Year 6 2021 - 2022

Mrs Kirkpatrick

Welcome to our Year 6 class page!

Our class teacher is Mrs Kirkpatrick and our teaching assistant is Mrs Noblett. We are a class of 31 superstars! We strive to achieve our personal best at all times and we are looking forward to challenges and making memories throughout this year.

If you ever have any questions or concerns about your child, please contact me on I will try my best to reply to you as soon as I can.


Homework will be set on a Friday and is due in on a Thursday. 


Regular reading is strongly encouraged in Year 6. Each child has been provided with an Oxford Reading Book alongside a free-choice book. Children will be able to change their books once they have returned the previous text. Take a look at a recommended list of 100 books to read in Year 5/6 in the documents section.

English & Maths

English and Maths homework will be set online on Sumdog. This will be linked to the week's learning or an idenfitifed area of learning to work on. Children have been provided with their log in details. Please contact Mrs Kirkpatrick via email in the case that you do not have the details to hand. 

Throughout the week, the children will record up to 15 key spellings they have found to be tricky to spell in their spelling journal. The words the children select may be chosen as a result of our weekly spelling focus, writing in English or our wider curriculum e.g. Science/Geography.

The children are expected to spend time at home practising their selected spelling words and will assess each other, in pairs, on their own spelling words on a Monday.

Spelling journals must travel between school and home each day to maximise their usage and impact. 


Additional learning based on our theme will also be available via School Spider if this has been set as a task.

Times Tables
In Year 6, it is essential that the children are now fluent in all of their times tables and corresponding division facts. Please encourage your child to maintain their times tables knowledge at home.

The Maths Factor is a great tool for developing instant recall and identifying gaps in knowledge.

Children have been provided with a username and password for Duolingo. Weekly French homework will be set and children are encouraged to complete the set task each week.

P.E. Days

Our P.E. days this half term are Monday and Thursday. Each Thursday, Year 6 will be going swimming. Please ensure children come to school dressed in full PE kit on a Monday and Thursday. 

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Penwortham Primary School

Crookings Lane, Penwortham, Preston PR1 0HU

Headteacher: Mrs Helen Hesketh

01772 743321

Bursar: Mrs Geraldine Cattanach

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