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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 50 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, Grammar and Reading Comprehension homework each week. This is due the following Monday and should be completed to a good standard in blue/black ink for English and pencil for Maths. 

Spellings - Tuesday
Each week the children will receive a new set of spellings to learn. They will be tested the following Tuesday.
 
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 Hitchen
English: Mrs Barrow
SERIS/KIDSAFE: Mrs Hitchen (HLTA)


Clubs:
After school activities available to Year 6 are:
Monday- Table Tennis, Cookery Club
Tuesday
Wednesday- Choir and Boys' Football
Thursdays- Little Rebels Craft Club
Friday- Dance

Trips and Residential:
Edinburgh: 26th - 28th June 2019



Upcoming Events:
Young Voices Manchester: Tuesday 12th February 2019
Cycling proficiency begins: Monday 28th January 2019
Parent's Meetings: 12th and 13th February 2019
Half Term: Monday 18th February - Friday 22nd February 2019
Family Fun Night: Friday 1st March 2019
Swimming gala: Friday 22nd March 2019
Easter Break: Monday 1st April - Friday 12th April 2019
Easter Disco: Tuesday 16th April 2019
Easter Egg Comp: Wednesday 17th April 2019


SATS WEEK
Monday 13th May - Friday 17th May 2019
  
Creative Arts Performances: Thursday 23rd May 2019 

Sports Day: Friday July 5th 2019

Leavers' Assembly: Wednesday 17th July 2019 (afternoon)

Break up: Friday 19th July 2019



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