Year 6

Welcome to our Year 6 class page.

Important information about the class is in the grid below. The long term plan for the year is attached below this along with grid homework (paper copies will be sent home too).

Our new class meetings will be on Wednesday 13th September at 5.00pm and repeated at 5.30pm. We will be speaking about key information you need to know for the year. We hope to see you there.

If parents or carers need to contact us at all please use the class email and we will get back to you as soon as possible or feel free to speak to us directly at the gate.

Kind Regards Mrs Jacques and Mr Richardson.









Who works in the class? Mrs Jacques and Mrs Jacques (class teachers)

Mrs Moran (teaching assistant)

Miss Taylor and Miss Sawali (1:1 support)


Start and Finish times: Year 6’s day will start at 8.45am with children arriving at the bottom gate. The gate now closes at 8.55 am. Our school day will finish at 3:30pm and the children will leave the building using the bottom gate.
When are spelling tests? Spelling tests will be Thursday and new spellings will be set for the following week. Children will be given weekly spelling lists to learn for their test.

Please learn the Y5/6 spellings too. Children have their individual lists but the whole list plus fun ways to practise your spellings are attached below.

When is homework set? Homework grids will be set half termly see attachment below.

Grid homework  should be returned by Friday 20th October.

History homework should be returned by 13th October at the latest.

Spelling and Maths homework will be set on EdShed on Fridays and should be completed by the following Thursday. Children will need to use their individual log ins to access this.

What are procedures for reading books? Children will have the opportunity to change their reading book on Wednesdays or Fridays. Children will receive a book from the reading scheme or a free reader depending on their ability. The frequency children change books will depend on the book the children are reading. We understand children may need to keep a longer book for more than a week. However, please remind your child to read their book at home and change it as often as possible.
When are PE days this half term? Please send your child into school wearing their PE kit on Thursday and Friday
PE kit is black shorts, T-shirt (in house colour) and trainers. For outdoor sports  or cold weather black or grey tracksuit pants or leggings are recommended. Children can wear a school jumper, fleece or cardigan.
Rewards for hard work & good behaviour. All children can earn house-points for their house and for themselves. Rewards also include weekly My Happy Mind awards, housepoint certificates and class tokens for the class reward. Children will also receive stars in class for good work and behaviour.
Consequences for lack of effort and poor behaviour Behaviour boards –  green – amber – red. Letters home for 3 Always tickets in a week lost or 3 Reflection Room sessions at lunchtime over a half-term.
Anything else relevant for your year group SATs week this year is Tuesday 13th May 2024 – Thursday 16th May 2024







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