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Purple Standard

Year 6 | Purple

In Y6 the teaching will be focused on the purple standard and we expect that most children will secure this standard before they move onto High School.

Reading

What your child can do if they have achieved the purple standard:

  • Has a reading age of 12 years
  • Can write about books in their reading journal
  • Reads widely for interest and can recommend books
  • Scores 75% or more on purple reading papers

Writing

What your child can do if they have achieved the purple standard:

  • Can write long pieces - 2 sides
  • Can write and punctuate correctly 15 or more sentences
  • Writes in a mature style, creating cohesion through longer pieces of writing
  • Can use most of the Year 5 and Year 6 spelling list words in their writing
  • Writes neatly for 300 words - joining their writing

Maths

What your child can do if they have achieved the purple standard:

  • Has passed their Globetrotter and Solar System passports
  • Can + - x and ÷ using formal methods involving decimals
  • Can work with numbers above 10,000,000
  • Can work with negative numbers
  • Can work with decimals, fractions, percentages, ratio and proportion