Year 6 Information

All of the Year 6 curriculum information and newsletters

Welcome to Year 6

Other Adults in Year 6

Kelly Brookes, Emma Philips and Linda K Thompson, Miss Swain .

Year 6 Curriculum

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Term 1: A ‘Hiccup’ in Hastings.
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Term 2: Storms and Shipwrecks.
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Term 3: Carnival!
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Term 4: Revel in the Rainforest.
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Term 5 & 6: The (British) Empire Strikes Back!
Storms and Shipwrecks Image
Revel in the Rainforest Image

Homework

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The children will bring home the list of words for Year 3 and 4 and Year 5 and 6 from the National Curriculum at the beginning of the year. Please continue to revise spelling these words. A selection of these words will be tested each term.
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The children will be given 10 weekly spellings per week. These will be given out once a term, clearly dated and will relate to our spelling work in class. We will be testing these words during our spelling session on a Wednesday.
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Children are expected to read EVERY night for approximately 20-30 minutes. Please encourage your child to log into Bug Club so that they can read the online books and carry out the activities.
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Maths homework is to use the resources on 'Purple Mash' to practise times tables and the associated divisions. We are no longer doing ‘MyMaths’.
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Each term it is expected that the children create a piece of homework linked to their topic. This will be to develop skills other than English and maths and should be completed by the end of the topic.
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MATHS HOMEWORK - For full details please refer to the Maths Homework page on our website.

Behaviour

We expect our children to behave in a polite and thoughtful manner to all members of the school community.

SATs (Statutory Assessment Tests)

The Key Stage 2 (Statutory Assessment Tests) take place from 11th-14th May 2020.

DATE ACTIVITY

Monday 11 May

English grammar, punctuation and spelling papers 1 and 2

Tuesday 12 May

English reading

Wednesday 13 May

Mathematics papers 1 and 2

Thursday 14 May

Mathematics paper 3

Blacklands

Tuesday 9th – Friday 12th June 2020

Blacklands 2019
Blacklands 2019

PE kit:

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Please could we have PE kit in school at all times.
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All PE items should be clearly named.
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The day PE is on will change for different terms for different classes.
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Children are allowed to wear tracksuits for winter PE outdoors.
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Some sessions during the year will be taken by Grovelands Active with the support of the class teacher.

Year 6 Curriculum Information

Curriculum Information - Term 1

Curriculum Information - Term 2

Connect with us

Grovelands School, Dunbar Drive,
Hailsham, East Sussex, BN27 3UW.

Staff Contacts

  • Headteacher: Mr Jon Goulding
  • School Secretary: Mrs Carol Williams
  • Chair of Governors: Mr Paul Young
  • Designated Safeguarding Lead:  Mrs M McKay
  • Inclusion Leader: Ms C Adams
  • Deputy DSLs:  Miss K Swaine, Ms C Adams,
    Mr J Goulding

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