Year 6 2023 - 2024

Mrs Mather

Mrs Gaskell

Welcome to our Year 6 class page

Our class teachers are Mrs. Mather and Mrs. Gaskell and our teaching assistant is Mr. Wolfe

If you ever have any questions or concerns about your child, please contact us on [email protected] or [email protected].


Our theme this half-term is Kindness and our Big Question is 'Why do we need kindness?'


Homework will be set on a Friday and is due in on a Thursday. All homework details are posted on the website (through the pupil login tab)and will consist revision tasks linked to reading, SPAG and Maths. Alongside these, we will share details on the website (through the pupil login tab) of spelling activities related to our week's learning and Times Table Rockstar challenges.

Regular reading is strongly encouraged in Year 6. Take a look at a recommended list of 100 books to read in Year 5/6 in the documents section. Pupils may log onto the GoApps ( website and record their reading throughout the week.


Attached below are the Year 5/6 statutory spellings which we learn to spell and use continuously. We also investigate different spelling rules and patterns every week which we will keep you updated with through the website (pupil login tab). In the documents below there are a selection of spelling strategies which we use in school to support your spelling learning at home.

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 through using Times Table Rockstar.

The Maths Factor is a great tool for developing instant recall and identifying gaps in knowledge and have a look at these games, and

P.E. Days

Our P.E. days are Monday and Wednesday. Please ensure children come to school dressed in full PE kit on these days. 

Knowledge Organisers

In the downloads section below, you will find several knowledge organisers linked to the content covered in some of the subjects this term. These will give a little more insight and support yourselves and the children in learning and retaining key knowledge.

Water bottles

Just a reminder to send your child with a filled water bottle at the start of each day so thet they can have a drink of water as required throughout the day.

Files to Download

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Penwortham Primary School

Crookings Lane, Penwortham, Preston PR1 0HU

Headteacher: Miss K Penarski

01772 743321

Bursar: Miss Hannah Pye

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