Year 6

Year 6 News


Hello and welcome to Year 6.


Hello and welcome to Year 6.

Each class has been named after a Welsh bird or animal. Our class name is Dosbarth Barcud, this means ‘Kite’ in Welsh.


The people who work in our class are:

Mr Allman

Mrs Mcknight

Mrs Koscinska

Mrs Jones (Tuesday afternoons)

Mrs Wooding (Tuesday afternoons)

Miss Jones (Tuesday afternoons)


Our week in school and things to remember:

Friday – PE day; we suggest that the children keep their PE kits in school at all times though just in case (our swimming term will be in the summer term).

Tuesday – Forest School


What are we learning about this term?

Our topic this term will be Heart and Pulse. Our class novel will be “Pig Heart Boy” by Malorie Blackman. The topic will be heavily science based but will also look the human body, healthy living, medicine and the British Heart Foundation.


Through literacy we will be studying non-chronological reports on the heart and writing a persuasive piece of writing which will lead to the oracy topic of arguments and discussions.. In maths we will cover the Hamilton Trust scheme of work whilst also completing exciting, practical activities and problem solving as well as completing a “Week of Inspirational Maths”.


In Welsh we will be studying Gwyliau. In music our piece of music this term will be “Happy” by the Pharrell. In PE we will be studying indoor athletics. Through RE lessons we will study Christianity.


Learning at home

New spelling lists will also be sent home on a Friday. We practise these daily in school too.

Homework- throughout the Key Stage 2 we all send home take-away homework; more information about this will be sent along with the first set of challenges at the end of the week.


Dates to remember

Tuesday, 22nd January – Indoor athletics at Plas Madoc

Friday 22nd February – school closes for half term

Monday 4th March – Friday 8th March Celebrating Wales Week – Eisteddfod competition entries to be brought into school by Thursday 7th

Friday 8th March – children invited to come to school in Welsh clothing

Wednesday 13th March – Hooked on Books Day – Nursery children are invited to bring their favourite bedtime story into school

Monday 11th and Tuesday 12th March – Parents Evenings

Friday 12th April – school closes for Easter