Welcome to Year 6 Penguins and Elephants

Year 6 teachers

If you need any support please contact us: Miss Hickton - shickton@greenwoodprimary.org.uk

                                                                   Mrs Annia - hannia@greenwoodprimary.org.uk

                                                                   Mrs Fryatt - rfryatt@greenwoodprimary.org.uk


Latest News

London residential

Ashfield Transition - A message from Ashfield to Year 6

Times Tables Rock Stars Guinness World Record Challenge


This weeks Stars are... 

Maksims and Sophie

(Click on your name for your certificate)


Upcoming Zoom meeting: 03.06.20 at 11am 

Click here for instructions on how to join

Times Tables Rock Stars

Overview 01.06.20  

Daily Resources

Monday 1st June    Maths    Questions   Answers   English    Guided Reading   PHSE PowerPoint     Who Am I?

Tuesday 2nd June   Maths    Questions   Answers   English  Guided Reading   Spelling dictation   Like me or Like me Not  

Wednesday 3rd June   Maths    Questions   Answers   English  Guided Reading   Jobs quiz 

Thursday 4th June   Maths    Questions  Answers    English  Guided Reading  SPAG - word mat   Job card activity 

Friday 5th June   Maths    Clues   English    Guided Reading


 Overview 18.05.20   

 Daily resources 

Monday 18th May      Maths  Questions Answers  Reading  English 

Tuesday 19th May        Maths  Questions  Answers  Reading  English  Dictation Look/Cover/Write/Check

Wednesday 20th May    Maths  Questions  Answers  Reading  English 

Thursday 21st May      Maths   Questions  Answers  Reading  English SPAG 

Friday 22nd May          Maths  Clues  Reading  English


Free choice extra curriculum tasks/choices                                                          

 1. If any of your are thinking about your transition to secondary school, there is a lovely link here to the BBC Bitesize website which shows you two videos about transition with a nice activity to try too. Click here

2. Year 6 Passport - We've highlighted the ones we've completed so far. Click Year 6 Passport.

 3. Art - Self-Portraits with a twist, here are some amazing examples so far.           

4. Click on the link to get access to a free audio book from David Walliams. He is releasing a new one every day! https://www.worldofdavidwalliams.com/elevenses/

 5.  ART  Zentangles 


6. A FUNNY COMIC - THE LOO ROLL CHRONICLES... complete your own comic. 

7.Science Horrid Hands ! Information sheet here   Activity Pack page 5, page 6 Pepper germs experiment for home, pages 8-12 family quiz and pages 13/ 14 colouring.  We would like you to do page 5 and 6 if you can. The rest is for fun. Email your teachers if you take photos of the experiment and we can share on here.  

8.Challenges Menu! Have a go at challenge 14 whilst it is so lovely and sunny outside, send photos to Twitter @GreenwoodSch

9.Emily P has also created her own Reading Comprehension word meaning questions. The text is quite advanced so it is a challenge for you, she has loved this book.  CLICK HERE

10.Mindfulness colouring.  Here are a few to click, load and print; animal colouring,  mixed pack, William Morris themed  and 'Who is William Morris?' Information sheet

11.Booklet to use if directed by a teacher and websites are not accessible click here 

Websites for other resources


TT Rockstars - https://ttrockstars.com/

White Rose (some free resources) https://whiterosemaths.com/resources/schemes-of-learning/primary-sols/


https://www.topmarks.co.uk/ - Hit the button is a xtable game




https://www.planbee.com/uks2-home-learning-pack-maths (Need to add to basket but it is free)

Ask Alexa to ‘test me on maths’




Once upon a Picture

www.twinkl.co.uk/offer - Free log in for 1 month with PARENTSTWINKLHELPS code



https://www.planbee.com/uks2-home-learning-pack-english (Need to add to basket but it is free)




Once upon a Picture

www.twinkl.co.uk/offer - Free log in for 1 month with PARENTSTWINKLHELPS code



https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/ additional details on letter


https://www.lovereading4kids.co.uk/ - Need to register but thousands of books where you can read an extract to see if you like the book. 



