Welcome to 6BD!
Year 6 is such an exciting year at St Luke's, it is very busy with lots of learning and brilliant opportunities ahead!
In Year 6 this year, there will be the following members of staff who will help you:
Mrs Carroll, Miss Bolton, Miss Dean, Mrs Heywood, Mrs Robinson, Mrs Carroll and Mrs Rashid.
P.E. will be on a Tuesday - please come to school in your P.E. kit and ensure that it consists of: a white t-shirt, black shorts / jogging bottoms or leggings and black pumps or trainers.
Class Dojo is there to make it easy for parents and carers to contact teachers if they have any small queries or questions about learning or if they would like to send a quick message about their child. For all other questions or further support, the school office is there to support and are available via the school email or telephone number found on the website homepage. Teachers will also occasionally send messages on here to support parents with their children's learning or to arrange online work for children who are isolating.
Twitter is where you can find daily photos and updates about what is happening in Year 6. Have a look at our class Twitter feed to see all of the exciting things we are up to! @StLukesYear6BD
Homework will be given out on a Friday to be completed by the following Tuesday. Spellings will be handed out on a Monday in order to practise for a small test on the following Friday. Homework will be set on Mathletics, Reading Eggs, Purple Mash and Timestable Rockstars. Each half term there will be a homework project which will include a variety of activities to choose from based on current class topics.
What are we learning?
Want to see what you will be learning in Year 6? Have a look at the curriculum maps below which show the curriculum content and topics for each half term. They include the key topics, vocabulary and knowledge for each subject. You can also find key texts studied.
If you would like to look at the curriculum in more detail, head over to our curriculum page on the website. Click here to go there now.
Knowledge Organisers Spring 1
The Knowledge Organisers below are important tools for you to refer to throughout our topics for this half-term. They contain interesting facts and key vocabulary that we will be referring to in our lessons.
Topics this half term include:
At St Luke's we love reading! There is nothing better than curling up and getting cosy with a good book. Whatever you like to read, St Luke's will have something for you. We have a wide range of fiction and non-fiction books in our class library as well as the Accelerated Reader library. If you have a favourite author or genre, why not ask if we have a copy in school?
It is essential that you read at home daily. This can be on your own, with a friend or perhaps a family member. You should spend approximately 30 minutes a day reading to improve your skills and vocabulary. Remember to bring your reading book into school daily and ask someone at home to sign your reading record to earn your punch card prizes!
Click here to find a list of the top 100 books for Year 6!
Let's become fantastic spellers! Please have a look at the document below, which shows you the spelling expectations for Key Stage Two. These words should be being used correctly in your writing!
Homework Project Spring 1
Here is the half-term project overview! There are a number of ideas that the you can complete at home, as part of our Geography topic about Theme Parks and our Science Electricity topic. Please choose AT LEAST TWO of the projects and bring them to school no later than Friday 11th February 2022.
You may decide to practise your Numeracy or Reading skills at home as well as in class, therefore we have included links to Mathletics and Reading Eggs where you will be able to log-in and improve your knowledge.
Please follow the links below, your child will need their username and password to log in.
Useful website links:
Reading Eggs (Eggspress):
Oak National Academy:
What shall I do if I have a worry?
If you are feeling upset or worried about something there are plenty of people you can talk in school that can help you. You could write a worry in our class worry box, or speak to one of the Year 6 staff members who are always there to help you. However, if you feel you would like to speak to someone else, all members of staff around school are happy to help. You can always talk to one of the teachers on the poster below: