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Year 6

Welcome to Year 6

Dear Parents

We are thrilled to be working with your children this year and we are looking forward to the next 12 months together. Although this is an incredibly important year in terms of preparing for Secondary School, we shall endeavour to continue to balance hard work with fun learning. We are proud of the relationships we have with your children and feel that we know them extremely well.  Please remember you are all a part of our community and are welcome into school at anytime.
Mrs Poyntz & Mrs Birkett.

 

 

Homework: Mondays
Reading books need to be brought into school every Monday and an adult needs to sign their child’s reading record. In Year 6, we encourage them to read 50 pages or more a week. Children have login details for all online platforms used by the school and can access these to help them with Times Tables practice (TTRockstars) and Spelling practice (Spelling Shed). Please help them to practise these regularly, along with supporting them in learning all their times tables by heart up to 12 X 12.

Your child will receive a piece of Maths, Grammar and Reading Comprehension homework each week. This is due the following Monday and should be completed to a good standard in blue/black ink for English and pencil for Maths.

 

Spellings – Tuesday
Each week the children will receive a new set of spellings to learn. They will be tested the following Tuesday. Spelling Shed is an online platform successfully being used by the school to help them in learning spellings appropriate for their age and ability. Please encourage children to access the platform regularly.

 

 

PE: 
Year 6 children will have PE on Wednesday and Fridays. The children are expected to come to school in their PE kits on those days (Please see prospectus for kit list).

 

 

Learning Support:

Mrs Barrow (HLTA)

Mrs Kenny

Mr McDougall

Mr Rodgers

Mrs Daley

 

 

Trips and Residential:

TBC

 

 

Upcoming Events:

 

Christmas jumper day/Christmas dinner: Wednesday 9th December 2020

Santa Dash: Friday 11th December 2020

Year 6 Christmas Party: Monday 14th December 2020

Easter Disco: Wednesday 31st March 2021

Easter Egg Competition: Thursday 1st April 2021

SATS Week: Monday 10th May-Thursday 13th May 2021

Sports Day: Friday 2nd July 2021

 

 

 

 

 

E-safety:
Following our E-safety session with parents and Barrow Police, we have added links to each year group page to help you find out more about keeping your child safe online. If you have any questions or you just want to chat about e-safety, please feel free to call in.

Click to follow the links:

http://www.childnet.com/young-people

https://www.internetmatters.org

https://ceop.police.uk/safety-centre

https://www.thinkuknow.co.u