Welcome back. Our new Fledgling Come & Play sessions begin Wednesday 15 January at 9.15 and every Wednesday thereafter (term time) for all pre-school age children

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Our topic for the Spring term is Ancient Greece and we have many interesting activities planned. Each week Mrs Gravil and Mrs Keetch will also be teaching Year 6, we will be supported by Miss Gilliatt.


Below are some routines and reminders to help each day go smoothly. 


Home/School Diary:

This book must be brought to and from school each day. It is vital for communication and will be used to record reading books, reading sessions, homework, activities and messages. The diary will be checked and signed on a weekly basis by staff.  If there is a message from home, it is the child’s responsibility to bring it to the attention of the intended teacher/ TA.



 It is expected that your child has an appropriate reading book with them for daily reading sessions.  This book can be from home or school.  Books can be changed whenever necessary and we encourage your child to be independent in changing and choosing books form the class or school library. However, guidance will be given when required. Children will read in a guided session weekly and may be heard individually too.



In preparation for secondary school, regularly completing homework is a good habit to develop. Year 6 pupils are expected to read daily, learn weekly spellings and practise weekly maths skills. Talk homework will also be required in preparation for extended pieces of writing in school.  Pupils will have an A4 book to record their work. For additional home learning use TT Rockstar, Education City and practical maths tasks.



A PE kit is required to be in school every day, including trainers and suitable outdoor clothing e.g. joggers/ jumper.  This is to be kept in school and returned home for washing at the end of each half term.  If your child wears earrings please teach them to remove and replace theses themselves.



Pupils may have a refillable, named water bottle for the classroom so that they can have access to drinking water throughout the day.  Please note that this is for water only and not juice.


Please use the school diary for messages or if you wish to discuss an issue then contact the school office to make an appointment.  Thank you for your continued support.


Kind Regards


Mrs Bennett




Y6 Timetable, Term 3

Monday CB Tuesday CB Wednesday CB Thursday CB Friday  CB
GR GR GR GR Assembly
Maths  Maths  Maths  Maths Maths 
Spellings/GAPs Spellings/GAPs Spellings/GAPs Spellings/GAPs Spellings/GAPs
English/Topic English/Topic English/Topic English/Topic English/Topic










We try to stick to the timetable, but sometimes we have special events planned and the timetable may change a little. You can find these events on the calendar.

Key question: How did the Ancient Greeks change the world?



Ancient Greece

A significant change on the modern world

Additional learning opportunities:

Recommended reading for UKS2


Who let the Gods out? - Matt Evans


British Museum - London


Hopeless Heroes: Here comes Hercules - Stella Tarakson + Nick Roberts


The Ashmolean - Oxford

The Girl of Ink and Stars - Kieran Millwood Hargrave

The Fitzwilliam Museum - Cambridge

Greek Gods and Heroes - Baussier + Almasty



So You Think You've Got it Bad? A kid's life in Ancient Greece - Strathie + Morea



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Please note:  These books are recommended for Y6 however some of the content could be unsuitable for your child.  Please use your parental judgement.