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European Fairs - December 2017


This week, the children in Year 6 enjoyed presenting their European travel fairs to other children in the year group.  Over the weeks prior to the event, the children carried out some research about their chosen country: Germany, Belgium, Spain, Russia to name a few.  Children displayed their research and information in many different ways: informative posters; landscape artwork; mathematical problems relating to currency; Powerpoint presentations and more.  Some groups even brought in food which was linked to their country.  All children enjoyed the event and were able to learn a lot along the way. 

Welcome to Year 6!


Miss  Woolmington           Mrs Forryan                       Miss Bhatla

6Saffron                        6Amber                            6Ebony



Year 6 is such an exciting year, and we do try to do lots of fun and exciting things as well as lots of HARD WORK! The focus is getting you ready for secondary school and for you to leave Cranford Primary School well equipped and more independent, ready for the challenges ahead. 


Try your best and everything else falls into place. 

Homework in the Spring term


During the Spring term, your will be given homework every day.  This will not only build their confidence with learning which is happening in class, but it also prepares them for their secondary education.


As always, the children must complete their homework on time and to the very best of standards. 


We thank you for your continued support with your child's homework.


What are Year 6 learning about in the Spring term?


The main focus for this term will be on Maths and English (reading and writing)


English - Continuing with the story of Anne Frank and Princess' Blankets.  A lot of reading and writing will be taught throughout these two units of work.

Maths - Measure, Data and Time.  This term, the children will focus on applying their mathematical knowledge to different question types, in order to prepare them for their SATs.

Science - Animals including Humans.


Parent Curriculum meeting

Help your child read at home

What are Year 6 learning about in the Autumn term?


Literacy - Varmints, Flashbacks and Anne Frank.

Maths - Number work

Science - Evolution and Living things and their habitats.

Topic - Europe.

Art - European landscapes.

Religious Education - Symbols and Signs.

ICT - E-Safety

Music - Composing a song.



Curriculum Overview for Year 6 (2017/2018)

Important information regarding SATs:


•During this year, children in Year 6 will take their SATs papers based on the new 2014 NC. These tests in English and Maths will reflect the new national curriculum, and are intended to be more rigorous. There will also be a completely new marking scheme to replace the existing national curriculum levels.
These tests will be both set and marked externally, and the results will be used to measure the school’s performance (for example, through reporting to Ofsted and published league tables). A child’s marks will be used in conjunction with teacher assessment to give a broader picture of their attainment.
The previous national curriculum levels have been scrapped, and instead children will be given scaled scores. Parents will be given their child’s raw score (the actual number of marks they get), alongside their scaled score and whether they have reached the national average. The score needed to reach the national average is around a 100 mark, however we are unable to say how many marks the children will need to achieve (in their raw score) to get the 100 mark. With this being said, we are unsure what the national average will look like, however we have robust testing strategies in place to help your child reach their full potential. As you know from parents evenings, currently we are able to tell you whether your child is on track to being age expected rather than a level or a score.
There is no longer an extension paper (Level 6 paper), all children will be sitting the same paper.


Please be rest assured the children and staff are working collaboratively in the run up to SATs. We are extremely proud of the determination and effort our children are showing!

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