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Welcome to Year 6

Year 6 reminders

Maths homework is given out on a Friday, to be handed in the following Wednesday.

English homework is given out on a Friday, to be handed in the following Wednesday.

Homework club is on a Monday; children are expected to attend.

Children are expected to read for a minimum of 15 minutes every night. This time will increase as we settle into Year 6. Reading books can be changed daily once children have read with an adult at home and the reading record has been signed. Please ensure the length of reading time and page numbers are noted down.

PE is on a Monday and Friday; please ensure full kits are in school.

Spellings  will go out on a Friday, children will be tested on the following Friday.

Children are expected to practise their spellings regularly.

Children are expected to practise their times tables on a regular basis.

Times tables will be tested on a Thursday.

Toast is available at playtime for 10p a slice.

We are looking forward to watching each and everyone of you grow this year. It is going to be an exciting adventure! 

Mrs Morris and the Year 6 team.


Useful websites

Please find below a list of useful websites that may help your child with their learning. Children learn best when they practise a new skill in lots of different ways, both in school and at home. The websites include lots of resources and games which help children practise their Maths and English skills. Enjoy practising your learning Year 6!

Maths and English Practise

IXL have separate pages of skills linked to individual Year group.  The Y6 page has links to practise both English and Maths skills.  Pages are then split into skills of which has a practise question for the children to think about.


BBC Education have produced a whole host of materials for KS2.  Follow the KS2 link and then select either Maths or English.   Each area usually has an information section for reading, plus an activity and then quiz which is marked online.  Some aspects require a subscription.


A site with both Maths and English based quizzes which are marked as you go along.


A revision site based upon the old Key Stage 2 Tests but still contains lots of useful information for both Maths and English.


A site with links to old style Key Stage 2 Maths Papers, Maths Tutorials as well as Maths Games.  Some of these games are linked to Memory and would therefore help pupils to retain key information.


A site with links to Maths and English revision materials, including worksheets to look at online or to print off and practise with.


Click on “For Kids” to access some fun games to practise speed of recall of times tables.


Times table practise


This site has loads of Maths games which help to practise a range of skills.


Loads of Maths games on a range of Mathematical concepts.


A range of English games and activities.


Activities to reinforce and practise a range of spelling rules.


A range of activities and games to practise a range of spelling rules and patterns.


Maths games and activities for Key Stage 1 and 2


Some more useful links








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