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Year 6 at a glance

Year 6 at a Glance

Good communication is an essential part of your child’s happiness and progress in Year 6. If you have any queries or worries, please do not hesitate to contact us. We are normally on the playground in the morning and at home time and we welcome any feedback from parents. Alternatively, you can make an appointment to speak to your class teacher via the main junior office.


Year 6 Staff are: Mr Backstrom (6B), Ms Millican (6M), Miss Ambrose (classroom assistant), Mrs Maddison and Mrs Roberts.


Our Summer 1 Topic Web is: 'The Wonderful World of Maps'


We have PE on: Wednesday afternoon


We have Spanish on: Thursday


Our PE kit is: A white T-shirt, black shorts and a pair of pumps. Trainers are also allowed for outdoor sports. We have a ‘no jewellery’ policy in the school and all pierced earrings will need to be removed. Please make sure that P.E. kits are in a bag and all items are clearly named.


Home Reading: Children have the opportunity to use books from school OR home and their progress can be recorded in their Home Reading Record Book. The reading record will be monitored in school each week. In addition, electronic reading books will be set weekly or fortnightly. These are wonderful interactive books with built-in activities about the text. Just log on, read the book and click on the bugs to answer the questions.


Homework: Spellings will be sent home weekly. We set regular English and Maths homework on our Active Learn Website. If you have lost your login details, please see staff or ask your child to copy them down from the homework sheet displayed in class.


Important Dates: Year 6's PGL Trip to Boreatton Park takes place this year between Friday 15th June - Monday 18th June. Please ensure that monthly payments are kept up to date. Payments can be paid online via Parent Pay.


Year 6 dance project in collaboration with Liverpool John Moore’s University begins Thursday 1st March. Please could you return the slip to give permission for your child to travel to the dance studio in the minibus. The children need a white T-shirt, black shorts and a pair of pumps. Children can also wear dance leggings. The final performance will take place in Sudley Theatre at IM Marsh on Thursday 19th April at 6.30pm. More information about this will follow by letter.