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


Our inspiration for writing this half term is based on our new topic, which is centered around teaching the children all about how to lead their best possible life. The first task is a narrative based on a beautiful story called 'The Wondrous Road Ahead'. We will be working on multiple objectives to ensure the children are secure in as many of these as possible.


In maths, the children will be covering ratio, bar and line graphs, pie charts, angles and then consolidating other areas from earlier in the year and applying these to various problems. These questions will be in different forms so the children can apply a variety of strategies.

pe: Class 6B

6B will be doing PE on a Wednesday and swimming on Friday. Please could you ensure that you child has their PE / swimming 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

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