Year 6

    Welcome to Year 6!

    Useful Information

    • P.E days –Thursdays and Fridays. Children should wear their house team t-shirt, black shorts (leggings or trousers in the winter) and trainers/plimsolls.
    • Homework – Given out on a Friday (usually 1 English, 1 maths) and handed in before Wednesday. If a child has difficulty completing homework on time, they will be invited to a homework club during break time on a Friday. Children also need to complete reading homework and learn their spellings. Spellings are given on Mondays to be tested Fridays.
    • Reading – Children are expected to read AT LEAST 3 times a week, and have their reading log signed by an adult. Please ask if you are unsure of how to complete the reading logs.
    • Spellings – Given out on a Monday and tested on a Friday. Please encourage your child to learn their spellings!
    • Trips: PGL 10th – 14th October (another meeting to be held nearer the time).
    • Linconsfield War Museum – (November)
    • Legoland (July)
    • SATS – Mock SATS take place in November and February. Actual SATS are May.
    • Rainy mornings – If it is raining when children come to school, they are to come straight into the new building.
    • Behaviour – Mrs Tennant is Team Leader for years 5 and 6 and Mr Sainthouse is Behaviour Manager. If you have any issues concerning behaviour, please speak to the class teacher initially, who will speak to Mrs Tennant and/or Mr Sainthouse (if necessary).

    Mrs. Tennant.

    Year 5 and 6 Team Leader

    Here's the plan for this academic year showing the main subjects and topics that we will be exploring. To download it, just click on it.

    Long term plan 2016/17

    Click on the link below to read our latest school newsletters.

    Newsletters

    At the end of the day, the most overwhelming key to the child's success is ​the positive involvement of parents.

    At Cherry Lane we understand that learning is a partnership between home and school.  During the year we are likely to run a number of parent workshops to assist you in helping your child at home.  Look out for these opportunities.

    Purple Mash is an exciting and safe online environment where children can get involved in all sorts of creative projects to support their learning in Literacy, Maths, Science, Computing, History, Geography, RE, Art, Music, and Design and Technology.

    Your child has a Username and Password to access their Purple Mash account from home.

    This personal login is unique to them and will enable them to access the different activities Purple Mash has to offer and to complete any homework that has been set by the class teacher.  Please click on the image below to access the materials.

    Reading

    Here are some helpful tips to make reading fun at home. Click below to download a copy. 

    Reading Resources

    Maths support 

    The maths work your child is doing at school may look very different to the kind of sums you remember. Click on this useful little guide may help you with the differences and help you support your child's learning.

    Maths resources

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