Year 6 – Welcome!

Year 6 is the final year in Key Stage 2 (KS2).
Children in Year 6 wear black sweatshirts to show that they are the oldest children in the school. This gives our Year 6 children a sense of responsibility and a pride in being role models for the younger children.
School starts at 9.00am and finishes at 3.15pm.
This induction booklet for Year 6 contains useful information.

September 2017 – this page is being updated

CLASSES AND TEACHERS

Our Year 6 teachers are:

Class 2A – Ms Halksworth
Class 2C – Mrs Dangerfield

Autumn Term 2017

TheYear 6 Autumn Term newsletter was sent home at the beginning of this term together with the Year 6 Autumn Term Topic Web which outlines what we will be covering during the course of the term. Our topic this term is Rainforests.

Important Dates

  • Tuesday 19th September – Year 6 “Meet the Teacher”: 3.15pm
  • Wandsworth Secondary School tests will be taken on Thursday 21st September 2017.
  • The deadline for applying for a Secondary School place is 31st October 2017, although Wandsworth Council recommends applying by 20th October.

P.E.

Please ensure your child has the correct P.E. kit for their P.E. lessons on the following days. Trainers are essential for outdoor P.E.
Class 2A and Class 2C – Mondays and Fridays

HOMEWORK

Homework will continue to be handed out on a Friday and should be returned on a Tuesday. To help them to prepare for SATs, children may also be expected to use the revision sites suggested on the school website.
There is more information on our Homework page where you can find out more details of our homework policy, guidance for parents and also download some useful information to help you support your child at home.

Spellings: these will be given out on Fridays to practise for a test the following Friday.

Times tables: children need to practise their times tables and corresponding divisions facts.

SATs: Please continue to support your child with their homework and revision throughout the year in order to help prepare them for their SATs tests in May. Please visit the Year 6 Revision page for resources to help you support your child.

Daily Reading – Year 6 children are expected to read for 25 minutes each night and to write a comment in their Reading Records. Take a look at the Reading List for Year 6 for some inspiration on what books to choose.

SUPPORTING YOUR CHILD AT HOME

You can find some useful resources to help you support your Year 6 child at home on our Year 6 Revision page.
There is also some helpful information on our Homework page giving ideas to help your child.

TESTS

Pupils in Year 6 take the following tests:

The Wandsworth Secondary School tests will be taken on Thursday 21st September 2017. These tests cover verbal and non-verbal reasoning and the children do a few practice papers in school to help prepare for these.  You can also visit the Wandsworth Council website for more information.

SATs: Please continue to support your child with their homework and revision throughout the year in order to help prepare them for their SATs tests in May. Please visit the Year 6 Revision page for resources to help you support your child.

MEETING TEACHERS

Parents’ Evenings are held in the Autumn and Spring Terms – a private 15-minute appointment with your child’s teacher to discuss progress.

If you’d like to speak to the teacher at any other time, please contact the School Office to make an appointment.

MOBILE PHONES

Children in Year 5 and Year 6 may bring a mobile phone in to school. Please see the office staff for a permission letter, these need to be signed and returned to school before any phones are allowed in. Mobile phones may not be used in school and should be handed in to the class teacher for safe keeping during the day.

 

SECONDARY SCHOOL

 

The deadline for applications for Secondary School is 31st October 2017.
Please see the information below and our Moving On To Secondary School page where you will find all information and a PDF version of the ‘Choose a Wandsworth Secondary School’ booklet .
Year 6 children were given the ‘Choose a Wandsworth Secondary School’ booklet in early September.
and were invited for 1 to 1 meetings about the secondary transfer application with Ms Hillier.

 

 

Information about Wandsworth Secondary Schools

  • Year 6 children will be given the ‘Choose a Wandsworth Secondary School’ booklet in the first few days of term in September.
  • Please visit as many schools as possible. Your child may accompany you on daytime visits, which are authorised and do not affect your child’s attendance record.

    How to Apply

This year, Wandsworth Council require you to apply online:

For further information please visit: