Honey Bee and Hornet Classes
The Year 6 team (Miss Sinclair, Mr Thurston, Miss Morley and Mrs Hepper) would like to welcome you to Term One. The children are settling in really well and we are looking forward to a productive and successful year.
If you would like to have a look at our yearly curriculum overview for Year 6, please follow this link (click here).
You will see all the fun and exciting things we will be learning across the curriculum by following this link to our newsletter (click here).
To have a look at our Term 1 curriculum overview please click here.
Our topic this term is ‘Jurassic Coasts’ and we have already enjoyed a fantastic trip to Charmouth – the ‘Gateway to the Jurassic Coast’ - as a stimulus for the children's learning back in the classroom.
Have a look at some of our photos from the trip below:
Useful web links for Year 6 learning and revision:
SATs practice papers
Access to previous SATs papers (reading, SPAG and maths):
SATs-style maths practice papers:
English/SPAG (Spelling, Punctuation & Grammar)
National Curriculum definitions of grammatical terms which will appear in homework and class learning:
National Curriculum spelling patterns and statutory words lists (giving examples of spelling patterns we will teach and the type of words the SATs will test):
Summaries, examples and teaching videos of key grammatical terms:
Selection of games for revision:
Summaries, examples and teaching videos of mathematical terms:
Wide range of resources – from games to teaching aids and tests:
Maths arithmetic practice:
Small range of memory matching games:
Really good web site (with lots of visual aids to help understand tricky concepts); it is American but, while not a direct match to the National Curriculum for Year 6, the ‘Grade 5’ learning and games would be a match for age – and you could always look at ‘Grade 4’ or 'Grade 6' to support/stretch as appropriate:
Web site designed more for teachers, and includes lots of concepts aimed at secondary-age learning. However, there are some useful tools which show models and images that might help your child’s understanding if something is proving tricky to understand: