Year 6 2020 -2021

Mr Edwards

Miss Mans

Welcome to year 6!

Welcome to a new and exciting school year for the Year 6 students - their final year at St. Ambrose.

We've got lots of enjoyable learning to do this year. This page will be updated throughout the year with key information as well as celebrating the learning and achievements of your child's journey in year 6.

Please click here to see what your child will be learning this year.

 

Important Dates

Monday 10th May - Friday 14th May - Mental Health Awareness Week

Friday 21st May - Cultural Diversity Day

 

Meet the Teachers Meeting

This will be held virtually this year. Here you can view the Powerpoint Presentation.

 

Spellings

In Year 6 you are expected to know all the spellings for Key Stage 2 (Y3-6). These can be found below.

Year 3 and 4 word list

Year 5 and 6 word list

Weekly spellings will be sent home every Thursday and will be tested the following Tuesday. Please practise daily with your child.

 

Times Tables Rockstars

Can you beat Mr Edwards? Probably not! But if you practice twice a week at home, you might be able to one day! Click here to get practicing.

 

Uniform

White short/long sleeved shirt 

Navy v neck sweater or cardigan with school logo

Black long trousers, shorts or black skirt

School tie

Flat, black shoes (not trainers)

 

Share in Our Learning

Please find a copy of the Share in Our Learning letter for Summer 1.

 

Google Classroom

If you are self-isolating, please log on to Google Classroom to access your daily learning.

 

Websites

Here are some websites that will be useful for your child throughout their learning each half term.

 

Books

Here are some texts that will be linked to our topics this year:

  • Beowulf, Kensuke's Kingdom and Why the whales came by Michael Morpurgo
  • 'Wonder' by R J Palacio
  • The Highway man by Alfred Noyes
  • Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson
  • A Midsummer Night’s Dream by William Shakespeare
  • The Day the Crayons Quit by Drew Draywalt

More recommended books for year 6 age can be found at https://schoolreadinglist.co.uk/reading-lists-for-ks2-school-pupils/suggested-reading-list-for-year-6-pupils-ks2-age-10-11/ 

Files to Download

Year 6: News items

Newsletter - 1st April 2021, by Mrs Maguire

Ghyll Head Update, by Mrs Maguire

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