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St Josephs Tyrella

Welcome to P6/7

Welcome to Primary 6/7.  Keep up to date on what is happening in our classroom by reading our news articles and galleries.

What are we learning....

 This half term we are learning....



  • Know the features of instructions
  • Write instructions using appropriate features
  • Homophones
  • Pronouns
  • Kennings Poetry
  • Identify common links between words with the same prefix
  • Know the meanings of some prefix words

Decimals ....

  • introducing tenths
  • addition/subtraction of tenths
  • Measure : 24 hour clock


  • multiplying/dividing tenths, hundredths, thousandths,
  • ordering decimals
  • decimal sequences
  • Measure - Revision of 24 hour clock/World time zones








  • Fraction of a whole - ½ of ¼ of ¾ of
  • finding fractions of numbers including 2/3, 5/6,  etc
  • Finding Equivalent fractions and Simplifying fractions
  • Understand mixed numbers and improper fractions and be able to change them e.g. 3 ½ = 7/2       8/3 = 2 2/3
  • Consolidation of Multiplication and Division
  • Multiply 3 and 4 digit numbers accurately by 2 to 9
  • Divide 3 and 4 digit numbers by 2 to 9
  • Revise all  multiplication/division facts
  • P6 - introduction of factors, multiples, Prime and square numbers
  • Name all 3D shapes and identify their number of faces, edges and vertices
  • Make nets of shapes
  • Understand the relationship between 2D and 3D shapes
  •  Complete a  survey making own decisions on how to collect and interpret data
  • Put data into RM Graphing
  • Print and analyse tables and graphs


  • consolidation of improper fractions and mixed numbers
  • adding/subtracting fractions
  • Place value – millions and hundreds of thousands
  • Fractions – equivalent, simplified, mixed, improper
  • Multiply and divide decimals with answers to 2 decimal places
  • Consolidation of multiples, factors, prime and square numbers
  •  learn how to multiply and divide by factors
  • Know all the properties of 3D shapes – nets, faces, vertices, edges and bases
  • Draw frequency tables and graphs using class intervals

Language and Literacy:

  • Continue to develop discussion skills throughout the curriculum
  • Develop the ability to ask relevant questions
  • Participate in modelled, shared, paired and guided reading
  • Complete a range of reading activities linked to Wonder and class scheme
  • Become familiar with the features of Report writing through reading a wide range of reports
  • Use mind maps to plan a report
  •  Research their topics using books and/or internet sources
  • Write a report on researched animal

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Mathematics & Numeracy:

  •  Develop mental arithmetic skills, e.g. estimating, counting forwards/ backwards, rounding and adjusting, multiplying and dividing by 10, 100 and 1000 and calculating time durations
  •  Revise and thoroughly learn all multiplication and division maths facts








  • Learn about and write using different parts of speech, e.g.  nouns (collective, Proper, common and P7 - abstract)
  • verbs  - write using past, present and future tense verbs, understanding the different usages.
  • Gain experience of writing using singular and plural nouns.
  •  Read a range of different text
  • Class novel - Wonder
  •  Discuss and respond to reading a variety of genre, at each child’s own level.
  • Expand vocabulary by encouraging greater use of dictionaries and thesauri.
  • Explore abstract poetry
  • Be encouraged to share poems, book reviews and personal experiences/interests outside of school with the class.


  • Revise the four basic operations of adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing through practical and written work.
  • Work with numbers within 999 999.
  • Consolidate times tables, encouraging a sound recall.
  • Collect and gather information, using it to form graphs, and be able to interpret the information presented.
  • Be able to name a variety of 2D shapes and their properties.
  • Recognise parallel and perpendicular lines
  • Explore different types of triangle  
  •  Explore different methods of carrying out mental calculation

Class Gallery

Phonics work on the computer
Phonics work on the computer
What number can we make?
What number can we make?
Learning about large numbers is fun
Learning about large numbers is fun
Happy Birthday Frank
Happy Birthday Frank
Self portraits
Self portraits
Creation booklets
Creation booklets
Creation Display
Creation Display
Self Portraits in the style of Romero Britto
Self Portraits in the style of Romero Britto
Pop Art
Pop Art

Class News

22nd Jun 2018
Prize Giving Night On Thursday night, Saint Joseph’s Tyrella held its annual prize giving night, It’s a bit like...
22nd Jun 2018
Pupils from our two schools completed a sponsored walk on Monday 18th June for the Paul Ward Fund and the Royal Hospital...