The Weatheralls Primary School

Welcome to Year 6

The Year Six team would like to take this opportunity to welcome you and give you some more information about the exciting learning opportunities planned for Year 6.  We are looking forward to working closely with you to ensure a successful final year at Primary school for you children and to support and smooth transition to Secondary school.

Our Staff

6A

Mrs West

6B

Mrs Turrell

6C

Miss Bircham

(Year Lead)

Teaching Assistants: Mrs Strathdee, Mrs Gilchrist, Mrs Blunsten, Miss Nash

Curriculum Map 

 Home Learning Expectations

Home learning will be given out every Friday and is due in the following Wednesday. Each week children will practise spellings, reading and times tables daily. Additionally, there will be a maths challenge based on the learning from the week or a challenge to prepare for the next week. For topic, we will send a Homework Menu, comprising longer activities across all curriculum areas – to ensure there is something that everyone will enjoy

 PE Days

Outdoor PE is on a Wednesday for all classes.

Indoor PE is Monday for 6B and 6C and Thursday for 6A

 SATS

Year 6 children, across the country, take SATs test in the second week of May.  They have assessments in Reading, Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling, and Maths. There are 3 maths papers: an arithmetic test and two reasoning tests.

The children have plenty of opportunity to practise for these assessments, so by the time the come around they are more than ready!

Useful Websites

Purple Mash by 2Simple

Times Tables Rock Stars (ttrockstars.com)

Daily 10 - Mental Maths Challenge - Topmarks

Hit the Button - Quick fire maths practise for 6-11 year olds (topmarks.co.uk)

Curriculum Visions Academy 

Collins ebooks