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Purple Standard

Year 6 | Purple

In Y6 the teaching will be focused on the purple standard and we hope 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
  • Writes about books in 25 reading journals per year
  • Reads widely for interest
  • Scores more than 75% 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 15 sentences
  • Writes in a mature style, creating cohesion through longer pieces of writing
  • Gets at least 80% right in spelling tests
  • 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
  • Scores more than 75% on purple maths test