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Title: Year 6 Parents

Year 6 Parents Information Meeting
  • 330pm
  • Monday 8th September

  • Welcome Introductions (Miss Brown)
  • Year 6 Expectations and Curriculum (Miss Brown)
  • Secondary Transfer (Mrs. Robinson)
  • SATs (Miss Brown)
  • Close of meeting general questions

The Year 6 Team
  • 6B Miss Brown (Year Leader)
  • Supported by Mrs Whiting Mrs Felton
  • 6M Miss Miller
  • Supported by Mrs Walker
  • 6R Mr Redmill
  • Supported by Mr Bailey Mrs OBrien
  • 6S Miss Sadler
  • Supported by Mrs Oakes

Pupil Expectations
  • Behaviour
  • Uniform
  • Jewellery
  • Appropriate clothing and footwear
  • PE Kit
  • Mobile Phones
  • Punctuality
  • Homework Diaries

Maths Sets
  • Set 1 Mr Redmill
  • Set 2 Miss Sadler
  • Set 3 Miss Miller
  • Set 4a Mr Yaxley
  • Set 4b Miss Brown
  • Set Changes

  • Taught in ability groups within each class
  • Focus on spelling rules
  • Taught twice a week
  • Children to learn words for dictation at the end
    of each half term
  • Spelling lists will be sent home this week be
    available on the school website

The Curriculum
  • Literacy Journalistic writing
  • Macbeth
  • Persuasive Writing
  • Poetry
  • Weekly SPAG focus
  • History The Vikings
  • (Cross curricular links to Art, Music
  • Art / DT Links to the Vikings including making a
    Viking shoe
  • Science Living Things Habitats plus Animals
  • PSHE Feelings, Friends Friendships
  • Financial Capability

  • One to One
  • Daily Interventions
  • Weekly Interventions

Homework Schedule
Task When given Context
Reading     Daily School reading book, other books from the home and the library encouraging a wide choice, talking to the child about their reading and their understanding of what they are reading Children should be read aloud to an adult 3 times a week.
Spellings and/or other Literacy activity   Weekly Spellings - a list of words which are linked to class literacy lessons, a spelling rule or the childs own work or a topic being studied in class. The child could be encouraged to look at each word carefully, say it, cover it up, write it from memory and then check it. This process is repeated several times. The words are assessed in class. Often the child will be asked to extend the spelling words, e.g. writing sentences and paragraphs including the words, finding out their meaning in a dictionary, etc.
Tables Weekly Tables - 2x 12x tables and related division facts.
Literacy and Numeracy Weekly   Literacy An extension activity to support classroom literacy Numeracy An extension activity to support classroom numeracy
Research   As appropriate Cross-curricular based extended project making use of books, the library, internet, own trips out etc.
Revision (Year 6 only)   Spring term and beginning of Summer Term Weekly comprehension or SPAG activities. Test questions in addition to homework. Spellings linked to previous SATs papers.
Important Diary Dates
  • 2014
  • 19/09/14 Bikebility Starts
  • 24/09/14 Mayflower School Roadshow (1900)
  • 03/10/14 Harvest Festival (1045 1145)
  • 10/10/14 Young Shakespeare Company
  • 15/10/14 6B 6S to Wat Tyler Country Park
  • 16/10/14 6M 6R to Wat Tyler Country Park
  • 20/10/14 Year 6 Test Week
  • 2015
  • 19/01/15 Mock SATs Week 1
  • 16/03/15 Mock SATs Week 2
  • 11/05/15 SATs Week
  • 18/05/15 Year 6 Activity Week

Secondary Transfer
  • 8th September 2014
  • Information Meeting at Buttsbury Junior School
  • 20th September 2014
  • Test for selective schools (11)
  • September/October 2014
  • Read the information in the pack
  • Find out about local schools - obtain their
  • Visit local schools - open evenings, appointments
    to visit
  • Submit your application form ideally on-line
  • 31st October 2014
  • Deadline for common application form 

Secondary Transfer
  • 2nd March 2015
  • National offer date
  •  March 2015
  • Opportunity to lodge appeals
  •  April - July 2015
  • Appeals held
  •  September 2015
  • Your child starts secondary school

Important Dates

  • Mayflower High School
  • Mayflower High School Roadshow for Year 6 Parents
  • Wednesday 24th September at 7.00pm at BJS
  • Mayflower High School Open Evening
  • Thursday 9th October 2014 630pm
  • Mayflower High School Open Morning
  • 13th 16th October from 9am

Important Dates

  • The Billericay School
  • The Billericay School Open Evening
  • Monday 29th September 2014 from 600pm 900pm
  • Head Teacher talks at 645pm, 730pm 815pm
  • The Billericay School Open Mornings
  • 2nd, 3rd 7th October Tours at 910am 1010am

  • The week beginning Monday 11th May 2015
  • Writing is a combination of teacher assessed
    based on work covered in class.
  • There will be a grammar, punctuation and spelling
    test (GPS).
  • Preparation programme (Jan. 2015 onwards)
  • Mock SATs January and March
  • Booster Classes (start after the February
    half-term) and Easter revision school

Draft SATs Timetable May 2015
Monday 11th May Tuesday 12th May Wednesday 13th May Thursday 14th May Friday 15th May
Reading Test 60 mins. (am) Level 6 Reading Test pm English Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling Test (am) Level 6 English Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling Test (pm) Maths Test Paper 1 45 mins. (am)   Mental Arithmetic (Taped Test) (am)      Maths Test Paper 2 45 mins. Level 6 Maths Test Paper 1 Paper 2    
Thank you for coming!
  • General Questions