Year 6 2020 - 2021

Miss Scott

Class 13 Teacher

Miss Ward

Class 14 Teacher

Welcome to our Year Six class page. We hope that you will find the information useful and enjoy looking at what the children have been getting up to in school.

Our Teaching Assistants are:

Mrs Simi - Higher Level Teaching Assistant

Mrs Taylor - Teaching Assistant

If you would like to arrange an appointment to speak to your child's class teacher please contact the school office on 445 6359 or email the school office at admin@st-catherines.manchester.sch.uk and they will arrange a mutually convenient time.

P.E. Kits
Your child must have the following items in order to do P.E.:

St. Catherine's RC Primary P.E. T-shirt (white/burgundy)

School P.E. Shorts (summer) Plain black/grey jogging bottom (winter)

Trainers (not pumps)

If you require more information or have any questions please see your child's class teacher.

Our current P.E. days for Year Six  are Wednesday and Thursday.

Homework and Spellings

Reading
Each night, Year Six pupils are expected to read at home. Every week, the children will come home with a 'take home book' which comes with a guidance bookmark for parents consisting of comprehension questions. We would appreciate it if you could sign the reading diary weekly.

We ask that the children themselves record their daily reading into their reading record each day, recording the book name/page number and a sentence or two to summarise what they have read.

Guidance on how to use reading records effectively is glued into each child's reading reading record.

Weekly Homework
Homework is given out three times a week: Monday, Wednesday and Friday. This consists of five maths questions and five Spelling, Punctuation and Grammar questions.  We ask that the children complete their homework into their homework books and then bring them into school so that they can mark them.

Weekly spellings are given out on a Friday. They are usually tested in school in dictation form (putting the spelling words into sentences/paragraphs and including corresponding punctation too)- this is on a Friday also. 

Times Tables Rock Stars

Times tables form the basis of a great deal of Year Six mathematical learning and therefore it is vital that the children know their times tables and related division facts quickly and off-by-heart. Your child can practice on Times Table Rock Stars using the website or the app.  Each child has their own login which they should have recorded in their reading record.

Many thanks!

The Year Six team

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Manchester, M20 6HS

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