Year 6

Teachers : Mrs Bridges (6B), Miss Kinsman (6K)
Teaching Assistant:  Mrs Gibbon

If your child is required to isolate or is unable to attend school for an extended period of time, please call the office on 0121 675 3573
and arrange a telephone meeting with Mrs Bridges (6B) or Miss Kinsman (6K) to discuss your child’s learning.


Our virtual school remains live and will be used to provide learning resources to those who are unable to attend school as a result of illness, isolation or any other reason. Furthermore, the materials found on the Virtual School pages may be used by any child for additional learning and who is keen to extend their learning at home. CLICK HERE TO VISIT


In our writing lessons we will be using a range of texts, as well as stimuli such as images and film, to inspire children’s writing, which will all be related to Shakespeare (in particular the plays Macbeth and A Midsummer Night’s Dream) for our new topic. During our reading lessons, we will be focussing on the children’s ability to understand a wide range of different types of texts, mostly based around our topic. We will give the children lots of fun learning opportunities where they will be interpreting art work, animations and song lyrics as well as more tradition novels, poems and non-fiction texts.


In maths, the children will be covering multiplication and division and solving a range of problems in a variety of ways, building on various skills along the way. In arithmetic sessions, we will be covering all of the core skills.

pe: Class 6B

6B will be doing PE on a Wednesday and Friday. Please could you ensure that you child has their PE kit with them on these days. It would be extremely useful if children could bring in a pair of gym pumps and a pair of trainers.

pe: class 6K

6K will be doing PE on a Wednesday and Friday. Please could you ensure that you child has their PE kit with them on these days. It would be extremely useful if children could bring in a pair of gym pumps and a pair of trainers.

Learning Diaries and Keeping in Touch

Your child will be expected to still record their homework, spellings and reading in their diary. This is a fantastic resource for the children to use, but also key for parent and teacher communication. Please continue to read with your child, at least 3 times per week and record this in their diary with further comments.


The children will receive a homework grid this half term and can choose one, or more, activities to complete per week. The children’s login details for their educational apps can be found in their learning diaries.

Supporting your child at home

*Go on Times Table Rock Stars
*reading 3 x a week
*learning year 5 and 6 keywords spelling  

Attendance and Punctuality

Good attendance and punctuality is essential to help your child achieve the best they possibly can.
Every week the attendance cup is awarded to the class with the best attendance – hopefully our class can win the cup lots of times this coming term!
We will also be awarded points in the Punctuality League. Let’s see if we can beat last year’s score.   


Children can achieve reward stamps for trying hard with their work! Every time they collect 50 stamps, they are awarded with a certificate.

uniform and jewellery

Please ensure children wear the correct school uniform, including black shoes and plain socks. Jewellery must not be worn. Please label all items so that they can be easily reacquainted with children if they are mislaid. This includes the inside of coats, shoes, hats, gloves and scarves.


We aim to teach the children about the benefits of a healthy lifestyle. With this in mind, our fantastic chef provides a range of healthy snacks. Snack for juniors is charged at £2.00 per week.
To pay for your child's snack, please log in to their Scopay account. Please speak to the office if you do not have your Scopay log in details

school meals

We are committed to providing excellent food that is healthy, tasty, nutritionally balanced and is presented in an attractive way that the children will enjoy.A School Dinner is £2.10 per day

dates for your diary

Friday 18th December: Break up for Christmas. Merry Christmas.
Wednesday 6th January 2021: Return to School

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