Welcome to Year 6

Class Teacher – Miss Elgie

We would like every child in Year 6 to reach their full potential and to enjoy their final year in Holy Family School.  Children will develop their skills and knowledge throughout the year to help them to become independent, life-long learners.

There are many opportunities throughout Year 6 for pupils to develop their confidence, resilience and their organisation skills.  Children will be able to apply for positions as School Councillors, Mini Vinnies, House Captains and Sports Leaders.  They will have the opportunity to organise events to raise money for charity and they will be partnered with a child in Reception Class, who will become their ‘ buddy’.  During ‘buddy time’, Year 6 will have play times with their new friends, help them to read their library books and sit with them during Mass.

To find out more about our class routines and curriculum, please visit our Class Information page. We also have some really fun resources and activities on our At Home page, click the images above.


Class News

On this page and via Class Dojo we will share class activities and events throughout the school year. Please see below for more information about Class Dojo and how to join us.

Class Dojo – The Class Dojo App works via tablets, smart phones and computers and is free to download. Using this system we will be able to share images of your child and their work and we look forward to opening our classroom. If you would like to join, download the Class Dojo App or click the image to open by a web browser, create a parents account, tap add child and enter your child’s code. If you don’t have a code, please contact us by email and we will happily send it to you. 




Year 6 Information

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The class PE lessons are held on a Tuesday and Friday.  Children will need to have their PE kit, for details please see our School Uniform page.



In Year 6, homework is handed out on a Friday and is due to be returned the following Friday.


Homework Help!

Click on the links below and then search for the topic you need help with. The links will provide explanations, examples and videos.

BBC Bitesize – https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/primary
The School Run – https://www.theschoolrun.com/school-life/homework


Year 6 Curriculum

Information about the subjects we teach in School can be found in our Subject Areas.

Please see the Year 6 Parent Leaflet for details of the end of year expectations for children in Year 6.



We would like to encourage children to regularly read their books at home.



We would like the children to practise their weekly spelling on Spelling Shed throughout the week.  Click the link to visit Spelling Shed.


Times Tables

We would also like to encourage the children to practise their times tables on Times Tables Rockstars.  Click the link to visit TTRS


Year 6 SATs Information For Parents

Information for families will be provided throughout the academic year.



STEM Learning

The link below is for some home based STEM learning activities.  STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics.  On their website there are activities connected to a range of different subjects, please take a look.

Primary STEM Resources


Recommended Reads - Year 6

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As well as being enjoyable, reading really helps children’s writing ability and general learning.

We like to encourage children to read as much as possible, both at home and in school.

To help with the difficult task of choosing a new book, we have put together a list of books for each year group. 


Visit the Oxford Owl page for more book ideas and ebooks.

Visit the Book Trust page for books and reading fun with regular features from authors and illustrators.



Online Fun

Please try some of these fantastic online resources for learning, revising or just for fun!



As children are spending more time on devices and online, please see below some links and resources about staying safe online.  Further information and guidance is also available on our Online Safety page.