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11th July 20
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Year 6

Welcome to Year 6

The Class Teacher is Miss Lightfoot.

Our Teaching Assistant is Miss Munro.

Robots

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Check out our amazing work on Robots...

Climate Change

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At home, we have been learning about Climate Change. Check out our work so far...

VE Day 75th Anniversary

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Year 6 have been learning about VE Day in the build up to the celebrations on Friday 8th May and across the weekend. Have a look at what they have been up to in these photos.

Captain Tom Moore

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Happy 100th Birthday to Captain Tom Moore. Year 6 were interested in finding out about this remarkable man as part of their home learning. 

Sherlock Holmes and the Speckled Band

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We have studying the mystery of Sherlock Holmes and the Speckled Band as part of our home learning in English. The children have worked extremely hard and have been busy examining clues and the story. 

Eggcellent Easter Art

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Check out some of Year 6 children's Easter crafty work.

Magnificent Maths work

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Year 6 have been extremely busy with their online learning. This is a selection of amazing Maths learning that has been going on at home. 

Awesome Anglo-Saxon shields

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Check out these Anglo-Saxon shields that Year 6 have been busy with at home...

Staying Active at home

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Year 6 children have been trying their best to stay active at home. 

POETRY

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Please take a look at our amazing poetry. Year 6 are definitely very good poets! What do you think? 

 

Haalah's poem :  file (17k)

Please take a look and read our fabulously talented Haalah's poem...

 





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Science work on Classification keys

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Check out our brilliant Science classification keys that we have done as part of our home learning. 

SATs 2019-2020

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Following the introduction of the new National Curriculum, changes have been made to this year's KS2 SATs. 

At the end of Year 6, children will sit tests in:

  • Reading
  • Maths
  • Spelling, punctuation and grammar

These tests will be both set and marked externally, and the results will be used to measure the school’s performance (for example, through reporting to Ofsted and published league tables). Your child’s marks will be used in conjunction with teacher assessment to give a broader picture of their attainment.

READING

The reading test will be a single paper with questions based on three passages of text. Your child will have one hour, including reading time, to complete the test.

There will be a selection of question types, including:

  • Ranking/ordering, e.g. ‘Number the events below to show the order in which they happen in the story’
  • Labelling, e.g. ‘Label the text to show the title of the story’
  • Find and copy, e.g. ‘Find and copy one word that suggests what the weather is like in the story’
  • Short constructed response, e.g. ‘What does the bear eat?’
  • Open-ended response, e.g. ‘Look at the sentence that begins Once upon a time. How does the writer increase the tension throughout this paragraph? Explain fully, referring to the text in your answer.’

GRAMMAR, PUNCTUATION AND SPELLING

The grammar, punctuation and spelling test will consist of two parts: a grammar and punctuation paper requiring short answers, lasting 45 minutes, and a spelling test of 20 words, lasting around 15 minutes.

The grammar and punctuation test will include two sub-types of questions:

  • Selected response, e.g. ‘Identify the adjectives in the sentence below’
  • Constructed response, e.g. ‘Correct/complete/rewrite the sentence below,’ or, ‘The sentence below has an apostrophe missing. Explain why it needs an apostrophe.’

MATHEMATICS

Children will sit three papers in maths:

  • Paper 1: arithmetic, 30 minutes
  • Papers 2 and 3: reasoning, 40 minutes per paper

Paper 1 will consist of fixed response questions, where children have to give the correct answer to calculations, including long multiplication and division. Papers 2 and 3 will involve a number of question types, including:

  • Multiple choice
  • True or false
  • Constrained questions, e.g. giving the answer to a calculation, drawing a shape or completing a table or chart
  • Less constrained questions, where children will have to explain their approach for solving a problem

Please click on the title above to access sample SATs tests that are similar to the ones your child will sit in May.