Year 6

Welcome from staff

Welcome to Year 6, the home of all things St Mary's. Mr. Mickleburgh and Mrs. Hallam are proud to welcome you all back as we've been battling Covid-19 as a nation.

One thing is clear is that we have a lot of work to catch-up but so far we've been really impressed by the attitude of all learners as they rediscover their potential.

 We believe in our school's mission of 'We value all in the name Jesus the Christ'. This means we always give children the courage and belief to excel and be all that they can be.

 

Safe searching

 Please see a list of our recommended websites and safe searches that the children can access just by clicking the links. 

More recently it has come to our attention that E-Safety is of upmost importance beyond the curriculum so I have attached a few links that may support you stay safe when accessing social media at home.

 https://www.safesearchkids.com/

Curriculum 

We are currently learning about the topic 'Hola Mexico'. We are reading a class book called Holes. Please see below our knowledge organiser for this topic.

 

View document /i/year_6/topic_mexico/knowledge-organiser-a3.pdf

Stanley Yelnats, a boy who has bad luck due to a curse placed on his great- great-grandfather, is sent to Camp Green Lake, a juvenile detention camp, for a crime he did not commit. Stanley and the other boys at the camp are forced to dig large holes in the dirt every day. Stanley eventually realizes that they are digging these holes because the Warden is searching for something. As Stanley continues to dig holes and meet the other boys at the camp, the narrator intertwines three separate stories to reveal why Stanley's family has a curse and what the Warden is looking for.

 

 

Maths

 

We use White Rose and Power Maths to improve the attainment of our learners.

 

View document /i/year_6/year_6_overview.pdf

Learning your times tables is critical in any year group but especially in our final year. Please access your account from this link below.

Literacy

 

We use Talk for Writing to embed stories inside our children's heads in the hope that they will develop a solid basis for future writing. It is a fully immersive programme that does deliver truly excellent results in both oral and written story-telling.

View document /i/year_6/topic_mexico/2014-hola_dev_infs_legend_of_the_uxmal_dwarf_a4.pdf

RE

Cornerstones

View document welcome_from_our_head_teacher.pdf

Remote Learning 

Links to learning and information

https://classroom.thenational.academy/subjects-by-key-stage/key-stage-2

 

Therapeutic  Programme

We use TPC Teach for improving children's mental health. It is vital after such a traumatic time, we have a programme dedicated to ensuring a positive outcome for all of the children. It helps e everyone to feel valued. Our mission statement "We value all in the name of Jesus the Christ" compliments our therapeutic classroom environments that are specially created for learning.

 

 

Physical Education

We are very lucky to have Grimsby Town F.C teach our P.E lessons.

They take place on Thursday afternoons alongside P.H.S.E so children can arrive in their P.E kit ready for their lesson. We have done this to ensure we waste no time so we can maximise participation.

 

Children are to wear dark track suits, white tee shirts, a dark school jumper or hooded top and trainers. No Lycra or football kit please. 

Currently we are taking part in fitness challenges to ensure we improve our baseline fitness scores.