Year 6 – Beech & Cedar

 

We would like to warmly welcome you to Y6’s year group page!

We aim to provide you with an insight into what’s happening in Y6 and share with you a snapshot of our learning journey. This space will be used to showcase and importantly celebrate a variety of learning outcomes produced by the Y6 team. We are extremely proud of all of our Y6 pupils and we look forward to sharing their achievements with you. Scroll below to learn about the key areas of learning, knowledge and understanding which we will be covering during the Autumn term. Important information and regular updates can be found via our Class Notices section or the Documents tab.

We hope you enjoy exploring the content on our Y6 page!

Teachers

Y6 Beech – Mrs Hinton & Mrs Taylor

Y6 Cedar – Mrs Carter & Mrs Burge

Y6 Teaching Assistant – Mrs Niaz 

 

Class Notices

Presentation Invite

Presentation Invite

Dear parents and carers of 6 Beech, Although this is very short-notice, it would be lovely if we could have sme aprent representation at the award assembly on Thursday (9:30) for 6 Beech's class teacher Mrs Hinton's National Teacher of the Year Award. This is an...

Plant a Tree for the Jubilee

Plant a Tree for the Jubilee

  Mr Chell and 4 volunteers have planted a tree as part of the Platinum Jubilee Queen's Canopy campaign. The tree is a Weeping Silver pear Tree, chosen for it’s platinum silver  coloured leaves.  It has been planted along the Cliff Road side of the playground....

Faiths and Beliefs

Faiths and Beliefs

Year 6 have shown how we can belong to different faiths but have a similar belief system and live together harmoniously following the school values. They have incorporated QR codes into their display that link to video clips of each child talking about their faith and...

Our Calendar

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Term Overview

Y6 Summer Term 2022

Y6 Summer Term 2022

Summer Term  This term, our whole school Peace & Conflict topic is called ‘20th Century War’. In Y6, as part of this topic, we will be developing our knowledge and understanding of 20th Century War, including: What is war? How do wars start? What were the events...

Y6 Spring Term 2022

Y6 Spring Term 2022

Spring Term This term, our whole school A Green Clean World themed learning is called ‘Save The Bees’. Year 6 will be learning all about the incredible world of bees and the important part they play in every aspect of the ecosystem. Our key areas of learning within...

Y6 Autumn Term 2021

Y6 Autumn Term 2021

Autumn Term - Identity This term, our whole school Identity, Self-Belonging and Diversity topic is called ‘The World and My Place In It’. In Y6, as part of this broader topic, we will be learning about five key strands of knowledge and understanding, including:...

Our Class Ambassadors

 

Our Reading Ambassadors

 

Personal identity- a letter to our future self

We hope you enjoy watching some of our videos created in Y6. During the year, we will add videos to this space to celebrate achievements and also provide an opportunity for our Y6’s to create video content which they can share with an audience. Some of our Digital video projects will also feature here. Throughout the year, we will be developing our leadership and oracy skills as a team- everyone’s voice is valued.

Watch this space for video updates! 

Y6 Photo Gallery

Welcome to our photo gallery which shares with you a few snapshots of what’s been and is currently happening in Year 6!

School Council & Parliament

Class Documents & Resources

Class Information

Our PE days are Wednesdays and Thursdays
Our School Rules

Listen to and follow instructions. 

Be polite and care about other people.

Always keep hands and feet to yourself and work and play safely.

Look after the school and its environment.

  • Look after your property and have respect for other people’s belongings.

Do not tease, bully or upset anyone.

Speak respectfully to others and do not swear.

Our Weekly Homework

Y6’s weekly homework consists of: Arithmetic, Grammar and Spellings.

There is the option of a paper copy of homework and all pieces of homework will also be available on Showbie in the homework folders too. We like to provide the choice to the children, help reduce printing to save more trees and make it accessible.

Your child’s Showbie log in is available as a QR code in their Reading diary and the username and password are also featured there too.

 

Weekly Maths Homework

Arithmetic homework will be set on a Friday, consisting of a range of questions linked to areas covered in Maths so far this year.

We will be predominantly focusing on the 4 operations. This sheet is available on Showbie and your child can bring home a paper copy if they wish.

Weekly Spellings & Grammar Homework

Spelling homework will be set on a Monday and your child will be tested the following Monday.

The spelling list is in your child’s Spelling book and also on Showbie incase they forget to bring home their book. We encourage Y6 to practise their Spellings by writing sentences which include the words. It’s also valuable for your child to look at definitions too to broaden their understanding of the spellings. There will also be challenges available on Spelling Shed.

Grammar homework (set on a Monday and handed in the following Monday) is usually a sheet of tasks focused on developing children’s ability to retrieve previous learning and build on their memory of Grammar features. This will also be available on Showbie.

Useful Links

Human Rights

We have recently watched and discussed this video in class.

Read Theory

Reading Comprehension Skills

Times Tables

TT Rockstars 

Spelling Shed

Spelling Challenges 

Y6 Residential Meeting for Parents

Y6 Reading List

Reading List

Meet The Author

In January, we’ll be starting our new class book by Piers Torday called The Dark Wild.

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