In Year 6, our Discovery Curriculum includes: scientific understand of living things and their habitats, geography of Europe, French vocabulary for meeting the family, computing and how Big Data is used and the history of significant monarchs. For a more in depth view of what we will be studying, please take a look at our curriculum map.
We use Accelerated Reader and Bug Club to support our reading in school and at home. We take reading quizzes to help us deepen our comprehension.
To support our multiplication and division fluency we use programs such as Times Tables Rock Stars to help us practise in school and at home.
In May, we sit our Year 6 SATs. To help us prepare for this, pupils may be given opportunity to attend additional booster sessions. Meetings will be held for parents to help them support their child and various mock papers will be taken at school to prepare the children for the style of question types that they will encounter. Revision booklets will also be available for distribution so that pupils may revise at home.
We use Class Dojo to communicate and any changes made to the day or week will be posted either by Miss Blake of Miss Collier. If there any immediate or personal enquiries, please send us a direct message and we will get back to you either via Dojo or a phone call if preferable. Children’s portfolio, where work may be posted, is also available for parents to see so that you can celebrate their successes with them.
In the summer, Year 6 will hold and Oscars ceremony to celebrate the children’s time at primary school. This will involve awards and dressing in our finest to show all that we have achieved. The pupils will also have inset days that they will attend their new high school. Dates will be at the end of the summer term and we are here to support parents and pupils with every step towards their new school.
For the latest information and more detail about what we get up to each term, please visit our class newsletter.