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iPrimary - Also known as International Primary is Years 1 to 6 in the Edexcel curriculum

On this page you will find information regarding Year 6 four core subjects curriculum. All information available on this page is directly sourced from Pearson Edexcel. 

iPrimary: Year 6 English Curriculum 

Qualification aims and objectives

The Pearson Edexcel International Primary Award in English requires students to demonstrate knowledge, understanding and application of the following skills, drawn from Year 6 of the Pearson Edexcel iPrimary English Curriculum.  

  • Read and respond to different types of non fiction and fiction texts 

  • Read and respond to texts showing good understanding 

  • Acquire a variety of vocabulary and show understanding of grammar and knowledge of linguistic conventions for reading and writing 

  • Write with clarity and accuracy, adapting language and style to suit different purposes and contexts. 


Assessment Overview 

Section A: Reading 
Section B: Grammar and Punctuation 
Section C: Writing 

iPrimary: Year 6 Science Curriculum 

Qualification aims and objectives

The sciences are taught in ways that ensure that students have the knowledge to enable them to develop curiosity about the natural world, insight into working scientifically, and appreciation of the relevance of science to their everyday lives, so that they develop: 


  • Scientific knowledge and conceptual understanding in the areas of biology, chemistry and physics 

  • Understanding of the nature, processes and methods of science through scientific enquiry, which helps them to answer scientific questions on the world around them 

  • Learning of how to apply observational, practical and enquiry-based skills to the world around them 

  • Their ability to begin to evaluate claims based on science through analysis of methods, evidence and conclusions, both qualitative and quantitative. 

Assessment Overview 


Section A: Biology 


  • Feeding relationships 

  • Variation and classification 

  • Growing plants 

  • Plant adaptations 

  • Micro-organisms 

  • Plant life cycles 

  • Heart, lungs and circulation 


Section B: Chemistry


  • Solids, liquids and gases 

  • Mixing and separating materials 

  • Reversible and irreversible changes 

Section C: Physics  

  • Light 

  • Electricity: everyday uses and simple circuits 

  • Seeing and reflecting 

  • Electricity: changing circuits 

  • Earth and space 

  • Forces in air and water 

iPrimary: Year 6 Mathematics Curriculum

Qualification aims and objectives


  • Become fluent in the fundamentals of mathematics, including through varied and frequent practice with increasingly complex problems over time, so that they develop conceptual understanding and the ability to recall and apply formulae, terminology and facts with increasing speed and accuracy 

  • Demonstrate detailed understanding of mathematical procedures, notations and concepts, apply detailed understanding of mathematical procedures, notations and concepts to given contexts 

  • Present and organise data in a variety of forms with limited guidance, interpret information from graphs, tables, charts and lists and draw conclusions. Use a logical approach to make decisions on mathematical processes to solve real-life problems 

  • Solve problems by applying their mathematics to a variety of routine problems with increasing sophistication, including breaking down problems into a series of simpler steps and persevering in seeking solutions. 



Assessment Overview 

Section A: Numbers 


  • Integers 

  • Addition and subtraction 

  • Multiplication and division 

  • Four operations 

  • Fractions and decimals 

  • Percentages 

  • Ratio and proportion 

Section B: Algebra


  • Sequences 

  • Expressions and formulae 

  • Equations 


Section C: Geometry 


  • Measures 

  • Shape 

  • Angles 

  • Position and direction

Section D: Statistics


  • Using and interpreting data 


iPrimary: Year 6 Computing Curriculum

Qualification aims and objectives

The International Award in Primary Computing aims to ensure that all students: 

  • Can understand and apply the fundamental principles and concepts of computer science, including abstraction, logic, algorithms and data representation 

  • Can analyze problems in computational terms and have repeated practical experience of writing computer programs in order to solve such problems 

  • Can evaluate and apply information technology, including new or unfamiliar technologies, analytically to solve problems 

  • Are responsible, competent, confident and creative users of information and communication technology.

Assessment Overview 

Section A: Computer Science  


  • Problem solving: algorithms, decomposition and abstraction

  • Programming and development

  • Computers: hardware and software

  • Communications and networks

Section B: Digital Technology


  • Bigger Picture

  • Information technology

  • Software skills: word processing 

  • Software skills: data base management  

  • Software skills: spreadsheets 

  • Software skills: Presentation 

  • Software skills: Graphics

  • Software skills: File handling 


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