to Year 6!

Miss Louden and Mrs Simmons are the year 6 class teachers,

with Mrs Greenhow as our teaching assistant.


 Planning your week:

    • Homework due - Tuesday (Year 6 Homework Club - Monday lunchtime)
    • PE - Wednesday pm
    • Forest School - alternate Thursday pm (Term 2 - 3/11/2016)
    • Homework set - Thursday


Planned activities and visits for this year include: 

    • Beach trip to Joss Bay
    • Local walks
    • Mini Youth Games competitions
    • Chessington World of Adventures
    • Residential visit to Kingswood Activity Centre in Ashford 




  Our Term 1 & 2 Topic isSwallows and Amazons


  • In Maths we will be exploring place value with large numbers including decimals, mastering formal written methods of calculation and finding out how to measure the size of angles.
  • This year we're really trying to develop our analysis skills in reading and reflecting that higher quality of understanding in our answers.


  • In our writing we will be focusing on formal letter writing, poetry using personification, imagery, similes and metaphors and story writing skills.


  • In Spelling, Punctuation and Grammar we will review our previous learning. 


  • In RE we will explore ideas about God and believing.


  • In Science we will be investigating the body and the effects of exercise.


  •  In PE we will be focusing on: rugby, fitness circuits and basketball.



We're developing a new role for Year 6 as....

Leaders of Learning

....through supporting and extending the learning experience of other Year groups.

(So far, we have: read with Reception class children, led football club training, trained Year 5 in peer editing their writing....)