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Wheatfield Primary and Nursery School, Belfast, Co. Antrim

Primary 6

Welcome to Primary 6!

In P6, our hard work is very rewarding because as well as learning about important subjects we can engage in fun activities too!

We have a very enjoyable time learning about the World Around Us.

The various topics we study this term are:

  • American Adventure
  • World War 1

Keep checking back here for updates about our learning in class. 



28th May 2023
Congratulations to our stars
31st May 2023
P6 worked collaboratively in groups to complete a variety of Problem-Solving...
22nd May 2023
Our amazing stars.
11th May 2023
Today is a sad but happy day for everyone at Wheatfield as it is Mr McManus' last...
9th May 2023
In P6 we have been learning a lot about angles! Pupils worked in groups and matched...

P6 Information

School Times

Class School day begins School day finishes
P6 08:45am 2:40 (2:00 on a Friday)


Our PE days our Wednesday and Friday.

Pupils should come to school in their school tracksuit or P.E kit on both of these days.

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Curriculum Information

Here are some of the topics that we will be covering in Term 3A and 3B.


  • Multiplying by 10/100 & dividing by 10/100
  • Revision of addition and subtraction
  • Revision of multiplication and division table facts
  • Revision of multiples, factors, prime numbers, square numbers, and cube numbers
  • Calendar work including interpreting timetables
  • Creating graphs
  • Recognise right angles in the environment and understand an angle as a measure of turn
  • Add and subtract angles up to 360 degrees
  • Convert between different units of metric measure ie., kilometres, metres, millimetres, kilograms, grams, milligrams, litres, millilitres, and centilitres
  • Estimate, compare and calculate different measures, including money in pounds and pence
  • Explore symmetry in shapes of different sizes and orientations



  • Punctuation: capital letters, full stops, commas, and exclamation marks
  • Parts of speech to include: the different types of nouns, adjectives, verbs, and adverbs
  • Recap pupil's existing phonological knowledge and introduce new spelling patterns
  • Common and Proper Nouns
  • Comparative and Superlative Adjectives 
  • Verb Tenses
  • Homophones
  • Conjunctions


  • Class novel and a range of shared and guided texts


  • Teaching strategies of predication, inference and summarising using fiction and non-fiction texts


  • Activities including vocabulary building dictionary skills related to daily spelling


  • Genre focuses of persuasive writing and report writing