Year 6
9.00 am to 3.30 pm 
 

Year 6

Welcome to Year 6, your child is embarking on their final year at primary School and what a busy year ahead we have planned. Year six is a challenging but an exciting year.  

There are high expectations for your child and we will do all that we can to help your child achieve those expectations. We require children to be active learners and take responsibility for their learning.  They can do this at home by reading, learning spellings and completing maths & English homework.  We encourage all pupils to access Purple Mash online to enhance their learning, a huge range of resources are available free.  In school, they will be required to listen, follow our school rules and complete their tasks to the best of their ability.

In year six we have the SATs in May and we work really hard to ensure that all the children have the best opportunity possible to achieve their full potential. However, we also try to ensure that we have fun along the way and provide the children with some lovely lasting memories.

As you know we endeavour to ensure that all learners show respect for everything (friends, adults, property) and we constantly remind learners of the values that underpin our every action.  We as a school will continue to support you in reminding your child of these values and the importance following our high expectations for learning and behaviour.

We, as a school, want to ensure that your child reaches his/her full potential, emotionally, socially and academically and we feel that this is best achieved when we work alongside parents.

 

Mrs Chaggar

Upper KS2 Phase Leader

 

Information

Behaviour

 

We have high behaviour expectations at Cherry Lane and expect all children to be respectful and kind to all adults and pupils.  Expectations are clearly outlined in the behaviour policy; behaviour matrix is followed by teachers in class for sanctions. The school Motto is ‘Support, Achieve & Celebrate’.

Uniform

 

Children are expected to attend school looking smart in the correct uniform and black school shoes or plain black trainers.

Please ensure you write your child’s name on all uniform and PE kit. 

We encourage girls to have long hair tied back and small stud earrings and no nail varnish.

Reading

 

We encourage children to read daily and it’s important to hear your child read.  Please sign their reading log, four times a week.  Please encourage your child to talk about the book and ask questions. Comprehension skills are just as important as reading the words on the page.

Swimming & PE

 

 

Swimming will take place on Fridays (Summer term). Please ensure your child has their swimming kit (costume or trunks, hat and towel) in school every week. We will confirm the start date nearer the time.

PE lessons will take place twice a week and your child is required to have a complete PE kit in school for all lessons (House colour T-Shirt, plimsolls and shorts).

Spelling Test

 

Test on Friday

Children are expected to learn their spellings as it’s an important part of the curriculum.  Spellings will be given out on Monday and tested on Friday.  Please encourage your child to learn their spellings.

Homework

 

 

Topic homework will be set on Purple Mash, your children has a unique login. Purple mash is a secure child friend site. Homework on Purple Mash will be set on Wednesdays and the deadline will be the following Monday.

Maths, English and spelling homework will be set on Friday and to be handed in by Wednesday. Please assist your child to complete his/her homework to a high standard.

School Council

 

 

 

 

 

The School Council is very popular with all the pupils, as it gives them a voice in school, and enables the whole school community to work together, and we shall be electing a new School Council for this school year.

The School Council is made up of two representatives from each class in KS2.  The Council meet regularly to discuss any issues that may be of concern, or that have been brought to their attention by other pupils.  These issues are then forwarded to Mr Whitehouse for consideration.

Trips

 

We have various trips in year 6.

PGL: 2nd-6th October

Linconsfield War Museum – November (date to be confirmed)

Legoland in the Summer term.

If you are able to help, please see your child’s class teacher.

Other information

 

Year 6 topics

Autumn 1 – Would the Vikings do anything for money?                       

Autumn 2 – How did World War II impact our local area?

Spring 1 – How has communication changed over time?   

Spring 2 – Are we damaging our world?

Summer 1 – Where does our stuff come from?           

Summer 2 – How will our world look like in the future?