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  • Gloucestershire,
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Year 6 Archive 2016-2017

Welcome to Year 6!

Picture 1 Mrs. Plews - Butterwell Class Teacher
Picture 2 Mrs. Spencer - Honeybourne Class Teacher

What are the expectations of Year 6?

  • Know all their times tables
  • Punctuate sentences accurately with a full stop and capital letter as a minimum and to be able to recognise other punctuation marks and when they should be used
  • Use a homework diary to organise themselves and ensure deadlines are met
  • Read regularly and be able to discuss what they have read
  • Show independence and responsibility e.g.: speaking to the teacher if they have queries/issues themselves with parents supporting when the child has tried to do so themselves first.


What will Year 6 be learning this year?







How has Cheltenham developed?

Who were the Maya?

What makes a good game?


Which days will Year 6 have PE?

Monday and Thursday


What are homework expectations in Year 6?

Monday – English to be returned Wednesday

Monday – Spellings to be returned Friday

Wednesday – Maths to be returned Friday

Friday – Science to be returned Monday


When do Year 6’s reading records need to be handed to the teacher?

Reading records are checked by TPs. Homework diaries to teachers on Thursdays but should be in school everyday


Will my child be going on any trips this year?

Literature Festival
Science Festival
The Wilson
Cheltenham Council Chambers
Cadbury World
Activity Week trips
Year 6 Leavers Mass


Other useful information about Year 6.

  • PE Kits; please make sure your child has the correct coloured t-shirt representing their house team.
  • Uniform; please make sure everything is named!
  • Water Bottles; these need to be clearly named and filled with fresh drinking water every day.
  • Please also encourage your child to empty their bookbags themselves and hand any notes directly to their teacher. Their bookbags will not be checked by an adult.
  • Please encourage children to communicate concerns with us themselves.
  • Please check emails regularly and respond to permissions, offers of help and payments straight away.