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Year 6

Summer Term 2019

SATs video for those parents unable to attend the meeting:

The following link leads you to a short video giving you information about the upcoming SATs test week.


Welcome to Year 6! Please have a read of the key highlights for the term and take a look at some of the pictures of Year 6 activities and work below. Attached below is also a document outlining what we are learning this term.

  • This term our topics are 'Journeys' and 'Orienteering'
  • Thursdays and Fridays will be our PE days - please make sure kits are in all week. They can be taken home at the weekend.

Some key dates:

  • w/b 13th May - Year 6 SATs tests
  • w/b 20th May - Y6 swimming/life-saving sessions
  • Wed 22nd May - Y5/6 Quadkids Athletics at The Oval - 2:30-4:30
  • Thursday 23rd May - PTA Treasure Hunt on the Village Green
  • Friday 24th May - Break up for Half Term
  • Monday 3rd June - Staff Development Day - school closed for children
  • Tuesday 4th June - Class Photos
  • Friday 7th June - Orienteering Sessions start for Y5/6
  • Monday 10th June - Kwik Cricket Competition y5/6 - 4-6pm at Upton Cricket Club
  • Tuesday 25th June - KS2 Sports Day - 1:30pm on Village Green
  • Monday 1st July - Swimming Gala at Kingsmead
  • Sunday 7th - Tueday 9th July - Oaklands Y6 Residential
  • Thursday 18th July - Year 6 Leavers' Assembly for parents - 9:15am
  • Tuesday 23rd July - Year 6 final assembly in church - 9:15am

Please see the newsletter below for more detail of what the children in Year 6 will be learning this term:

Viking Longboats

The children had a super time designing their own boats, which are sure to strike fear into the hearts of any anglo-saxon!

Gymnastics - Human Pyramids

The children learning to make human pyramids with our specialist gymnastics coach, Mr Bell.

Science - Making 'Blood'

As part of our learning about the circulatory system, the children had great fun making their own 'blood'! Children used different items to represent the different components of blood, on a much-magnified scale, taking great care in ensuring correct proportions.

Greek Urns

We had lots of fun creating our own papier mache Greek Urns.

Year 6 Stall at the Christmas Fair

We are so proud of the children for their amazing efforts in preparing for and running the Year 6 stall. They managed to raise over £100!!

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