Year 6 2022 - 2023

Mr Grierson

Welcome to Year 6's class page!



Love Learning, Love Life

Always Aiming High



Mr Grierson   Ms Leath   Mrs Deakin

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Welcome back Year 6!

I hope that you have all had an enjoyable summer break - I look forward to hearing all about what you have done over the summer holidays. As you are aware, this is the start of your final year in Elton Primary, so I hope you are all feeling refreshed and recharged, and ready to work hard. We have many interesting topics to cover this year, and I'm really excited to get started on them with you. There will be a huge focus on developing, securing and applying skills you have learnt previously, especially in English and Maths, to ensure you can work to the best of your ability.



We are lucky enough to have Ms Leath and Mrs Deakin with us this term. The fabulous Ms Leath will be in class every morning and for two afternoons a week. She will be assisting me, and will be giving help and guidance to those children who require additional support. The wonderful Mrs Deakin will be covering and delivering lessons for two afternoons a week, on a Tuesday and Friday.


Uniform and Water Bottles

Correct uniform should be worn at all times please. This is a school jumper/cardigan, or one in a similar colour, a white polo neck top, grey skirt, shorts or trousers and black shoes (not trainers). For PE, this is a white top, white or black shorts and trainers or pumps. Jogging bottoms or leggings can be brought in for colder weather, but please try to make sure they are black, navy or grey. Please ensure all uniform and water bottles are named, and that water bottles are taken home and cleaned daily.



Autumn 1 = Cricket, Basketball, Netball

Autumn 2 = Health and Fitness, Dance

This term we will have two PE lessons a week, one delivered by myself on Wednesday afternoon, and the other with Mrs Deakin on a Friday afternoon. You must have the correct PE kit in school for both of these days. I would recommend bringing it in at the start of the week, then taking it home to be washed on the Friday afternoon.


Homework, Spellings and Reading

Your Learning Log and maths homework will be given out on a Thursday and are to be returned the following Tuesday. Occasionally, we may give out a piece of homework that lasts for a longer period of time, such as a mini-project, but you will be told about this at the time.

We are keen on developing a love of reading this year. Reading books should be changed frequently and your reading record and reading book should be brought in everyday so that we can keep track of the books you are reading; a wide selection of books of all genres is available in the KS2 library. Reading records will be checked on a Tuesday and a Friday and I expect to see that you have read at least three times a week- it is very important that you read as much as possible. Finally, spellings for the entire term will be glued into Learning Logs during the first week of term and I expect you to be practising these independently, week by week.



Our English books for this term, taught through Pathways to Write, are:

Autumn 1 = Star of Fear, Star of Hope by Jo Hoestlandt 

Autumn 2 = Can we save the tiger? by Martin Jenkins



Our reading books for this term, taught through Pathways to Read, are:

Autumn 1= When we were Warriors by Emma Carroll

Autumn 2 = Into the Jungle by Katherine Rundell 


Shared Novel

Our class novels for this term are:

Autumn 1=  An Eagle in the Snow by Michael Morpurgo

Autumn 2 = The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling 


If you wish to contact me, please use the email or see me at the end of the day.

Mr Grierson



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