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Welcome to Year 6


Welcome to Year 6 with Mrs Kelsall (along with Miss Marcroft)

This is such an important and exciting year for you all and we are really looking forward to sharing this time with you.


Home Learning- All work can be accessed from our class page on the school website.  It is posted on Twitter and Dojos as well!   There will be maths and English lessons and lots of fun activities that can be completed at home. 

Spellings will be given out on a Thursday and children will be responsible for learning key spellings. 
Reading books are the children’s responsibility and they are expected to change them whenever they have finished reading a book.
PE Kits will be needed for PE sessions on Thursday - this is a vital part of the curriculum so children must ensure they always have the appropriate kit in school.


This is a very different term for Year 6. We are hoping to start one-to-one booster sessions for individual children, once we fully return and all the children will be able to consolidate their learning from their time at Marsh Green. Children who are learning from home can access daily lessons posted on Twitter and complete activities in their work-packs. You can share your work via email, Twitter or Dojos. We are still using Friday as Topic day, so make sure you check out the school website/Twitter – we all love topic Fridays! Those children learning in school do the same activities.

The BBC Bitesize website is a fun way to access all the aspects of work that we are covering in school. This will be free to access from mobiles from the end of January. The BBC are also providing daily TV programs that are both fun and educational. Any additional reading is always a good idea (Reading Plus and First News are great ideas to access at home). Plus TT Rockstars and Top Marks Maths are great fun websites to access.

We are very excited to be holding a two week special focus on Earth and Space, linked to Science Week. All lessons will be geared around the theme and we are sure it will be a big hit!

Our English focus will be grammatical features. To link with our topic work we will be reading French Confection as a class novel. We will be studying The Pied Piper poem and reading Darkness of Dragons, which is a great continuation of the story. Macbeth will be our Shakespeare study and offers a chance to use music in our English lessons.

Maths this term has a focus on handling data and of course fractions, decimals and percentages. It is a 100% certainty that this is a topic includes many different aspects of maths work that we have already covered.

In Science we will be studying Inheritance and Evolution (including how animals adapt to their environment). We will also be finding out about famous scientists in this field.

Our Geography Topic this term is our European Neighbours. This is very topical at the moment and we will be following current events, as well as looking and the human and physical features of the continent that we live in. Our Art unit on Leonardo da Vinci links to this study.

In RE lessons we are looking at the ’Jewish Worship and Community’ and ‘The Easter Story’.



Class Overviews (PDF)
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