Yoga - https://www.youtube.com/user/CosmicKidsYoga & https://www.cosmickids.com/

PE game ideas (some are free and some to buy) -  www.thepeshed.com/pe-game-ideas    








COSTS https://www.planbee.com/art/ks2-art






Duolingo app


Other websites


Google – Topmarks





www.twinkl.co.uk/offer - Free log in for 1 month with PARENTSTWINKLHELPS code



Once upon a Picture

Booklet with activities for all year groups FREE DOWNLOAD TTS à  http://www.tts-group.co.uk/on/demandware.static/-/Library-Sites-TTSSharedLibrary/default/vaea75f5663a038b8658d258fd198e57ce70b35d6/images/homepage/My_Activity_Book_Yrs_7_11.pdf?version=1,584,037,589,000


Year 6 Latest News

  • Welcome back! 
  • Please remember to return your home - school diaries signed with all the usual start of term letters. 
  • Please ensure PE kit is in school every day!  PE is officially on a Wednesday but sports happens frequently at Greenwood so leave kit in school.
  • If you want to make our delicious Viking flatbread at home then click here for the recipe. Why not experiment by adding sugar or even rasins!

The Year 6 Team

Our teachers are Mrs Annia, Mrs Fryatt and Mrs Hickton;

Our Teaching Assistants are Mrs. Younger, Mr Clemerson, Mrs Preistley, Mrs Wyatt and Miss Crampton.



 Year 6  Newsletter 



Our main topics this year are:

Autumn 1- World War 2

Autumn 2- Vikings and Anglo Saxons and War poetry

Spring  - The Heart and Pig Heart Boy

Summer 1 - SATs revision and Science

Summer  2-The Mayans



In year six good behaviour and being role models for the rest of the school is extremely important. As a class, we have created our own charter which all the children have signed to say they agree to.




SATs 2020- The children are expected to sit their SATS in the week beginning 11th May 2020


 Date  Paper  
 Monday 11th May 2020  SPAG- spelling, punctuation and grammar paper  
 Tuesday 12th May 2019 Reading Test     
 Wednesday 13th May 2019 Maths paper 1 and Maths paper 2  
 Thursday 14th May 2019 Maths paper 3  


Please note that throughout the year we have to collect evidence to inform our teacher assessments for writing, maths, reading and science.


This half term, after-school booster sessions will take place on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:15pm to 4pm.

All of the adults are boostering the children on SPAG, Reading and Mathematics. 

'Flexi-boosters' also take place on a daily basis during school time in afternoons to assist the children in their learning. Children are also boostered in assembly times and some children are invited for booster in a morning from 8:30am.


We must stress the importance of completing ALL the homework we ask your child to complete.

1. All children should read daily. Even if your child is a confident reader, they should be reading independently to encourage a love of books and a greater understanding of the written word. Children should record their daily reading in their reading record. There are five spaces in the book for each week. If children are not reading regularly then they will be asked to attend a reading catch up session one playtime a week.

2. All children will receive weekly spellings. These will be usually be set on a Monday and tested the following Monday and are  linked to past spellings for the SATs and spelling patterns for year six. This is now an important part of the new spelling, punctuation and grammar test (SPAG) (worth 20 marks out of 70 in the test).

3. Each Friday, the children will receive a piece of literacy and numeracy homework, which will be due to be handed in on the following Wednesday. Any children who do not complete the homework on time will do so during Wednesday playtime instead.

Times Tables Rockstars


All children now have a log on for Time Tables Rockstars. This is a multiplication skills online game that we have invested in to increase recall of up to 12x table. We create regular battles with other year groups and amongst Year 6 for this. Please support children playing at home. Children have their log in details in their reading diaries if they forget them. 

Physical Education (PE)

 PE is on Wednesday afternoons each week with Mrs Aspinall.

At all times your child will need an indoor and outdoor PE kit in school.

Indoor PE kit is a white T-shirt, dark shorts (black or navy blue) and trainers or plimsolls.

Outdoor PE kit is a white T-shirt, dark jogging bottoms (black or navy blue), dark sweatshirt and trainers. Jewellery must not be worn on PE days.

If your child can not take part in PE for medical reasons a letter should be sent to Mrs Aspinall.

Also on Wednesdays your child will be taught a one hour session on the Holocaust by Mrs Younger. This is extremely important as it links to the trips we are going on in the Autumn term.

London Residential


In May we hope to go on our amazing London visit! We can not wait to visit; Wembley Stadium, The London Eye, The Rainforest café, The theatre to see WICKED  and The Warner Brothers Studio Tour.  We will have an information evening about this nearer the time, please don't hesitate to contact any of the team if you have questions before this.