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Title: Year 6 Parents

Year 6 Parents Information Meeting
  • 330pm
  • Monday 7th September

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

The Year 6 Team
  • 6F Miss Ferguson (Year Leader)
  • Supported by Mrs Rowley
  • 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 Miss Ferguson
  • Set 4b Mrs Askew
  • 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 are
    already available on the school website

The Curriculum
  • Literacy Journalistic writing
  • Macbeth
  • Persuasive Writing
  • Poetry
  • Myths and Legends
  • Weekly GPS focus
  • History The Vikings
  • (Cross curricular links to Art, Music
  • Art / DT Links
  • Science Living Things Habitats plus Animals
  • PSHE Feelings, Friends Friendships
  • Financial Capability

The Curriculum
  • Computing How Networks (including the Internet)
    work- including interpreting data on the
    Internet, creating and sharing digital content
    online and the everyday use of computers.

  • 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
  • 2015
  • 18/09/15 Bikeability Starts
  • 23/09/15 - 6R and 6M visit to Wat Tyler Country
  • 23/09/15 Mayflower School Roadshow (1900)
  • 24/09/15 6S and 6F visit to Wat Tyler Country
  • 02/10/15 Harvest Festival (1045 1145)
  • 08/10/15 Young Shakespeare Company
  • 19/10/15 Year 6 Test Week
  • 2016
  • 18/01/16 Mock SATs Week 1
  • 07/03/16 Mock SATs Week 2
  • 09/05/16 SATs Week
  • 16/05/16 Year 6 Activity Week

Secondary Transfer
  • 7th September 2015
  • Information Meeting at Buttsbury Junior School
  • 19th September 2015
  • Test for selective schools (11)
  • September/October 2015
  • 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 2015
  • Deadline for common application form 

Secondary Transfer
  • 1st March 2016
  • National offer date
  •  March 2016
  • Opportunity to lodge appeals
  •  April - July 2016
  • Appeals held
  •  September 2016
  • Your child starts secondary school

Important Dates

  • Mayflower High School
  • Mayflower High School Roadshow for Year 6 Parents
  • Wednesday 23rd September at 7.00pm at BJS
  • Mayflower High School Open Evening
  • Thursday 8th October 2015 630pm
  • Mayflower High School Open Mornings
  • 12th 15th October from 9am

Important Dates

  • The Billericay School
  • The Billericay School Open Evening
  • Monday 28th September 2015 from 600pm 900pm
  • The Billericay School Open Mornings
  • 1st, 2nd 6th October

New-style SATs
  • The week beginning Monday 9th May 2016
  • Reading comprehension test
  • Writing is a combination of teacher assessed
    based on work covered in class.
  • There will be a grammar, punctuation and spelling
    test (GPS).
  • Three maths papers arithmetic and two longer
    papers focus is on problem-solving
  • Preparation programme (Jan. 2015 onwards)
  • Mock SATs January and March
  • Booster Classes (start after the February
    half-term) and Easter revision school (29th March

  • Not yet had final confirmation
  • Expect pass mark to be 100 (equivalent of old
    National Curriculum Level 4B)
  • 100 will be worked out on the national average
  • Higher above or below national average will show
    if children are below, at or above national
  • Not sure how progress will be measured for
    current Years 2, 3, 4 5 as they will have been
    tested using the old NC Levelled tests?

Thank you for coming!
  • General Questions