Year 6

Welcome to the Year 6 page.

Here you can find key information and resources relating to your child’s journey throughout the year.

Our Year 6 Team

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Homework

Homework to be given out Friday to be returned the following Wednesday.

Spellings

Spelling will be sent home on the Friday and children will be tested on the following Wednesday.

We follow the Spelling Shed scheme. Please see the link below.

Reading

Children are allocated an on-line book banded reading book and are encouraged to read books at home of their choice.

Please remember to read with your child at home as often as possible, but a minimum of 3 times a week is expected.

PE

Tuesday – Outdoor PE
Thursday – Indoor PE

Please ensure your child wears the correct PE kit as detailed in our uniform policy.

Times Tables

It is really important in Year 6 that children have rapid recall of times table and division facts. They can practise their times table skills on Times Table Rock Stars.

Half-termly Topics

Years 2-6 Curriculum is delivered through Cornerstones (please refer to our curriculum page for further details).

The long term plan below gives an over of the topics that will be delivered this year.

A knowledge mat giving information about the topic will be shared on Google classrooms at the beginning of each unit and a copy will be sent home for reference – we hope you find these useful.

Useful Websites

Useful Revision Websites

IXL – IXL have separate pages of skills linked to individual Year group. The Y6 page has links to practise both English and Maths skills. Pages are then split into skills of which has a practise question for the children to think about.

BBC Education – BBC Eduction have produced a whole host of materials for KS2.  Follow the KS2 link and then select either Maths or English.   Each area usually has an information section for reading, plus an activity and then quiz which is marked online.  Some aspects require a subscription.

ICT Teachers – A site with a range of information and questions – great for revision purposes!

Education Quizzes – A site with both Maths and English based quizzes which are marked as you go along.

Maths Playgorund – This site has loads of Maths games which help to practise a range of skills.

Mad4Maths –  Click on “For Kids” to access some fun games to practise speed of recall of times tables.

Sheppard Software – Loads of Maths games on a range of Mathematical concepts.

Online Maths Tutor – A site with links to old style Key Stage 2 Maths Papers, Maths Tutorials as well as Maths Games.  Some of these games are linked to Memory and would therefore help pupils to retain key information.

Crickweb – A range of English games and activities.

Key Stage 2 Literacy – Activities to reinforce and practise a range of spelling rules.

Spell Zone – A range of activities and games to practise a range of spelling rules and patterns.

Year 6 Long Term Topic Plan

Alongside this plan lessons will include:

  • PHSCE (Including Relationships Education)
  • Computing (including E-Safety)
  • British Values
  • French
  • Religious Education