Class 5/6 DG

Welcome to Class 5/6 DG

Useful Information for Class 5/6

Homework and spellings will be sent out on alternate Fridays. This half terms dates will be 7th January, 21st January, 4th February and 17th February. Year 6’s will need to have completed their SATs related homework for the day before each of these dates. We will continue to run homework club on a Wednesday lunch to support any pupils who wish to come along.

(Spelling tests will take place on Friday morning on these dates, please can all children make sure their orange home spelling books are in school).


We follow a Mastery approach to maths and during the course of this academic year the children will cover the relevant curriculum for their year group.  The link below provides a break down of coverage for the academic year for children in year 6; please be aware that this may be adapted following assessment for learning within lessons.

Maths Week by Week Breakdown Year 6


This half-term we will be working on newspaper reports and biographies which will link in with our science topic of Living Things & their Habitats, Evolution and Inheritance.  We will continue to integrate SPAG lessons at appropriate points throughout the half term . 


As a class we will be taking part in whole class guided reading sessions.  In addition to this, please can all children read regularly at home recording all their reading in their reading records. Please can reading records be in school daily, as we will continue to record reading with individual readers in school.


P.E kits will need to be in school on a Wednesday and Friday please.


Our topics can be viewed through the below link.

Year 5 and 6 LTP 2021 – 2022

Class Homework Open this to see the latest homework

Class Showcase Open this to see some of the work we've been doing.

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Year 5/6 Pacific Northwest Tree Octopus Protest
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Year 6 enjoyed investigating quadrilaterals using strips of paper/tracing paper. This lead onto focusing specifically on parallelograms and identifying their properties.
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Getting in the festive spirit
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