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Year 6

Welcome to our Year 6 Classes!

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In Year 6, we have three classes - Rabbits, Otters and Kingfishers.

The teacher in Year 6 Rabbits is Miss Rawat.

The teacher in Year 6 Otters is Miss Ellams.

The teacher in Year 6 Kingfishers is Miss Walton.

Our teaching assistants are Miss Perrin and Miss Benson and they will work across all classes, delivering interventions and fix it sessions when needed.

All classes are made up of mixed ability children who are aged between 10 and 11 years old The children follow the National Curriculum for Key Stage 2 which builds upon the children’s learning and experiences in Key Stage 1.

 

Timings of the day

8.55 - 9.00       Registration (If it is raining outside then the classroom door will be opened at 8.45)
9.00 - 10.35     Morning Teaching Sessions
10:35- 10:40    Snack
10.40 - 10.50   Playtime
10.50 - 12.15   Morning Teaching Sessions
12.15 - 13.00   Lunchtime
13.00 - 15.00   Afternoon Teaching Sessions
15.00               Home time

Please note that we run our own breakfast club every morning from 8am. Morning Just Dance club is running on a Tuesday and Thursday for KS2 to encourage good attendance, punctuality and healthy lifestyles. We also run a lot of after-school clubs too! Please look at the relevant pages on our website for more details!

 

In Year 6 we expect:

  • Reading books to be read every day.
  • Children need to be heard read at home and talked to about what they have read.
  • Reading record to be signed and please make a simple comment to share how your child has read.
  • A charge of £5 for lost/damaged reading books.
  • We encourage our children to be independent, therefore we ask parents to remain outside the building at the start and end of the day.
  • Home learning to be completed on a regular basis.
  • Spellings to be practised.
  • Timestable Rockstars to be accessed daily from home.
  • P.E. kit to be in school on Monday and taken home on Friday to be washed.

 

Curriculum

Our curriculum has undergone lots of exciting changes.

Each half term you will receive an overview of what we will be learning on ClassDojo.

Overviews for the whole school year can be found by following the link on the right hand side of the page.


Home Learning

Children should be accessing Timestable Rockstars daily as this will help them with their fluency and recall. This can make a huge impact on their arithmetic results.

Pupils will be given spellings to learn each week and they will be tested on this in school.

Pupils should read their allocated book daily and this should be discussed with someone at home. We also encourage all our children to read a range of different texts at home as well as their school reading book, this might include things like the newspaper, comics and graphic novels. We want all our children to develop a love for reading.

If pupils would like to access any other homework, they should use the links on the right.

 

P.E. Kits

Please ensure that your child has the correct P.E. kit in school. All kit should be named and kept in a labelled bag to be left in school. It is advised that the children bring their P.E kits in on Monday and should be taken home on Friday to be washed.

We like to encourage physical fitness here at Primrose Hill. Every day we take part in a DAILY MILE run using our excellent outside facilities!

 

Snack

Children have access to a small bottle of milk during the morning session. Children are also allowed to bring in apiece of fruit to eat at this time. Throughout the day children have a water bottle labelled with their name. They can have access to this throughout the day.

If you would like to discuss anything further or have any questions regarding what is being covered in Year 6 then please contact the office or send a message through ClassDojo to make an appointment with the class teacher.

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