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Year 6

Page last updated 17.4.24


Year 6 News & Dates



Our big challenge now is completing our SATs Tests on 13th May!


Please read the document about SATS 2024 in the information section below. You can discuss this at the upcoming parent consultation evenings in Week 3. 


What will we learn about in Summer 1?

There will be a big focus on preparing for the SATs tests which start on 13th May. This will involve revision of Maths, reading lots of texts, learning spellings and revisiting grammar terms.

In English, we will write short descriptive passages to create an atmosphere, based on a sea theme and the book Kensuke's Kingdom.

Art & Computing: Creating digital art in the style of Mondrian.

Science: Adaptations & Fossils


We will create Japanese black and white art - pupils will need to keep their protective clothing for art at school!




DATES & Learning Information:


Summer Term Begins: Monday 15th April



Friday 10th May - Live Online Reading Lesson with Barrie the Punctuation Guy


SATS TEST WEEK - Monday May 13th to May 16th - there will be a free Breakfast Club for ALL Y6 pupils at 0830 Mon to Thu.


Friday 24th May - final day of the half term.


Monday 3rd June - School opens for the final half-term!


Monday 24th to Friday 28th June: Year 6 Cycle Training Week.


W/C 8th July - The Farnley Academy will hold open evening events - parents will be informed directly about this.


Wednesday 17th July - Y6 Trip to Whitby - details to follow.


Thursday 18th July - Year 6 Leavers' Disco 6PM - 8PM


Friday 19th July - LAST DAY - PM: Y6 Leavers' Assembly 2PM


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Every day, pupils will need:

- Clear, reusable water bottle

Book Bag - PE kit should be in a drawstring bag and kept at school.

All pupils have a bookbanded reading book which also comes home daily.

Library books come home on Fridays.

Pupils may bring a fresh fruit snack to eat at break. No other snacks please.











The person who wins this award shows extra dedication, incredible patience and perseverance and a drive to become a more independent learner. 


Autumn 1 - Aaliyah and Harvey

Autumn 2 - Hallie and Vincent

Spring 1 - Tayte and Amena

Spring 2 - Faith and Favour



Handwriting Award



The following pupils have met the grade and achieved their Year 6 Pen Licence:

Charlotte, Hallie, Joe, Sam, Patrick, Oliver, Jacob, Madeline, Aaliyah, Brayden, Ethan, Mel







Homework is set every Thursday.

Please return it the following Tuesday.

Get extra help on Friday or Monday in school.


Pupils have an orange folder for homework.

It consists of spelling, maths and a reading activity.







There will be a weekly spelling test based on the words from the week and some randomly selected from this list.



2) Reading Comprehension: a short additional read which counts towards your THREE READS -  Earn a Trackit Point for 3 reads. This week's comprehension activity links to adaptations in science and is worth 2 of your weekly reads!



3) MATHS - we are revising a range of topics

Get help at school on Friday or Monday.


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Get ahead in Maths! Win the MathsWatch Weekly Prize!
MathsWatch video tutorials to try out:

percentages, adding and subtraction fractions, 2D and 3D shape, ordering fractions and decimals, co-ordinates, converting measures

1) Watch the video.

2) Answer the questions. Mark with the tutor.

Try the extensions if you need more challenge.


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Try the new Duolingo Maths - click here:




Play a game with your below.

Activities and games are freely available with your log in.

Just select the stage and list number, then pick one to play.



See the learning links section at the bottom of this page for more activities.



📖 Reading 📚

Please keep your Reading Record up to date.
In Key Stage 2, Three Reads is now part of weekly Thursday to Tuesday Homework.