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Southfields Primary School

Southfields Primary School

Year 6

Miss Jones, Mrs Welsh, Mr Addison and Mrs Churchill welcome you to Year 6.

Being in Year 6 truly is the most memorable time in your child’s primary education. Your child will develop more independence, a huge amount of resilience and, most importantly, they should become very aware of who they are as both learners and as young adults.

Meet the Team

Miss Jones - Frank Class Teacher and Year 6 Leader

Mrs Welsh - Ibbotson Class Teacher and Year 5/6 Phase Leader

Mr Addison - Darwin Class Teacher

Mrs Churchill - Supporting Teacher (Interventions and Behaviour)

Mrs Brewer and Miss Clark - Teaching Assistants in Frank Class

Mrs Bush - Teaching Assistant in Ibbotson Class

Mrs Jenkins - Teaching Assistant in Darwin Class

 

Our School Day

Arrive between 8:30am and 9:00am. Please ensure you and your child wear a mask to help minimise the risk. 

 9:00am and 10:40am - Lesson One (this will either be maths or English).

10:40am - 11:10am - Break time (extra time is allocated so we can wash our hands). 

11:10am - 12:40pm - Lesson Two (this will either be maths or English).

12:40pm - 1:40pm - Lunch time (extra time is allocated so we can wash our hands). Your child will eat their lunch in the classroom and then go outside.

1:40pm - 3:15pm - During this time your child will complete reading lessons as well as a history, geography, art, science, DT, R.E., PSHE and P.E.

3:15pm - Home time. Please ensure you and your child wear a mask to help minimise the risk. 

On a Friday, children finish at 2:05pm. 

School Uniform

Monday - School uniform

Tuesday - School uniform

Wednesday - Outdoor P.E. kit

Thursday - School uniform

Friday - Non-uniform 

Home Learning

Home learning will be posted on Google Classroom and Class Dojo. Children can submit their home learning on either platform. Homework menus will be created each half term and this will include a variety of tasks. 

Homework will be posted on a Wednesday and will need to be handed in the following Tuesday. The weekly homework activities will include aa variety of tasks linked to maths, reading, writing and grammar, punctuation and spelling (GPS).

Spellings will be posted on a Friday and will be tested the following Friday. The spellings will also be put on Spelling Shed to practise.

It is vital you read with your child as much as you possibly can. This will help them to be successful across the curriculum.

Online resources: Please encourage your child to use the online resources such as IXL, TTRS, Spelling Shed, Read Theory, Bug Club, Purple Mash, Espresso to support their learning.

Class Dojo

We love to use Class Dojo to communicate with you at home and it is our main form of home-school communication. Therefore, it is extremely important to please make sure you are connected to Class Dojo and to keep an eye on it. On Class Dojo we update parents with day-to-day class and whole school information, photos and updates.

Due to the COVID restrictions and the risk assessment, we are unfortunately unable to talk to you face to face as we are trying our absolute best to minimise the risk for staff and families. Therefore, it is even more important for you to use Class Dojo to communicate with your class teacher or year leader. A key priority of ours is the relationships between teachers and adults at home to ensure that the children are fully supported at home and at school. 

Communication is a crucial part of this process so please do not hesitate to contact your class teacher or year leader if you have any questions, comments or worries.

Curriculum

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