Year 6 2023 - 2024
Hello and welcome to Year 6!
Happy New Year! We hope you had a lovely and relaxing Christmas. As we enter 2024, we also enter the final year that Year 6 will be at St. Paul’s. This term Year 6 will be starting revision for SATs. Children will also be learning about the topic of World war two, which we are sure they will really enjoy!
Our Christian Value this half term is Respect
In English the theme will be ... World War II!
In English this half term we will be using the text ‘The Lion and the Unicorn’ by Shirley Hughes and Other books set in World War II such as the Diary of Anne Frank
There will also be additional writing opportunities including letters, and diary entries.
Spelling, Grammar and Punctuation
To see how we teach Reading at St. Paul's click here.
In Year 6 we are reading Letters from the Lighthouse by Emma Carroll
In Maths we follow Power Maths. We will be learning…
+ - x ÷ of fractions
Fractions of an amount
Place Value of decimals
Written methods of + - x ÷ using decimals
Covert fractions, percentages and decimals
Calculate percentages of an amount
Solve problems using percentages
Perimeter and area of rectangles, triangles and parallelograms.
Perimeter and area of compound shapes
History: World War II (How did it affect people in our local area?)
Art and Design: Still life and World War II art.
PE: Netball and Gymnastics
Science: Changing Circuits
ICT: Purple Mash Computing - Databases
RE: Is it better to express your beliefs in art and architecture or in charity and generosity?
PSHE: Too much selfie isn’t healthy
French: Going Shopping
Outdoor kit will be needed on a Wednesday (tracksuit/jogging bottoms or leggings and a hooded top) for netball.
Indoor kit will be needed by all on a Friday for Gymnastics with the sports coach (School Yellow PE top, black shorts, pumps) and football tops will not be allowed.
Spelling: Children will be set spellings on a Tuesday to be tested the following Tuesday.
English and Maths: Year 6 Homework is SATS revision using CGP books. It will be set on a Tuesday and is due in on Tuesday.
Reading: Reading books must be brought into school every Tuesday for checking. If your child has read to an adult at least once during the week, and had their reading record signed by an adult, they will be awarded their prefect tick for that week. Ideally, we would like children to read at home as often as possible Your child can change their book at any point during the week.
School Uniform Expectations
The school uniform is compulsory for all children and it is important that children
come to school in the correct school uniform. The uniform consists of the following:
- Green sweatshirt or cardigan with school logo
- Yellow (plain) polo shirt
- Grey/black skirt or pinafore or grey/black trousers.
- Plain low heeled black shoes. No trainers/canvas footwear.
- For indoor P.E. kit, Black P.E. pumps, black shorts and yellow (plain) t-shirt
- For outdoor P.E. jogging bottoms, trainers and sweatshirt are required in addition to the indoor PE kit.
- During the summer green or yellow gingham dresses can be worn.
- During the summer grey or black shorts can be worn, not football shorts.
- White, grey or black socks must be worn. Grey or black tights may be worn in winter.
- It is not acceptable for children to come to school with dyed hair or inappropriate styles.
- No nail varnish.
- No jewellery should be worn, except for a small watch (N.B. smart watches are not allowed in school and also earrings are not allowed to be worn in school)
- The school uniform can be purchased online from myclothing.com
- All clothes and belongings must be clearly marked with your child’s name. The school cannot be held responsible for items of uniform which go missing, especially if they have not been labelled. There is a lost property box in reception and all items of uniform which are not labelled can be found there.
- We do however; empty this box termly and any items not collected will be disposed of.
- Mobile phones are not allowed in school. The school cannot be held responsible for the loss or damage of mobile phones.
We thank you for your support with following the school uniform expectations of St Paul’s CE Primary.
Mrs Ashton and Mrs Robinson
Thanks to funding from the HamerYouth Trust Class 10 children have been learning the ukulele under the expert direction of Mrs Ashton. They performed their first concert. It was brilliant!
** BBC Teach - Some of the lessons are being done by famous people - I'm looking forward to the Science lessons by Brian Cox! https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/live-lessons/primary-live-lessons/zmc9jhv **
***Please see 'Files to Download' below for New Classroom Secrets Packs and the UKS2 Home Learning Pack sent home there are other useful resources here too***
***Please visit PURPLE MASH (here) Monday to Friday for daily Reading and Topic 2dos***
***Please visit The Maths Factor (here) for free Maths activities***
***Please visit White Rose Maths (here) for weekly work You can do these verbally or in your exercise book. You do not need to print these out to complete.***
***Please visit Twinkl (here) for a daily list of activities to follow at home. ***
Files to Download
Year 6: News items
Children's Mental Health Week and Safer Internet Day, by Mr Wright
Freddy Fit Friday 12th January, by Mr Wright
May we wish you all a peaceful and happy Christmas, by Mr Wright
Year 6: Gallery items
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