Year 6 Important Information
- The school day begins at 8.50am. It is vitally important that your children are in school on time, as we begin lessons straight away. If they are late, they will be missing vital learning.
- The school day ends at 3.00pm.
- Lunch time for Y6 is at 12:00pm.
- Your child can bring fruit or vegetables for a snack at playtime.
- Our PE day is a Wednesday. We do PE twice on this day. Please make sure your child is wearing full PE every Wednesday. We will be doing PE outside as much as possible so an outdoor kit is advisable.
- Reading books will be changed on a Friday and must be returned on the following Friday, read and signed.
- Homework will be sent out on a Tuesday and must be returned on the following Monday.
Year 6 Curriculum
Here is an example of our homework in Year 6. It will share with you what we are doing in English, Maths, Spelling and Grammar. Homework is given out on a Tuesday and returned to school the following Monday.
The promotion of British Values is taught implicitly throughout the curriculum and school life.
The focus of these values in the Primary Curriculum are:
- British Values of Democracy.
- The Rule of Law.
- Individual Liberty
- Mutual respect
- Tolerance of those with different faiths and beliefs.
As a school we promote these values through a variety of activities.
British Values of Democracy
Class council, Pupil Voice, Classroom monitors and jobs, pupil questionnaires. Writing balanced arguments in English, as well as other subjects. Pupils also take part in debates in a variety of subjects.
The Rule of Law
Ensuring that school rules, including safety rules, are understood and consistently applied. Opportunities for pupils to distinguish between right and wrong. Visits from the emergency services. eSafety rules and their importance. Bikeability and road safety.
Pupils learn how and why rules are made in school, and how laws are made in Britain. They learn about the monarchy in History lessons.
Pupils celebrate Black History Month. Anti-bullying week is studied in school with the pupils completing a selection of age appropriate lessons. Debates and balanced arguments are completed in class, across a range of subjects.
Tolerance of those with different faiths and beliefs
Pupils celebrate events and festivals from major world faiths. There is a breadth of themes in assemblies. School lunches cater for different needs. Different religions are taught throughout the school. Culture/Theme days are celebrated throughout the school year
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