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** 31st October - Closing date for applications for secondary school**Look further down the page for information about secondary school transfers**Remember to wear your PE kits to school every Monday and Friday**

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Out Of Africa Evolution and Inheritance Year 6 Project, Autumn 1

  • What’s the big idea?

    First there was a big bang!

    Then life began on Earth 3.8 billion years ago. But when did humans arrive and where did we come from? If we can find out the answer to these questions perhaps we can figure out where we are heading in the future...

  • What will we be learning?


    We will know:

    • How life began in the sea
    • How fossils provide information about living things from the past
    • Why the dinosaurs died out
    • How plants and animals reproduce
    • How living things evolve and change over time
    • How plants and animals are adapted to their environment

    We will be developing our understanding of:

    •  Whether there might be life on other planets
    • The classification of plants and animals


    We will know:

    •  What foods early humans ate, grew and cooked
  • English
    • We will be using the book ‘There’s a Boy in the Girls’ Bathroom’ to develop our reading, writing and speaking skills.
    • We will be reminding ourselves of all the basics of grammar and just how much we love to read and get excited about new stories and characters!
  • Maths
    • We will be reminding ourselves of all the fantastic maths knowledge that we already have: times tables, the four operations, place value, shape – it’s all in there!
    • Our focus will continue to be on the place value of numbers and how this is the basis of all the maths that we do!
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  • Year 6 Notes & Dates

    School day:

    Please ensure your child is at the Year 6 entrance between 8.40 and 8.50am. A teacher will meet your child at the entrance. Lessons begin at 8.50am.

    Your child needs to be collected from the same place at 3.10pm, unless they walk home alone. If your child can walk home alone, please fill out the form that you can collect from the office (this includes those children who walked home alone last year).  

    Children in Year 6 will be eating lunch at 12.30pm. Please make sure they have had breakfast before dropping them off at school.

    Children will be asked to wash hands a lot during the school day, You can help by making sure they know how to wash their hands thoroughly. Thank you!

    PE Kits

    School PE uniform is black shorts (or tracksuit bottoms) with a white t-shirt. Trainers should be a different pair of shoes to school shoes.

    Year 6 will have P.E. on a Monday and a Friday so please ensure that your child wears their P.E kit on these days to school. Please make sure that these are weather appropriate.  


    Children will be set home learning through Mathletics, Purple Mash, TTRockstars and Spelling Shed. Homelearning is set on a Monday, and must be completed by the following Monday.

    Your child has their login details – if you need these again, please email:


    If you have any problems with completing the homelearning tasks, please talk to your teacher at pick up or email your teacher.

    Symptoms of COVID-19 or of a cold:

    You will be asked to follow the COVID-19 guidance for households with possible infection coronavirus guidance.


    You will be asked to have your child tested for COVID-19 as this could have an impact on our school. This can include testing for all children and their families, if displaying symptoms.

    If your child does not take a test, your household will have to isolate for 14 days.

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When children are in Year 6, preparations will begin for their transfer to secondary school. 

Secondary School Transfer - September 2021

If your child is currently in Year 6 and born between 1 September 2009 and 31 August 2010, they will transfer to secondary school in September 2021

The closing date is 31 October 2020

Before making your application:

Secondary school Open Evenings

All secondary schools will hold open evenings /days when you can visit the schools before making your application. View a list of secondary schools and their open days.

Key dates

  • 1 September 2020 – applications open
  • 31 October 2020- closing date for applications
  • 1 March 2021- National Offer Day
  • 15 March 2021 -  last date to respond to your school offer online

How to Contact The Year 6 Team

Email us on the address below :


Teachers will respond between the hours of 8:00 and 4:00pm. 

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