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Year 6                           



Dear Parents
Welcome to Year 6. 
We are thrilled to be working with your children this year and we are looking forward to the next 12 months together. Although this is an incredibly important year in terms of preparing for Secondary School, we shall endeavour to continue to balance hard work with fun learning. We are proud of the relationships we have with your children and feel that we know them extremely well.  Please remember you are all a part of our community and are welcome into school at anytime.
Mrs Poyntz & Mrs Birkett

Homework: Mondays
Reading books need to be brought into school every Monday and an adult needs to sign their child's reading record. In Year 6, we encourage them to read 100 pages or more a week.
Your child has received a copy of our essential Maths Facts and Grammar Facts sheets to help them to learn important definitions and facts. Please help them to practise these regularly, along with supporting them in learning all their times tables by heart up to 12 X 12.
Your child will receive a piece of Maths and English (this may be grammar or comprehension), which is due the following Monday and should be completed to a good standard in blue/black ink for English and pencil for Maths. 
 
PE: 
Thursdays and Fridays. (Swimming will take place in the first half of Spring term).
We encourage the children to have their PE kits every day. They are expected to have both their indoor and outdoor kits in school (see Prospectus for kit lists).


Learning Support:
Maths: Mrs Lowes, Miss Price, Mrs Gilett (teacher for 3 days a week)
English: Mrs Barrow, Miss Price, Mrs Gilett (teacher for 3 days a week)
Art and Music: Mrs Heap
SERIS/KIDSAFE: Mrs Hitchen (HLTA)
Behaviour support: Mr Walker
School Counsellor: Melanie Griffiths

Clubs:
After school activities available to Year 6 are:
Monday- Table Tennis, Cookery Club, Boy's social group
Tuesday- Lego club
Wednesday- Choir
Thursdays- Multi-skills, Football club
Friday- Karate

Trips and Residential:
Edinburgh: 27-29th June 2018



Upcoming Events:
Young Voices Manchester: Thursday 25th January 2018
Cycling proficiency begins: Monday 29th January 2018
Parent's SAT's meeting: Thursday 1st February 2018
Half Term: Monday 12th February- Friday 16th February 2018
Lego City day: Monday 19th March 2018
Parents' Evening: Tuesday 20th March/ Wednesday 21st March 2018
Swimming gala: Friday 23rd March 2018
Easter disco: Wednesday 28th March 201
  

E-safety

Following our E-safety session with parents and Barrow Police, we have added links to each year group page to help you find out more about keeping your child safe online. If you have any questions or you just want to chat about e-safety, please feel free to call in. 

Click to follow the links:

http://www.childnet.com/young-people


https://www.internetmatters.org


https://ceop.police.uk/safety-centre


https://www.thinkuknow.co.uk


We have also provided you with links to enable you to download the appropriate guide to add parental controls to your internet provider. Click on the appropriate link below and 'open':

http://cms.barrowwebdesign.co.uk/temporary_uploads/251307/INT007_Step_by_Step_Vodafone.pdf

http://cms.barrowwebdesign.co.uk/temporary_uploads/251307/INT007_Step_by_Step_VirginMobile.pdf

http://cms.barrowwebdesign.co.uk/temporary_uploads/251307/INT007_Step_by_Step_VirginMedia.pdf

http://cms.barrowwebdesign.co.uk/temporary_uploads/251307/INT007_Step_by_Step_TescoMobile.pdf

http://cms.barrowwebdesign.co.uk/temporary_uploads/251307/INT007_Step_by_Step_TalkTalkMobile.pdf

http://cms.barrowwebdesign.co.uk/temporary_uploads/251307/INT007_Step_by_Step_TalkTalk.pdf

http://cms.barrowwebdesign.co.uk/temporary_uploads/251307/INT007_Step_by_Step_SKY.PDF

http://cms.barrowwebdesign.co.uk/temporary_uploads/251307/INT007_Step_by_Step_O2.pdf

http://cms.barrowwebdesign.co.uk/temporary_uploads/251307/INT007_Step_by_Step_EE.PDF

http://cms.barrowwebdesign.co.uk/temporary_uploads/251307/INT007_Step_by_Step_BT.PDF

http://cms.barrowwebdesign.co.uk/temporary_uploads/251307/INT007_Step_by_Step_3.pdf




 

 

Inspired Learning

Click here for more details about Inspired Learning.

 

Prospectus

Click here to download a copy of our latest school prospectus