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Welcome to Class 6

Your child’s class teachers are Mrs Churchill and Mrs McCurry

The Learning support assistant is Mrs Moolkeea


The children are welcome in school from 8.40am each day to complete an early morning task in the classroom.  Staff will be on duty to welcome your children once they enter the school gate and once in the school they will not be allowed to exit the school grounds. Registration is at 8:55am.  The school day finishes at 3.20pm.

Please would you let the class teacher know via the office the means by which your children will usually be travelling to/from school eg ‘I will collect her from the playground’, ‘They go to School’s Out on a Monday and Tuesday’ etc. If your child is going to be collected by someone other than yourselves or the arrangements are different than normal, please inform the school office who will pass on the message.


Your child will need to bring a named water bottle to school each day to ensure they stay hydrated (please note that squash is only allowed at lunchtime) and a healthy snack (fruit, vegetable sticks or a cereal bar) for break time. They will also need to wear their PE kit to school every PE day. Our class PE days at present are Monday and Thursday.


Homework will be set every Friday and will be detailed in the children’s reading records. It is to be returned to school by the following Wednesday. Children in KS2 will receive Maths and English homework each week.

The English homework will focus on spelling, punctuation and grammar skills while the Maths homework will focus on practising mental maths skills to allow accurate and quick recall of their times tables.

Children are also expected to read 5x each week for at least 10 minutes and ideally out loud to an adult. Books are checked and changed when required and planners should be in school at least once a week for us to monitor progress, even if the book hasn’t been completed. It is imperative that your child reads the scheme books provided by school. This is to support both their comprehension skills and their vocabulary acquisition. If they are a keen reader and wish to read other books alongside their school book please note this in their planner too.


The safe use of the internet is a main priority in our school and it is our aim to provide children with knowledge and skills for them to use the internet safely.

Within school we will be teaching them about safe and appropriate use of the internet.

It is the responsibility of parents/carers to ensure that children are using the internet in an appropriate manner at home.

We would expect our younger learners to only be using the internet with a responsible adult.  As they move through KS2 they will begin to use it more independently but always with an adult aware of what they are doing. 

The following website offers ways in which to keep your children safe online:



Volunteers are very welcome in school. Opportunities range from reading with children, gardening, support on trips etc. If you are interested, please speak to the class teacher or the school office.


The link between home and school is a vital one. Please do not hesitate to come and talk to us regarding your child and we will always arrange a time to talk. It is important that you make us aware of any changes at home e.g. medical, family circumstances etc so we can best support your child.

Extra information

The staff in Class 6 very much foster independent thought and action by the children and your help to encourage your child to take responsibility for the organisation of their homework, reading planners, P.E. kit etc is much appreciated.


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