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Welcome to year 6.


This year is a very important year for children as they come to the end of their time at primary school. We have two main focuses in year six:

- to prepare each child for secondary school as best we can

- to get the children ready for their SATs tests in May.

Year 6 is hard but we try to make it as interesting as possible.

You can help us by making sure your child reads at home regularly. We cannot stress how important this is. The ability to read fluently and quickly is probably the most important skill your child needs.


Mr Vowles and Mr Crowley


For all the children coming to year 6 from year 5 in September.


Read every day for twenty minutes: reading is the most important skill you have. Children who can read well pass their SATs.


Learn times tables. If you know these number facts, it will help you hugely with your maths.

6 x 6 = 36                     6 x 7 = 42                       6 x 8 = 48                      6 x 9 = 54

7 x 7 = 49                     7 x 8 = 56                       7 x 9 = 63

8 x 8 = 64                     9 x 8 = 72

9 x 9 = 81


Research: find out something amazing that you did not know before. Be prepared to present a report on it after the holiday.



Summer Holiday Homework:
read 6 books
learn your times tables
keep a diary

Have fun!

Year 6 week guide

Things you need to know:


Homework will be given out on Fridays and is usually due back in the following Wednesday. Whenever possible, the homework will be posted on the class page.


Weekly swimming lessons will begin on Thursday 13th September and be every Thursday thereafter. Please make sure your child has a swimming kit at school on Thursdays.


PE will be on Monday. Again, please make sure your child has a PE kit in school on these days.

The following link is to a free grammar and punctuation revision site for children to do a little practice in the next couple of weeks.

Our current 'Big Read' book is

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Set in England in the 1920s, 14 year old Nancy gets a job as a housemaid. Her dream career, being a detective, seems impossible until she gets caught up in a suspicious situation.