bullet points in lists, use of hyphens
Composition I can confidently perform my own work to a group and make sure it sounds interesting, controlling the tone and volume so that its meaning is clear
SPaG I can change the vocabulary to suit the purpose such as using formal and informal language appropriately in my writing
SPaG I can understand how words are related by meaning as synonyms and antonyms
SPaG I can use the passive to affect the presentation of information in a sentence
SPaG I can understand the difference between structures typical of informal speech and structures appropriate for formal speech and writing
SPaG I can link ideas across paragraphs using a wide range of cohesive devices such repetition of a word or phrase, grammatical connections and ellipsis
SPaG I can use layout devices such as headings, sub-headings, columns, bullets, or tables, to structure text
SPaG I can use the semi-colon, colon and dash to mark the boundary between independent clauses <eg>It’s raining; I’m fed up</eg>
SPaG I can use the colon to introduce a list and use semi-colons within lists
SPaG I can use bullet points to list information
SPaG I can use hyphens for clarity <eg> man eating shark or man-eating shark</eg>
SPaG I can understand the following words: subject, object, active, passive, synonym antonym, ellipsis, hyphen, colon, semi-colon and bullet points

 

Year Six Maths Statements for the Year

Spoken Language I can pronounce mathematical vocabulary correctly and confidently
Spoken Language I can use the whole number system, including saying, reading and writing numbers accurately
Spoken Language I can describe the properties of shapes and explain how unknown angles and lengths can be derived from known measurements
Spoken Language I can describe positions on the full coordinate grid (all four quadrants)
Number and Place Value I can read, write, order and compare numbers to at least 10,000,000 (ten million) and say the value of each digit
Number and Place Value I can round any number to a required degree of accuracy
Number and Place Value I can use negative numbers in context when looking at temperature or money; counting in jumps forwards and backwards through 0
Number and Place Value I can solve number and practical problems that involve ordering and comparing numbers to 10 000 000, rounding to a required degree of accuracy, using negative numbers and calculating intervals across zero
Addition and Subtraction I can mentally calculate using a mix of the four operations
Addition and Subtraction I can solve problems with more than one step and operation and explain why I used them
Addition and Subtraction I can solve addition and subtraction word and practical problems
Addition and Subtraction I can use estimation to check answers to calculations and determine an appropriate degree of accuracy
Multiplication and Division I can multiply numbers of up to 4 digits by a two-digit number using a formal written method
Multiplication and Division I can divide numbers of up to 4 digits by a two-digit number using a formal written method of long division, showing remainders, fractions or rounding as appropriate
Multiplication and Division I can divide numbers of up to 4 digits by a two-digit number using a formal written method of short division, showing remainders, fractions or rounding as appropriate
Multiplication and Division I can mentally calculate using a mix of the four operations and increasingly large numbers
Multiplication and Division I can identify common factors, multiples and prime numbers
Multiplication and Division I can use the order of importance of the four operations when answering questions
Multiplication and Division I can solve addition and subtraction multi-step problems, deciding which operations and methods to use and explain why they were suitable
Multiplication and Division I can solve problems involving addition, subtraction, multiplication and division
Multiplication and Division I can use estimating to check answers and problem solving
Fractions I can use common factors and multiples to simplify fractions and express fractions in the same denomination
Fractions I can compare and order fractions including those > 1
Fractions I can add and subtract fractions with different denominators and mixed numbers
Fractions I can multiply simple pairs of proper fractions, writing the answer in the simplest form such as 1/4 x 1/2 = 1/8
Fractions I can divide proper fractions by whole numbers such as 1/3 ÷ 2 = 1/6
Fractions I can link a fraction with division and work out decimal fractions such as 0.378 is 3/8 as a simple fraction
Fractions I can explain the place value of any digit in a number with up to 3 decimal places and multiply or divide these by 10, 100 or 1000
Fractions I can multiply numbers less than 10 with up to 2 decimal places by whole numbers
Fractions I can use written division methods for numbers with up to two decimal places
Fractions I can solve problems which require answers to be rounded to specified degrees of accuracy
Fractions I can use equivalences between simple fractions, decimals and percentages to help me solve problems
Measurement I can solve problems involving the calculation and conversion of units of measure, using decimal notation up to three places if I need to
Measurement I can use, read, write and convert between standard units. I can convert measurement of length, mass, volume and time from a smaller unit to a larger unit and vice versa. I can do this using decimal notation up to the three decimal places
Measurement I can convert between miles and kilometres
Measurement I can recognise that shapes with the same areas can have different perimeters and vice versa
Measurement I can recognise when it is possible to use formulae to find the areas or volumes of shapes
Measurement I can calculate the areas of parallelograms and triangles
Measurement I can calculate, estimate and compare volumes of cubes and cuboids using standard units, including cubic centimetres (cm³),cubic metres (m³). I can extend this to other units <eg> mm³ and km³</eg>
Properties of Shape I can draw 2-D shapes using dimensions and angles I am given
Properties of Shape I can recognise, describe and build simple 3-D shapes, including making nets
Properties of Shape I can compare and classify geometric shapes based on their properties and sizes. I can also find unknown angles in any triangles, quadrilaterals or regular polygons
Properties of Shape I can illustrate and name parts of circles, including radius, diameter and circumference. I know that the diameter is twice the radius
Properties of Shape I can recognise angles where they meet at a point, are on a straight line or are vertically opposite. I can then find any missing angles
Position and Direction I can describe positions in all four quadrants on a full coordinate graph
Position and Direction I can draw and translate simple shapes on the coordinate plane and reflect these in the axis
Statistics I can interpret and construct pie charts and line graphs. I can use these to solve problems
Statistics I can calculate and interpret the mean as an average
Ratio and Proportion I can solve problems that involve the relative sizes of two things where the missing number can be found by multiplying or dividing by whole numbers
Ratio and Proportion I can solve problems involving the calculation of percentages. I can also use percentages for comparisons
Ratio and Proportion I can solve problems involving shapes where the scale factor is known or can be found
Ratio and Proportion I can solve problems involving unequal sharing and grouping. I can use my knowledge of fractions and multiples to do this
Algebra I can use simple formulae
Algebra I can create and describe linear number sequences
Algebra I can record missing number problems algebraically
Algebra I can find pairs of numbers which complete an equation with two unknowns
Algebra I can create a list of possibilities of the combination of two variables