Year Groups

A warm welcome to Year 6 - an important year for all the children. As staff, we will support all children in their learning to achieve their potential and we value any additional support you can give!

Here's to a great first term in our final year at Short Heath.

If you have any questions about your child's time in Y6, please don't hesitate to speak to a member of staff.

Mr Hodson - Maple Class Teacher

Mrs Dudley-Mowe - Willow Class Teacher

Miss Mendez and Mrs Wiggin - Y6 Support Staff

We will be learning about engineering and discovery.

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KS2 SATS

Watch the video clip here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=532MUvA81tM

 

Helpful revision websites: 

Websites for English

http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/subjects/zv48q6f

http://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/ks2/english/spelling_grammar/

http://www.compare4kids.co.uk/spag.php

http://www.amblesideprimary.com/ambleweb/lookcover/lookcover.html

http://resources.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/interactive/literacy/index.htm

Reading good quality texts at home will also help your child to develop their vocabulary as well as gaining ideas for their own writing. The most important aspect of reading is enjoyment. This website regularly updates its recommended texts for year 6 pupils and includes many excellent books which will interest your child.

http://schoolreadinglist.co.uk/reading-lists-for-ks2-school-pupils/suggested-reading-list-for-year-6-pupils-ks2-age-10-11/  

 

Websites for Maths

https://www.bbc.com/bitesize/subjects/z826n39

http://resources.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/maths/index.html  

http://www.amblesideprimary.com/ambleweb/mentalmaths/mentalmachine2.html

https://www.mymaths.co.uk/

http://www.math-exercises-for-kids.com/learning-mathematics-9.htm

https://claritymaths.uk/

From March, a daily problem will be released by the White Rose Maths Hub in the lead up to the SATs. This can be found here: http://whiterosemathshub.co.uk/problemoftheday/  

Lastly, maths salamanders has several Year 6 sheets (which can be printed or just viewed online) with a variety of different questions covering a mixture of topics. There is a separate sheet with the answers. This is excellent for testing you child’s ability to switch between topics.

http://www.math-salamanders.com/mental-maths-tests.html

 

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PE Information

Please bring PE kits in a named bag - they will stay in school for the half term.

Outdoor P.E - suitable outdoor P.E kit required, outdoor trainers, House P.E. top, tracksuit bottoms, waterproof top etc.

Indoor P.E - White P.E tops, blue/black shorts and indoor trainers/pumps are needed.

Maple and Willow Class - Monday and Friday

To help develop children’s fluency in mathematics, we ask them to learn Key Instant Recall Facts each half term.
These lists of KIRFs have been created to align with the new curriculum. They are intended to be challenging and it is intended that children will be taught the necessary maths in lessons beforehand.